Friday, February 27, 2015

Michael Kors, Steve Madden & Esprit


Well, here is an outfit that I have been wanting to share with you for such a long time but I never got around to getting photos of it! After having spent a month in sweatpants, studying in my dark corner, with books and notes surrounding me (this is what I usually do, though) I finally had the opportunity to dress up a bit!. 

During the summer of 2014 I added three significant and loved items to my wardrobe, namely my Esprit vest, my Steve Madden shoes and my Selma bag. Over the following months, I have worn my Esprit vest quite a bit! I really love it. It has a jacquard pattern and red lipstick goes so wonderfully well with it. I think I have already peaked at walking around in high heels back when I was 20, because nowadays I can not bear it anymore after a while. Especially not in Belgium with the horrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrible roads: cobble stones. Do not get me wrong, I think the cobble stones add to the romantic feel that Belgium has, but it certainly is not comfortable when wearing heels (or flats).. or when you are driving in a car ha! 


Knowing all of this, I still bought Steve Madden shoes. I guess this girl will never learn. Even if I just wear it for an hour or sit with it all night long.. I do not care. I needed to have them! That is how beautiful and sexy I thought these shoes were. They are called "Gladly", are in completely black leather with a golden side zip closure and a lace-up open front with the sexy open toe. You are really lacing up your feet in these shoes. They are surprisingly more comfortable than they look (but only for a short while), which is a good thing!


Then last but definitely not least, my first Michael Kors bag called "Selma" in black shiny leather with tote handles and a removable shoulder strap (making it very convenient for different purposes). I really love this bag but it is so precious and expensive that I am a little afraid to do anything with it. Oh dears! Does anyone have any good tips on how to take care of one's leather bag? I usually pay little attention to my not so expensive bags, but with this one.. I want to be careful! 


Well, you can see how I combined the three items. Coincidentally, they are all a first for me. It is the first time I bought something from Esprit, Steve Madden and Michael Kors! I also got a beautiful Michael Kors wallet, if you follow me on Instagram, then you already know.. have a look! The esprit vest was €90, the Steve Madden shoes were €100 and the Michael Kors Selma bag was around $400 (not sure how much they are in Europe). Well, I certainly will wear this look often, though I am more than likely to opt for more comfortable shoes and save "Gladly" for special occasions. What do you think of this look? I know it is a lot of black on black on black, but that is definitely my style (though I surely do like color as well). And what do you think of all my firsts

Pictures taken by Annebeth.



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  1. OOOOH superleuk! En kasseien zijn inderdaad echt een hel, heb al heel wat hakken versleten daardoor.. Hof van Liere is zo'n mooie fotosetting trouwens hihi :)

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    1. Dank je wel, Merel :D Haha jaa.. dit zijn echt zitschoenen want anders houd ik het hier niet vol!

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  2. Oh zo leuk dat je een outfit post doet! Doe je goed! <3
    En wat een mooie items zeg! Haha en ik kan geloven dat je voeten pijn door onze prachtig aangelegde wegen hier. Ik heb al heel mijn leven oefening gehad op die kasseien en ik hou het ook niet langer dan een halfuur vol hoor ;) Je tas van MK is ook heel erg mooi! Ik hou mijn dure handtassen altijd in dustbags als ik ze niet draag, dan blijven ze toch een beetje beschermd. Maar voor de rest heb ik geen tips... buiten gewoon voorzichtig zijn...

    Liefs,
    Marlies - Golden Mirrors & Pink Bows

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    1. Fijn om te lezen, Marlies! Bedankt! These heels are made for sitting.. hah, dat doet me denken aan een ander artikel dat ik heb geschreven xD Ik heb inderdaad ook zo'n dustbag waar die standaard in zit!

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  3. zoooooo jaloers op uw outfit!
    die schoenen, giiiiirl daaayum! ze zijn echt prachtig, ik zou ze ook zo dragen
    die handtas, njaaa michael kors, do you need to say more ;)

    liefs
    Karlien

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    1. Hah, jaa he! They're so sexy! Ik vind ze ook helemaal geweldig.

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  4. Eeeeeeeeeeeeep! I absolutely ADORE your heels, love love love them! I Want them... *stares really hard at the screen hoping that the shoes will just disappear from your feet and end up in my living room*

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    1. Did it work? Do I need to take a look at my shoe collection to find out whether it's still there... or not :P

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  5. Wow Natasja, die Michael Kors tas is super mooi! Ik ben er helemaal verliefd op! leuke schoenen ook!

    x Karen
    http://dressingnlabels.blogspot.com

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    1. Dank je wel, Karen :) Ik ben er dan ook echt blij mee, yay!x

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  6. The jacket is so so so cooll.just what i like :d you look adorable :)

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  7. It is NEVER too much black ;)
    I like your shoes very much, and I TOTALLY understand what you mean about comfort and high heels...
    Concerning the bag, well, it is patent leather or just shiny leather, can't really tell from the pic... because depending on that leather care changes a lot. I guess you can google that "how to take care of your expensive handbag" and believe me MK bag are not that expensive when you think people would splurge thousands of dollars on a LV !!!

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    1. Haha, well you're certainly right about that. It is shiny leather.. says so in the text. :P What do you suggest then? Yes, there will always be more expensive items haha.. for now.. MK is definitely expensive for my standards ^_^

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  8. Je ziet er heel mooi uit! Ik vind de high heels te gek, love it!!

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  9. Hele mooie outfit! Ik vind je schoenen ook zo gaaf <3 Het vest staat je ook erg goed, die kleuren passen mooi bij je :) En je tas, tja, als ik het geld toch had hihi!

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    1. Dank je, Kirsty! Jaa, het was een speciaal cadeautje van mijn ouders.. zo lief van ze!

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  10. Ah ik vind je vestje er zo ontzettend leuk uitzien en wat staan die kleuren je ook goed! Je schoenen vind ik er ook heel erg tof uitzien, maar zelf zou ik er echt niet op kunnen lopen haha.

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  11. Erg leuke outfit! Vind je schoenen geweldig !x

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  12. Nice outfit! Edgy and fun! I especially loooove the shoes! I only wear heels when I go out at night. :) I think it's a mental thing but I really feel like I can walk in heels better at night than during the day. LOL Not sure how that works!

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    1. Thank you ^^ haha that's so interesting! Well, at least you're more practical during the day and go all out at night :D

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  13. Aww. Such a lovely jacket <3 Love the shoes too :D

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  14. Love the whole outfit! Those shoes are stunning, I am glad you got them even if they are not the most practical to walk in!

    I used to love Esprit clothes when I lived in Europe. The quality of their clothes is amazing!

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    1. Yeah, it's a nice store... for some reason I always just walk by and don't go in. I only ended up buying the vest because I came across it when my dad was looking at stuff for himself ha!

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  15. THOSE SHOES!!! I wish I could walk in heels. They're really really nice! I like the bag as well. I prefer bags with some structure, and this one is one of those :)

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  16. You look stunning! <3 & those heels are beautiful! I'm totally with you when you say you've peaked at walking around in high heels though...hahahah....I feel the same way :P They look beautiful, but I imagine they must be hard to walk in all day.

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    1. Hah. Glad I am not the only one xD yeah, def not shoes I'll be walking around in all day ahaha!

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  17. cool jacket :) loved the acccessories a lot..gorgeous..

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  18. Oh wauw prachtige outfit! Die handtas is ook geweldig!

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  19. wow...so many great brands together.....you looking beautiful....loved you heels and jacket :-)

    www.crazyaboutcolors.com

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  20. Ohh I love your jacket! So pretty! And the bag too :) X

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  21. superleuk resultaat, hoor! :D

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    1. Dank je ^^ bedankt voor de foto's he!

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  22. wat een leuke outfit! je MK tas is echt prachtig<3

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  23. Die foto's zijn leuk! Ik vind je schoenen echt zo tof. Vroeger liep ik heel vaak op hakken, maar dat heb ik in Belgiƫ wel afgeleerd met al die kinderkopjes.

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    1. Dank je, Claudia :D haha... inderdaad, dat leer je wel snel af :P

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  24. oohh you have good taste in bags! im also hesitant in spending too much on a bag but recently i just went for it. i was choosing between this Selma bag but i think i wanted the smaller one, or the mini mac (have you seen those?) from Rebecca Minkoff. I ended up buying a diff R.M. bag though, im excited to show you when it gets here. i feel like you will like it.
    OH and those shoes! they looks so gorgeous on you :)

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    1. Thank you, Shayne :D Oh, I'd love to see what you ended up with! Those mini mac bags are very cute, definitely true! Haha, thanks again :) When are you getting your bag?

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