Tuesday Shoesday: Embellished Mules

Get me a pair of dainty satin embellished mules so I can say i ‘came through drippin’ (in my Cardi voice).

I don’t know if it is the silky sheen of satin, or the sparkle of the embellishments, but looking at these pumps makes the little girl inside me just want to squeal and giggle and hop up and down for joy. I literally just got off the phone with my bff (best fashion friend), with whom I consult before making any of my sartorial decisions. We discussed how gorgeous the satin embellished style is, and how it can definitely be considered a timeless style now (especially the Manolo Blahnik ‘Hangisi’ that Sex In The City’s Carrie Bradshaw’s made iconic).

But the shorter heel and mule style is what I’m into right now, and so on the wish list it goes. There are so many color options and I’m having a hard time deciding whether I want to go for pastel or more of a bold color.

Obviously these are great to wear along with any formal wear, but how much cooler would they make a jeans and a tee look? Or even track pants? Oh the possibiliites…

I found a few styles that I’m really loving right now. Scroll down to check them out, and click on the link below each shoe to get more info. Which one is your favorite?

Also, don’t forget to check out the Shopbop sale happening now! Get 20% orders under $500 and 25% off orders over $500 using code Event18! 

satin-embellished-muleMiu Miubadgley-satin-mule-sandalBadgley Mischka (Under $200!)

satin-embellished-mule-manolo Manolo Blahnik 

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Last week we took a quick trip to escape the snow for some sunshine in Key Largo, Florida☀️ We spent every moment possible outside, Tom and Adam got their Scuba Diver PADI certification (yay!) while Sophia and I spent our days either swimming or drawing marine life and landscapes. This was my first trip after my sister passed last November, and even though I look so happy here, there were so many moments I felt the grief and sadness, as if it happened just yesterday. I am still figuring out how I want to show up in this space, as I have changed so much as a person since the loss. I just don’t feel called to post some of the things I shared before. Maybe that will change someday, or maybe it will just naturally evolve into something new. I think I will take this year to just process it all. (Even the idea of taking an entire year to think through something is a huge shift for my usually hyperactive type A personality) My focus at the moment is just living in the moment with my family and friends, spending time doing things that make me happy and healthy. I hope to share some of that journey here with you ~ thanks for following along ❤️
I had planned to shoot this outfit in collaboration with @lenacoutureofficial right before my dear sister passed away. Saba, the designer, was more than understanding if I didn’t want to anymore - but after thinking on it for a while I decided I wanted to - in my sister’s honor 💗 She was always my biggest hype woman. When i would feel like I’m not good enough or that I should quit (which was often) she would tell me I was unique and great and to keep it up. When I think of my sister, beauty and love is all that she embodied in her being. She expressed that on the outside also - as she loved to wear everything glam, bright & colorful, and full of bling. Hair done, nails done, everything did - that was Nusrat. For this shoot I took the time to get glam after a long hiatus - and makeup and hair took so long because I think I forgot how to do it, but afterwards I was surprised how I felt transformed. When I wore this gorgeous outfit that I know was designed with such love and incredible attention to detail by @lenacoutureofficial, I felt all of that beauty - like a walking piece of art, and very much at peace. Thank you so much to @divmophoto for capturing the feeling so well 💕
Ski weekend with my favorites ❄️❄️ So proud of Sophia for skiing on her own for the first time!
There are some trees with seeds that only grow after a fire. Their seeds are completely sealed with a resin that have to be physically melted off by a great fire in order to propagate. So to do we as humans, gain wisdom only after great pain and suffering.*
A month ago (and one day) I lost my sister and best friend to cancer. I am still completely gutted and broken. But, I’m also so so grateful to have had felt the love that now brings me so much heartbreak. ❤️ I am so inspired by her - and I will forever live my life to honor her memory. Miss you sis ❤️
Classic outfit combo: oversized blazer + denim 🖤fendi mules @shoeslutz
Just a mom who loves mums 🌸 🪴
Cozy for a coffee date ☕️
French. Toast. Egg. Bake. Save this recipe for a weekend or holiday brunch - it’s SO good and fool-proof! I’m not even a sweet person and I love it. The pecans are a non-negotiable IMO - I get honey bourbon vanilla pecans for this and it is just heavenly. Enjoy!