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Out with the Old, In with the New

I finally replaced one of my favorite pairs of shoes: my black ankle boots. It’s bittersweet because um, hi, they are awesome looking. However, they barely survived two years (and that includes multiple repairs). I feel like boots should last way longer than two years- am I asking too much (ahem, Jeffrey Campbell)?

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However, the newest members to my show family are just as awesome looking, more comfortable, and were on sale at Shopbop. Pretty much haven’t stopped wearing them since I got them.

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Sam Edelman “Parley” Boots

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  • Anonymous October 17, 2011, 3:15 pm

    What’s your shoe size?  I have that first pair in gray sz. 8 in my headed-to-consignment bag. 

    • a stylized hysteria October 18, 2011, 8:07 pm

      I am actually a size 8! And you are awesome! Thank you!

  • Jennifer Worman October 17, 2011, 7:54 pm

    Fantastic boots and love that you found them on sale!!

  • Kirsten @ Triple Max Tons October 18, 2011, 1:18 pm

    LOVE the new ones….very versatile!

  • Kristen October 18, 2011, 6:38 pm

    Love the buckles on the old ones, but I like the new ones, too! And I hear you on boots – I take really good care of mine and they still look beat at the end of every winter. I guess that’s life in the Northeast?

  • Jesspgh of Consume or Consumed October 19, 2011, 11:06 am

    In my opinion that is not at all asking too much. I haven’t bought any Jeffrey Campbell cause of issues I’ve heard about quality control.

    I LOVE your new boots and am sure you’ll get a lot of wear out of them. Keep me posted on the quality and how they hold up cause I might SWF you and get them.

  • Districtofchic October 19, 2011, 9:24 pm

    Oooo, I love the second pair!

  • Sheena October 19, 2011, 11:30 pm

    Your new boots are lovely!  I love the JC’s too, but it sucks that they weren’t able to last longer.  It’s definitely not too much to ask.  Ah well, at least you have a new pair to dote on :) 

  • Ladyofashion October 19, 2011, 11:55 pm

    I love the new additions, I’m so excited to wear my new boots, finally the weather has been chilly and a nice autumn breeze. 

  • Niki October 20, 2011, 1:39 am

    those sam edelman boots are awesome

  • NikStarWasHere October 20, 2011, 8:23 am

    I definitely think a good pair of real leather boots should last longer than 2 years!  Oh well, the Sam Edelman’s are cute.  I’m sure you will miss the cute buckles though. ;^)

  • fashionhogger October 20, 2011, 9:39 am

    Sam Edelman is my favourite shoe designer – and Libby, too.  These are amazing; I want them!  I do love your old ones, too…but screw them, right??

  • Sara C. October 25, 2011, 3:10 am

    I like so much the fake zip details. It’s very original

  • Shanna-Marie October 26, 2011, 10:39 pm

    I like the buckle detail but I’m feeling the Edelman’s more. Hope they hold up better. I wear the life out of my boots!!

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