Wednesday, November 25, 2009

atacoma = <3

My acne atacomas finally arrived in the mail. It was a close call, they almost didn't get delivered! I've been dreaming of these arriving on my doorstep day and night for a week.

I got size 38 but I am really a 39. I couldn't get the bigger size so I decided to take the chance. At first I couldn't even get them on...but with a little leather stretching spray, some patience and a whole lot of pain, they are starting to fit much better.

Who knew I could love a pair of inanimate objects to the point of happily bearing torture?

The number of stares and odd looks was, living in Perth, not surprising. How I long for the day to be somewhere where having a sense of fashion is accepted and celebrated, not ridiculed and out of place.



shoes: acne atacoma. nails: kit 'high roller'.



Even though I just recieved them yesterday, a pic from wheredidugetthat of Jeffrey Campbell Alexa's in ivory made me swoon. I wish I wasn't so broke (and lived in New York but that's another story)!


The ALEXA wedges come in ivory!!!!: on Twitpic

5 comments:

  1. i definitly know what you mean about being somewhere where fashion is celebrated rather than ridiculed, even here in sydney i feel so awkward walking around, even when im happy with what im wearing stares and sniggering really puts you off :( great shoes by the way, i wouldnt be laughing by dying of jealousy if i saw you in them! hehe

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  2. I was going to say the exact same thing as Anya! About both Sydney and the jealousy! I recently spent 3 weeks in NYC and had so much fun dressing up and stomping around like I owned the place. My boyfriend said to me "other girls keep staring at you... I think that's a good thing." Haha.
    Nice blog by the way.

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  3. Perth crushes anyone's personal sense of style :(
    Along with the weird looks and people's bogan perth style we hardly have the shops or even the vintage shops to allow us to have a more...I can't think of the word...developed, unique, classy, proper sense of fashion.

    However, I am in love with your shoes.
    And believe you should wear them with pride regardless of whatever looks you get.
    Tbh, no matter WHAT anyone wears, people stare.

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  4. Hi there. It's nice to see someone blogging from little old Perf!! I totally hear you & am with you babe. I'm used to the stares & half the time I'm wearing something that i deem ├žasual! I think it is bcos I dare to wear shoes other than thongs!! I have lived in Sydney & have to say it's nothing like Perth in terms of the fashion-conservatism that exists here.. Stand tall & proud chicky.............x

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  5. ^ have you got a blog anonymous? I love finding other bloggers from Perth too...someone to share the pain of there being a place hard to express style...

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