I’ve been on the hunt for some new cropped flares for a while but I just couldn’t find any that were exactly what I wanted. I was looking around Urban Outfitters one day and saw these cropped corduroy flares and thought I’d try them on to see what the fit was like. It was perfect! I was so pleased, they were on the cheaper end of others I had been looking at for sure. So glad I snapped up a pair. The cropped length is really good for showing off cute shoes, like these boots. I’m sure these boots are familiar to long time readers. They are my beloved Rochas boots I got four (?) years ago and I wear them to death. The kind of shoe I wish I could have bought two of at the time, because eventually they will be worn to shreds and I will be devastated.

Wearing a vintage Culture Club tee with vintage 90s Ungaro cashmere herringbone blazer, cropped corduroy pants from Urban Outfitters, Simon Miller bag, and Rochas boots from several years ago.


An outfit made up of mostly things I’ve had for a long time…except for this amazing Chanel-inspired rainbow boucle jacket I picked up at Vintage Martini recently. It’s so much fun, I’ve been dying to wear it. A lot of color going on with this look I’m wearing and I’m okay with it…with a jacket this fun, you have to go a bit wild!

Wearing vintage Levi’s cut-offs with an Al Jarreau tour shirt, vintage boucle jacket, Aquazzura heels, and Dolce & Gabbana bag.

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I knew I had to have these velvet Tibi boots when I first saw them a few months back. Crushed velvet acid orange kitten heel boots? Sounds right up my alley. I ordered them as soon as they became available and they were everything I hoped they would be. I own so many weird 70s and 80s kooky granny dresses and these boots are the perfect juxtaposition for styling them. I also love these with cropped frayed flare jeans and rock tees with an oversized blazer. I threw them on with some dangly earrings and an old favorite vintage dress for some wedding meetings on Monday.

I could not love them more. I haven’t been finding many shoes I go bananas for lately, so to feel so fulfilled by a shoe purchase makes me quite happy as devoted shoe lover. A boot like this is so unusual that it can’t go out of style. I am now wanting the gorgeous dark teal version of these boots too! A girl can dream. Definitely my pick for “shoe of the season”!

Wearing Tibi Harper velvet boots with a vintage Kay Unger dress with a vintage hand painted belt, chandelier earrings (similar here), and Simon Miller bag.

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