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Jun 12, 2012, 12:59pm   #691
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Originally Posted by CEC.LV4eva
New addition: Christian Louboutin SS11 New Declic 120
- Calf Woodstock Leather Finish
- Color: PK7H Nude Earth
- Fit: Spacious toe-box, but small to size length-wise, go up by half size
- Comfort: 10/10

I like the Woodstock leather finish. It's very different from the average leather. In fact, it reminds me of some of Rick Owens' leather jackets which are divine! I know RO and CL aren't really the same style, but Woodstock has exactly that mix of both suede and grained leather feel, like the heavily distressed/blistered look of RO's jackets.
TBH, I'm not really into CL these days, but the shoes were on sale at a good price. I just don't think that most of the shoes are worth 1K. Some of the designs and materials are really simple and the price is just being jacked up by a lot of hype...

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These are divine!!! I always thought Woodstock is suede leather, now looking at your pictures I have the feeling that it's more grained leather... How do you feel in terms of stretching? Do they mode to your feet after wear?
Jun 16, 2012, 2:37pm   #692
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Originally Posted by cadgyrl
Absolutely love that purple!
hehe, thank you! I have a weakness for anything purple

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Originally Posted by CEC.LV4eva
Next up, is probably my most "horrifically roaring dinosaur-like too early for Halloween" pair of shoes LOL

Christian Louboutin SS12 Very Privé 120 in Python Fairy Tale Menthe Green

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They're stunning! congratulations!
Thank you Bab!

Originally Posted by bougainvillier
These are divine!!! I always thought Woodstock is suede leather, now looking at your pictures I have the feeling that it's more grained leather... How do you feel in terms of stretching? Do they mode to your feet after wear?
hehe thanks bougainvillier! The leather is kinda of a mix between grained and suede leather.... it's a very cool texture. I guess you can think of it as a heavy heavily distressed leather that it's almost like suede lol.
Yup, the shoes do stretch after wear and they're very comfy
Jun 16, 2012, 8:55pm   #693
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Originally Posted by CEC.LV4eva

hehe thanks bougainvillier! The leather is kinda of a mix between grained and suede leather.... it's a very cool texture. I guess you can think of it as a heavy heavily distressed leather that it's almost like suede lol.
Yup, the shoes do stretch after wear and they're very comfy
haha thanks for the info!!! I went shopping today and i tried on the python menthe VPs you had!!! They were shockingly colorful tho, found it so hard to match my wardrobe so I passed even they are my size... but I am surprised I took a 35 well. Did you go TTS on them? My CLs (non-VPs) so far are all 35.5 but maybe the platforms/high heels on VP make me going for half size down?! I am def getting a pair of VPs (leather or satin) very soon so I am trying out the sizes... I thought a 35.5 will do now I am confused Do you find leather (kid or patent etc) VP is tighter than python?
Jun 17, 2012, 1:01pm   #694
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Oh boy I love them...you look great...fabulous just stunning
Jun 17, 2012, 6:53pm   #695
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Wow, that Aminaka Wilmont dress is amazing!
Jun 20, 2012, 5:51am   #696
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Originally Posted by bougainvillier
haha thanks for the info!!! I went shopping today and i tried on the python menthe VPs you had!!! They were shockingly colorful tho, found it so hard to match my wardrobe so I passed even they are my size... but I am surprised I took a 35 well. Did you go TTS on them? My CLs (non-VPs) so far are all 35.5 but maybe the platforms/high heels on VP make me going for half size down?! I am def getting a pair of VPs (leather or satin) very soon so I am trying out the sizes... I thought a 35.5 will do now I am confused Do you find leather (kid or patent etc) VP is tighter than python?
yeah, the color was what put me off from the Menthe shoes at first too! but I'm sorta surprised that they are actually quite wearable as long as I wear very simple neutral colored clothing. As for the VP size in general, I can take them TTS or half size up. And for these, I took them half size up cuz they didn't have 35.5... I guess we're somewhat of the same shoe size twins But if you find the 35 fits you well without squishing your toes to death, then I'd definitely get this! The leather will stretch, especially kid leather. Hmm... No, I usually find patent is slightly tighter than kid or python for the same style. The latter two will also stretch more than patent. CL's patent is like Roger Vivier's, both are on the "harder" side, compared to patent leather from Manolo or Jimmy Choo's Hope this helps and good luck shopping!

Originally Posted by DonnaHawk
Oh boy I love them...you look great...fabulous just stunning
Thank you for visiting Donna

Originally Posted by ninja_please
Wow, that Aminaka Wilmont dress is amazing!
hehe thanks ninja! Yeah that dress is beautiful! I'm just afraid that the beads might fall off so I haven't worn it out yet. I really should though, cuz it's soooooo hot here now 35C (95F)!!!
Jun 20, 2012, 6:13am   #697
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My next purchase is a couple of weeks overdue...

Christian Louboutin Pigalle 120 in Patent Black Leather


...the shoes for which I've been waiting 2 years now but couldn't find my size! It always seemed like everytime there was a new batch of shipment, they'd be the first ones off the shelf in seconds due to the long waitlist. The last time, someone had snatched them right from my hands! I finally asked NAP to waitlist me. Initially they said no, they dunno when their inventory will get restocked, but then 3 days later, one of their reps contacted me and put a reservation order aside for me. I was working on call that day and the entire time my mind was thinking about the shoes lol. So as soon as I got home even after 30 hours of barely any sleep, I made the payment STAT! haha

Anyhow, these are not CL's most lavish shoes, but they're certainly the shoes that most represent his style - apparently Louboutin was following a woman walking in high heels like these in the Pigalle area of France. He followed her for several streets then found her to enter some alleyway or building. Then he realized that the woman was actually a prostitute which he has a thing for show girls and such characters.

The pitch is like my Pigalle Plato 140, but the sizes for all the Pigalles run TTS for me, unlike what other say about going half size down for the 120 pitch. Surprisingly, I think the 120 is more comfy to walk in than the 100 equivalent for all for pairs of my Pigalle shoes and the toebox is less narrow too... I dunno, I'm kinda odd I guess? lol

No modeling pix yet... I have a special outfit that I'm waiting for delivery today to go with the shoes

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Pigalles height comparison:
As you can see, the Pigalle 120 and Pigalle Plato 140 are really not their "true" height. They're actually shorter by about 5mm than their designation.

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Jun 20, 2012, 12:51pm   #698
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I know what you mean! I have this beautiful beaded Madison Marcus top and have already lost some of the beading from usage. So unfortunately, it's currently hanging in my closet just looking pretty.

I sound like a fan girl, but I really enjoy your blog. I usually don't read fashion blogs, but I find your writing to be very informative and interesting!
Jun 20, 2012, 1:41pm   #699
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Originally Posted by ninja_please
I know what you mean! I have this beautiful beaded Madison Marcus top and have already lost some of the beading from usage. So unfortunately, it's currently hanging in my closet just looking pretty.

I sound like a fan girl, but I really enjoy your blog. I usually don't read fashion blogs, but I find your writing to be very informative and interesting!
haha thank you! Yeah, my blog is something that I started last year for me to take my mind off of things... I'll take the "interesting" as a compliment! My English is a hit or miss. Some of my English teachers loved my writing in the past, but some others were like.... too long sentences, too many prepositions, too many adjectives, too confusing

Do you have a blog yourself or other hobbies?
Jun 20, 2012, 1:56pm   #700
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YAYYYYYY my dress has arrived!!!!!!!

Roland Mouret SS12 Ezra Dress in Berry Red Stretch Cotton

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So back in February when I was blogging about what to wear for Valentine's Day, I picked a couple of my favorite red dresses of the season. My first choice was RM's Ezra dress that really spoke to my style. I paired it with Louboutin's Pigalle 120 which I just bought as well. Normally RM's dresses are sold out pretty fast in the smaller sizes, so I was super lucky to have snatched this from one of the European stores at a great price on sale.

The neckline is gorgeous, which I always love about Monsieur Mouret's work. I dunno, there's something about it being so sexy, yet very conservative at the same time. Unfortunately, I find the fit to be a little bit off. I did get it one size larger than my usual size which may explain the bunching of fabric around the hips. I'm a little self-conscious about it since my hips are a little wide. I definitely need to bring the dress to my seamstress to get the "crotch problem" fixed!!! Otherwise, I love the dress - and oh! - did I mention that this is also my first red dress?!?! I felt like I need to stop buying black and other neutral colors. Time to step out of my comfort zone and face my childhood fear of the color red!!!

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Jun 20, 2012, 1:58pm   #701
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Mod pix:

Ahhhhh!!! It's sooo hot today, my hair's sticking to my face LOL

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Jun 20, 2012, 3:17pm   #702
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WOW! You look absolutely darling in that red dress... sticky hair or not.
Jun 24, 2012, 6:21pm   #703
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Originally Posted by Krazy4Bagz
WOW! You look absolutely darling in that red dress... sticky hair or not.
hehe, thanks Krazy! I felt bad for getting my new dress sweaty. I'm going to bring it to the cleaner's to get it washed now
Jun 24, 2012, 7:53pm   #704
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Love the red dress! Why are 3/4 of the pics from the side? I wanna see more full straight on pics!
Jun 25, 2012, 12:34pm   #705
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I just went through your entire thread and everything looks beautiful (CL shoes ). And I especially like all your modeling pictures .
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