Archives for June 2009

THE perfect summer sandal…

This time last year…I was prancing around Greece on the most amazing vaca ever! On the top of my to-do list in Athens was to pay a visit to Pantelis at Melissinos Art. Pantelis is a third generation sandal-maker. His father made sandals for Jackie-O (Love her!) and the Beatles, just to name a few.

Here’s a picture of us with Pantelis. I was so excited to be at the store and sit in the exact chairs that the Beatles and Jackie-O sat on when they were fitted for sandals!

Here’s Pantelis working on my Jackie-O’s!

I got 2 pairs…the Jackie-O (shown at the top) and the Theta(pictured below). The best part is..they were so affordable at around $35-40 each. These hand crafted sandals are PERFECT for running around on hot, summer days and they are extremely comfortable.

You can order them online at the Melissinos Art website. Enjoy!!
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Currently Loving: slouchy, cropped pants

I am loving the easy, relaxed feel of these slouchy, cropped pants. After waiting for the above pair to go on sale at Club Monaco for weeks, I just ended up paying retail (gasp!) for them.

Pair them with an embellished tank (as shown above) and gladiator heels for a night out on the town. For a more casual look, throw on your favorite white v-neck and a chunky leather belt (my ensemble to church today).

What to look for when purchasing these pants:

  • They should be roomy
  • They should be tapered and cropped (fold them up a few more times if you are vertically challenged)
  • They should have pleats