Recent Examples of patent leather from the Web
Grainy reprints of Polaroids that show the boys in their altar gowns standing in arched church door wells next to their proud parents, the dads in their ill-fitting suits, the sun glinting off the mothers’ patent leather pocketbooks.
On a recent afternoon, Maric was wearing her handiwork: a red wool coat, an iridescent jacket cut from flowering kimono fabric, knee-high red patent leather boots.
Sofia followed by his side, holding his hand in a matching all-black look with patent leather pants, a cozy turtleneck sweater, and nudist style sandals.
But those who saw his patent leather boots knew better: Marvin was simply The Man, chill as ever.
On a recent day, a woman carried in a patent leather pencil case in hot pink, with kittens on it.
Besides, the twinkly Passard—that’s him in the white patent leather shoes—wouldn’t allow that.
Whether in patent leather for a femme fatale vibe or in plain unbuffed black, the X-acto silhouette adds a necessary sharpness and polish to any get-up.
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