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February 18, 2008
J.Crew spotted in Rome!

94409_PK6199.jpgSo let's say you've made the rounds of all the local stores for Presidents' Day sales. Yet, you're still in the mood to shop. Have I got a site for you! You have to visit it, especially if you're into Italy.

J.Crew's "Ciao Roma" video (click here) traces one beautiful yellow handbag as it makes its way around the streets of Rome. It's been to the Colosseum, hanging on a chair at an outdoor restaurant, spirited up and down steps. It goes for a ride on a moped and serves as a "pillow" for a young man's head.

Good idea. It makes you want to peruse the site even more to see what goes best with the handbag. And I found it! These brightly colored, patent leather peep-toe Mary Janes (pictured). Yes, they cost $198. But, of course, they're made in Italy and feature a 3-inch covered heel. They come in black, for sure. But why not go for color and pick either the autumn berry, emerald or (pucker up) sour lemon. Check online for more J.Crew peep-toe options.

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