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November 10, 2008

ANIMAL BELTS//a zoo around your waist

My mom and I have both been obsessing over 80's animal belts for the past year. The elephant belt was the first belt in the collection and the gigantic lion head is the latest addition. My mom is very skillful at pulling up obscure and demented animal belts on eBay. I love how stupid the glass eyes on the lion head belt look-it's sort of sweet. He has a 'Mona Lisa' like quality to him. His eyes follow you everywhere.

My mom and look forward to styling some outfits with these belts soon!

To people who have been asking: my camera is a Nikon D40.

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49 Comments

Photo of cheyenne

hey, do you know what company made the mouse one? because I LOVE IT!!!
this whole slew of belts is great!

Photo of Hanna

I love the mouse one!

Photo of Corie

do you like your nikon d40? because i have one and i'm really happy. (i'm always interested in what people say about their camera)

Photo of hoganfe handmade handbag originals

"My mom is very skillful at pulling up obscure and demented animal belts on eBay."

LOL!!
mary
hoganfe

Photo of blanca estela

critters and gold! two of my favorite things!

Photo of alyssa

hey jane, if you ever have time, i'd love to see a comprehensive picture/list of your shoes! that'd be pretty neat. :)

Photo of stylenowhere

The mouse one is to cute. But the elephant is my fav. Love it!

Photo of SD

for a second i thought that was all one belt and i began to drool
those are beautiful
how bout trying to wear they all at one time?
haha

Photo of Katlin

Wow that lion is huge! Haha. I have an Hermes elephant belt similar to the one you have. I got it at a consignment store for $30!! It's a little too big for me so I hardly wear it though.

Photo of Leigh Pennebaker

i love these. i have one with two ladybugs (looks like they're kissing) and it's one of my favorites.
love your blog!
xo

Photo of erika

i agree with the above commenter who said they want to see all your shoes!!!! :)

Photo of The Stylish Wanderer

wow. and yet you never wear them...

Photo of kajsa

I found a similar one at an opshop in Stockholm the other week. It was an eagel that you putted together so the head was in the middle and the two wings out to both sides. Not very big but really really cool!

Your belts feels a bit Kenneth J Lane-ish in supersize.

Photo of Fashion Tidbits

pretty awesome. looking forward to seeing the ideas come to real life

Photo of Heather

awesome collection! i have a silver tiger belt with rhinestone eyes...it's huge and i still can't figure out how to wear it. can't wait to see what you and your mom come up with!

Photo of Nubby

That lion's face is priceless! He's definitely giving the stare down....

Photo of Roni

U R Kirsten Prout!!!!!!!!!!

Photo of Market Publique

Love them! I have a few animal 80s belts. One has a clasp that looks like two elephants making out. Maybe I will post it soon!

Photo of Sunset

These are INSANITY! Ahhh love them!

Photo of Sandy

love them! I cant pick a favorite! I just bought a dragon belt. sooo cool.

Photo of Pati

I love the mice! Its so adorable! I cant wait to see how you guys wear it :)

Photo of sofia

I love youre blogg, I read it every day ! nice pictures !

Love from sofia, sweden

Photo of Jamie

I have an jaguar necklace that was my moms in the 80s. I can't wait to rock it this holiday season. The eyes are emeralds!

Photo of Zad

bit corny yet nice

Photo of Clarisse

I've just discovered your fashion blog thanks to an article in the new french Glamour issue. I love your style, and you're just sixteen, respect !

Photo of Amy Williams

Can't wait to see the looks you come up with, with these belts!

http://the-shades-of-black.blogspot.com/

Photo of Prêt à Porter P

i feel like if i stared at the lion long enough, id be convinced i saw it blink

Photo of caroline

i am in love with the lion. he reminds of the cowardly lion.

*c*

louiseorvalentine.blogspot.com

Photo of teresa

Ahhh, that lion! I think he's really alive.

Photo of jorina

my friend just showed me your blog about a month go, but i've never been able to leave a comment.

but anywaysssss, those belts are so cute! i have a couple at the vintage store i work at. tell your mom to definately look into vintage judith lieber belts! :)

Photo of diamondsinchampagne

Love the mice, the lion to the side and the elephant one.
Gorgeous

Photo of Rianna Bethany

These belts are bizzare but I like them at the same time, really different.
Rianna Bethany xxxxxxxxx
http://appliquefashion.blogspot.com/

Photo of Ms Shallow

Oh, they are fab. Quite tacky, but in a good way :)

Photo of Kristina

cant wait to see what you wear with the mice!

Photo of evelina

amazing!!! like always :)


by the way this is my fashion diary from poland:

http://evelinefashion-diary.blogspot.com/


Photo of GoldTee

Wow impressive - but i'm sure you'll wear it very nicely!
http://goldtee.wordpress.com

Photo of a la mode

woah! those belts are sick!

Photo of Runway2Hallway

the lion's face is so cute, i love the eyes!
For more fashion come visit us at:
http://www.runway2hallway.com

Photo of nancy

those belts are gorgeous! so funny, i opened this tab at the same time i opened yours:

http://production.web.barneys.demandware.net/Skinny%20Tiger%20Belt/19803.5910,default,pd.html

and it reminded me of you! hahahaha.

best wishes!

Photo of crista

those belts are ridiculously awesome!!

Photo of Stefania

i so desperately need the elephant one!
desperately......

Photo of SwanDiamondRose

you two are great. i LOVE that collection and animal accesories/clothes anything really.

Photo of Jessie

These belts are amazing! i would be the happiest girl if i stumbled apon some amazing vintage pieces like this! I adore your style too very chic!
xx

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