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My Fluevogs arrived

They intimidate me slightly. While, by strict definition, this may be a decadent era, it is also an era with an aesthetic of brushed steel. Shoes of extravagant design (curved heels! embossed suede! platforms!) seem extravagant indeed - not just in price, but in the aesthetic they assert.

I am thinking hard about what I own that might be worthy of those shoes.

I also figured out this evening that I have been fairly miserable lately, and lying to everybody (including myself) about it. But I hope to get better.

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wickedgillie
May. 8th, 2013 12:50 am (UTC)
Shoes like that can turn something as simple as jeans into an event. Don't overthink it. Just enjoy.

And I hope everything else gets better sooner rather than later.

xoxoxoxo
np_complete
May. 8th, 2013 01:02 am (UTC)
Thanks. I hadn't thought of jeans, but yes, that'd work very well. I think maybe a black pencil skirt and a white top, too.

I'm debating whether to watch The Crimson Horror tonight or put it off yet again and just go to bed.
nonelvis
May. 8th, 2013 01:12 am (UTC)
I was going to say what wickedgillie already did -- you'd be surprised how nice Fluevog heels look with jeans. Wear them in good health, as my mother always says. (And I hope they help you feel less miserable, too.)

Edited at 2013-05-08 01:13 am (UTC)
np_complete
May. 10th, 2013 11:29 am (UTC)
Thanks. I only get to wear jeans on weekends, but I think they will go nicely with them. I took them to work, but a blister (from an unrelated incident) was being irritated, so I couldn't wear them. Another time.

I do feel better, actually. At least half the time, when I'm miserable, it's because of something I'm doing to myself, so acknowledging it forced me to change my behavior.
karenor
May. 8th, 2013 04:02 pm (UTC)
I'm a shoe noticer. I'm not sure a high percentage of the populace is, though. So I say, treat them like fancy undies*. Wear them for you. And don't worry what other people think.

Easier said than done?

Don't be miserable!!! There, did that help?

I hope things get better soon. *hugs*

*Not saying you've got no one else to wear fancy undies for, but you know what I mean.

np_complete
May. 10th, 2013 11:27 am (UTC)
That's good advice! I took them out for what was going to be their maiden voyage, but I had a blister (unrelated) that they irritated, so I couldn't wear them. Another time.


Don't be miserable!!! There, did that help?


Heh. I'm sorry if people are saying that to you! (But, actually, I got my period the next day, so I feel like things are partially Explained.)

I hope things get better soon. *hugs*

Thank you. I do feel better now. I think I needed to express it and acknowledge it, and now I feel better.
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