Wearing vintage silk pants, sheer tank top, YSL cage booties, and Proenza Schouler sunglasses
So last night I was taking these pictures in my dad's front yard when he comes running out of the house telling me to get in the car and find shelter because a tornado was on its way towards us. 
I think everyone who has lived in north Texas is used to tornado scares but this one came pretty close. Our houses and dogs were fine though. Waiting out storms is so boring-even more boring when they knock out your power for a long time.
I didn't get to take any pictures of the storm-bummer! 
Shelley was a little traumatized by it all, poor baby.
Well, in other news….eye love my YSL cage heels.
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  1. MM says:

    One of your simpler looks , absolutely stunning…
    and the cage booties are gorgeouuuss..

  2. Leia says:

    I love the ribbon that you’ve tied in your shoes! So creative and pretty. And you look fab – those trousers are to die for!

  3. ShoeZq says:

    Ugh, I D.I.E. over those shoes!

  4. EMILIE says:

    I love your shoes!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Great look!
    Classy, fabulous!

  5. Penny says:

    INSANE shoes!!! In my eyes, ribbon is NEVER wrong!! :)
    –and that’s scary with the tornado! I live in Houston, and we don’t have them as much as farther north, but my next door neighbors shed was picked us and MOVED about 8 years ago–It’s was scary, and it’s still sitting in the new local-close to the back of the property. :)

  6. Hannah says:

    Ha, eye love them too. You look stunning here. I’m in love with those silk pants, they’re such a great fit! Were they an ebay purchase?

  7. Ava says:

    That’s definitely one of my favorite iterations of the cage boot– sure to become a classic!

  8. linda says:

    great shoes :)

  9. sd says:

    i have to tell you the truth
    i’m not that in love w/the cage heel
    i think it’s the heel that i don’t like that much

  10. Nadia says:

    perfect top and heels
    iam dying over them

  11. Victoire says:

    if a tornado came to vienna, the last thing i’d think about would be taking a picture of it (or maybe not? I am asian after all), because vienna’s so small it’d all be wiped out :P
    I really love the pants. very classically skinny. your hair looks especially nice! did you change something?

  12. Lucie says:

    wonderful shoes !!

  13. Georgia says:

    Nothing like a pair of cage heels to keep you entertained during a storm! Lovely sheer tank top also
    It would be mine

  14. Audrey says:

    I love this outfit.
    One of your simplest and one of you best.
    As for the storm, I know exactly what you mean.
    Lightning almost struck my backyard here in Southlake.
    I’ve been waking up to the sound of thunder.

  15. Carlijn says:

    i’ve been looking for a pants exactly like yours for a while but can’t find it!
    yours is perfect

  16. Aline says:

    oh ! these are the pants of my dreams !
    And the YSL sandals are fabulous.

  17. Isabel says:

    Jane, this outfit is FANTASTIC. You never cease to amaze.

  18. Cad says:

    Gorgeous outfit, beautiful shots too.
    I work at H&M and we have similar pants for sale there,
    I tried them on and they look more Super Saiyan on me,
    And less amazing like they do on you,
    But just to let you all know…
    We’ve got some similar ones :)

  19. Beautiful beautiful YSLs!!!! Very chic outfit.
    Shelly is so adorable! I hope she’s ok after the storm, poor baby.

  20. Yves Martini says:

    I just ADOOOORE my namesake’s cage velvet-bowed shoes!
    The color palette of nude & black is just my thing.
    Really the shoes are the stunners in your outfit ;)

  21. Dana says:

    I love that last picture! Very artistic! Keep going with that! It looks like you’ve got a knack for it.

  22. Miss Red says:

    Your shoes are so amazing. they look really good with the white/black combo you wore with them. your dog does look a little frightened. i hope nobody else was hurt by the tornado.

  23. Punkie says:

    MY GOD! this sandals! I’m jelous! great look and the last pic…. it’s stunning!

  24. i love that little ribbon that comes around the shoe. it really makes it.
    tornadoes are scary!! but im more familiar w/ hurricanes, atleast you have advanced warning with those.
    is the garage the shelter?

  25. You look gorgeous, love that first picture and the YSL shoes look absolutely amazing!

  26. Sarah says:

    good gosh, those YSLs are to die for!
    I have to ask, what do you products do you use in your hair? It’s gorgeous!

  27. Suzanne says:

    A-MA-ZING shoes!

  28. Mariëlle says:

    Being from the Netherlands it is really hard to image what it must be like to wait out a storm, we never get tornados here. Your outfit is stunning, especially the shoes. Love the YSL’s your mum has too though!

  29. Stephhh says:

    i love everything about this outfit! especially the shoes! :)

  30. iole says:

    this look is absolutely faboulous

  31. colourscientist says:

    looking at the pictures and realizing how you and those shoes belong together actually made me melt.

  32. the YSL shoes are so heaven!
    you always look fabulous, jane!

  33. Bisou-joue says:

    this is such a great outfit, and your silk pants are so beautiful ! I love your YSL caged heels, these shoes are so gorgeous !

  34. tm says:

    kansas here, what a joy to live in tornado alley. :

  35. Sara says:

    those shoes look like actual magic.
    they are amazing.
    your face looks like a dolls, the make up is cool.

  36. Robby D says:

    It was pretty bad, it woke me up! Love you in the second pic. You dress so sophis for your age, I like it. =)

  37. Lene says:

    I love those shoes !!

  38. The ribbon on the YSL’s is the icing on the cake !!!
    My grandmother has the exact same dog, his name is “brownie”
    Glad you’re all safe and looking CHIC as ever. :)

  39. Those shoe reminds me of a 3D-blueprint shoes :D Love it, though its not my favorite. Your outfit’s ok, for the first time i’m seeing you putting on something simple and not diva-ish. Keep it up, for variety purposes. ;)

  40. Hannah says:

    My mom LOVES tornadoes – she’ll spend an hour on youtube watching clips of them. We never get them in VA though. I love the simplicity of your outfit – very refined.

  41. ava says:

    Hi Jane, The cage sandals are beautiful and perfect. <3 Ava

  42. Hanne Lekven says:

    love all you outfits! great blog!

  43. Nell says:

    Seems so scary with tornados.
    Love your blog! :D

  44. is says:

    what shoes!!!! i love the black ribbon

  45. Vi says:

    I thought I wasn’t going to be able to leave the house today because of that tornado watch. Did you hear the massive thunder this morning?! Texas has the most random weather. Tomorrow it’s supposed to be really hot.

  46. Christine says:

    I love how you were non-chalantly taking photos
    right before a tornado!!! Glad you made it safe!
    You look SIX FEET TALL in those pics, love the outfit!
    Especially the shoes.

  47. m says:

    i love this more refined and sophisticated outfit, but i think the sunglasses really ruin it!! the shape does not fit your face at all and they kind of look like alien eyes

  48. KD says:

    Wow, scary!! But on a lighter note, I LOVE the outfit and the shoes! The ribbon is such an amazing touch. Imagine how awesome it would be with those whit circular SS08(?) Preonza sunglasses . . .

  49. rachel e. says:

    i’m glad you guys are all right. we got it pretty bad down here in south dallas county,but no tornadoes, thank goodness (although there were some sirens). we even got some really bad rain this morning as well. your outfit looks amazing (as usual) and your YSL cage heels are incredible. I am so jealous.

  50. amy williams says:

    Love this, and some amazing photoshop work with that lost picture, love it.
    (And the beauty of those YSL’s goes without saying…!)

  51. rockie says:

    This is the best outfit I’ve seen you in for awhile. It’s not risky but it’s terribly flatterin.

  52. Olya says:

    I have been following your blog for a while now, and this is definitely my favorite post. You look really pretty, the pants and tank fit you really well and your makeup looks simple, fresh, and youthful. Glad to hear everyone i s okay after the tornado:)

  53. athena says:

    It was a wild night! We had a tornado close by us too here in Carrollton. Knocked our power out for 15 hours. Didn’t really sleep at all with all the noise. Thank the Lord nothing was damaged at our home, but some of our poor neighbors had their fences knocked down, trees broken & roof damaged. The top of our street post light even blew off! Glad nothing happened to your home. It’s always a crazy spring in Texas, isn’t it? :)
    Your outfit is great Jane. Wishing you and your mom a happy and safe trip to Tokyo!

  54. Caroline says:

    Amazing shoes!
    Your dog is too cute!
    xx, Caroline

  55. S.Elisabeth says:

    Oooh I’m glad everyone was okay; that’s so weird! Usually we get watches here, but no tornado actually comes… I love the outfit by the way!

  56. Lauren says:

    shoes. shoes. shoes. love. shoes

  57. textstyles says:

    gorgeous! so chic and classic with the pants.
    the heels look killer, prison killer

  58. Erin says:

    The simplicity of the outfit really showcases those stunning heels (which I’m coveting in a major way!). Perfect as per usual.
    I’m in Dallas as well, and that storm was INSANE…I’m so glad it seems to be done now!

  59. Sofia Werlin says:

    I love your shoes :D
    – Sofia from Sweden!

  60. Julia says:

    I love your shoes! I always thought I liked the YSL cage boots the best but you totally changed my mind…I love the little ribbon!

  61. amber says:

    LOl. that’s hilarious “well, in other news, I love my shoes”
    I love them too!!
    I think this is one my favorite outfits of yours. :)

  62. Kim says:

    I love your shoes!!!! So cute! Tornado watch in style! :P

  63. Cynthia says:

    Good lord, you look very beautiful here Jane. Rail thin too! How tall are you? You should model!
    Love the silk pants!

  64. oh god… i so need those shoes. you look amazing, as always!

  65. Sam says:

    love the shoes… beautiful pics of you Jane!!

  66. Brigadeiro says:

    Oh my, those YSL’s, absolutely 2D4! And that last shot, brilliant! :)

  67. That eye picture is gorgeous! and I really do love that ribbon – I need to see if I can add a ribbon to any of my shoes – its a beautiful touch! It looks so green and beautiful there! Glad the tornado didn’t do any damage!

  68. scisi says:

    the YSL’s are bangin and i love your tank:)

  69. Rachel says:

    The cage booties are absolutely gorgeous!
    Oh man, I’ve never even seen a tornado real life. Or ever heard of one coming some what close.

  70. I obsess over those. You wear them correctly. I like.

  71. Lucy-Jane says:

    This really showcases how great your figure is. You look amazing. So gorgeous. And the shoes!! *drool* I like how they are sort of pretty and edgy at the same time

  72. Becca Dudley says:

    Those black trousers are perfectly tailored, love them! This outfit is simple yet classy, one of my faves. <3 x

  73. Cruz says:

    O___O tornadoes must be terrifying, but people say the same thing about earthquakes who aren’t from CA, and they’re not that bad, so maybe this is the same situation hahah Anyways, great outfit as always. I think I prefer your YSLs to the regular boot kind. Your dog is so cute! :)

  74. Geri Wu says:

    haha i love your ysl cage shoes too! they’re so versatile
    xx, Geri

  75. Oh my gosh that sounds awful! you sound as cool as a cucumber though by commenting on how boring it is waiting out the storm.
    Love the pants, very stylish and sleek.
    Rianna Bethany xxxxxxxxxx

  76. Cindy says:

    I love your blog and your wardrobe!
    I just wanted to ask how old you were when you fist started wearing heels?

  77. alice1585 says:

    hi ,I am a chinese girl,nice to meet you :)i like Your style ,!Especially the shoes.i have seen them on show ,but they look great on you.and your mum,wahoo,she is amazing !

  78. Molly says:

    He told you to get IN the car? Well…that’s silly. That’s the most dangerous place to go during a tornado.
    Anyway, beautiful outfit…as always.

  79. Alice says:

    wow, 3rd pic and last pic are amazing!
    good thing everything and everyone was fine during the tornado. that’s so scary!

  80. Saski says:

    I LOVE the pants with the YSL shoes. I’m afraid my taste in shoes rarely overlaps with yours, but the combination of those perfectly ankle-showcasing black pants with that wonderful permutation of the cage shoe has won me over. And your dog is too adorable!
    On another note, I never cease to be amazed at how money seems to be no issue for you. Designer brands are great, but if you’re wearing Margiela at 16, what do you aspire to when you’re 30? Maybe tone down all the posts on the shopping trips and the latest shoes you want, which you will inevitably get when they come out. That’s just my opinion.

  81. xAZD says:

    I’m glad everything is ok! And wow–the YSL’s. They are so wonderful, and the bow is just divine.

  82. candice says:

    i want those shoes! where can i get them?!! are they still even in stock?
    sooo gorgeous on you!!

  83. GREAT look- and I love that last picture!!!

  84. James says:

    Great pants.

  85. zuLL says:

    I never comment on ur blog before!
    but this, super OMG!
    U pair the YSL heels wit super fine pants!
    i love the pants so much!
    killing me! ergghhh!

  86. Those shoes are fantastic. The ribbon was definitely the icing on the cake. Glad you’re all safe!

  87. Jules says:

    Yeah right! Your shoes is awesome! Love it too.=D
    A Writers Den
    The Brown Mestizo

  88. Kristin says:

    Gorgeous pants! I love the hem length on you, thinking of trying my hand at making a pair soon.
    I’ve had similar experiences with tornados in Iowa…half the time if I’m home alone I don’t bother to turn on the radio and only find out after the fact that a twister had touched down. Oops!

  89. Nini's Style says:

    Jane- You look really chic in this clean look.

  90. Your outfit seems to suit the dismal weather quite in an elegant finesse. Those bird cage heels are adorable.

  91. The Voguette says:

    jane you are one lucky girl, i would kill for those shoes. they are absolutely amazing, and a work of art. you look fantastic in them!
    and those silk pants are perfect on you! you look so effortlessly cool!
    The Voguette

  92. Amanda S says:

    I’m in Austin and tonight we had a tornado as well! It was only a few milks from my house, I was literally scared for my life, wow. Sorry you had to go through it too!!! Glad we’re ok :)

  93. Nicole Then says:

    wow, this outfit is so chic! the pants fit you SO WELL. and yes those YSL cage shoes are gorgeous plus that black ribbon = perfection

  94. **MIRA** says:

    glad ure all ok!
    i love those shoes! so way better than the ankle bootie version. u look so great.this is my fave outfit for a while

  95. kirstine says:

    your outfit is very chic, I love simple outfits.
    I live in San Antonio, and went to Austin today to see
    the band Peaches. It was canceled due to that damn
    tornado watch and crazy rain storm. arhhg! I did get some
    new clothes though….

  96. i love your outfit! effortlessly cool. :)

  97. Amalina says:

    eye love the heels haha

  98. Jennyfer says:

    I LOOVE this oufit! :D
    you make the office-look look more young and modern. :)
    and the shoes are awsome.

  99. This outift is great… it fits you perfectly and you look so effortless chic!
    Lucy =)

  100. Dar says:


  101. sharon says:

    these outfit is beautiful!
    i think you are the best fashion blogger! realy!, you actualy wear the trends and you have that very special taste in style.
    i love your posts~ :)[and your mom’s too!]
    can i ask what kind of camera do you have?
    keep going great..

  102. Wendygital says:

    Oh, so scary!
    Thank goodness you’re all Ok!
    Definitely love your ‘cage’ shoes.
    And those pants are amazing! :-)

  103. Märta says:

    You´re very pretty!
    Love from Sweden

  104. diogo says:

    one of the best shoes for spring 09…
    and good outfit choice

  105. oooooooooo how exciting, and scaryy! love the cutie take on the shoes with the ribbon, did you do it or did they.. muchos chic x

  106. Chloe says:

    What camera do you use? It takes stunning pictures!

  107. The effects you made with Photoshop, layering your YSL caged heels over your pupils, is pretty interesting.
    Sorry about the tornadoe — I’ve come close to quite a few hurricanes myself. It does get fairly boring after the first few hours of power outages.

  108. inès says:

    bithese shoes are really sublimes. I bought the black rising ones as your mom but more rising… come to see my site:

  109. Isabel says:

    Wow, so simple but this outfit was just so amazing, i don’t know how you do it. I love everything about it: the tank top, the pants and definitely the shoes.

  110. romy says:

    MAN OH MAN! i loveeeeee your shoes! but do they hurt? they look so … painful?

  111. Rebecca says:

    I adore this look! To be honest, you can carry off anything but you look particularly gorgeous in this outfit. Oh, and the shoes…Sigh…

  112. Christine says:

    Love your outfit!

  113. Such a lovely outfit for such a scary day! My mother always told me to look my best–not because “You’ll never know who you’ll run into” but because “You want to look good when you’re dead.” Hmmm.
    Oh, I have given you the One Lovely Blog Award (see my blog for proof!). You deserve it!

  114. BIMBA says:

    Loooooove that shoes!!! Amazing!!!

  115. Obia says:

    the shoes, the pants…
    simply perfect.

  116. gabrielle says:

    i checked you out on lookbook.
    just darling, miss.

  117. MK says:


  118. Amber says:

    Love love love the shoes! We are about to get hit with another storm (I live in flower mound) so be safe!

  119. The shoes are beautiful to look at and I like the ribbon detail–made it more whimsical & added a softer touch.
    Are they comfortable to walk in?
    Adore the pants.

  120. Molly Rose says:

    I love the YSL cage heels, I’d love to get a pair… but they’re a little out of my price range. Yeah, tornadoes are really scary, I live on the east coast but we got one not too long ago… turquoise sky, freak hail storm, dented siding… I can’t believe dealing with that a lot!

  121. can i just tell you that i follow your blog. and seriously girl, you are UHH-MAZINGGG! such an inspiration- LOVE the shoes!

  122. Miriam says:

    Omg us in central texas had a tornado come very close too last night! I believe one touched down in my city! So scary! We had hail the size of golfballs and baseballs and our 911 line went down.

  123. Lu says:

    I was reading this local magazine today, ‘Map’, and Sea of Shoes was listed as one of six top shoe websites!
    Well done Jane, your talent is even recognised by small but influential publications in Brisbane, Australia, and your reach extends far beyond!
    can’t wait to see you conquer the rest of the world! (exquisitely dressed, of course.)
    have fun in Tokyo.

  124. escritora says:

    I really love your shoes, their are fabulous! I like how this very romantic black ribbon contrasts with this stern, cool and futuristic cage.

  125. Annabel says:

    omg i don’t believe you bought them!! amazing.

  126. mili says:

    WOW your shoess

  127. Mona says:

    love your shoes :D !

  128. Ruby says:

    very sophisticated, and of course the shoes are lovely as always :)

  129. Raji says:

    I loveee your YSL cage heels

  130. *lydia* says:

    This is in my opinion the best outfit you’ve ever had…it’s AMAZING!!! way to go girl :D

  131. Ancyrre says:

    wow. Stunning look!
    Actually, I had doubts concerning the YSL cage shoes, but this outfit has me convinced! they’re awesome!!
    one question though : how comfortable are them to walk in?!

  132. Karen says:

    I WANT YOUR BANK ACCOUNT since I don’t know any 16 year old that can afford $1000 shoes like it is nothing in this economy. Jesus.

  133. Jess says:

    those shoes are beautiful. you look elegant and classic, but in a modern way

  134. juliet says:

    You’re working the shoes!
    juliet xxx

  135. Erica says:

    I’ve always been a fond reader of your blog but this outfit is compelling me to say something for once – this look is one of your best combinations and these photos are spot on – thanks for sharing!! Your closet is like a magazine fashion spread and I love it =]

  136. kimi says:

    I almost fell off my chair.
    You got the YSL cage heels!!
    These shoes are adroable. You’re lucky girl!

  137. Sasi says:

    So simple but chic outfit.

  138. Stephanie says:

    i LOVE your blog

  139. Becca says:

    I am in love with those shoes.

  140. ellen says:

    iced tea in japan is the best. better that texas, i promise :)

  141. The last photo of the cage superimposed over the eye reminds me of the opening scene in “un chien andalou” as bunuel brings a razor up to a woman’s eye (never found out if he cut it or not, i had to look away…). whether or not that was your intent, it’s Brilliant =)

  142. Lucy says:

    houseS? oh my… o_o
    haha tornadoes…they’re only scary once they hit your home! just like earthquakes here in Cali are only scary once they bring the house down EEK ok they’re always scary, at least to me.

  143. maya says:

    Omg, Amazing shoes. *-*
    I know it’s kind of weird, but how much did you payed for them?
    I’m obsessed with this shoes for months…

  144. Alenka says:

    I’m desperatly looking for these ysl shoes! But i can’t find em! How can i do?
    I have already talk to ysl shopassistant, but the good is not available anymore.
    I would buy them pre owned.