"I never met a Manolo I didn't like." - Kittie France

"You can never have enough hats, gloves and shoes." - Patsy Stone

"I did not have three thousand pairs of shoes, I had one thousand and sixty." - Imelda Marcos

"I never met a Manolo I didn't like." - Kittie France

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Day 334 - If you leave me, can I come too?

LK Bennetts crying into a beer/wine or three this evening, at the Fad bar/gallery in Chinatown, draped in a spray of YSL's Rive Gauche. Why so sad? One of our very, very special favourite guys is leaving us...prompting some rounds of that classic Mental as Anything song from the early 80s, 'If you leave me, can I come too?'

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Day 333 - Lost in North Caulfield

Beautiful blush pinky beige Prada mules with black leafy detail pictured today in the wilds of North Caulfield. They are partnered with Chanel's elegant ode to iris, 28 La Pausa from Les Exclusifs.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Day 332 - Spring Street

Manolo Blahnik pumps in pale pink pictured today on Spring Street, Melbourne. They are worn with Hermes' Un Jardin sur le Nil.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Day 331 - Deep purple

Beautiful Manolo Blahnik suede sandals in a deep saturated purple pictured this afternoon accompanied by the charmingly herbaceous Lime Basil and Mandarin by Jo Malone.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Day 330 - All Stars at home

Converse All Stars by John Varvatos enjoying a night in with chocolate and videos, accompanied by Fou d'Absinthe by L'Artisan Parfumeur.

Friday, November 25, 2011

Day 329 - Grosgrain

Lanvin pinky-beige leather sandals with grosgrain ties and rope soles pictured this evening at Cinema Nova, along with a light spritz of Frederic Malle's Carnal Flower.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

Day 328 - Strapped

Moschino Cheap and Chic heels posed outside a favourite Bourke Street venue, Self Preservation, with a pair of Miu Miu sunglasses and a blast or three of the ethereal Iris Pallida by L'Artisan Parfumeur.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Day 327 - Furrpect

Furrpect! Perfectly furred...these ponyskin giraffe-style mules by Kate Spade are pictured this evening with a blast or three of a lovely fruity fragrance by Jean Patou, Sira des Indes.

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Day 326 - The Chair

Marc Jacobs patent black and gold slingbacks with really great heels pictured this evening on a classic of chair design from last century by Hans Wegner. They are accompanied by another retro classic (updated version) - Estee Lauder's Youth Dew Amber Nude.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Day 325 - Criss-cross

Prada kitten slingback heels with elasticised criss-cross detail pictured this evening with a blast of Frederic Malle's sexy bitter orange fragrance, Bigarade Concentree. So perfect for spring.

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Day 324 - Swedish

Swedish clogs by Funkis on Brunswick Street this morning for brunch, paired with Mandarine by L'Artisan Parfumeur.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Day 323 - The Devil Wears Prada

Sultry gold sandals by Prada pictured this evening after dinner with friends, partnered with Angeliques sous la pluie by Frederic Malle. Fab!

Friday, November 18, 2011

Day 322 - American Tailors

Posed outside suit emporium American Tailors in Collins Street, these charming brown and bright green Mary Janes by MaxStudio are pictured with a dose of Guerlain's Aqua Allegoria Pamplelune.

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Day 321 - In the navy

Manolo, how do I love thee? Let me count the ways...time to refresh with another airing of the shoemeister. These are his all-time classic Carolynes in navy blue, with the trademark flared heels. Superb engineering. They are pictured with friends in their cool Flinders Lane apartment this evening, accompanied by the sublime (and compliment-inducing) Bigarade Concentree by Frederic Malle. I love navy...could we please bring it back?!

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Day 320 - Psychedelic

Ravishing statement high heels by Emilio Pucci in trademark silk swirls, and black spike heels with silver spines pictured late today before taking out the garbage, accompanied by the equally lovely Attrape-Coeur by Guerlain.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Day 319 - Pedicure

On a warm and lovely Melbourne day following a touch-up to the claws, Ann Taylor thongs (Australian) -  also known as flip flops (American) -  pictured post-pedicure today with the remnants of a heavy spray of Frederic Malle's divine Carnal Flower. The nail varnish is Chanel's Rose Insolent.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Day 318 - Keegan

Outside Florentino this afternoon, these fabulous Kate Spade ponyskin dotty sandals with sliver heels - the style is Keegan - were snapped in a light cloud of Chanel's Bel Respiro.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Day 317 - Very Vera

Gorgeous Vera Wang Italian-made sandals in gold fabric with contrast fabric toe-bed and black wooden stack heels pictured today with Chanel No. 5 Eau Premiere.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Day 316 - Ralph

Calypso St Barth for Target (US) aquatic silk and rope sandals pictured on a beautiful sunny day in Hepburn Springs, Victoria, Australia, with a charming canine model, Ralph the spoodle (isn't he gorgeous?) We're both enjoying the lovely food and atmosphere at the Red Star Cafe. Oh, and the fragrance du jour is the very summery cologne by Hermes, Osmanthe Yunnan.

Friday, November 11, 2011

Day 315 - Chucks

Bright yellow Converse All Stars - I love this yellow! - are pictured today partnered with Chanel's Gardenia.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Day 314 - Goldilocks

Gold Midas Italian flats posed against a spare chesterfield at The Society, swathed in a cloud of Theorema by Fendi.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Day 313 - Jap tapas

Enjoying some Japanese tapas today at Horoki, these great faves by Christian Louboutin are accompanied by Angeliques sous la Pluie by Frederic Malle.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Day 312 - Wow!

Fab MaxStudio fabric and wooden slides pictured today in a light dusting of Acqua di Parma Colonia.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Day 311 - Manolo in brown

We've seen these before, but why not again? Deep brown Manolo Blahnik pumps are pictured today with one of Kittie's very great classics, Diorella. The photo in the background is a Chicago shot by Alice Olive.

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Day 309 - From India with love

Fab Bollywood sandals labelled Kala Niketan, purchased a couple of years ago at the Khan Market in New Delhi, pictured this evening at one of Melbourne's cinemas (watching Bill Cunningham: New York). They are partnered on this lovely sultry day with Carnal Flower by Frederic Malle.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Day 308 - Fornasetti

Luciano Barachini Italian walking shoes pictured this evening in the Fornasetti room at The Society, swathed in a light dusting of YSL's classic Rive Gauche.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Day 307 - Frangipani

Silk frangipani slides by Kate Spade at Self Preservation late today for a quick one, accompanied by a veil of the lovely Amouage Jubilation 25. Heaven!

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Day 306 - Here, Kittie Kittie

Martinez Valero printed fabric slings pictured today with cat's tail amidst a cloud of Yves St Laurent Rive Gauche.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Day 305 - Melbourne Cup

Glorious green satin Kate Spade sandals on Melbourne's big day out, the horse race that stops a nation...worn with the lovely floral and green big frag from Frederic Malle, Carnal Flower.