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Tuesday, October 6

Fall Fashion Flowers and Boots

London Fashion Week


I have to admit that I'm not much of a flowery person. Floral prints and bright colors don't do much for me. Still it was a relief this past week to work with the new visual landscape that the shift in fashion trends has brought about. I complained about Depression Chic. I'm not about to contradict myself by deriding the new florals and brightly optimistic neons. Truth be told it has been creatively stimulating to work on new displays and I'm actually fairly frustrated when I have to stick with prescribed visual merchandising methods. It reminds me of the excitement that I got from mixing Courtesan femininity with the hard-edged rigidity of Industrial androgeny.

And the boots for this Fall are to die for.

I have always had a passion for over-the-knee boots and thigh high boots, but the big surprise this year is what is being called "Vagina High Boots". The new 'Thigh-high faux leather boots' brought to London Fashion Week by designer Stella McCartney cost $1,385 if you're lucky enough to find a pair in stock anywhere. Keep your eyes peeled for less expensive versions of these boots. They are going to be the 'must-have' accessory for fashionistas for some time to come.

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from chictopia.com

Short skirts and mini-dresses are big this year as well as leggings. Personally I still have a preference for shorts in the Fall. Loose, pleated or tight, shorts look great with either over the knee or tall slouch boots. I'll have those pictures up this week.

For work skirts and dresses I like mid calf slouch boots. They make your legs look longer. Just look at how lovely my legs look in this pair that I ruined in the rain.
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    8 comments:

    MKL said...

    Holy momma.. sweet!

    13messages said...

    Flowers bore me, boots thrill me. Cool post.

    Sexy PTA Mom said...

    Such cute boots!

    adamantixx said...

    boots are definately more interesting than flowers, the higher the better and i can't wait until i see someone in a pair of VH boots!

    T - Another Geek Girl said...

    MKL, thanks sweetie.
    I'm glad you like.

    Now to pick out some boots for you...

    T - Another Geek Girl said...

    13, you thrill me.
    Sorry I've been absent of late, but then you know my crazy schedule.
    Grrrrr...

    T - Another Geek Girl said...

    PTA mom, are you going to do boots as well?
    I hope so.

    T - Another Geek Girl said...

    Axx, I thought my thigh highs were high. If I find a pair to try on I will definitely take pictures for you. Can't say I can afford to buy them. They are kind of impractical. But I'd want to know how they look and feel on me.

    I imagine they get really hot though. Like a sauna suit for your legs.