HAPPY NEW YEARS EVERYBODY//it’s 2009!!!!!!!

The pants I am wearing are a recent eBay purchase, I can't stop wearing them since they've arrived. Also, I am wearing my new basket weave Givenchys, and holy moly, they are by FAR the most painful shoes I own. I wore them to go shopping and they totally lacerated my feet-oh well, better suck it up! I'm in love with these gorgeous shoes.
2008 was great! I'm sad to say goodbye. 
But the new year looks bright! The future holds exciting things!!
What were you dancing to last night?
I can't get enough of this song!
(Raquel is such a babe.)
HAPPY NEW YEARS, EVERYBODY!
Thanks to everybody who takes time to read Sea of Shoes and thank you to the people who write me such sweet Facebook messages and emails-you guys have made my year really amazing and I hope all of your new years are filled with wonderful things :)
xox Jane
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  1. jills says:

    Happy New Year! That’s a really striking silhouette – looks like a great party outfit.

  2. What a great outfit!
    Hope you have a lovely new year!

  3. Sarah says:

    I love the shoes and the colour of your lipstick, wonderfull!

  4. Sunset says:

    GAH I LOVE YOUR OUTFIT! I hope you wore that thing out!

  5. Daniela says:

    hey girl…would you mind letting us know who makes the pants and top youre wearing–i would like to copy this outfit hahah!

  6. lopi says:

    Happy New Year, Jane!
    I wish you all the best for you and your family!

  7. anne says:

    the givenchy basket weave wedges are weirdly tiny and narrow and KILL. the givenchy peep toe wedge bootie with double strap is the same basic construction but super-comfy. it’s very strange how they vary! hang in there with your beautiful shoes! both styles are so lovely to look at.

  8. alixrose says:

    Happy New Years and that video is ridiculous in such an amazing way, its flabbergasting.
    I would totally go through so much pain for those shoes!

  9. Danielle says:

    Wow!!! HoT! My blog is alot different than yours, but it’s still cool. If you can, take some time out to check it out– eclecticscene.com
    Happy New Years!!!

  10. Amazing pants!
    Happy New Year =]

  11. chelsea says:

    Now those tousers i love!

  12. Mimi says:

    You look absolutely stunning, so glam!

  13. andrea says:

    yes, who makes the pants? are they a designer or just a random pair of pants?

  14. Romane says:

    Hi ! I’m french and I’ve found your blog in the magazine “Glamour”.
    I love your photos and your style !
    Happy new year :)
    xxx

  15. HI GUYS, THANKS FOR THE NICE COMMENTS!
    THE PANTS ARE A NO-NAME DESIGNER. TOO BAD, I WOULD LOVE TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THEM. THEY HAVE SLITS THAT EXTENT ALL THE WAY UP THE LEG AND A REALLY COOL SORT OF CORSETED WAIST.
    THEY HAVE BEEN DUBBED ‘THE GRASSHOPPER PANTS’ BY MY LITTLE SISTER. LOL.

  16. you look so lykke li in that photo!

  17. SarahKyera says:

    Happy New Year Jane !!
    I really love your outfit, it’s quite dramatic but really handsome !

  18. melissa says:

    this is my favorite outfit of yours eeever!
    you look beautiful.
    happy new year! xx

  19. Happy New Year Jane!
    Those pants are fantastic, so sculptural! I’m interested to see all the different ways that you’ll incorporate them into your wardrobe.

  20. anjali says:

    you look fantastic, those pants are really something. have a wonderful new year :)

  21. sarah says:

    jane you look STUNNING! happy new year!

  22. Amy Williams says:

    Wow, seriously! You look amazing!
    Happy new year from http://the-shades-of-black.blogspot.com/

  23. SD says:

    uhm….wow….you kinda sorta look incredibly sexy. haha

  24. the video is soooo funny! i love it. your lipstick color is pretty darn amazing on your skin color! amaaazing outfit, the pants are to kill for. i thought it was a skirt! either way, you found a gem! here’s to another wonderful year of shoes! cheers babe <3

  25. chauss says:

    happy new year! givenchy shoes rock.

  26. Miss Glitzy says:

    Happy New Year! All the best for this new year!

  27. i dont know how you do it, but you find the most exquisite things on the ebay.
    i cant believe those are pants! this entire outfit is incredible. instantly one of my favorites. and i love the chairs!!

  28. Alexandria says:

    This is my favorite outfit of yours. It’s too bad those shoes killed your feet.
    What did you search for to find those pants??

  29. andrea says:

    Happy New Year! What was your ebay search to find such great pants? XO

  30. dirt says:

    What a great outfit! Those pants look like they’re probably really cozy but they’re also totally eye-catching and hot.Good job! :-D

  31. Nina says:

    You look so beautiful in this photo! That shade of red for your lips is perfect.
    And the pants. Amazing… they look like a shell somehow. I want to try to make ones like that.
    Happy New Year and just keep doing what you’re doing, your style is so unique!
    Nina

  32. Noel says:

    My favorite outfit so far :). Happy new year, babes!

  33. Taylor says:

    those pants are AMAZING! you find the most incredible stuff on ebay. Also that lipstick color looks AMAZING on you! gahh I’m so jealous of your incredible style!
    HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

  34. Diandra says:

    I love the red lips on you! Really striking. Awesome pants, shame about the shoes though, they’re gorgeous!

  35. Natalie says:

    you look STUNNING – seriously stunning.
    you’re casting a fabulous silhouette there, too, what with the trousers, the crazy shoes (sorry they’re so painful :/) and the sleek topknot.
    happy new year, kitten! hope 2009 is good to you!

  36. Jill says:

    Happy New Year…you really resemble your Mother in this photo.

  37. Nubby says:

    You look so stunning in all black! And that lipstick really complements you! I love how your outfit is both edgy and timeless at the same time.

  38. Katie says:

    Definately agree that that is an amazing outfit! Seriously, outfit envy here… sigh. Your hair and the red lipstick are great together. Overall, perfect I think. Happy new year! x

  39. LisaF says:

    Those pants, HEAVEN!

  40. roxanne says:

    i can’t get over how gorgeous those pants are! and i agree with the commenter who said you’re looking very much like lyyke li in this outfit!

  41. becca says:

    you are STUNNING! happy new year :)

  42. Amee says:

    Definitely stunning! Is there any way I can get a close up shot of the necklace? I love it! Who is it by? Happy New Year Jane! :)

  43. Katlin says:

    You’re looking gorgeous in this pic! Very dramatic! Wishing you the best in 09 Jane!

  44. Melissa says:

    insanely gorgeous outfit!
    the pants look like black tulip petals.
    wishing you a beautiful 2009!
    x
    melissa
    http://www.lifestyledissected.blogspot.com/

  45. nicole says:

    stunning photo! happy new year :)

  46. william says:

    Those pants are gorgeous; I actually thought they were a tulip skirt at first glance. Love the shoes.
    P.S. I made a list of all the shoes you and your mom have shown on your blog; check it out on my blog. It’s quite impressive!

  47. Brooke says:

    Hey, I love your style! Your make-up here is impeccable. I just wrote about your blog on my new one – hope you don’t mind! Check it out!

  48. Nicole Then says:

    the skirt is gorgeous. it has such an interesting shape!

  49. ashley says:

    oh man that raquel is too hot.
    and you really do look stunning here.
    happy new year!
    2009!!!!
    http://www.ashfordgetsdressed.blogspot.com

  50. Wax says:

    wow, you look so edgy!
    happy new year :)

  51. laura says:

    stunning outfit!
    May I ask what you searched for when you found these pants on eBay? did you type in balloon pant? Harem pant? volume?
    Thanks in advance!
    Laura xx

  52. merkovsky says:

    i love everything here! esp. the shoes and your chairs!! did you end up getting the wedge version or the stiletto version?

  53. Jennifer says:

    I love this outfit and those black chairs are amazing! Happy New Year!

  54. Nini says:

    Happy New Year Jane!!! I love your pant and the red lipstick.
    Nini Nguyen

  55. whoa girl!
    you look ab fab!
    everything about this pic is perfect.
    and the red lipstick is tres cool
    xxShameless

  56. that red looks pretty on you.
    keep blogging jane. you’re one of my fave and have a great new year!

  57. lisa says:

    Simply Stunning!!! Happy 2009 Jane!
    xoxo from las vegas
    http://www.luxe-shop.com/

  58. nay a says:

    hey !
    Can you do a post about your hairdo’s?
    I love the bun. Something very princess leia about it.
    -N

  59. Autumn says:

    What color/brand lipstick are you wearing?

  60. Becca says:

    you look stunning in this photo! I love the outfit = amazingness.

  61. happy new year! i have become a huge fan of your blog in recent weeks and can’t get enough of it. thank you for the inspiration. ;-) i love this pic of you — absolutely gorgeous.

  62. The Minx says:

    happy new year! You look ultra fierce here girl, as usual :)

  63. Eden says:

    Dancing to ZAZEN BOYS 4 last night!

  64. Meg says:

    holy sh*t, you’re hot!

  65. Soul Tanggg says:

    sometimes, the best shoes cause the greatest pain.
    My grand mum told me ‘thats how you find the special shoes’…. the painful ones.
    you are gorgeous!

  66. Shay says:

    Love your hair like that! Happy new year and thanks for being an inspiration, you have certainly become one of my fave blogs to read over the course of last year.

  67. Frida says:

    Happy New Year Jane!
    The outfit is lovely. The pants are really something.

  68. Hui says:

    Needless to say, you look STUNNING ♥
    That lace top is perfect, I so need to find something like that! What sort of innerwear do you use for such sheer or lace tops? Any advice?
    Argh. I can’t stand how fabulous you look! What a way to herald in the new year. :)
    Love,
    Hui

  69. clémence says:

    Perfect pants!
    h N Y!

  70. maisie #1 says:

    this outfit has a great silhouette! the bun-hair really complements it aswell. just gorgeous, jane!

  71. jessy says:

    WOW, this is a spectacular outfit. the detailing is amazing- from the lace top to the structures pants, the whole silhouette is just beautiful. you look gorgeous, and i’m really loving that lip colour. you’ve got such a mature and creative style for a teenager, i’ve been following you blog for a while now and i think this is my favorite outfit so far. you’re so right about those shoes!
    happy 2009, jane :)
    ~jessy xo

  72. jessy says:

    for got to mention, that necklace is so cool! where’d you get it?
    merry wishes all the way from hong kong!
    jessy*

  73. katerinaemmanouil says:

    lovely! what brand was the skirt, vintage?

  74. katerinaemmanouil says:

    lovely! what brand was the skirt, vintage?

  75. isa says:

    Bonne Annee 2009 to you Jane and your family,lovely outfit love the hair up with the red lips !!!

  76. carlotta says:

    happy new year to you too im sure 2009 holds many great things for you jane.
    you look simply stunning in that ensemble, the lipstick suits you very well, you should wear that shade more often!
    take care, carlotta

  77. Isabel says:

    Oh my dear, you look so beautiful! I bet you were the belle of the new years ball. Anyways, I love your blog but I kind of have a challenge for you? Do you think you could do an outfit (including shoes) for under $100? You’re really talented and I’d love to see what you can come up with.

  78. Hannah says:

    wtf. best outfit of all times!
    :)

  79. Hannah says:

    P.S. you look like a queen and pose like a diva!!! wonderful :)

  80. moonique says:

    those pants are incredibly hot i love them—those are totally the best trousers i’ve seen so far:) and your shoes are beautiful… :) happy 2009!:)

  81. KatGeorge says:

    I love the way you play with texture and volume- beautiful. xx

  82. LaTanya says:

    Happy New Year! I love the pants and that you kept is simple with the top. Like your lipstick with it too. The whole looks is great.

  83. juliet says:

    Happy new year! Amazing outfit!
    juliet xxx

  84. Kim says:

    Wow, beautiful :)))
    HAPPY 2009!
    Kim,
    http://kimbero.blogspot.com/

  85. Juice says:

    That outfit is awesome!!! :) About your shoes, it really hurts to be in pretty shoes right? My feet have been the victim of a lot of shoes like that. Hehe. Happy new year! :)

  86. Caroline says:

    You look so chic. Thank you for the inspiration this year!!

    http://avintagemuse.blogspot.com

  87. Lynn says:

    The shoes are GORGEOUS! Happy new year! :)

  88. anj says:

    this is a great shot of a fabulous outfit. bravo!

  89. Robbie says:

    You look gorgeous! Those pants are insanity!

  90. My says:

    Stunning. Simply stunning.

  91. Elle says:

    This picture is STUNNING! Happy New Year babe x

  92. ainsley says:

    this may be the first time i’ve seen you in bright lipstick!! you look adorable.

  93. love those red lips! happy new year!!!

  94. Natacha says:

    Happy new year!
    You look very pretty and I loove your outfit!
    xoxo

  95. izh says:

    i love it :) it’s slightly goth-ish too! haha. happy new year jane! i know you’ll have a more fabulous one ;)

  96. amy says:

    Love the outfit, especially the pants.
    I love your blog, it’s one of my favorites and i just started a blog myself, it’s http://starryeyedcircus.blogspot.com/ check it out

  97. Marina says:

    Amazing pants, amazing shoes!!!You are simply amazing girl1be best in New 20009 year!!!!

  98. ella says:

    you mention where you get those great pants,
    but not the top.
    which i really really want.
    where is it from?????
    please tell meeee

  99. currystrumpet says:

    excellent styling, fantastic makeup. one of the most superb outfits you have posted on this blog yet. definitely one to ring in the new year!

  100. Linn says:

    Happy new year Jane !
    You look amazing with those clothes.

  101. Camille P. says:

    I love your outfit! now im so jealous, mine was really basic, my new year’s eve party wasnt a “formal” one if i can say so…you re stunning, as always, congrats!!

  102. steph says:

    Your outfit is fantastic
    Maybe my favourite look yet!
    The Givenchys are worth the pain
    Happy new year!
    xox

  103. amandine says:

    helloi follow U’r bloc since U were in Glamour magazine in France, U look amazing and I adooore U’re bloc even if I don’t understand everything because I’m French!hiii
    happy new year and good luck!!

  104. amandine says:

    hello I *
    blog**

  105. Bee says:

    Hey Jane, really love reading this seaofshoes, and wonder, can I copy your photo cus i want to ask my tailor to make the lovely bubbly pants you wear..hehehhee…or, do you know where i can get the exact pic of it?

  106. Nicole says:

    This is probably the greatest outfit I’ve ever seen you wear. I love everything about it! It’s a shame about the shoes, really. And for some reason, I think you really resemble Rachel McAdams in this photo!

  107. Love says:

    J’adooore ta tenue ! (love your outfit !!)
    BONNE ANNEE Jane et merci pour ton blog si inspirant et frais ! HAPPY NEW YEAR Jane, and thank you for your inpiring and “so fresh”?blog !

  108. Jess says:

    What a grand NYE outfit, Happy NEW YEARS!!
    Jess
    HippieFrouFrou

  109. jennifer says:

    will you post a photo of the shoes from the side?

  110. I always wondered why he was not a way bigger star than he is. I would think some one like him would be a mogal by now. It must be because he is openly gay or would not sell out, i dunno.