I first saw these Tom Gunn Penn heels back in September when I met designers Gabrielle Thompson and Shannon Gunn at Caspule. They invited me to their preview event in NYC where I saw their full autumn / winter collection, a unique series of shoes, all individually styled, created from mixed textures and contrasting colours. The bone / orange colours are unlike anything I own in footwear, so it took me a while to get the styling right in terms of what to pair them with.
Here I’m back to black – in an outfit I’m most likely packing for the UK next week. These Gap skinnies and my J Crew Blythe Blouse are probably the most versatile pieces I own. The silk blouse is available in some amazing colours – a ‘bright sun’ neon yellow, vibrant ‘marrakech purple’ and a hot pink ‘neon rose’ but you know me, Blog Reader, I own alabaster and black and that’s perfect for my style.
This is one of my favourite weekend outfits. My bag here is by The Frye Company, who do a lovely set of messenger bag styles – this Cameron Crossbody fits a tablet and all the daily necessities in an attractive antique leather style. It’s the perfect partner for my leather cuffs, which are finally relaxing a bit after some wear.
I also think, Blog Reader, this outfit might just prove that five months into my mission to accessorise, accessorise, accessorise, I might just have cracked it. Belt? Check. Bag? Check. Cuffs? Check (check). Sunglasses? Check.
Mission no longer impossible. Mission = completed.
Any fashion goals for you this year, Blog Reader?