Blooms + Loafers

A new linen print dress and velvet loafers make for an uber preppy ensemble.

the Hill House Home Laura dress

As a new mom who no longer gets to nap, when the Hill House Home Napdress broke, it made me slightly envious of all those who still have the luxury of a midday snooze. As I have become increasingly sleep-deprived, I have held the Napdress in contempt. I do not get to nap, and that should preclude me from wearing a Napdress.

I resisted Hill House Home until about three weeks ago when I ordered the Laura dress. I ordered it in a size extra large, as I wanted any extra length and I knew I could belt it with the sash. Thanks to the seam at the waistline (empire waist, actually on me), I now recognize that I prefer it sans sash. The dress still fits too big, but I can eventually have it taken in.

the Stubbs & Wootton loafers

Stubbs & Wootten loafers come with a steep price tag but every pair I bought has been on sale. As I have three pairs, I can speak to the sizing with confidence. Fit-wise, I had to return my first pair which I ordered in a size 10.5 in exchange for a pair of size 11 loafers. I would typically chalk this up to my post Pamper Pirate pregnancy foot swell, but my husband had to return his for a half size larger as well.

Stubbs & Wootten customer service is unparalleled. My replacement shoes arrived with lightning fast speed.

The quality of the footwear brand is also top notch. Upon my first week in Kazakhstan, I slipped and fell in the snow while wearing my Pollocks. I was relieved and impressed to see that the velvet loafer stood up to a Kazakhstan snow bank and later, my husband’s office, as I was bracing myself for blisters as I do for the most beautiful of shoes. Alas the loafers did not ail my feet in the slightest. I repeat: the break-in period is literally nil.

Stubbs & Wootton loafers coupon code

Oh yeah, I got your Stubbs & Wootton loafers coupon code right here!

Unfortunately, it is not applicable to sale styles, the Chefanie collection, nor the Happy Hour collection save for the Celebrate and Martini designs. Glass half full: the twenty percent off does apply to the Scalamandre collection, including the non-footwear accessories, Peanuts collection, Monopoly collection, and Horoscope collection.

Use code FRIENDSOFSTACIE for twenty percent off (via Stacie Flinner).

dress: Hill House Home • loafers: Stubbs & Wootton • sunglasses: Lapima (also here and here) • earrings: Jennifer Fisher • necklace: Maya Brenner via Baublebar • necklace: Jennifer Behr • watch: Cartier


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