Metallic Brocade Skirt and Gold Shoes

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Bare legs in December? Oh yes, the weather on this day was warm enough to wear a metallic blush brocade skirt with gold bow pumps. 

About two months back, I ordered these Betsey Johnson gold bow pumps from Macy’s for New Years Eve. When I opened the box, I had the strangest sense of deja vu, as if I’d owned something like these before.

I put the thought away and then a few weeks later when I was visiting home for my father’s Birthday, it became clear.

I opened a wooden storage chest looking for something and discovered my old Barbie collection from when I was about 8 years old. And there were the gold bow shoes in miniature on one of the Barbies.

Last weekend, we went to see Bright Star, a new musical heading to Broadway next month (On a side note, I loved it!) and I wore my gold shoes for the first time. I wanted to break them in to see if they would get me through New Years Eve.

I’m happy to report that after some initial pinching, I think I’ll be able to wear these the whole night without hobbling home at the end.  

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Jacket: Tommy Hilfiger, Skirt: Ann Taylor, Shoes: Betsey Johnson from Macy’s (also available in Pewter)

Come to think of it, my interest in fashion probably started with Barbie. What about for you? Tell me in the comments!

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