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April 13, 2009

MARTIN MARGIELA DEGRADE COWBOY BOOTS-warped classics

 
*love the signature Margiela stitch on the back of these boots.*



As I said in my previous post, there was something about this pair of boots that was immediately compelling to me. They spoke to me in a way that NO SHOE has ever spoken to me before.
And when they spoke they said a lot of things to me.
It's a beautiful boot, no doubt-and being born and raised in Texas, I've always had a thing for cowboy boots. These boots have a dash of Texas trash to them, with a heap of surrealismo lumped in. They are the prototypical warped classic.


Yes...a warped classic...kind of like these things.

The first thing that popped into my mind were some of my favorite David Lynch movies; blue roses (Twin Peaks: Fire, Walk With Me), blue nails (Wild at Heart), blue eyeshadow (Blue Velvet),  blue curtains, , blue hair (Mullholand Drive), blue skies (most Lynch movies, but especially Wild at Heart)...and of course, Blue Velvet. These blue boots could have totally made a cameo in any of those movies. 





Some stills from Blue Velvet.

Yes, these boots have something very surreal about them...in fact they wouldn't look so out of place in a Magritte...the suit the color scheme of Fair Captive quite well.

(Okay, I'm done with desecrating Magritte for the rest of my life. I apologize..really.)

I wore them yesterday, to our Easter dinner. My sister made a bunny cake. It was a delicious feast, you should go see it on my mom's blog. Here are some really lame pictures of my outfit!



Wearing a vintage fur and thrifted dress. 

My friend Ronnie (he's in a super cool band called Vega) is playing with Crystal Castles at the Granada Theater tomorrow so I have to come up with something fun to wear! Probably with the Margiela cowboy boots.
TTYL, xox Jane

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Photo of RAYCH

jane,

1. i totally go ape shit for you
2. your crazy is showing
3. but I kinda find it attractive

xoxo
raych

Photo of Cruz

I completely love those boots, would love to have a similar pair. I totally agree about them being warped classic. Great easter outfit, saw the feast on your mom's blog, looked delish. Have fun at that show, I love Crystal Castles!

Photo of Luxe.

I get the appeal of the boots, they are very you! Looking good as always.x

Photo of Bambi

Haha, there is something indeed mezmerising about those boots.
I LOVE the colour.

Photo of Meghan

hahaha! i love your magritte interpretation.
nice boots. and jealous you are seeing crystal castles!
your boots will definitely stand out in the inevitable sea of converse and docmartens at the show. :)

Photo of Brigadeiro

OMgoodness! Those boots are SO SO gorgeous & unreal! Love the degrade (and I've always been a fan of a nice pair of cowboy boots ;))

LOVE the outfit! ;)
xx

Photo of elsa-bille

Oh god I'm so jealous, I've been in love with those since the first time I saw them, they look absolutely great on you! xoxo

Photo of cindy

Blue Velvet, bizarre crime story and a ear... silly me what do I know?
but, I think those boots are wonderful!

Photo of Jules

Love those boots.;D
Have a great day.;D

Photo of Meg

My grandparents live in Texas, and their backyard has that exact fence! It's eerie. And you know... I love the boots. Not my thing, but they are so enthralling to look at.

Photo of grace

great new header! i love it

and congrats on the new babies!

Photo of shay

Those boots are wonderful, I love how they look covered in dust, like you've been on a walk in the desert. Sort of romantic somehow...

Photo of The Six Six Sick Girls

I'm totally into the Lynchian reference. Those shoes are surreal.

xxx,
Tiffany

Photo of Ashley

i have never been a fan of cowboy boots. until now. those are uhhmazzingg.

Photo of Leia

I don't think I could wear those boots but you look fab as usual! And Carol's cake looks sooo cute - I need to find myself a bunny mold! :)

Photo of Madelene

I love David Lynch films.

Photo of BRAINZ OF DOOOOOOOOOM

how did you like ariel recently?

Photo of courtney

wow, amazing music, muchos gracias.

your reasoning for liking cowboy boots is parallel to my reasoning for not liking them hahaha

Photo of Vintage Tea

wow! The boots are amazing!!! So different to anything else out there at the moment

x

Photo of louisa

wow, your wear dead bunnies as a jacket to match your bunny cake!

Photo of Adorably Juicy

what else can you dye ...hmm i wonder...
amazingg boots..not my type though...i've got a pair and never actually wore them im thinking about selling them or something

Photo of Ina

I don't really like cowboy boots but these are pretty amazing. Love the fact that they are short ankle booties. :)


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Photo of Christing

love these! the unique faded coloring is perfect!

Photo of londoner

love this post, love your style, love this blog! you look beautiful!

Photo of MANFOX

AMAZING boots, I'm wondering... is the detail sprayed onto them too to make it look 3D? probably, hey?
hence your surrealism references!

Photo of Kaja

I loved this post & I loved the Magritte collage! haha, thinking of him, perhaps actually he'd have been quite amused seeing it:)))

Photo of mr. freddy's mom

those boots are as yummy as purple yum!
i love it so much, jane!

it's a nice dress and fur jacket!

Photo of Style Scientist

Awesome boots, Jane! They look strange, but utterly romantic. I love them, are they comfortable?
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Photo of Zoe

that dress is beautiful! did you see the little piece about you in uk vogue?? in the vogue shops online section they have put you in their list of favourite fashion blogs!

Photo of Geri Wu

omg i literally gasped when i saw the boots
they are esquisite!

- Geri
http://lovegeri.blogspot.com

Photo of i.f

dear jane,
i am so in love with those boots, but until now i have only seen them in plain back or white. i hope you don't mind me asking: where did you get them?

thank you

Photo of Elsa

Blue Velvet - best David Lynch film, imo.

(although Mulholland Drive comes in at a close second...)

Oh, and the boots are nice too, ha.

Photo of Hannah

What wonderful shoes!!! I agree with the whole warped classic thing.
And your sister makes an amazing rabbit cake! :)

Photo of Stephanie

When I first saw those boots on your previous post, I had similar thoughts--that they look surreal. Indeed they're very Lynchian, Magrittesque....the stuff of warped dreams. I thought your references were spot-on!
And wearing the rabbit(?) fur coat on Easter....How tongue-in-cheek; love it!

Photo of Fab Brunette

Those boots are magical. They are gorgeous. I need a pair. Thanks for your crazy posts!
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Photo of lis

LOVE Lynch's Lost Highway....Crazy GRL Jane your blog is my home away from home....I'm homesick for TX...PLEASE do me a favor and kiss the door of The Granada Theater for me and then after the show blow $100 of sushi at Blue Fish for me!!! Homesick in Deutschland

Photo of Talk Pretty To Me

Those are lovely cowbow boots! They have a really nastalgic feeling to them. I have been searching for a pair of cowboy boots too, but have yet to come across anything like this. they are hauntingly beautiful. j'adore.

Photo of Emma

Those boots are ridiculously cool! My mother collects cowboy boots, I'll have to have her check these out.
Your blog is always inspiring. I'd be so happy if you'd take a look at mine!
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Photo of Cari

Those boots are amazing. Cute coat also. http://isnotfashion.blogspot.com

Photo of momazpe

hahahahahaha you are so cute

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Photo of the Voguette

could you be any more fab?

xox.
The Voguette

Photo of corrie

I adore these boots, they're just so damn cool. Perfect for a Texas girl. I'm gonna have to try and DIY them, it's been on my mind since I saw them in the Barney's shoe catalog.

Photo of S.I.Q.

the boots are very special..


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Photo of corrina

fur???????????as in dead animal?yout putfit is lame, not the pictures.
happy easter btw.

Photo of MiaLAMPE

I like your dress, no doubt.The shoes are more questionable I think. They're nice, but not like AMAZING.

Photo of Diane

I completly love your martin margiella boots and your vintage fur, well i love your outfit of this post !

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