it's good to want things

Oh hey..guess what? MIA (heyyyy 90s brands, what UP) makes Swedish clog sandals that as good as Hasbeens (as far as I am concerned) and they sell them at Urban Outfitters for about one third the price. (And curiously...they were about $20 less at the Urban store than they were on the MIA site??)

Anyways..that only means one thing. MINE.


I consider it a cheap thrill.

Until I get those maroon patent No. 6s.
And I find a way to snag those Celine dream weavers (the potential sock/tights & polyester dress combinations are thrilling me to bits).

PS. So many comments and emails about my bag!...I've posted it before. Here it is in it's runway glory, S/S 2005:

It was the first thing I had ever bought at Miu Miu, and at the time it was the most I had ever spent on any one object in my life (I think it was about $480..oh how PRICES have changed). Every year around this time I get the urge to bust it out for a while; it still holds up! Plus it is ENORMOUS. I used to have it covered in tons of thrift brooches (lots of what you see here) but now it's just Nefertiti, a tie clip and a giant plastic emerald..YA KNOW, CASUAL.

PPS, Real Talk: I also have that giant swirl pin. I would bough this entire collection if I could've; it is an all time favorite !


OooKellyNicky said...

I love that you put sock/tights with those shoes. Really cool. Gonna try it! Love the bag!

La Stylin Girrffe!

vickileestyle said...

noooooooo! nothng beats swedish hasbeens! not even kg!

Sam Harvey Handbags said...

You had tons of fun with Tavi! Who is your other lovely friend. You are spreading the love all around! Your prickly desert friend. http://lara-serbin.blogspot.com/

louise or valentine said...

i'm digging that bag. hardcore.

T.Hazel said...

I'm going to steal your bag :)

HAL said...

that's a pretty incredible bag!


Maia said...

i am so fucking jealous. about the bag, and that you know tavi. you guyzies are like a familyyyyy. visit my blogdiggity?

melina bee said...

great back and socks!

bravegrrl said...

adore your bag... a classic :)


Shopper said...

This bag is awesome. And you're the best example that sandals with socks looks good, making it 'no-trend' is an error.

Vanessa said...

tres cool bag & oh! those clogs look amazing. Loving the colour pallet.

COCAMIA said...

The bag is so fabulous!!! The sandal and sock combo really works well on you!

Just a Generous Thief said...

as is everyone else it seems haha

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crystal said...

you may totally hate this suggestion, but check these out:


don't be scared away by the "crocs" name. these are fucking adorable, especially the green ones which just happen to be on sale. booya, grandma!

first-time poster here. <3 your shit!

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Sarah said...

I live in London, and I went to LA last week for work. I tried these shoes on 3 times but I was like, 'hmm, do I really love them?' Obviously, the minute the plane landed, I decided I wanted them, and this post might finally push me over the edge.
Love them with the socks!

Sarah said...

I just came across this post and, oh lordy me. Those cable knit socks, and those shoes. I'm dying, actually dying.
Sarah xx

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