We’re overdue for a superfluous Random Sunday post, don’t you think? Yeah, me too.
So, having blogged on my uniform for the office, and having dissed the suits, I thought I should chime right in here and tell you I ended up buying – not suits – but an assortment of summer-season jackets and wide-leg trousers in various blends of cotton, linen, etc. Two of them are fabulous wide-leg navy pants with a cuff, they look like 1940s sailor pants, plus greige, black, and tan. Today I went shoe-shopping with Louise. I’ve been looking for awhile, some of you may recall I have foot issues (plantar fasciitis) and I have to be really careful what I put on my feet. As luck would have it, I found the cutest shoes at Macy’s – a low-heel Anne Klein wedge with no peep-toe, here’s a picture, I got three pairs: the black/white, the navy, and the gunmetal metallic, plus a pair of Michael Kors nude pumps, all 30% off. Then I blew my savings on two rings I’ve been coveting, also from Macy’s.
In the nail department – I’ve been searching for an opaque nude, not necessarily mannequin hands. A sheer nude is nice, don’t get me wrong, but to me it’s like putting on Chap-Stick instead of lipstick. I have short, stubby fingers, and an opaque on 1/8” of nail gives me a more polished look. I read up on the blogs and decided to blind-buy Sephora OPI’s Don’t Feed the Hand Models (it doesn’t seem to be stocked locally.)
It’s a great color. A slightly pinky, very light beige. It’s too beige/cream to be a mannequin-color and I like that. It’s sorta like the Summer LE of Jacques, and it’s got incredible shine, even without my top coat of Seche Vite. Also, one coat is enough in a pinch, although two thin coats is better.
What new trends are you working right now – makeup, hair, clothes, nails? Hey, I got the umpteenth compliment on my silver fox hair from a customer in the shoe department today, wondering if it’s “natural.” I can’t think of a better decision I made, stopping the dye-job. Do you think wide-leg cuffed trousers will make me look like Stumpy McShrimp, or do they really look as good as I think they do? Ps Comments link is at the top right of the page right this sec, it’s a bit hard to see….