Swank — Leather

Mules Rule

As a self-proclaimed shorty, I've always been partial to a heel.  It could be a stiletto, chunky bootie or  even an over the knee platform boot....anything with a little bit of height has always won me over.    I was extremely hesitant to try the Free People Newport Mules, but...I seriously love these flats! Yes, you read that right. I said FLATS.  I never thought I would be the one to move to the dark side, but I have become partial to these mules that I bought them in every color.  

 

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Shoe Spotlight: Rebecca Minkoff


When you look in my closet, you could say, I've never met a shoe I didn't like.  And more often then not, I bypass color, for the more sensible black pair.  Because...you can wear them with almost everything.   Rebecca Minkoff came to my rescue though and showed me that color was exactly what I was missing for Summer 18.
 Meet Andree, Candance & Thunder: 
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The Leather Jacket: A Closet Staple

When I think of cool girl style, my mind immediately goes to the leather jacket.  But what is it that makes this closet staple the quintessential cool piece?
 Let's start from the beginning . . . the leather jacket was created for WWI fighter pilots. I mean, that's a pretty freaking cool start!  From there, Irving Schott re-imagined the bomber, into the moto jacket for Harley Davidson and sold it for $5.50 (can I get a Balenciaga for the same price plz!)  back in 1928.  Learn something new...