Friday, March 25, 2011

Fab Find Friday

So my younger sister is my fashionista.  She is a successful hair stylist in the city (Chicago) and is hip it to the hip hip hop.

My sister and me
We look a lot a like and have very similar body shapes.  She can pull things off as far as style goes that I wouldn't think to try.  And then I get a little daring and try it.  If it looks cute on her, it can look cute on me, right?  Which leads me to my purchase this week.  Boat shoes.  In January, I was with my sister in CA and she was sporting her Sperry's.  Of course, she looked cute.

Sperry's are everywhere.  My mom and I went shopping on Sunday and I tried a few pair on.
They were OK, but for $80, I didn't want them to be OK, I wanted to adore them.
We began to walk away Sperry-less and I spotted a knock off for nearly half price.  EXCEPT I liked them better.
Can you guess which pair are Sperry's?

Sperry?
Or Sperry?
You are right if you guessed that the top pair are the originals.  I bought the pair on the bottom for half the price.  I never would've thought these were cute if I hadn't seen my sis' wearing them first.  They may look a little like old man shoes here, but with a pair of skinny jeans and a fun top, they are cute.  I promise ;) (at least on my sister, anyway!)
Who's the fashionista in your life?  Do you have any fab deals to share?  Link up or comment, please.  I love hearing from you.







9 comments:

  1. Ha, I love these too, but would not try to pull off this look. All the young girls that come in our office where them...you can "rock" them I'm sure TIna!

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  2. Tina you are way to young. we used to wear boat shoes as our "school shoes"...probably when they were popular the first time around. I think I had royal blue and my sister had green. They were not hip then but definitely cute!
    Tammy

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  3. Those are cute, Tina! You can totally pull those off! And,like Tammy, I remember boat shoes the first time around. I think I had a pair of white and navy ones. Lots of fun! :)

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  4. I used to have them too but we would do this weird twisty-twirl thing with the laces. I can teach you.

    I will make fun of you every time you wear these and ask, "Are you going boating?" Just kidding, I wont. But I will think it. Because that's the kids of friend I am.

    PS-You didn't say where you got your deal!!

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  5. I got them at Macy's!
    Rachael, I hope you do ask if I'm going boating. And then I'll pull your hair. Because that's the kind of friend I am.
    Muhahahaha.

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  6. I guess this means I wont be winning anything for you March giveaway...but it was so worth it.

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  7. I'll have to take your word for it....sorry, not a fan. Had a pair when I was younger. Enjoy yours!

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  8. Ohhh, Rachael! I remember doing that twisty thing with the laces! That was the finishing touch that made them cool. :)

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