All posts tagged: calvin

on the fence

Part of the work I do for my big girl job is coordinating photoshoots for our branded marketing material – and at times stepping in as the foot model when we’re running a project on short notice. (If you’re in the shoe business, you know how lucky being a size 6.0 can be) This is one such shoot for my favorite of our brands, which you see me wearing on the constant. OTBT. These pumps are actually a part of their Spring 2015 collection, but are in early and available now here!: http://www.musthaveshoes.com/lee-mint-otbt.html What I love about the brand, 90% of them are made with the softest leathers while the other 10% are made with fun prints (I made those statistics up), the styles are a bit tough-girl, sporty-chic, and a few of the styles lean in towards comfort with footbeds and velcro closures. Don’t lie to me, I know you love velcro. And let me tell you, after trapesing around the town shooting over a dozen outfits on this particular day, this pair was …

one should recycle

Apparently blue is my hue of the season. So there is a story behind this leather top… It all started one dreary day, when I had nothing to do but stare blankly out of my windows… (Ok sorry I’ll get to the point) I was going through my closet, which is a huge task in and of itself, and is saved for days only when I have ample amounts of time. Often times when I do so, I discover pieces that had been shoved so far back, they were totally forgotten. Many of those – they were back there for a reason. (Goodwill, here we come) But a few pieces, it’s like shopping all over again in boutique Kristina. Well, this was a tuck-back-to-the-depths or donate item. But then, sometimes beautiful things can come from what might otherwise appear to be worthless. I got to looking at it (believe it or not, it was a jacket back then, a very, very ugly jacket). Out came the scissors, and a few snips later – I was …