Last weekend a new tenant moved in next door. I think it's only a chick....but I have not had the opportunity to meet her yet. A few nights ago my husband and I were home and heard some bass. We turned off the TV and realized it sounded like live music. We went outside and sure enough there was a band playing next door. It wasn't too loud so whatever - but we were pretty curious by this point. The next day my husband ran into a guy coming out of the house who apologized for the noise. Jeff asked about their band. Turns out they are Sound of Lions and they're REALLY GOOD. Jeff bought their debut album on iTunes and we listened to it on the way home from Thanksgiving dinner. I'm sold.
The hubby and I were running errands this afternoon and on the way home we stopped at Soléa so I could see what Fluevogs they have gotten in so far for Fall. They had a few new ones, all of which were fairly boring with the exception of these (called the Merit):
They were SUPER comfy and had a really nice weight to them, the leather is gorgeous and I totally fell in love but OMG they are a shoe and cost $329. A little insane if you ask me. I broke down and asked the sales person to order me in a pair of Volunteer boots, essentially the shoe above in boot form.
She was pretty stoked because she loves them too and has not seen them in person. They come in a tan and a really awesome grey felt but I opted for the black leather (better for snow/salt crap in the winter). It will take 3-4 weeks for them to arrive at the store (really?) and I had to put down a $20 deposit but I am not obligated to buy them. LOVE that - because I am not really comfortable buying a pair of $399 boots without trying them on first. I CAN'T WAIT!!!!!!!