Saturday, November 5, 2011

Photo Folie - For the Love of Fall

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photo found via We Heart It

Typically for Photo Folie* posts, I chose a photo and design a pair of shoes around it--selecting many similar colors, trim, etc, inspired by the photo.  This photo folie is a little different and not that literal.  I love fall and I just adore the image above.  Fall is my favorite time of year, and in Houston we have to wait until November until the heat finally breaks and there is a chill in the air.   Even this weekend, it is supposed to be 80 on Sunday!  However, this Friday it was nice and chilly in the morning.  I lit a fire in the fireplace, and the kids huddled by it for warmth, eating pancakes and asking if Christmas was coming soon.

Back to Photo Folie*, I love fall and the image above.  I have also been wanting to make a military boot for a long time.  However, not a military boot in the traditional, utilitarian, lace-up-to-the-knee military boot, but more like a military boot inspired by a military jacket, with the cross straps.  So, I pulled out some camel-colored reclaimed leather inspired by the photo, mother of pearl, and some cotton webbing.  Here is the result:
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These boots have a spat like most Joyfolie boots; however, the spat is more narrow, stiffer, and extends above the top line of the boot.  They have military-inspired straps, finished with mother of pearl brands.  Here are a few photos of the Military Boots on Mia:

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And one last photo of the inspiration picture and the boots together:
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If you like these boots and want to see them go into production, don't forget to leave a comment and let me know!  Happy Weekend!!

*For those new to Photo Folie, I design a new pair of shoes inspired by a photo.  Photo Folie shoes are always new designs that are one-of-a-kind; they are just design practice for me, I do not sell them.  However, if it turns out that the design is really popular, there is a good chance it will end up in production as a firm-soled shoe.  {Shoes with the highest comments and Pinterest pins have a better chance of being produced.}

58 comments:

LookieLooSuz said...

I really want these now please!!

Jessica Kruger said...

These are awesome!!! The best boots you've done to date! Love them.

Jessica Haley said...

Thanks for the nice notes! I think these boots would also be cute in black with gray straps! :)

Tiffanyseghini said...

I really love these boots!! I have to have them!

LookieLooSuz said...

Just pinned it too!

Helen said...

I want to see these in production!!!! In size 7 or 8, please. :D

Shaina said...

I would love to see these in production!

Brandee said...

Would love to see these in production, please please!

thehurleylife said...

These are amazing ... I would love to see my little girl in these boots! You should put these in production for sure, they are gorgeous boots. <3

Brianne-zam said...

100% completely in love!!!
briana

Anonymous said...

These are one of my absolute favourites, I love how you design!!!!!

Jessica at Me Sew Crazy said...

these boots are AMAZING!! Love them! Want them in my size :)

formymadeline said...

These are DARLING! - must have!

Henria O. said...

Love these! Absolutely adorable!

Ben and Alex Brown said...

So fantastic I want them on my little one now!!!

Anonymous said...

I love anything military inpsired, super cute~Prencie

Megan said...

Gorgeous!!!! I want these for my baby for next year when she can wear them (not quite big enough, yet)

Anonymous said...

These are amazing! I don't have a daughter but I would buy them in the hopes that I have one!

Sprit said...

je ne comprends pas tout mais j'adore !
est ce qu'on peut vraiment marcher dehors avec ?

Jennifer said...

I love them, I wish I could get them for my daughter!

Char said...

I LOVE these boots! They are the cutest and must go into production! I have to get a pair for my daughter.

Sarah Leigh said...

For sure make these!!!

Julie D said...

NEED these! :-)

Corinne said...

Want them, need them, love them!!! So beautiful!

Molly said...

LOVE these! :) SO CUTE!

Alexis C. Trammell said...

Totally adore these!!! I'd say they are a must for production! If I could get only one pair of your boots, I think these would be the ones!

J. Adgate said...

The boots are absolutely adorable and a MUST HAVE!!! I just got some of the Zoe boots for my 17 month old niece and now my 9 (almost 10) year old daughter is dying to have the boots too. I will have to do the foot measurements of her foot and hope she has small enough feet to fit into your boots! But I would say, "yes, but em on in to production!" Thanks for all the hard work you do... its appreciated!!!

Sarah G. said...

These are my favorite boots you've designed thus far. I hope they make it to production.

Anonymous said...

Oh PLEASE!!!Most definitley want these

Anonymous said...

Amazing!! Hands down favorite boot... Would buy them today!! Thanks for sharing your beautiful boot!! Kaitlin

Le Bella Couture said...

I love them I want one ;]

Anonymous said...

So darn cute. We would definitely buy these.

Simone Howell said...

I would wear these myself! hint hint....

Chantal Bergeron said...

Love them! So unique!

Heather F said...

These boots are adorable and so cute on your daughter!!

Clarissa Vargo said...

Oh how my daughter would covet these:) Love and adore!

Rachael@LovelyCraftyHome said...

I'm dying over these...can I have them in a size 8?!

Anonymous said...

Love love love these! Ordered the Zoe boots for my daughter and would love to add these to her collection! Amazing!

KLGregg said...

YES please!! love these boots and would love to be able to purchase!!

Heather :: AFD Jewelry :: said...

Yes, pleeeeeeeease put these into production! I probably can't afford them, lol, but I'll sure try!

Allison said...

Do you even need to ask? Of course you should make these!!!! My oldest daughter saw this post and got very shoe excited.

Mandy Buntjer said...

WOW!! LOVE these boots!!

Jack said...

Very very lovely! Any boy/unisex boots on the horizon?

Sandy said...

I would so buy these for my granddarling daughter. I have already pinned them on her board!!!

The Walstads said...

I love theses boots! So cute - and i can definitely see my little girl wear them.

Anonymous said...

Yes Please :)

Sarah Nicole said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!!!!

Amy Gareau said...

love them

the firefly moon said...

oh my goodness... these are amazing. i love love love them.

thefrenchgypsy said...

Yes, Please,Please let these go into production ~ the best shoes ever!!!
Kathy

Anonymous said...

yes I love them, I love all your shoes please make tham

Anonymous said...

I absolutely agree. These are just fantastic little boots, and I know leather can be difficult to work with and expensive, but I'd love them in leather or in an easier fabric - khaki/cotton also a military fabric type. Probably a lot like the fabric u have used on some of your other boots I have see pics of

Michelle {Daydream Believers} said...

These are SO beautiful! I would LOVE to have a pair for my dd! Great job, Jessica!

Anonymous said...

Love these! We would definitely buy them. I sure hope they make it into production. I think they would be big sellers.

Julia Janzen said...

LOVE these boots! I agree with the other person who said black with gray straps too!

Emily @ thirtyeight20 said...

Are you making these? Please? :-)

The Kelleys said...

yes please!!

Manwaring Family said...

Love them!

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