Perhaps a more appropriate name for this post would be:
“Things I really really want but no way in hell can afford.”
Just doesn’t have the same ring to it.
Also I may have just checked, re-checked, then triple checked my bank account juuuust to make sure I didn’t accidentally misplace, oh say, $1000. Sigh. Still empty.
Despite probably having to sell plasma or play my guitar on the street corner to even afford one of these items, I present to you:
My Fall 2011 Lust List:
Let’s do this.
1. Lace-up ankle booties
Not only am I 99% sure my American Girls Doll had these exact shoes (perhaps with a tad smaller heel), but just the sight of them makes me want to re-watch the entire Anne of Green Gables series and say pretentious things in an old school house building. These paired with a longer-length full a-line skirt and a pair of bright, patterned tights would be super chic. Loves.
2. And speaking of skirts…
Not only do I love the color of this skirt (teal is one of the on-trend colors this fall), but I adore the fullness of it. It feels really Mad Men and whimsical, and is long enough to wear to work, which at my ripe old age of 28 is a huge bonus when buying apparel these days. Also… it’s only $29.99. I could just eat Ramen for a week and totally budget for this one.
3. Red Skinny Cords
From J. Crew
I love that brightly-colored corduroy and denim are so popular right now, and I’ve been praying every night that the Pants Fairy send me a cherry red pair. And world peace. However I suspect the Pants Fairy doesn’t have a lot to do with that one… She can put a word in for me with the Peace Fairy.
4. A Stand Out Swing Jacket
The color… the bow… the nod to mod… there isn’t one thing about this jacket that doesn’t make me a little bit giddy. I would probably put my hair up in a …