Molly Conant of Rackk and Ruin is one of my favourite jewelers/bloggers and was recently profiled by VT Makers – hooray! since I’ve long wondered about about her workshop and style.
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I am hopelessly in love with a pair from Coclico, only they return not my love and I’m on the waitlist for them. So in the mean time I have been visiting my personal Thrift/Vintage store around the block from me weekly looking for a replacement. I was browsing and found these boots, only I didn’t like the top and then I remembered Rackk and Ruin had done a posting on fixing up a pair of boots. And I thought, what the hell, they only cost $20, what’s the harm. Click Here for her DIY original post
So I got out my nearly dead ankle booties and measured them to roughly the same height. I cut them down with a pair of scissors and stiched up the zipper at the top with thread so it doesn’t run off. Cut a strip of leather and folded it between the lining and the outside and glued it in and then lightly brushed in boot polish to the newly cut edge. Utter genius, and while I wait for the booties of my dreams to arrive from Spain these will do nicely:
Okay, so let’s say I got a tax refund (not) this would be go to purchases for whenever summer decides to come. I know I know it’s only May, but seriously – I’m ready.
The draping on this is gorgeous – of course Mr Wang it’s you
We all know how much I heart gray right now, throw in my second favourite colour – gold and ¡BAM! by Kiska Style
Maybe even layer it with this vintage Balenciaga at Beatomic Beauty
Some classy oxfords from Ramona West – love her styling and bang heavy models
I mean they don’t last forever, but why would you want them to, then you wouldnt be able to buy more – Urban Outfitters
Oxidized silver, dirty dirty glam from Elizabeth Rosa
So while we wait for tropical nights this is my perfect go to transitional piece, throw on over your shorts once the evening cools Designs by Nihan
I maybe should have a more intelligent reason for wanting to wear war around my neck, but I don’t. I’m just drawn to it – genius Rackk and Ruin again
Well, we can’t have a post without some camel in there, new bag from me, check out the latest addition to my Pre-disastered range
How is your list shaping up?
Every now and again you find a designer who is doing some seriously original and interesting designs. I don’t know about you but the last time I was wearing a necklace of human hair or earrings of pony tail was probably…never. Rackk and Ruin also does a mean blog here, which you need to follow as well. To get your own piece of R & R shop here.