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Though we may not be able to buy $1,000 presents for absolutely everyone on our lists, we still love perusing all the “price upon request” gift guides that pop up during the holiday season. Honestly, shopping for our (imaginary) 1% friends is kinda thrilling. And the latest ultimate extravagant holiday gift from Moda Operandi did not disappoint.
For its spring ‘13 collection, NewbarK — a luxury-shoes-and-bags label created in '09 by stylist sisters Marjan and Maryam Malakpour — joined forces with fine jewelry house Hoorsenbuhs to create six styles of handmade alligator shoes featuring 18K tri-link jewelry and diamonds. Say what?!
Yellow, rose gold, white, white gold, black diamonds, you name it. These bedazzled beauties continue the NewbarK tradition of exhibiting a chic and clean aesthetic by combining sophisticated and timeless designs with top quality materials. What do you think: worth it or wallet draining? Click through, check out the jaw-dropping kicks, and tell us what you think in the comments below.
Photo courtesy of NewbarK
We’re finally starting to shed our layers in NYC, opting for
just one jacket rather than four. As for our friends on the west coast? Well, they’ve
been enjoying coat-less living for a
few weeks now. Meanwhile, those in the middle may still need their parkas.
Spring weather is better than winter no matter where you read
On any given day, our browsers are open to Shopbop because of its on-point selection. The retailer carries the most sought-after items from top brands that aren’t available anywhere else. So, naturally, when the site has a sale (with some items up to 70% off!), we scour it to add everything we can to our carts read