Of all the seasons, I think Winter is most formal. The holidays, the fancy parties, the late candlelit dinners with friends and family. Because of that, it's the only time I feel comfortable - inspired even - to dress more formal.
And this skirt is one of the most formal items I own. Plus it's just stunning, extravagant and beautifully made. I didn't mean to make this an all-black ensemble, it just came together that way. Now that I think about it though, I can't really imagine it done differently...
I picked up these boots a while ago but it wasn't until after the holidays that I've started sporting them everywhere. Months ago, Theo made a comment that I used to wear heels more often... Whether it was a hint or not, I took it as one.
Ah, but there is a reason why we do things. It's the beginning of the year and I'm already moving forward on my two resolutions - one of them being to feel sexier. This will be fun to explore, specifically because "sexy" has never been a word I use to describe myself or the way I feel. Ever. Sooooo I'd like to see where that goes. One way I feel sexy is when my husband thinks I'm sexy and that's usually when I'm wearing heels. So I got heels.
But I got heels that I could actually operate life in. Thick, city-gripping, leather boot heels.
I so love starting fresh, turning over a new leaf, beginning again - but this new year feels more magical than usual. I find myself leaping into 2016 with surprising enthusiasm. More like being catapulted. Maybe it's the heels :)
A blissful, extraordinary, wondrous, happy new year to you!
xo -- Nat