{Love Shoes} Modern Vice Factory Store

Thursday, May 28, 2015

You may have seen on my Instagram feed last month that I stopped by one of my all time favorite shoe brands Modern Vice while I was in NYC.  I wanted to check out their new factory store & catch up with Jordan. It wasn't my intention to post about it as I only took a couple of photos to 'gram.  However, since only one of them made it to Instagram, I figured I would throw the couple others I took here.  If you've followed my blog or instagram from basically inception you probably know that I have a huge love/borderline obsession with Modern Vice.  Their Jett boot is basically my holy grail shoe.

I got my first pair of Modern Vice boots back in 2012 and it was basically game over. I was hooked.  Then in 2013 I got to tour their factory (you can read about that here) and that just sky rocketed my obsession with this brand even more.  To see the boots I came to love being handmade in NYC right before my eyes was pretty f*cking awesome. Fast forward a couple of years, 5 pairs of boots, 1 limited edition pair, & 1 custom pair later and here we are.  Still obsessed.

I knew MV was working on opening up their factory store and studio space so once it was confirmed I was headed to NYC, stopping by was obviously a priority.  B & I basically spent an afternoon hanging out with Jordan, checking out the new space, new leathers, and some designs. It was a great feeling stepping back into the factory and seeing boots on the production line getting all the handmade love they deserve.  We checked out some awesome new leathers & got a sneak peak into some of the Fall collection.  Their factory store is just rows & shelves of boots in every color you could imagine. I was in heaven.

Obviously while I was there I did some major damage too. Having the opportunity to try on new & old styles only made it harder to decide on what I was buying.  I had to throw in the towel at four boots that also included a custom pair of Jetts. Two of the boots I got are pictured at the bottom from their Fall collection...so good, right?!

I'm so excited for their growth and what they have planned.  My love for this brand and the creative genius of owner/designer Jordan runs deep.  To say they are killing it is an understatement.

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I often wonder how I lived before finding them and the Jett boot.  Seriously, what was I wearing on my feet?!? I can't remember so obviously nothing great.  Come Fall & Winter, I live and die by my Modern Vice boots. They do make shoes other than boots, some pretty sweet ones...I'm just obsessed with their boots so it's hard for me to divert.  You can see some of my previous posts wearing MV boots here.

If you're ever in NYC stop by, try on some shoes and get addicted. Jordan and the folks at MV are so nice and always so helpful when it comes to sizing and questions about their shoes.

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{Outfit} Errand Girl

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals
J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals
J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals J. Crew Tee, C. Wonder Camo Tote, Current Elliott Boyfriend Jeans, Ancient Greek Sandals
{Tee: J. Crew | Jeans: Current/Elliott | Soles: Ancient Greek Sandals Net-A-Porter exclusive | Bag: C. Wonder no longer available | Accoutrements: Nordstrom Sunglasses, Urban Outfitters Necklace}

All of my weekends include one major thing: errands with a side of coffee (if you follow me on instagram you know this all too well). And whether I'm hitting my fav coffee shop to stay or just picking up a coffee to-go I usually keeps things super causal.  Boyfriend jeans & a loose fitting tank is my go to.  Sometimes being this comfortable means not giving a crap if your outfit gives you no shape.  To help not feeling so frumpalicious, I threw on a necklace - its not much but it helps.  For me comfort will always win, in clothes that is. Shoes are a different story.

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{Manic-ure Monday} Chanel May

Monday, May 25, 2015

Happy Memorial Day! There is nothing like having a three day weekend, am I right?! The weather in DC was amazing and I spent most of it outside. In the process I broke two of my nails so I had to trim them all down.  It's not like they were getting really long or anything but I guess long enough for me to get them caught in something. Hate when that happens.  Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend.

Manicure Monday, Chanel May

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