Jil Sander Miracle

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A story surrounding these Jil Sander boots is truly Christmas worthy! Ever since putting them on my must have list I’ve been waiting for them to go on sale at Shopbop and Net-a-Porter. Then, finally they were 40% off at the US Net-A-Porter store and I was the first to reserve my size. However, we didn’t go forward with hitting the confirmation button at the checkout because after calculating the cost after conversion into Australian dollars the total price made my eyes pop. So I sadly had to wave goodbye to my dream boots…

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The next morning I got a call from Joseph: “You know those boots? Merry Christmas, the credit card transaction went through!” No one (not me, Anastasia or Joseph) pressed the button to confirm the payment… but somehow the payment went through. I can only blame Santa for this mystery.

A week later, not Santa but a DHL postman delivered the present to my door. Needless to say, I didn’t email Net-A-Porter asking for a asking to reverse a transaction we didn’t make. I just didn’t have the audacity to go against Santa and humbly accepted the Jil Sander miracle present. And Joseph is rapidly learning that Christmas is all about giving.


Directed: Maria Vlezko/CrashingRed. Starring:  Jil Sander ankle boots.



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PS.PS. Did you know that even if you’re in Australia, you still can buy things from the US Net-A-Porter site! They often have sales the way before Australia. Plus, when sales start in Australia most of good things are gone so it makes sense to open two accounts – one Australian and one US to make sure you don’t miss out on any good deals!

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  1. KizzyDoll December 9, 2013

    Those are a fantastic pair of boots, love them :) xx

  2. Maria@CrashingRed/SoNailicious December 10, 2013

    Thank you lovely! I feel super spoiled! Even though it’s +40C outside at the moment, I’ll wear them anyways :)

  3. DinaBella December 10, 2013

    nice.. love it!

  4. Maria@CrashingRed/SoNailicious December 10, 2013

    Thanks :)

  5. Lexy March 14, 2015

    Those boots are divine! I think the black ankle boot is my all time favourite footwear – a BOLD claim, I know! :-)

  6. Sarah September 15, 2015

    Just started following you on pinterest. Love it! do you have a http://polyvore.com or http://dress.li account with outfits?