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It happens. Sometimes all you need is to wear the perfect pair of shoes to let go of doubts, believe in what you can do, and conquer challenges. Let them transform and lift you, as Mr. Louboutin would say. 
Black pumps are classics, but red Louboutins are just right for the holiday season. Picture a black dinner dress paired with red heels and finished with emerald earrings! Here are some of our red Louboutin picks:
Christian Louboutin Vita Dita Patent Leather Mary Jane PumpsChristian Louboutin Completa 100 Patent Leather PumpsChristian Louboutin Lemer 70 Studded Mirrored-leather and Suede SlingbacksChristian Louboutin So Kate Patent Leather Point-toe PumpsChristian Louboutin Iriza Pointed-toe d’Orsay Red Sole Pump
Still prefer black over red? Discover more Christian Louboutin pieces at Wantering, from flats to sneakers to spikes!

Ouch! And yes! Another baad creation from M. Louboutin.

wantering-blog:

It happens. Sometimes all you need is to wear the perfect pair of shoes to let go of doubts, believe in what you can do, and conquer challenges. Let them transform and lift you, as Mr. Louboutin would say. 

Black pumps are classics, but red Louboutins are just right for the holiday season. Picture a black dinner dress paired with red heels and finished with emerald earrings! Here are some of our red Louboutin picks:

Christian Louboutin Vita Dita Patent Leather Mary Jane Pumps
Christian Louboutin Completa 100 Patent Leather Pumps
Christian Louboutin Lemer 70 Studded Mirrored-leather and Suede Slingbacks
Christian Louboutin So Kate Patent Leather Point-toe Pumps
Christian Louboutin Iriza Pointed-toe d’Orsay Red Sole Pump

Still prefer black over red? Discover more Christian Louboutin pieces at Wantering, from flats to sneakers to spikes!
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Ouch! And yes! Another baad creation from M. Louboutin.

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ALDO Genovote bracelet … so guidolicious! I imagine this on Danielle from the TRHONJ, as she drives Theresa to flip a table, again.

ALDO Genovote bracelet … so guidolicious! I imagine this on Danielle from the TRHONJ, as she drives Theresa to flip a table, again.

Top by Burberry London (find similar item here), strapless dress by Anthony Vaccarello, coat by Dolce and Gabbana (find similar item here), pumps by Gianvito Rossi (find similar product here), crossbody bag by Yves Saint Laurent (find similar item here), fragrance by Agent Provocateur, and eyeshadow kit by Tom Ford.

Top by Burberry London (find similar item here), strapless dress by Anthony Vaccarello, coat by Dolce and Gabbana (find similar item here), pumps by Gianvito Rossi (find similar product here), crossbody bag by Yves Saint Laurent (find similar item here), fragrance by Agent Provocateur, and eyeshadow kit by Tom Ford.

Button down shirt by Armani Exchange (get item here), dress by J Crew (similar item here), pumps from Corso Como (similar item here), pantyhose from Spanx, necklace from macys.com, and lipstick from M.A.C. Cosmetics.

Button down shirt by Armani Exchange (get item here), dress by J Crew (similar item here), pumps from Corso Como (similar item here), pantyhose from Spanx, necklace from macys.com, and lipstick from M.A.C. Cosmetics.

The Stealing Fashionista: Olivia Palermo


When it comes to style, I admit to coveting looks that don’t exactly fit my frame. I’m tall and rather Junoesque. However, skinny jeans are my favorite type of bottoms. I have thick thighs that are approaching cottage-cheese stage; but I adore short skirts and leggings without tunics. I usually wear flats. But I lust for five-inch platform heels.

This all brings me to New York-based socialite Olivia Palermo, the villainess of the reality show The City, and fashion blogger extraordinaire  When it comes to differing body types, whoa, it’s like comparing a clementine and a Ponderosa tomato! This is me, embarrassing the shit outta myself:

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And this is Olivia in Saint Barts, with her boyfriend. She’s so bleeping lucky to have a hot guy.

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But I’m saving skinny envy for another post. I went to my ASOS Fashionfinder account, and guess what? They had a section celebrating Olivia’s amazing style. When I scanned through photo after photo, I found this:

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Nice! I’ve seen the “ironic” button-down and skirt look among hipster girls for years, but Olivia makes it sophisticated. Everything — her shirt, dress, and statement necklace — looks impeccable. Also, she has combed her hair back. In a generation where bedhead is all too common, I like that.

Now, Olivia is rich and thin and all that. How can you get inspired for less? I’ve used my trusty Polyvore set maker to re-create Olivia’s style. Whether you have less than $50 per item to spend, or more than $200 lying around, sometimes imitation is the best way to be chic.

If you do meet Olivia Palermo, though, just don’t mention Whitney Port. Lol!

Behlor

P.S: I’ve come up with three ways to steal Olivia’s style, whether you’re a ramen-noodle eater who shops at Forever 21, or your family OWNS Forever 21 … with that cool technology hyperlink, you can go to polyvore.com and buy what fancies you … happy Veteran’s Day, and don’t forget to donate a little (or a lot) to any organization that helps our men and women in the military.

One of the nicer ways to do this season’s colored pants trend … the metallic jacket and pumps makes the outfit kick ass … bravo! Behlor

One of the nicer ways to do this season’s colored pants trend … the metallic jacket and pumps makes the outfit kick ass … bravo! Behlor

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vintageblackglamour:

Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955

Gorgeous picture … reminds me of Halle Berry, in good and bad ways … there’s a shadow side to Hollywood glamour, and all the pretty clothes and makeup don’t always hide the sadness … Behlor

vintageblackglamour:

Dorothy Dandridge was born 91 years ago today in Cleveland, Ohio. This photo was taken by David Sutton in 1955

Gorgeous picture … reminds me of Halle Berry, in good and bad ways … there’s a shadow side to Hollywood glamour, and all the pretty clothes and makeup don’t always hide the sadness … Behlor

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