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Thank's to my friend Edwin I find myself caught in the Icebucket madness as well. As if there wouldn't be enough water from above in the Netherlands anyway but it's for a good cause, so all fine.

I'd like to nominate my favorite heel designers Brian Atwood, Ruthie Davies and Charlotte Olympia to join the challenge next, so I won't be the only idiot ruining a beloved pair of heels (Brian, you might go barefoot as well, I know suede leather loafers are a killer to clean!).

Please note that besides all selfish posting fun, donating is crucial to fight a terrible disease, so give as much as you can: your next pair of heel purchase can wait (a little). Here we go, and sorryyyyyyyyyyy shoes!!!!!!

xxx

Today's heels were beautiful before they drowned.

Garden Delight

Garden Delight

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Like most women I'm a queen when it comes to spending money. As in: wherever, and - of course - whenever. My favorite (no doubt) is to hunt for heels and their inseparable twin, fashion, but put me in a food court, an interior shop, a book store or why not: a beauty department and I will find a way to extend any credit card way over its limit.

And then there are garden centers. You should see my glittering eyes (BF refers to them as freaky) as I unlock a shopping cart (the bigger the better) to pack it within no time with everything mother nature invented to delight my eyes and our balcony.

Unlike the shoe items I score (which can expect a long and prosperous career in my closet), plants pretty much face a death sentence the minute they arrive at my casa. Am not much of a queen when it comes to watering - or maybe I am and simply wait for my servants to do the job (who never show up of course). Guess it’s for the best that in the future I try to maintain the beauty of flowers somewhere else than the square meters I call my “garden delight”. Why not let that be shoes.

xxx

Today’s shoes are Le Silla
Today’s photo was taken by the lovely Claire de Meijer

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