I got a pedicure Saturday morning; my first of the season, and it wasn’t pretty. As the nice lady buffed a winter’s worth of callous and dead skin off my feet, I flipped through the fashion mags and found these Pikolinos sandals in Marie Claire. There’s nothing I’m a bigger sucker for than Maasai beading, and as it turns out, these are the real thing: the bead work is done by Maasai women; all profits from their sales go back to programs helping their community. There are a half dozen or so sandals to choose from, but these are my favorites.
Also: for the pedi I went with Nars Jungle Red. Because I’m old school like that.
Afterward I dragged my newly prettified feet all the way to Tribeca so I could try this top on for myself at the Nili Lotan store. And it did look nice, but in the end? $285 = way too much for an item I will inevitably spill coffee on.
Next up: I walked uptown to Greene Street so I could check out the new Acne store, which is full of beautiful things I would like very much to own, but which is laid out—as you can see here—like the world’s most fashionable corn maze.
Continuing north on Greene, I popped in to Kirna Zabete—from whom the Acne people could learn a thing or two about creating innovative-looking stores that are also happy, intuitive places to shop—to gaze at all the pretty Duro Olowu dresses.
And then also: Space NK—which I love because it reminds me of being in London, even if lots of the brands they carry are American— and picked up this this exfoliating scrub by Malin and Goetz. It’s all fresh and pepperminty, and perfect for washing your feet after wandering all over creation on a hot summer day.