continuing on with regular blogging, I have been recently come upon these Burberry gauntlet gloves.
Pretty amazing. I would wear these in a second, what a perfect way to add texture and badass-ness to a winter outfit. Knowing Burberry Prorsum prices, I would not expect the price to be under $500.
Being the resourceful gal that I am, I am constantly surfing the interwebs to find that amazing piece that relatively costs next to nothing, and I am not talking high street, h&m-inspired pieces. I give you very similar, gauntlet gloves from.....Renaissance/Medieval costume websites! Thumbs up to the fabulous Brian for giving me the tip.
Studded cowhide gauntlets - 40 effin dollars.
how amazing are those studs?
cheaper, but they aren't leather. Try not to laugh, these are actually "Star Wars Clone Wars Anakin gloves", but I am not kidding you when I tell you that they remind me SO MUCH of these epic spaceman gauntlets by Raf Simons I saw at 10 Corso Como last winter. You would be surprised by how many designers are inspired by things they see at vintage stores and costume parlors.
$12 at buycostumes.com
While I was at the medieval websites, I found myself coveting a lot of items. This, for example, is nothing short of breathtaking.
Inspired by samurai/shinobi gauntlets.
They may seem ridiculous in the context of the costume/reenactment websites, but try picturing them in a bondage-centric Meisel editorial. I'm seeing dark, dramatic photography, smoke, and black lipstick on Lara Stone wearing nothing but a black patent Alaia corset belt.
I bet they're seeming a bit more relevant now.
What about these Steel Reinforced Ninja/Shinobi Gauntlets with throwing spikes? I would seriously recommend these to any fierce girl living in a dangerous city (*COUGH*MEXICOCITY*COUGH*).
get both ($134 and $259, respectively) here.
If you're a gesticulating girl you'll be sure to get your point across.