I’ve been having trouble “being an adult” this week. My husband is out of town, I haven’t been feeling well, and the apartment is turning into a sty.
Nonetheless, I am determined to tackle one task that has been on the to do list for ages — go to the tailor. I used to sew. I don’t sew much anymore. Sure I can hem a pair of paints. But I have never really gotten the hang of figuring out how to do more complicated alterations than that on my own clothes, mostly because I need to wear them to figure out how much to take them in, where to put in the dart, and how much I need to hem the skirt up from the floor. When I’m twisting, bending over, etc. to put pins in, it always changes the fit.
So to the tailor I must go for another set of hands and eyes. And hey, they can make the alterations much quicker and better than I would, so I’m willing to spend the extra little big of money to make my clothes fit correctly.
Also, I am on the hunt for a pair of pointy, nude (to my skin tone) pumps with metal toe caps. I think toe caps are a pretty cool trend. I was hesitant at first, because I didn’t want a pair of shoes so trendy they’d lay unused in my closet after this season. But nude pumps have proven they have staying power, so I think finding a pair with a contrasting toe cap is a good way to wear the trend subtly.
Unfortunately, these shoes from Topshop are perfect, but are sold out in my size. I’ve been looking everywhere online for something similar in a 6.5. I feel like I saw shoes like this everywhere a few months ago, but now when I’m ready to pull the plug they are nowhere to be seen. Am I the only one that seems to always happen to?