Instant Pick-Me-Up

Stumbled upon this hidden gem during a weekend stroll at Stanford. I can’t believe I have been living in the SF bay area (Palo Alto) for well over a decade and never knew there was a place like this. A little island in the middle of downtown Palo Alto filled with life size cacti, palm trees and abundance of sunlight. Geez, I need to get out more!

[Photos by NR]

Top: H&M Chambray top, Express shift dress (similar here) | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman leopard booties (similar for less here)| Necklace: Nadri link necklace, gifted monogram necklace | Glasses: Giorgio Armani

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Leopard print booties has been on my wish list for years and I’m happy to say that the search has finally ended with this Stuart Weitzman leopard ankle boots. After the endless debates, mainly with myself (and my poor friend Sab who I’ve sent a gazillion photos to :). I’d finally decided to pull the trigger and couldn’t be any happier. The exotic boots with it’s extremely soft all over calf hair and back tassel details makes a bold statement, nicely juxtaposing my pretty basic ensemble.  It’s no wonder leopard is an instant pick-me-up…when nothing seems to work, put leopard on it!