Shoes vs Purses

When it comes to my fashion dollar, I definitely fall into the footwear camp.

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Even with my funny-shaped, size 5D tootsies

I’ve managed to find plenty of sandals/shoes/boots to wear.

Of course, I have a few purses,
but not that many compared to lots of my cohorts.
I’m into functionality and ease all the way.
They can’t be butt-ugly, mind you…
they must exhibit some panache or they wouldn’t make it into my limited closet space in the first place.

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So, I have my basic warm and cold weather bags,
which are always  medium-sized leather crossbody purses with a top zipper and at least one outside pocket.
Hey!   It works for me!

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I have some antique purses

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and a few smallish bags for hands-free festivities.

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But recently,
I have…uh…acquired…a few more vintage tooled leather bags…
something, it seems, that makes my heart flutter.

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Now, I’m an earthy kinda girl,
so I don’t see many new handbags that turn me on…
but there’s something in the fact that these little darlings have been hand tooled
that strikes in me, an overtly joyous nerve.

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They’re very affordable
but
the best part is that I can actually use them…while still playing the uniqueness card.

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And like a glorious margarita…no two are ever really the same…

So, what camp do you fall in…
SHOES?
PURSES?
BOTH?
OTHER?

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~ by admin_aef on November 24, 2013.

4 Responses to “Shoes vs Purses”

  1. You have quite an excellent collection of purses, especially the hand-tooled ones! They are so lovely. I guess I should be looking for one of them.

    Now why has no one made shoes like that? Or have they? I’m going to Google to have a look…

  2. I’m definitely in the blue drinks category. Haha!
    I’m a shoe gal. I loved purses when I was 12 or so but I can’t get back that loving feeling, even though I have so many.
    As one with flipper feet I admire your tiny ones.
    Incredible purse collection.

  3. Your tooled leather bags are beautiful, and you certainly have some great boots too. Me, I don’t really go crazy for either bags or shoes. I have plenty of both, of course, but they don’t make my heart beat faster like a beautiful vintage dress or coat would. I know – I’m clearly weird! xxxx

  4. I would say that I am more of a bag lady than shoes. I have so many bags, I counted, 25 of them and yet I hardly use some of them :( I promised myself that 2014 would be a bag purchase free year.. we’ll see how I manage

    REGARDS FROM DUBAI! xxx
    MRS JACK OF ALL TRADES
    http://mrsjackofalltradesdaily.blogspot.ae/

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