Happy Hands and Feet

Happy Hands and Feet

Keeping the hands and feet happy is about as much joy I need to brighten up my days, post-long winded-painful illness.  I have taken to wearing these crochet gloves as much as possible as I like the process of putting them in making sure each finger is properly wiggled in and also the semi-dramatic action of taking them off when I’m about to lift a tea-cup or something.  Since I’ve already extolled the benefits of bringing back the days of wearing hats, I’m going to now concentrate on getting gloves (lace, crochet, velvet, short, opera-length…whatever!) for everyday wear back into the 21st century.

The feet are of course easily pleased, especially when presented with a pair of silk shoes that have been dabbed in lots of juicy colours.  The beauty of these is that I don’t have to think about pairing them with anything in particular as the myriad of colours will forcefully go with most things.   These were an impusive ‘Did a double take as I was walking by shop window, must have them’ purchase at Marshamallow Mountain in Kingly Court. 

Well now that the hands are happy and the feet are happy, we’ll get started on the rest of the bod.  One step at a time….


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  1. brad

    2007-04-26 at 5:51 PM

    dope shoes!!! if they made that pattern in sneakers i would be rockin ’em.

  2. I Used To Be A Teenybopper

    2007-04-26 at 6:43 PM

    Those shoeses are faaaaaaaaaaabulous. I’m jealous!
    Glad to see you are back on the mend and congrats on winning the fashion blog title!

  3. kim

    2007-04-26 at 8:05 PM

    agree regarding daily glove and hat use. do it myself. however, cannot say i wouldn’t be slightly dissapointed if it became a trend.

  4. Nancy

    2007-04-26 at 8:07 PM

    Love the shoes! And well done for winning the metro fasion blog award!

  5. the coveted

    2007-04-26 at 8:11 PM

    breath taking shoes… man i thought i knew what luv was…

  6. Ivy

    2007-04-26 at 11:56 PM

    those shoes are amazinggg.
    and the gloves…a classic

  7. Cabby

    2007-04-27 at 12:19 AM

    oh no, your photobucket died!

  8. Poster Girl

    2007-04-27 at 12:45 AM

    I think gloves are fabulous, especially fingerless ones. I’d love to see more women rockin’ this trend.

  9. Georgia

    2007-04-27 at 2:46 AM

    May I make a suggestion about the Bubble tunes? I don’t really like the new format with the Youtube. Why couldn’t you put up the mp3s anymore? It’s not really any major inconvenience to me, but I just liked downloading the songs after I listened to them. Hehe.. what can I say, you have very good taste in music.

  10. Chris

    2007-04-27 at 4:38 AM

    Hey, if you’re sick of photobucket try Imghut, no bandwidth restrictions.

  11. Blue Floppy Hat

    2007-04-27 at 7:36 AM

    Nae sign of the picture Susie…but I agree with you re: hat and glove use- or maybe I just love the dressy-up feel of wearing them 😛

  12. cassiopeia

    2007-04-27 at 1:42 PM

    ooooooh – love the shoes – i miss london, used to pop into marshmallow mountain SO often (tho like sam greenberg upstairs possibly better…) – ur glove wearing has inspired me to pull out my white crochet-y lace ones for the day… ah, the drama of wearing them to lectures ;-D – xxxc

  13. Blue Floppy Hat

    2007-04-27 at 2:50 PM

    Now I can see the shoes..they look like someone put rainbow sprinkles on them! No wonder your feet are happy..

  14. The Vintage Society Girl

    2007-04-27 at 4:27 PM

    I love the gloves! I recently bought some similar ones in a cream color, and I have been bringing out old cocktail hats a lot. I love the way you mix things up.

  15. Jane

    2007-04-27 at 7:00 PM

    Those gloves are lovely. I love your style Susie – Have you seen the La Perla footlets on http://www.mytights.com. I have them in both colours and they really are the finishing touches for shoes!

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  17. ambika

    2007-04-30 at 1:04 AM

    Love both. The shoes make me think of confetti in the best possible way.
    And hats & gloves do need ot make a comeback as every day accessories.

  18. crumpledclothing

    2007-04-30 at 10:38 PM

    Gotta agree with cassiopeia Sam Greenberg upstairs is better- really great customer service! I do love those shoes! And I love gloves too unfortunately nowhere seems to sell any small enough for me!

  19. Amy

    2007-05-01 at 2:03 PM

    I HAVE to know how to get those shoes! Is there any mail order from this store as I live in Australia. Does anyone know how much they are also???

  20. susie_bubble

    2007-05-01 at 2:12 PM

    Amy, the shoes are vintage so as such you can’t really buy them! I paid ¬£40 for them though if you still wanted to know the price.

  21. susie_bubble

    2007-05-01 at 8:00 PM

    Georgie: Regarding the MP3 situation, I’d love to put up MP3’s – I just don’t have the bandwidth to support it and it’s also quite illegal! I may start compiling a playlist so that you can try and d/load it yourself off Limewire…

  22. Amy

    2007-05-03 at 12:53 PM

    Wow, they are in fantastic condition for vintage. They are just lovely shoes, the style as well as the fabric is just so different. A great find!

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