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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

I’ve always wanted a pair of embroidered vintage Golo boots.

Black-velvet '70s Golo boots. Photo from Ellen Flanz.

Aren’t they spectacular?

Ellen Flanz wearing my swear rings with her Golo boots. Photo by Austin Trayser. Click for original post.

These suede Jimmy Choo boots remind me of the Golos …

$1,895 at Saks. Click to shop.

… but the Choos are more subtle, with less embroidery and muted colors. I’m going to hold out for the eye-catching originals.

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12 Responses to “Great Minds Think Alike … About Embroidered Boots”

  1. birdie says:

    Ha! They’re amazing. I’m all for embroidered boots!

  2. Oh god, those are my dream boots. Those and a pair of purple suede Biba ones…

  3. Poochie says:

    You should go for these authentic suzani boots I wrote about a while back – http://shoedaydreams.blogspot......esign.html

  4. Andrea says:

    awesome boots!

  5. déjà pseu says:

    I like the originals too. Really stunning, and I adore that chunky heel.

  6. Fajr says:

    Yes those are divine! I’ve been on the hunt for a great pair of Victorian embroidered boots. The Choos are a bit watered down, go hard or go home!

  7. Melanie says:

    Those are BOOTS!! I’ve never seen them before – where have I been? You don’t walk in these – you fly.

  8. sulky kitten says:

    I love the Golo boots, that’s what I call Flower Power.

  9. stacy says:

    Ellen’s boots “kick” Jimmi Choo’s ass!

  10. Indeed, who wants subtle when it comes to embroidery? Go for the Golo.

  11. Tracy says:

    Is it tacky to want embroidered boots and a matching embroidered gown? Because I want those.