July 26th, 2017
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I Spy With My Little Eye

When I spied Princess Elisabeth von Thurn und Taxis wearing velvet criss-cross platforms on Instagram, I thought they were vintage (possibly even borrowed from her mother, Gloria). Cute when paired with socks—I predict that these Prada platforms above will be a favorite of SS18 show-goers…

Blackblue, brown.

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BALENCIAGA

Suede Crooked-Heel ankle boot

BALENCIAGA

Everyday tote small leather bag

BRUNELLO CUCINELLI

Padded velvet jacket

LOEWE

Roll-neck argyle-sleeved sweater

GANNI

Ridgewood corduroy trousers

PRADA

Point-toe slingback kitten-heel pumps

PRADA

Patchwork fur jacket

GANNI

Alice square-frame acetate sunglasses

VANESSA SEWARD

Clever leather belt bag

M.I.H JEANS

Icon wide-leg denim jumpsuit

TABITHA SIMMONS

Bexley brogue-detail; leather ankle boots

JEROME DREYFUSS

Serge large suede tote

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  • Love them and am very attracted to the brown velvet. Do you think they can be worn with jeans?

    KathyJuly 26th, 2017  9:35 AM

     
  • Yes! They’d be great with jeans. Not usually my thing, I really love these.

    PrestonJuly 26th, 2017  9:50 AM

     
  • Not happy about the post she published on Instagram w/ the homeless woman. I am glad she apologized, however, there are a lot of incredible women out there to be inspired from. Form and function.

    KimJuly 26th, 2017  11:42 AM

     
  • These shoes immediately screamed “PRADA” to me.

    There are copies of them in the U.K. Night street shops….
    http://www.office.co.uk/view/product/office_catalog/2,33/2425276392

    BeccaJuly 27th, 2017  7:54 AM

     
  • Love these! First Fall purchase

    LisaJuly 27th, 2017  8:22 AM

     
  • Love these. I have them in navy suede from a couple of seasons ago and they’re incredibly comfortable. I’d like to pick up a velvet pair this fall.

    Kathy, I have Prada’s Mary Jane in the same brown velvet as above. They look fantastic with denim. The color is even better in person. I wear them often as an unexpected replacement for cognac colored leather.

    Karima | A Note on StyleJuly 27th, 2017  10:04 AM

     
  • I got the brown ones and I love them. I think they’ll be great with blue and white denim jeans all year round in LA, with a cashmere sweater. The brown velvet is scrumptious.

    KathyAugust 4th, 2017  9:25 AM

     

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