Monday, December 17, 2012

Weekly Moment of Inspiration: #MotivationMonday Edition + Winner Announcement!

What I am grateful for:

 Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - The Joys of the Holiday Season! -  Passing the rows of live Christmas Trees on my way to the subway in the business district and taking in that great smell of Pine, holiday lights in the windows, and getting Christmas Cards!

What are YOU most grateful for today Butterfly?

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What are you grateful for today? I'd love for you to write in and share what you are grateful for this week. The more you say it, the more you speak it, and the more you live in gratitude, the more you will find reasons to be grateful for, and the more reasons that the universe will send you to be grateful for. So join me on this journey of gratitude and inspiration. And you can post here daily (even though my list will be posted weekly).

Remember, attitude really does determine altitude.

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 Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Featured #Handbag in the Spotlight: It's YOUR choice! Win a $100 @wilsonsleather Gift Card with @Ascending1 Giveaway!

Winner Is:

 Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Samantha F.

We are working on closing entries and processing the 5 winners for the Terox Footwear Giveaway and will have all the winners announced shortly!

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Gratitude Journal Reco:

For those of you who are interested in keeping a gratitude journal this year, here is my recommendation and where to purchase it:

Make this Your Best Day ever, Bless and Be Blessed!

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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Gifts for the #Equestrian #Fashionista in your life with @LLBean

I was introduced to Horse Back Riding at the age of 5 and it's been a life long love ever since! We spent a few summers visiting a Dude Ranch in Pennsylvannia when I was younger, escaping the city for greener pastures and guided trail riding. I followed the Ranch Hands around and wanted to be their helper so I could have more time with the horses! I guess I never was a typical city girl, I loved horses and martial arts and had a serious aversion to the color pink!

Many of my greatest summer and vacation memories center around riding. On annual vacations to the Caribbean, we would ride on the beach, and those are cherished travel memories for me. In Mexico I went on a beach ride that was guided where we had the chance to explore an ancient ruin site via horseback, and I certainly don't even need to glance at the pictures to remember that trip, it's all still very much ingrained in my memory!

The summer I spent in Puerto Rico when my older sister got Married, I'd go for long walks by myself every morning, and I'd pass an old apple tree that always dropped apples and I'd collect a few so when I walked passed a ranch I would feed the horses a few of the apples. One of the bolder horses began waiting for me each morning waiting for his apple!

I can only assume my fascination with Riding Boots and Equestrian Fashion stemmed from learning to ride so early. But Riding Boots are probably the biggest part of my boot collection. I can't get enough of the style! What stilettos do for most women, is what Boots (and admittedly handbags) do for me!

The last place I expected to find something to satisfy my inner Equestrian:

I love seeing a brand I already know well in a whole new light. Like many of you, I regularly get an LL Bean Catalogue in the mail. I already know I'll end up bookmarking turtleneck sweaters, and great sleepwear for myself and for others on my list as gifts, but this year while scanning online (Yes, I get the catalogues but end up actually ordering online!) I saw some great Equestrian Inspired Fashions that caught my eye!

Wool/Cashmere Jacket from LL Bean:

LL Bean Wool/Cashmere Jacket in Color: Claret Red Item No: TA270958

Isn't this jacket awesome? It instantly dresses up a pair of jeans (Great with Trouser Jeans for Casual Fridays in the office) and of course pairs brilliantly with Skinny Jeans and Riding Boots! Not to mention the color is just so me! I love the Claret Red, but you can't go wrong with any of the colors!


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Made of a premium Italian blend of 80% wool and 20% cashmere that feels warm, soft and luxurious to the touch!

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Slightly fitted; falls at low hip (No worries it's true to size but does NOT require a size up, it's not too fitted, you can move freely with it and can fit a lightweight sweater underneath!)

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Designed to layer easily over a lightweight sweater or woven shirt

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Traditional three-button styling, with notched collar

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Princess seams and front darts add feminine shaping.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Welt pocket on chest

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - front flap pockets

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Button cuffs

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Full polyester lining

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Back vent

LL Bean Women's Deerfield Boots:

LL Bean Women's Deerfield Boots, Equestrian Tall Side-Zip Item No: TA278619

I can't get enough of these boots!


Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Premium leather and refined details crafted in Brazil, using a handselected water-resistant leather upper

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Contoured cushion insole gives outstanding step-in comfort and support

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Full cotton lining and elastic panels on outside ensures a proper fit.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ -  Wide styles also have a wide shaft for a better fit at the calf.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Flexible rubber outsole has a slight heel to set off your favorite skirts or trousers.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Leather outsole with rubber treads at the forefoot and heel. 

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Boot 14"H; Heel 1"H

My Take:

I am so glad I ventured beyond my usual LL Bean Turtlenecks and looked into other options this holiday season. While I will tell you that their Turtlenecks are fantastic, and amazingly durable, after the year I've had I find my tastes changing in many ways. I want to up things a notch from my usual 'comfort wear' and give it all a bit more flair while still being true to who I am. While Cocktail Dresses will always have a place in my life and my wardrobe as a New Yorker, at heart I'm that girl that would rather see my world from the vantage point of a horse with the wind whipping through my hair! If there is such a thing as a 'Sophisticated Casual Look' for me Equestrian is it! The jacket runs true to size, it is fitted but gives me room to move my arms freely, when picking out an Equestrian Jacket, lift your arms up to your shoulder and make sure the jacket isn't so tight or fitted that you can't do so. This jacket definitely met my expectation of LL Bean quality, warm and a wonderful fit in a fashionable color. (I am trying to force myself to stop getting everything in Black, particularly clothing!) The boots are phenomenal. As a wide width foot with athletic calves finding boots has always been a challenge for me. These are quality leather boots in a water-resistant leather. I will tell you that they feel surprisingly glove like when you first put them on, even a bit snug, but don't be discouraged by that, the leather WILL stretch with you and the heel height is low but very comfortable, you can wear these all these day, and not have a difficult break in period.

These were both a hit with me and thankfully they were way too big for my niece because she wanted to steal them the moment she saw them! I owe you guys a personal picture of me wearing all these, I have worn them, but no one nabbed a picture, I promise the next time I wear them both together I will have someone snap a picture for me !

Nab a Deal:

My inner fashionista is especially excited about getting it for less and nabbing a great deal, right now you can score a Free $10 Gift Card with the purchase of $50 or more at LL Bean. Place a qualifying order online or from any catalog and you will receive a gift card by email within 24 hours. Make a qualifying purchase in any LL Bean retail store and receive your gift card right at the register, How cool is that? For details about this promotion, you may visit

Get Social With It:

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Like LL Bean on Facebook
Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ - Follow @LLBean on Twitter

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FTC Disclosure: No monetary compensation has been received in exchange for this post, however all products featured were provided to Ascending Butterfly free of charge for editorial consideration; all opinions expressed are 100% my own and I've been shopping LL Bean decades longer than I've been blogging, I have a genuine affinity for the brand and it's durable products!

Friday, December 14, 2012

Today's Words of Inspiration: Let's send light, strength and prayers to the families affected by today's tragic shooting! #PrayersForNewton

I've been watching the news unfold new details of the tragic shooting today at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. I am deeply saddened, and am joining in the prayers being sent to the students, teachers, and the families who are suffering a loss no one should ever know. There are various groups out there using their social media for good, and the one for those on Twitter is #PrayersforNewton,

In light of today's tragedy I know it seems impossible to turn our hearts toward inspiration, but it's only with sending light and love to the victims that we can begin to heal. Many moms expressed on Facebook that they are planning to hug their kids extra hard today, and I plan to do the same with my nieces and nephews.

If you can think of nothing to be grateful for today, be thankful you are home, be thankful if your child made it home safely from school today. As an inspiration based community let's find a way to encourage one another and take our energies to a place of  healing. Post any prayers and thoughts here, all comments are moderated so I respectfully ask that you refrain from posting any hate messages to the shooter here, this is NOT the forum or place for that kind of hate and anger.

As a former Special Ed Teacher myself, I shudder to think that this could have easily been my school. A school that wasn't in an area nearly as nice as Newton, a school where there were students with special needs and broken homes. It's such a sad state of our times that our elementary schools now need to up their security measures to ensure the safety of children!

I hope all of your little butterflies made it home today safely!

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Find out what The Fitzgerald Family Christmas starring @Ed_Burns have to do with @themoms and @pagesix! #fitzmas #Mamarazzi

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Theatrical Poster for the movie 'Fitzgerald Family Christmas'

So Ascending Butterfly finally gets invited to a Page Six worthy event, and she couldn't attend! What's a Butterfly to do? Research Last Minute Cloning Options, Make a rally cry to the heavens? Never to fear, Mama Butterfly is always near and she stepped in for me and covered a very special Mamarazzi event for the movie screening of Ed Burns latest movie release The Fitzgerald Family Christmas which he also wrote the screenplay for AND directed! 

Synopsis/About Fitzgerald Family Christmas

With The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, Ed Burns returns to the working-class, Irish-American roots of The Brothers McMullen. Reuniting with McMullen co-stars Connie Britton (Friday Night Lights), and Mike McGlone, along with Noah Emmerich (Little Children, Beautiful Girls) and Kerry Bishé (Newlyweds, Red State), Burns seamlessly weaves an ensemble story of adult siblings dealing with the desire of their estranged father (Ed Lauter, The Artist, The Longest Yard) to return home for Christmas for the first time since he walked out on his family 20 years ago. Family rifts emerge, and like with any family, Christmas brings a mixed bag of complicated emotions and dynamics. Alliances form, old wounds are reopened or glossed over, and the possibility for a new hope and forgiveness emerges.

Con la Navidad de la familia de Fitzgerald, quemaduras vuelve a las clase trabajadora, raices de irlandes-estadounidense de los hermanos McMullen. Reencuentro con co-estrellas McMullen Connie Britton (de Friday Night Lights) y Mike McGlone, junto con Noah Emmerich (ninos pequenos, las chicas guapas) y Kerry Bishe recien casados (rojo), quemaduras perfectamente teje una historia de conjunto de hermanos adultos relacionados con el deseo de su padre (Ed Lauter, el artista, The Longest Yard) para regresar a casa para la Navidad por primera vez desde que salio de su familia hace 20 anos. Surgen divisiones familiares, y como con cualquier familia, la Navidad trae un grup heterogeneo de emociones complejas y dinamicas. Formulario de alianzas, reabrio viejas heridas o alto, y surge la posibilidad de una nueva esperanza y perdon.

Pre Screening Excitement:

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We got the chance to try out some awesome teas and got bags of very delicious popcorn! Cheese flavored, Salt and Vinegar Flavored and Wasabi!

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Left: Melissa Gerstein Right: Denise Albert

The Questions and Answers:

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Left: Melissa Gerstein, Center: Ed Burns, Right: Denise Albert

One of my favorite parts of Mamarazzi movie Screenings with The Moms is the opportunity the bloggers in attendance get to ask questions of one of the film's stars! It reminds me of my 'pro' film critic days on Press Junkets, but thankfully with much less travel because the screenings are much closer to home! It's definitely been a month of 'hollywood hunks' here at Ascending Butterfly this month, first getting to interview Gerard Butler regarding his new movie Playing for Keeps and now getting the chance to ask Ed Burns questions about The Fitzgerald Family Christmas!

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. What did you draw upon in your own personal life that came out on film and in the writing of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas?
Ed Burns: "A lot of people think these films, especially “The Brothers McMullen” are autobiographical. It is in fact that the Fitzgerald family comes from the exact same place that I came from — working class, Long Island, Irish-Catholic from that neighborhood. So certainly, who I am, how I was raised and the people I was friends with are a big part of who these people are. That said, any of the major plot points I never pull from my family's experience for the simple reason that I don't want a Christmas like this one!"
There are some little things that I pulled from my family and extended family. For example, my wife's tradition, which I never heard of before, is to all wear matching pajamas on Christmas Eve. So I was like all right, I'm going to steal this for the film. And it's something we do now with our kids.

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. Would you ever put Christy in your movies?
Ed Burns: Christy said on our very first date: 'Look, for the last 10 years I've been offered dozens of parts in movies. I don't want to be an actress so if you want a second date promise me you won't ever ask.' So I never have.

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. Is it true that you're going to do a 20th reunion of “The Brothers McMullen?

Ed Burns: We're going to do a sequel, I just started writing the script. The plan is that the first movie came out in 1995 and ideally we'd like to get it out by 2015. It's going to be a good one.

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. What inspires you to write your films?
Ed Burns: They come from different places. I acted in a movie last year with Tyler Perry called “Alex Cross” and he had just re-watched 'The Brothers McMullen.“ And he said your first two movies were so successful that had to do with these Irish-Catholic families and you haven't gone back there in 15 years. Take a look at what I'm doing, the empire I'm building. You have to super serve your niche. Your audience loved those two movies, give them another one. The minute he said it I knew he was right so I started writing the screenplay for “The Fitzgerald Family Christmas.“

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. Do you think your focus has changed making movies, writing since having kids?
Ed Burns: To be quite honest, I've never sat down and thought about myself as a husband and a father when I was writing a screenplay. So now my oldest is 9 years old, so this will be the first script that I'm really looking at fatherhood, marriage, child-rearing. That said, there's no way that being a father and a husband hasn't changed the way I thought about my parents, my friends' parents and the challenges they must have experienced and what all parents must deal with. That definitely shaped the writing in this but it wasn't something that I consciously sat down to do.

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. How do you balance it all?
Ed Burns: Both of our jobs require us to travel. And I made a decision at a certain point that if I want to be the dad I want to be that means I have to stay in New York. So that means I have to focus more on my filmmaking, which I can control and keeps me in town. But I sort of said, I won't go take an acting part that will take me to Australia for four months. And I'm lucky that I'm not just an actor because having to make those decisions would be difficult

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. When you're on the set and your kids have something and you're late, do you ever feel guilty as a working dad?
Ed Burns: All parents these days feel guilt. When you're the director, you call the shots, so if there is something that is very important that I need to be at, we schedule around it. I also think you have to have the healthy perspective that kids want to see their parents work, be engaged, happy and satisfied, even little kids. We don't need to be there as much as we think we need to. They're OK.

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Ed Burns being interviewed during a Questions and Answers Sessions post  film screening of The Fitzgerald Family Christmas in New York City
Q. Would you let your two children follow in your footsteps? 
Ed Burns: The rule is after 18 we'll help them do what they want to do. Get through high school, get into college. While you're in school, if you want to pursue acting or modeling or photography, we'll help you. But nothing until 18

Check Out The Video Here:

Fitzgerald Family Christmas is available on Video on Demand and in theaters starting December 7th!

If you want to get Social about The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, you can follow the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #fitzmas

Special Thanks to Mama Butterfly for covering for me! Here is a picture of my mom with Ed Burns (Cool right?) I think my fellow Beauty Mavens will understand when I post about exactly where I was instead! ;-)
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Left: Mama Butterfly! Right: Ed Burns!

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FTC Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post, no monetary compensation has been received by Ascending Butterfly to share our recap of the movie or our experience, we attended a private Press screening and had the opportunity to interview Ed Burns at that time.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Wordless Wednesday: The Rockefeller Center Holidays 2012 Edition {#Photos} #NewYorkCity

All things in and around Rockefeller Center in New York City during Holidays 2012! It's one of the most famous holiday trees and I've been visiting the new tree every year since I was a kid!

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Yours Truly, Ascending Butterfly just enjoying New York City during the Holidays on my way to Rockefeller Center!

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It's Mama Butterfly!

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Mama Butterfly got inspired and took this creative shot of the tree. I only wish it had been at night so you could really see all the lights!

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Mama Butterfly!

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Check out these cool big lights!

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Mama Butterfly loving the lights!

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Ascending Butterfly striking a pose!

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Left: Mama Butterfly, Right: Ascending Butterfly on our way to Rockefeller Center to see the Tree!

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The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree in New York City! I really had to crouch to get the entire tree in the shot!

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Ascending Butterfly striking her best 'Vanna White' pose and presenting the tree!

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Mama Butterfly taking in the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree!

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Left: Mama Butterfly, Right: Ascending Butterfly - Yay we got a shot together in front of the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree! (This is not such as an easy feat with a heavy mix of locals and tourists all going for this same shot!)

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Ascending Butterfly enjoying her view of both the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree and the Ice Skating Rink!

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Mama Butterfly enjoying the view of the Ice Skaters as well as the Tree too!

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I have passed this every time I've been in the Rockefeller Center area and never took a picture of it, so I thought I'd snap a pic of it, which I had to do in three shots, see below for what's alongside this on the left and the right! It reads: Wisdom and Knowledge Shall Be The Stability of Thy Times!

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Zoomed in a little closer!

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I can't believe I've passed this every day and never really stopped to get a good look or a pic until this year!

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Even though that's not the happiest face I wanted to get a picture of all three of them, I tried to get them into one shot but the detail would have gotten lost so I seperated them out!

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Nabbing this one wasn't easy because of all the foot traffic, but after a few tries, I finally got a shot that I absolutely LOVE!

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This statue of Prometheus at Rockefeller Center in New York City is one of the most photographed statues in New York City, especially at this time of year!

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I wonder what Message Mercury brings today?

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After a long day in the city, a quick rest stop, I liked the perspective of the Angels in front of the tree so I took a shot. There is a special shot from this day I left out from this post for a reason, so there is one more picture from my Rockefeller Center Holiday Tree 2012 that is to come! Stay tuned!

Happy Wordless Wednesday Butterflies! Don't forget to post your WW posts as a comment on this thread so we can see your pictures too!

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FTC Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post. I have received no monetary compensation to share my experiences at Rockefeller Center. These are personal photos from a recent visit.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Tell your Santa Baby you want @EMUAustralia Taroona Gloves in your stocking NOW!

I already shared this year's boot obsession from EMU Australia, they were the boots I was wearing in my popular 'Wordless Wednesday: Focus on #Fashion All things Green' post in October! Every time I wear these boots I get nothing but compliments, and the stud detailing on the boots were picked up perfectly by the Linea Pelle 'Dylan' handbag in that fresh Kelly Green color, and I can't get enough of that Green Scuba Jacket from Wilson's Leather that I paired it with. But what didn't show in that picture are the gloves I was wearing, I took them off to take some outdoor shots and they were in my bag when those pictures of me were taken.

I wanted to post about them as it is starting to get nippy out, and these are by far one one of the most awesome pair of gloves I've ever owned! I'm not going to lie to you, they are a bit pricey ($129 USD), but in my opinion, they are quite frankly worth every penny, they fit like they were molded to your very hand. They are comfortable, super warm and totally high fashion!

About Taroona Gloves:

Made with the finest Nappa finish double face sheepskin the EMU Australia women's Taroona Glove is the unique winter accessory piece that has been inspired by Norwegian styling.

 Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  Classic Sheepskin gloves with nappa finish
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  -  Features roll down cuff with snow top fleece finish
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  Presented on EMU hanger card
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  Made from the finest Merino Sheepskin available
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  Naturally “wicks away moisture” meaning they are odorless
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  Natural antimicrobial properties
  •  Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  EMU metal badge

  • My Take:

  • The gloves no pun intended 'fit like a glove', look 'like a million bucks', and always turn heads. For me, I love the practiciality, I'm a daily commuter that commutes more by Express Bus than I do by train for my daily commute, which means in winter a lot of standing outside in the cold waiting, so for me they are a very much a worthwhile investment that allows form to meet function. I keep my hands warm with a fashionable winter flair and I LOVE that!

  • Unfortunately the company was in the midst of changing out their corporate headquarters which was a major move for them and because of that I was unable to nab an extra pair for a reader giveaway, but I highly encourage you to get social with EMU Australia as they often host their own promotions on their Social Media pages. In fact, I won my first pair of Fashion Week passes to see their show directly from EMU Australia's Facebook page, 3 years ago! And they have been super amazing to me since then! Being a brand's biggest longtime fan doesn't always come with the opportunity to partner with them, but when it does, it makes it that much sweeter!

  • I have always had a love of Leather, Sheepskin, and what I call 'Comfort Fashion', it's what I wear having lived in the super cold Northeast all of my life, so when I write about it, that genuine passion I feel for it comes through.

  • If your 'Santa Baby' has been asking you for suggestions, print out the picture of these gloves and tape it to your holiday stocking, I'm sure he'll get the hint! But if he does miss the mark, these are a pair you won't regret picking up for yourself. If they offer additional colors in these, I will snatch them up. I'd LOVE to see these in a dark red and a dark grey as well as camel/tan!

  • Get Social:

  • Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  - Follow @EMUAustralia on Twitter
  • Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ  - Like EMU Australia on Facebook

  • What are you hoping Santa Slips into your stocking this year butterfly? Have you been a good butterfly this year?

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FTC Disclosure: This is NOT a sponsored post, no monetary compensation has been received in exchange for this post. A pair of Taroona Gloves were sent to us for editorial consideration, however all opinions are 100% my own. These Gloves are seriously awesome!