Monday, July 27, 2009

A Few Shoe Care Tips

How to Protect:
Leather Even before wearing, spray on a stain guard (doing this before you wear the shoes prevents sealing in dirt or marks). Don't forgot to spray the soles too. If you are caught in a storm, baby wipes are good for spot cleaning leather.

Suede Clean frequently with a suede brush; it'll keep the material looking new and get rid of any dirt under the surface.

Stilettos To make a pair really last, reinforce soles and heels right after buying. Store with cedar shoe trees. They smell great, absorb moisture, and help hold shape.

Taken from InStyle August '09

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The Southern Housewife

I have found a new friend in the internet world: Jennifer, aka The Southern Housewife. Check out her adorable blog where she hosts giveaways, Q&A with the Southern Housewife and much more. This is what Jennifer says about herself:

"Hey ya'll! My name is Jennifer and I'm a 29 year old stay at home wife. I'm happily married to the Southern Husband, and mama to the cutest dogs in the entire world!
In no particular order, I love my husband, my fiesty Yorkie and laid back Maltese, myfaith,being Southern, being preppy, Kate Spade, Lilly Pulitzer, Vineyard Vines, J.Crew, sewing, traveling, my family, monograms, pearls, toile, DMB, my diamond studs, George Strait, pink and green, trying to play golf with the hubby, Martha Stewart, constantly checking my Blackberry, photography, participating in animal rescue, lunching with the girls, roosters in my kitchen, brown and blue, nests, shopping, the Texas Longhorns, volunteering for the SPCA, reading, my Canon DSLR, and my local Starbucks. (A girl's gotta have her caffeine!)
Follow along with me as I travel the southern Texas roads as I discover homemaking, continue my walk with faith, and search for that perfect size 7 shoe!"

Giveaway at Seriously So Blessed!

Right now my e-bff TAMN is hosting a
giveaway at Seriously So Blessed! I am giving
away yet another pair of shoes to one winner.
All you have to do is leave a comment
at SSB and you will be entered.
Good Luck!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Ten Trends to Look For this Fall

1. Thigh High Boots were all the rage during Fall 2009 Fashion Week. Although you won't see any thigh-highs in our inventory, we will have some cute knee-length boots to choose from.

2. Velvet. If you aren't into velvet perhaps you can try a nicley fitted blazer.

3. Red has been called the "It" color for fall.

4. Defining Waists with belts. The belts can be thin, large or even corseted.

5. Leather. Not only was leather used by many of the designers at Fashion Week, I have noticed other clothing companies such as Juicy Couture adding leather and leggings to their fall collections. I love Juicy's leather hoodie found {here}. I have to say that I am kinda loving their Leopard-Wash Jeans and these {boots}.

6. Its all about the Leggings this Fall, whether they be black, denim {seen here at Juicy}, loose {see these interesting pictures}, or colored, they are here to stay. So hurry up and get a pair already!

7. Eighties shiny, sparkly minidresses. No explanation needed here.

8. Boyfriend Jacket= masculine, oversized blazer and perhaps even boxy {yet another piece returning from the 80's).

9. Fur. Keep it simple this year, think subtle touches.

10. Heavy Metal. In my search for which Fall shoes to purchase, I have noticed a lot a metal colors being used: pewter, silver, gold, gunmetal, bronze, the list goes on...

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

I Need Your Help: Photographer Wanted

Studio 32 is looking for a photographer.
We need someone from Utah County or Salt Lake County {Utah}
to take pictures of our models. Please give us some ideas!