Wednesday, 4 March 2009

bottega veneta fall winter 2008 penny loafer

incidentally, this is my 400th post! anyhoo, i am so excited by this pair of shoes, i've long wanted it and finally i found it, reduced by 50% too! the bottega veneta fall winter 2008 penny loafers!

i love Love LOVE the mahogany brown color, it will go well with my navy and grey work trousers (i never wear black trousers to work, and as a rule, black shoes with black trousers only...)

the workmanship is stunning, the toe area is more rounded than pointy for comfort

even the leather soles were painted in the same shade, i cannot bear to scratch the soles any further

the high gloss calf leather makes for a sleek and stylish finish. i really love it!!!

one last lingering look before it goes back into the box

am so glad it came with a dust bag for each shoe, that to me is a luxury. attention to details is important, having the shoes in their individual dustbag reduces the risk of them scratching each other whilst travelling.

if i could suggest an area for improvement: they should really upgrade that shoe box. packaging really sells, i don't mind paying a few bucks more but i would like the shoes to be presented in a much more luxurious box. think hermes' or vuitton's drawer style shoe boxes.


"find a penny pick it up, all day long you'll have good luck
find a penny let it lay and all day long you’ll have bad luck
put the penny in your shoe, and good luck will come to you
give a penny to a friend and your luck will never end"

now who wants a penny?

12 comments:

  1. The colour is just gorgeous!!! Congrats! :)

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  2. really striking color, lussssh. congrats again!
    i love the way you photograph and style your goodies. mmmmm. :)

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  3. bb: yes get a pair this is a classic!

    niz: thank you :D i love the color!

    fm: thanks :D
    gotta make things look appealing for myself ha!

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  4. I am loving the color and the shape. I need that color in my closet!!

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  5. sigh...i m getting old:-)i wore this kind of shoes in my student days(many years ago...),along with the pringle pullovers,tweed jackets and fraternity club tie.fashion keeps repeating itself

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  6. Don't think we have in Singapore though, never did see it before...

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  7. Another great purchase. They are so nice. Great pictures, too. I tried them on at Brown's, but no, I didn't get them because they didn't fit me well. But I did go to the Bottega boutique on Bond St. and got me something... I'll let you know when I post the pics. :P BTW, I really enjoyed being in London and was lucky that it didn't rain when I was there.

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  8. I like this pair! very nice colour.

    and also your friend's Hudson perforated shoe from your other post...where he get them?:-P

    Kevin:-P

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  9. i like! the rich oxblood tone is just so luxe. i was thinking, since we have the same shoe size..... hehehehe

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what's he wearing?