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Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Wishlist Wednesday (Ready for Fall)

It's officially Autumn, and I'm (mostly) ready to face the cooler temperatures. Having these might help.

Red Felt Cloche Hat, $32 at Kohls
I tried this on in the store. It's super cute. I want it to go on sale, and then to get an additional 30% off, because that is the only way to shop at Kohls.

Faux Fur Vest, $29.50 at Old Navy
It would seem this is one of the must-have items this season. They are everywhere. And at every price point. But I ask, is the acrylic fiber of the $700 vest really that much better than $30 vest? I know not all faux furs are made equal, but I've felt the cheap vest - it's soft, it's cozy, I like it!

Brown 'leather' satchel, $58 at Urban Outfitters
This is not the brown leather bag of my dreams. It's not even leather. The bag I want is tough, but beautiful, the kind you could throw your life into and have an adventure. The kind of bag that would somehow save your life one day. You know the bag. I feel like I've been looking forever (or maybe since last winter) and I think I may have found it, but it 'aint cheap.

I found my way to Saddleback Leather the other day and started to look around. They have some very beautiful leather bags. I read all about how they make the leather, about how the company got started, about the owners dog (which made me cry, because animal stories always do). This might be the bag, and considering it's meant to last for a hundred years, the price tag of $335 might be worth it.
We'll see.

Leopard Pumps by Steve Madden, $50 at Amazon
Do I need more leopard in my closet? Probably not. Do I need a pair of leopard pumps in addition to the flats I already have? Probably not. But this is a wishlist, after all, and I can't seem to get enough animal print to satisfy me.

Wedge Booties by Nine West, $99 at Amazon
While these are available in four colors  - the other three being the sensible ones - I was really drawn to the green. They make me think of robin hood. In a good way.

Not on the list because I can't find any:
Red wool pants, like the ones seen in Lucky's October issue.

I know Gap has some red cords, but that's not the same. If you find any, let me know!

Not on the list because they still aren't available:
Studded Suede Wonda Oxfords from G by Guess. 

Only been wanting them since June...


Ali said...

Ack! I want those same Steve Madden shoes. GURL YO HAVE SUCH GOOD TASTE HAY. I actually tried those on in store in TJ Maxx and they were awesome. Twas unfortunate we never got them.

And my mom likes the bag. She is right here. SHE SAYS HALLO <3

Mimi said...

i am loving the vest - and the satchel! :D

<3, Mimi

Krystal said...

I love your list :) I tried on a fur vest and I really liked it actually!

Closet Fashionista said...

Great stuff! I love the bag and wedges!!
And I have pants that color, but they are big bell bottoms, haha...been saving them hoping to wear them again for like 6 years xD

Iris said...

I love those animal print pumps, they could go on my wishlist too... if I wasn't trying not to shop :)

Frances Joy said...

I'm going to dream about those green wedges, I just KNOW it. And about the leopard print pumps (swoon) and the bag that could save my life. That is one kickass bag.

Great wishlist.

Casee Marie said...

Oh, those pumps! They need to be in my life immediately. Love!

I do hope you go for the leather bag. It looks fantastic!

Elaine said...

Wow. I love it. These are amazing!!

As for the leopard pumps, have you checked out JCP?? They ahve a cheaper version! http://www2.jcpenney.com/jcp/X6.aspx?GrpTyp=STY&ItemID=1a03a86&Ntt=olsenboye&hdnOnGo=true&Ne=840+4+877+878+5+961+6+29+3+598+11+15+12+506+10+23+585+596+1031+8+18+904+903+969+949+833&submit%20search.y=0&SearchString=olsenboye&submit%20search.x=0&N=4294959029&Nao=0&SO=0&PSO=0&cmAMS_T=XGN5&cmAMS_C=MERCH&cmAMS_Z=XGN5TOPOFRESULTS&CmCatId=searchresults

Modesty is Pretty said...

I love those zebra pumps, I thought about buying them at DSW when I went for a visit with the lame $5 off coupon DSW sent me for my b-day but they were too big, whenever I walked they would come out and they didn't have them in a smaller size. The satchel (335) is great, I wish I could afford something like that.

MarchMusings said...

I've often thought a cloche hat would be good for a bad hair day. This one is in a pretty colour too!

Eli said...

you've successfully made me drool!!! love all of your picks! :)

CoutureChick said...

Love all of it. ALthough i'm trying to find a knock off to the Burberry boots Janet Jackson wore.. The search continues lol And i love the leopard print

Anne said...

That hat is adorable! I love that cloche hats seem to be in this fall, it's such a great style! And there's no reason to ever pay full price for anything at Kohl's :)

Berlin said...

These are to die for!

Swirls and twirls,

Marie said...

I am loving the faux fur vest and I want a red hat like that for fall!:D

Happy Thursday, Lydia!:D

***** Marie *****

this free bird said...

Gah! I love your fall wishes so much...those green wedge booties are amazing. And the hat, oh the hat!!


Chic 'n Cheap Living said...

Love the hat! Great minds think alike - why full price when you know it'll go on sale?

jamie-lee said...

I think sometimes you just have to go ahead and spend a bit more money than you are comfortable with on something. I would buy that satchel, but the UO one is just as nice x


Ans said...

Awesome picks, love them all!!

Katie said...

Love the shoes - so cute!

Jessica Mura said...

Thanks for the lovely comment in my blog..we LOVE Chuck and Sarah!! This telefilm is amazing and this couple is beautiful ^^ I'm now your follower, hoping you'll do the same ^^

Erika @ ~TiptoeButterfly~ said...

i really want a faux somethign this season - i almost bought the MJ bag - but thank god i found out it was REAL fur - ICK .. still searching!

ps - have a GIVE-AWAY going on - Ends Tuesday - LOVE for you to join in!

*kiss kiss*
~Tiptoe Butterfly Give-Away~

sofi moukidou said...

nice post! lovely pics! love the brown bag!

sofi moukidou said...

nice post! lovely pics! love the brown bag!

dennicapearl said...

absolutely beautiful.

i love the bag at the end of the post. and the leopard pumps, oh my!

<3 dennica pearl
- through the eyes of a pearl
- vintage shop

shari @ little blue deer said...

Love this! I'm so glad you posted the Old Navy fur vest, I have been looking for a (reasonable) fur vest! XX!

missvinylahoy said...

I really want that same fur vest from Old Navy. It's not that expensive for the trend... :)

Shelley Ann said...

i love the green shoes. and the oxfords..oh i want some!

Miss. Studios said...

How adorable is that hat? I love the red and cuteness of it.

Clara said...

wow! nice post.
i love it

Diana Mieczan said...

That vest is beautiful:) hugs,sweetie

Ps: I hope you had a chance to enter my Giveaway!

Amber Blue Bird said...

love that red hat, nothing like a pop of color to lift your spirits on a drab day

Karen said...

I love everything on your fall wish list - especially the red cloche hat - I think it will look lovely with the changing colors of the autumn leaves!!



Kristin said...

I've been wondering about that Old Navy vest. You've sold me. If it's soft it's for me!

Kinsey said...

I love those leopard shoes! I wore leopard yesterday on inkinseyscloset.blogspot.com and I have seen it on a ton of other blogs. Good choice!


Kayraheart.fashion said...

im drooling over that vest..thinking i should get one for that price..

Sarah Dee said...

you have such great style!!


Victoria said...

Great wishlist, I love the red hat and fur gillet, that satchel is beautiful too! :)

I'm holding a giveaway on my blog, make sure you check it out if you haven't already http://my-favourite-fashion.blogspot.com/

Have a great weekend! xxx

Linda Rose said...

My husband got a bag from Saddleback Leather and he LOVES it! Totally worth it!

Oh, My Darling said...

Ooh, the saddleback leather purse is indeed perfect!

The Urban Fashion Gal said...

LOVE the saddleback bag! Im loving all things western and camel colored right now, so fab.

20 York Street said...

I almost cried when my cousin called me and said all the fur vests at ON - gone!

Okay, I did cry!

Btw, can I ask you a pretty favour please..



20 York Street said...

Yes, I tried, two cities now but I will try again today!

I just posted my first ever give away and since I've never done it before, I'd like it to be a success somehow. I'd love for you to re-post in your blog please?

I'd really appreciate it!

thank you!