Posted on October 19, 2014
Ah! The holy grail of all bags pour moi, the “Hermès Sellier Kelly” in beautiful fall orange and gold hardware! Once again, my October birthday month held a plethora of wonderful surprises and joy, but it also had it’s fair share of drama and a few tearful goodbyes. Through it all, I try to remember how blessed I truly am to be able to live the life I live, enjoy the times I spend, and meet the incredible people behind, next to, and in front of where I am today. Let me start this outfit post with a special thanks to you – yes you! For taking the time to visit my blog and for reading through my mushy writing! Now, on to the outfit post!
Many thanks to my handsome and most coveted friend, the fabulous Mr. Rafael Conti, and of course his honorable and ever-so-suave and chic, Mr. Yuki Ozawa, Managing Director at Hermès, for always taking care of me and my Tubby with so much love and care! This Sellier Kelly in classic Hermès orange is one of the most difficult bags to obtain in the world, and these two gentlemen worked their magic for my absurdly particular taste, and secretly huddled with my completely adoring and love-of-my-life Tubby, to somehow land this treasure as a bday surprise! Boy, was I surprised, or more like shocked! A bag of this caliber is definitely an investment, so I quickly picked out a complimenting Hermès Twilly to gently cover the handles, and off I went – right out of the store! Also, super grateful to Raquel Grijalva from Nars Cosmetics for my “Fall Day-Time Sparkle” makeup artistry. I had so much fun talking with her about our world travels and the ins-and-outs of this crazy world of fashion and beauty! Love and kisses to Raquel for a continuously exciting and successful career at Nars!
This beautiful pop of orange color meant that the outfit required subtly and simplicity for an easy day-time look. Hence, my new VINCE cashmere cowl-neck sweater, married with a pair of simple white cropped GUESS pants (which I purchased from Lord & Taylor on 5th Ave, NY, roughly 15 years ago) was muted enough to make this outfit casual and calming to balance the va-va-voom of the Kelly. My shoes, a special JIMMY CHOO patent leather, nude colored, “Vamp” sandals, (personally signed by Tamara Mellon back in year 2008-ish, which I’ll be writing about in a future post) also provided a serene base to this quiet autumn white ensemble. It’s been an extremely busy month, but with the holiday season fast approaching, I fear it will only get busier! So, let me stop yapping about my outfit now and I look forward to meeting many more of you in person soon! Thanks again for all your support and please enjoy the rest of the pics!