The shoes I just bought definitely don't have a peep-toe. My parents and I are going on an Alaskan cruise in August to celebrate their 60th anniversary, so I just bought a pair of these: Women's All Weather Zip Shoes from Lands' End
I think they'll keep my feet warm (-ish) while standing on a glacier!
I also bought a little black fitted down jacket. Land's End had a special Pi Day discount, so I got 31.4% off. It's hard to get black anything on sale; it's usually the seasonal colors that they mark down and the standard colors are almost always full price. I like those little jackets because they come with a stuff sack, so it packs small AND I can use it as a pillow on the plane.
I just got my March Birchbox with new fun goodies and OMG, I'm going to have to keep all of these boxes, aren't I? I love anything that comes in a cute box AND I love a cute box. What am I going to do with all of them? One of the things in the box this month is facial moisturizer from Kiehl's, which I've been wanting to try. Of course, I'll probably love it and then I'll have to bite the bullet and pay big for the full sized one.....
The sweaters (all the clothing, really) I bought at that estate sale still reek of perfume, even though they've been hanging out for like two weeks. UGH. I don't want to pay for dry cleaning, but I'm worried those home dry cleaning products aren't powerful enough to remove perfume. I thought two of them - both Eileen Fisher long cardigans (one's more like a sweater coat) - were cotton, but when I checked the labels, they've both got wool. One is Merino, silk and linen and the other is wool and cashmere. I was hoping I could just wash those on gentle, but NOPE! I got another little cardigan that was Chico's brand that is mostly Tencel, so I think that would be okay in the washing machine. I'll check first. It's brand new with the tags still on, but yep, stinks of perfume.
I guess if I have to pay for dry cleaning, I should just bit the bullet and do it. I got such a good deal on all of this stuff. I just hate paying for dry cleaning AND I've had things ruined by a dishonest one. Seriously, they made a hole in a cable knit sweater I'd taken in for stain removal and they shrunk it up to tighten the knit and to hide the fact that they'd (badly) stitched the hole closed. The sweater was natural color and when I got it back, it was white. I was even more annoyed when I went to tea stain it in my tub and I saw the WHITE acrylic thread they'd closed the hole with (it didn't take the stain) and then the entire hole opened up in the water. Of course, they denied everything. That was an expensive sweater too. So that's why I have trouble trusting dry cleaners!