a flea market find

October 13, 2011 |  Category:   happy purchases me

Totally frivolous post today and sorry to bore the guys who read the blog – you know, all 5 of you – but boots! I’m never that girl anymore who finds that deal or flea market steal, mostly because I don’t have the leisure time to browse anymore (wish I did!), but the family and I were visiting our friends who sell at the Hester Street Market in the Lower East Side the other week and I spotted these boots for sale at a booth selling vintage clothing. And hey! Size 7, just my size. That hardly ever happens to me anymore. From what I could tell, they had never been worn and now I have a new pair of $400 Swedish Hasbeens for nearly 85% off.

Also, do you wear Oxfords? Specifically gray wingtip ones? I don’t usually, but I picked these up on final clearance for really cheap. I don’t know…the verdict is still out…it feels a little 80s throwback here…too preppy for me…maybe the argyle socks don’t help…

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  • Pink Mango October 17, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    Thanks for the info on the rug 🙂

  • kaye i October 17, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Oooh, lucky! I like them both 🙂

  • Lisa Michelle October 19, 2011 at 12:59 pm

    whoa, what a good deal! I love the Hester St. Market.

  • Lady October 23, 2011 at 3:27 am

    Wow shoe in the first photo is a beauty!

  • anna October 24, 2011 at 11:33 am

    i have a thing for leather shoes & wooden heels, esp boots. just luv ’em!

  • Nome October 25, 2011 at 12:15 am

    I think you’re pulling the look off quite well. Rolled jeans always work!

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