Sunday, February 5, 2012

My first Christian Louboutin (take two)

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After my New Simple 120 found a new home, the search for the perfect Loubies continues. This time, I was super careful about choosing the right style as well as choosing the correct size. After a week of non-stop searching, I finally found the ones =) I ended up with the Ron Ron Watersnake Pumps in Tan

As mentioned previously, I wasn't looking for something in nude or black. I wanted something different but still suitable for everyday wear. Ron Ron is the perfect classic style that can be worn day and night. Tan is a great neutral and goes with most of everything in my closet.

Height: The height of these shoes (90mm - 3.5 inches) is just a bit taller than the Ann Taylor perfect leather pumps (3 1/4 inches) which I wear almost everyday. Compared to the New Simple 120, they are much more comfortable and manageable.

Texture: What attracted me to these shoes was the fun texture. At first I wasn't sure what "watersnake" means. I asked a sales associate at Saks and he said it just meant leather stamped in snake texture. It certainly gives this beautiful pair a very interesting look.

Sizing: According to the description, this particular style runs a half size smaller. After my first experience with Christian Louboutin, I knew I would need a 37. I went with a 37.5 this time and they fit me perfectly.

At last, my search has ended! I am head over heels in love with these shoes. They are practically as well as fun. I can't wait to pair them with my future outfits =)

Have a great week!


Really Petite

Gorgeous Sydney! So happy for u! I agree about making sure these are practical for everyday wear otherwise they will just sit in the box:)


Congrats! They are so pretty! Classics with a lovely twist. :)


those are really interesting, with the raised up 3D scales. i think i would personally opt for a boring pair of nude CLs but you found a very unique pair!

Bravoe Runway

These are gorgeous Sydney! Enjoy your first pair of CLs and I love that you got an exotic skin pair :)


Gorgeous shoes!

The Little Dust Princess

Yay! Congrats on your first pair (again), Sydney! The texture definitely sets it apart from the popular black and nude pairs we always see. : )


Much better! Im glad you found a pair that fit better! All his styles fit differently. These are absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations!

xoxo, LC

With Each Passing Day

Congratulations on the new CLs! The texture of the shoe is really gorgeous.


Congratulations Sydney! They're perfectly beautiful ;)

my mini bag

These are gorgeous. I love the texture and height! I am glad you finally found a pair you love!


congrats! they are so pretty and love the texture. can't wait to see you style it with an outfit.

Girlie Blogger

Wow. Love the unique texture. Color is wonderful too. Your shoes are exquisite.


Love these gorgeous shoes and your blog!!! xoxo from Rome

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rue abbey

Love your shoes and blog!

Sophia X


Those shoes are gorgeous! Maybe one day I can buy myself a pair, sigh.

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Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews)

I'm happy you found a pair you love but I actually prefer your old ones better...but that's just my personal taste and of course my aversion to anything snake! :P




those are some gorgeous shoes!! Glad you found what you were looking for!


Gorgeous shoes!! This is absolutely a great buy :) xo akiko

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They are gorgeous!

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Oh wow, the texture is just unbelievably gorgeous! Can't wait to start seeing these babies integrated into your outfit posts!


@Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews) Elaine, I actually thought about you when I wrote this post. I totally understand why you liked the first pair better =)


you got a gorgeous pair. the "watersnake" is unique indeed.

kam wam

awesome choice!


wow love it Sydney! I bought my first Loubies last year but had to return it because I didnt love it ! So glad to see you found the "right" pair for you!

just tututiny

Gorgeous, I really love the texture of it. I am always drawn to CL due to their unique red soles but have not pulled the plug yet. Maybe one day =)


I may be incorrect, but my understanding of watersnake is that is actually a very inexpensive snake that is often used to make "exotic" skin products that are more affordable than, say, python or anaconda. I do have a python bag and the scales on your shoes look authentic to me, but I only have one pair of snakeskin shoes and I'm no expert. If I were you, I'd double check, because if they are snakeskin they need to be treated differently to avoid curling and flaking. They're gorgeous, congrats!

Lovely shoes.


@Anonymous Thank you for taking the time and explaining. This is my first pair of snakeskin shoes so I am not 100% sure. I will have to do some research on that and see what I come up with. Thanks again =)


Oh I LOVE these! They are gorgeous, great buy. I can't believe I'm saying this but the price isn't "too" bad for exotics either - I love my python Loubs, they are by far my most special pair and your nude color makes them so versatile. Enjoy!

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