40th in NYC - Manolos for Breakfast

I woke up in the morning feeling like P-Diddy!  

Yep, I woke up with the biggest pep in my step! I had planned out my outfits for the day & nothing was standing in the way of me glamming my way through the day. I swear the adrenaline in my system was enough to heat up the whole hotel. The freezing temperatures outside were no match for it. I wore my tulle dress and heeled sandals and went about my day like it was a summer’s eve. We had breakfast in the hotel. My little sister Joy who came over from the UK specially, had gone ahead to get the table all set up for us & had even popped out to buy me some pretty yellow lilys. We were joined by my 2 other cousins, Chenai & Rumbi, who had also come over from the UK.

I kicked off the day with a mimosa ofcourse and then tucked into a yummy breakfast of eggs Benedict with smoked salmon.  

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Kola and Judah wandered off after we finished eating and then reappeared with the most beautiful flower arrangement which he’d arranged through the hotel concierge! This was swiftly followed by a delicious chocolate tart with a candle. It really was the best way to kick off the birthday weekend.

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As soon as we were done with breakfast we made our way to the Manolo Blahnik boutique. I’d dreamed of one day owning a pair of his “Hangisi” pumps, and today was the day it was going to happen.  It was so awesome to be surrounded by girls who were as giddy as I was about this moment. I was having my Carrie Bradshaw moment & it was everything I had imagined and more!

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as soon as I put the shoes on I felt alive! Haha! I have loved them from afar for so long that I couldn’t even believe it was actually happening. My biggest dilemma was in deciding which height to get. The 3 1/2” were immediately comfortable but they didn’t have the sexy edge that the 4 1/2” had. I finally settled on the higher heel & I’m so happy I did! The girls all agreed they had the better look. And they are seriously comfortable considering the height! I had to go down half a size which is what a lot of reviews online had said.

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In the bag!!

In the bag!!

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Safely home & ready for their debut! Woop!

Safely home & ready for their debut! Woop!

The afternoon tea & Karaoke are coming next!!

xoxo

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