*These photos are from yesterday.
I've been waiting for these fantastical Sam Edelman leopard print ankle strapped platform pumps for over a week, and at last, they have arrived on a most excellent day (yesterday). Mikie, the hubby, and I did date night with my bestie and her new boyfriend. OOOOOOOooooo new boyfriend - yeah! We headed out to Yoshi's in Oakland, which is a most excellent Japanese restaurant with a cozy built-in venue right next to it, that featured Dr. John that night.
We arrived and checked in for our 8pm reservations. Alas, they couldn't find my name anywhere for that night. I pulled out the trust ol iphone and pulled up my opentable reservation for 4 at 8pm.... for the day before. Shenanigans! Luckily, the hostess didn't catch on that the date was different and she found a nice spot for us. Thank you lady! Let me tell you, this isn't the first time something like this has happened... I've booked many things, including flights, on the wrong date. Whopsies. Okay, so sometimes I'm terrible with details but at least I've got mad crazy bullshitting skills and the end results are always splendid.
PS - I totally forgot that when dining at Yoshi's you have to remove your shoes in order to eat Japanese style (not sitting on the floor Indian style thank god - but the floor is raised so that when you sit down, there's a hole cut out underneath the table so your feet can hang and you can sit normally with the feel of being on the floor.) I was terrified of leaving my new lovelies on the shelf amongst the riff raff and checked on them compulsively to make sure no one accidentally took them. And thank goodness no one did!
We finished off the evening with listening, jiggling and dancing to the fine and dandy tunes of Dr. John, a New Orleans bluesman. He's been around for years, but of course, I only recently discovered him because he's on the soundtrack of Disney's Princess and the Frog.
Feeling the Pin-Up girl vibe, here's my attempt:
But why do I keep looking to the left of me? What's over there? A Bird? A Plane? Superman?!
Check out my mad crazy awesome hair bling clip thingmabobber do:
Diggin it? Stay tuned... I'll be doing a hair bling giveaway in the next couple of weeks featuring lovely feather clips by Erica Bowman.
And to end this fine post, a series inspired by the Planet of the Apes.
Hair Bling, a gift from a friend
Necklace, a gift from my mom
Dress, a twelve year old dress from Nordstroms Oh yeah!
Shoes, Sam Edelman