Ushering In Fall with Moschino’s Cropped Teddy Bear Sweater

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Getting Ready for Fall with Betsy Brown by afewgoodygumdrops featuring Karen Walker. As we begin to say goodbye to Summer (so hard to believe it's almost over) and usher in Fall and it's latest goodies....here are some of my new faves! I'm a huge denim lover, and pair many of my favorites with denim. I wear everything from boyfriend jeans to skinny jeans. Amo's blue jeans in … [Read more...]

Getting Ready for the Weekend with Distressed Skinny Jeans & Some Finishing Touches

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Betsy Brown Style by afewgoodygumdrops featuring a mini tote bag! Here's another weekend look that's perfect for fall! I love mixing designer pieces with destroyed denim. As I said in yesterday's post, my outfits are pretty casual given my lifestyle. Unfortunately, that doesn't make them less pricey. Lived in jeans with fabulous accessories is my every day/weekend … [Read more...]

I Can’t Help But Love This Season’s Valentino

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Although I adore Valentino, I keep thinking what can they possibly do that's different this season? I've become bored with some of the same shoes and bags I've seen these last few years. Luckily I found some new Valentino fashion favorites that are on my must-have "for fall" list in keeping with their signature (studding) detail and elegant pieces with an edgy twist. … [Read more...]

Roger Vivier’s To-Die For Black-Tie Shoes

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How gorgeous are Parisian designer, Roger Vivier's Satin Bow d'Orsay Crystal Sphere Pumps? OMG!!!!!!!! In my book, they're the most stunning black-tie pumps. They feature a covered heel that's 4.3" with a sparkling crystal sphere with an ultra chic black bow. They're the ultimate cocktail dress/evening gown pumps. These pumps reek understated elegance with simple but incredibly … [Read more...]

Balenciaga Wedges Keep Your Ankles Happy

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Lately, I've been looking for open toe shoes that have a wedge due to an Achilles tendon problem. Hard to believe but a wedge is the most comfortable shoe to help with this nagging ankle problem. While on my typical hunt for chic and comfy I rediscovered Balenciaga's shoes and fell in love with their wedges. Although I haven't been a fan of their handbags (passe in my book) for … [Read more...]

Birkenstocks Are Back!!!

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If you're salivating over owning a pair of Birkenstocks again from your hippie dippy days...they're back, they comfy and they're on sale. These fabulous Birkenstocks are from Parisian designer, Isabel Marant's' Spring 2015 collection. They're totally cool and perfect for wearing with your casual everyday looks. We love the detailing and Marant's funky take on the seemingly … [Read more...]

Treat Your Soles to Soludos

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If you're on the "coveted" wait list for the Chanel espadrilles, you maybe waiting for a while! It's not so easy to snatch a pair of the $650 must-have cotton of-the-moment flats with the iconic CC logo. For those of us who are unable to get on this "now closed" list, we have an adorable back-up espadrille! Thankfully, it's a lot cheaper by hundreds of dollars and just as … [Read more...]

Casadei’s Sparkly Embellished Sneakers!

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I'm totally into the much-needed sneaker craze! Anytime my feet can be pain-free and comfy I'm all for that. Casadei's embellished lace sneakers with the sparkly crystals, studs and beads are the hottest trends for your feet this spring and summer. They combine glamour, sophistication and comfort. Perfect for dressing up a casual outfit or keeping it chic with tattered cropped … [Read more...]

Rocking Valentino’s “New” Espadrilles

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  When I was growing up, my mom wore espadrilles...Jacques Cohen (made in France) to be exact! They came in every color and were oh-so-comfy! (priced really well, too) I was so excited when I was old enough to get a pair. They were very simple looking (Navy with no embellishments) but very trendy for their time. Fast forward....decades later and espadrilles are hugely … [Read more...]

Isabel Marant’s Leather Studded Sandals Are a Spring/Summer Must-Have!

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This is officially my favorite (effortlessly chic) shoe of the season! The Jaeryn studded leather sandal by Parisian designer; Isabel Marant is beyond amazing. Marant's sandals in black or burgundy are the perfect spring-summer wardrobe staple while being aesthetically cool. Mine are ordered (in black, of course) and for the first time in years...I don't care if they're … [Read more...]