Posts Tagged: Ellington handbag

Dressed for: Healing

Already Pretty outfit featuring denim jacket, Gudrun Sjoden dress, tan slouchy boots, red necklace, Ellington handbag

Denim jacket – Gap (no longer available) – similar
Dress – courtesy Gudrun Sjödén
Necklaces – thrifted and self-made – similar look
Earrings – gift – similar
Bracelet – thrifted – similar look
Boots – Diesel (no longer available) – similar
Bag – Sadie courtesy Ellington

I tore my feet up walking around San Francisco – even in my comfy flats! – so I’m sticking to closed-toe shoes and socks for the time being until I’m all healed up. After several similar walking-intensive trips, I’ve finally learned that ballet flats are fabulous if I’m out and about for less than four hours. Anything beyond that and my feet swell and blister no matter how supportive and well-made my flats may be. Socks – and shoes that work with socks – are essential for foot comfort on these types of trips. Live and learn. And blister. read more

Dressed for: The First Glimpse of Cowgirlishness

Already Pretty outfit featuring chambray shirtdress, Ellington handbag, tan Diesel boots, green chalk turquoise necklace

Dress – Land’s End Inlet
Belt – Tom Thomas
Bag – courtesy Ellington Handbags
Boots – Diesel Go-go (no longer available) – similar – more Diesel boots
Necklace – street vendor in SF – similar
Earrings – thrifted – similar
Bracelets – Bibelot – similar look

As I’ve said before, summertime brings out my inner cowgirl, and although the weather is still remarkably cool I couldn’t resist pairing this chambray shirtdress with my trusty tan boots. The dress is new as I discovered that my old chambray dress is just too short. I have no idea if it shrunk, I grew, or my ideas about hem length have shifted, but it felt positively scandalous when I tried it on and has since been relegated to the consignment pile. This replacement was nabbed for a song at a Land’s End Inlet near my parents’ house. read more