All posts tagged: shoes

Monday Mix (First of 2013 And I’m Late)

Sue me 😀 (from top to bottom) B&W Silk Chiffon Shift from Luminaa, just an incredible work of art in the form of a Felted Fox de Luxe Scarf from Celapiu, an avant garde Faux Black Leather with Crochet Bag from the talented hands of VandH; and, BE STILL MY BEATING HEART, a visual feast from Nortin, shoe gods from Greece, purveyors of custom-made opulence for the feet. And just so you know, I’m adding all these to my list of I’LL DIE BEFORE I DON’T PURCHASE THESE pieces for 2013. Love, SG

The Steadfast Tin Soldier & The Love Skull

Once upon a time, quite a few years ago, a little Chinese girl from Borneo sat alongside her older brother and listened enraptured as their mother read to them aloud, a tale from Hans Christian Andersen ~ The Ballerina & The Steadfast Tin Soldier. Fast forward close to three and half decades later, and that story has stayed with me.  Perhaps it’s because of the underlying note of self-sacrifice, doom and tragedy which are not characteristic of children’s stories.  The absence of white picket fences and happy ever afters.  And, of course, that subtle nuance of desire as well as passion which had, prior to that, been completely lacking from any Andersen composition.                                                                                                                             …

Circling The Issue

My post titles are becoming increasingly corny.  Sigh. Nothing too avant garde nor adventurous here.  Just serviceable classic pieces given fresh twists with cut, colour and finish.  And the proverbial accessory.  All in the name of grocery shopping. A charming (dark brown) polka dotted button down shirt in the most delightful shade of Dusky Rose, quite likely my favourite shade of pink.  Worn with intense violet skinny jeans and supremely spiked ankle booties.  I have those in practically every shade.  Don’t tell the man. The sweetest of pachyderm arm candy. Do you like seeing spots? Love, SG

(Inter)Stellar Intentions

So that we’re clear, I had every stellar intention to post these pictures when they were taken which would be, ahem, two Sundays ago.  C’mon, it’s been a rollercoaster fortnight 🙂 anyways, I “did” take photos of a week’s worth of outfits and will be uploading them across the next few days.  Pinkie promise.  Ish. I was also determined to make this more than a fluff piece, you know, but I think that’s what we’re getting for today.  My train of thought has been derailed, if the wheels were ever set in motion in the first instance.  Oy. Now, we all know that the devil’s in the details and therefore, the procession of pieces put together for this post (quasi tongue twister) is comprised of ~ a Mace Brown Shrug thingy which is older than Eve.  Yes it is.  Purchased in Singapore circa 1996.  And I said Mace because it’s that time of the year and I rather fancy the scent of Mace. Over, no, under this brown sugarness is a glorious dress of galactic …

My World On Instagram

What’s been happening this week on Instagram (follow me @sheelagoh). 1) Sunset, isn’t it amazing? 2) Strozzapreti Pasta, this was purchased in Venice and means, get this, Priest Chokers! 3) Carpet swatches (we’re decorating) 4) Scenes around the neighbourhood 4) My princess Eve 5) necklaces from The Rogue & The Wolf (red wolf, purple bison, black bison skull) 6) My soulmate (yes, he’s fast asleep) 7) More shoe porn ~ these Suede beauties are from Michael Antonio How’s your Friday shaping up? Love, SG

The Delicate & Dramatic Peach Blush Goes Out To Lunch

A Southern belle I am not, for sure, but dramatic?  Absolutely.  Delicate?  Outwardly, yes. On Saturday, we had the electricians come in to rework the entire wiring of the house which meant (a) no air conditioning during one of the hottest Winter days ever [darn you, erratic Houston weather] AND (b) no way to cook brekker, lunch nor dinner (yay yay yay).  My wonderful man asked what I wanted to eat for lunch and, truth be told, I had no idea so my reply was that I’d choose my ensemble first and we’d proceed from there. I chose the prettiest top in my entire closet.  It’s a lovely shade of Peach, kinda like sorbet, with delicate, ever so fluttery sleeves.  I wore it with a new thrifted hi-low skirt, it’s silk chiffon and is also Peach-esque but creamier and with an underlying hint of Blush.  Does that make sense? Pardon the cast.  I broke my wrist.  Wait, did I forget to blog about that? The belt is of an amazing snakeskin, so too the multi-wrap …

Fee, Fi, Faux Fur

I love fairy tales ~ does it show? I’m still getting to know my Coral Painter Lite. (trying to) Strike A Pose Brown Faux Fur Shrug worn with a stunning Hi-Low Jersey Black Top which features brass skulls.  I paired these two exquisite garments with sleek Black Leggings and killer Nikita Boots. Brass Choker/Necklace with Fool’s Gold and Chains a-plenty. See those skulls??  LOVE LOVE LURVE. Vintage Ferragamo Bag. A gift from my man, this is one of my all time favourite bags – a vintage Ferragamo featuring gorgeous wild animals, leather and some hardware.  Just phenomenal. From the back. See how beautifully that Jersey top drapes?  And yes, I have red hair 😀 Seated. Trying to act all cool and nonchalant as only a 40 year old can. Femme Fatale Boots. Another (perfectly chosen) gift from the man ~ what can I say, he’s from Italy 🙂 And that’s all there is for now, there isn’t anymore. Love, SG