Happy sunshiny day everyone!
Remember when we asked everyone for their help with a bride-to-be’s pending fashion calamity? (You can read the origins of today’s update right here, or pop over to visit the delightful Miss Daisy at her Legally Blonde Ambition blog.) Below, a refresher on her gown, a silk taffeta confection by Anne Barge:
We can share good news: crisis averted, fashionable footwear has been found! Gaze upon the these lovelies destined for Daisy’s toes this fall!
Another look at Nordstrom provided a vision for our bride, the Jeffrey Campbell ‘Pearl’ Flat. These are really cute but still elegant, a very tough combo to pull off for any occasion, but for a wedding? Wow. Miraculously, we can now breath a collective sigh of relief and whisper a grateful “Mission Accomplished.” Miss Daisy extends a heartfelt “Thank You” to everyone who so generously offered their assistance and helped in the hunt!
Next on today’s hit parade, has everyone noticed the recently released Keys Collection from Tiffany?
The group features key pendants in a variety of precious metals (sterling to platinum) and gemstones. From Tiffany’s news release:
“The work of skilled goldsmiths and silversmiths, these exquisitely crafted vintage keys unlocked jewelry and keepsake boxes, albums, diaries and steamer trunks, as well as private clubs and country manors.”
Hhhhhmmm….this is one we’ll have to ponder dolls. What do you think?
The always-fun I Want You Now blog gave us another take on ‘preppy style’ in a post fittingly titled Preppy Chic is Back. The post offers a couple of looks by designer Luella Bartlett, including this one.
The post is a fun read, and there is also an excellent Polyvore board.
Gargyle is showcasing their new Fred Perry Collections for both men…
…and women. We like the Leather Frame Purse in a clutch style, sleek and chic.
And the Knit Dress in black is a basic, although more-than-a-little short for an aged and ancient female like TP.
Now, we are curious about a claim that purple is listed as a “must buy” color for kids. That doesn’t srprise us so much as this WWD story (subscription req’d.); it makes this claim:
“When it comes to girls’ shoes, purple is the new pink.”
Moms, Aunts, Grandmoms, you simply must advise The Princess, as we were unaware of this! Below, a few of the items used in illustrating the story, starting with the Benetton boot:
Do tell, as we are feeling helplessly out of touch. Sigh.
The inaural Kate Spade apparel collection debuts this fall, and we’ll share photos from that tomorrow. Today we’ll simply use a clutch from the Fall Collection for our Pretty in Pink.
We are out the door for our volunteer stint at the senior gift shop, so until tomorrow, enjoy your day!