January 7th, 2011

Satin for day

Manolo Blahnik

Manolo Blahnik pumps in satin

A friend was over last weekend and I showed her these Manolo Blahnik pumps that I was about to return. I love the heel height and I want to wear pumps again after a long hiatus but we agreed that I would probably not wear them a lot since they are satin. But now I am not so sure.

Carine Roitfeld

I don’t like the shine on Carine’s leather pumps.

Prada shoes

My beloved Prada satin shoes

I pulled out the satin shoes that I already own and realized that I wear them all the time and mostly for day.

So I think I am going to keep the Manolo pumps, but should I take back the suede boots?…


what's new


Katie suede sock bootie


Belted wool coat


loulou leather over-the-knee boots


Suede Crooked-Heel ankle boot


Everyday tote small leather bag


Padded velvet jacket


Roll-neck argyle-sleeved sweater


Ridgewood corduroy trousers


Point-toe slingback kitten-heel pumps


Patchwork fur jacket


Alice square-frame acetate sunglasses


Clever leather belt bag

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  • I love satin shoes, but wouldn’t think of wearing them during the day…as i associate them with evening, even my flat satins! A nice change i would say. I think Carines patent shoes are great with all the black and no texture…adds a bit of shine.

    AngelineJanuary 7th, 2011  11:00 AM

  • Why not? so much velvet for day – why not satin? and keep the suede boots, too.

    Lisa EastmanJanuary 7th, 2011  11:05 AM

  • When I fall in love with a pair of shoes, I will wear them until they’ve been worn into a state that’s shameful and they must be retired! The last pair this happened with is a pair of black satin ballet flats. Keep the satin. Fall in love with them. Wear them for day or night or whenever you want a touch of glam in your life.

    FigmentDecember 13th, 2011  11:50 AM


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