IT’S ALL ABOUT THE SHOES

Looking through my wardrobe and seeing whats good and whats not always whittles down to me not wanting to get rid of any shoes. Over the past few months I have hoarded a lot more shoes than I would normally and I’ve just come to realising why.

A shoe can change an outfit, old or new a pair of shoes can make you feel good and really tell a story about your style.

I for one don’t actually have one distinctive style. Some days I wear trainers, cropped trousers and crop sweaters and one day I will wear a pretty little dress with heels or heeled boots, it just depends on my mood. I never dress for an occasion, if that makes sense. I usually opt for style over comfort and I think that’s how my style has evolved.

When growing up I used to think I had to abide by style rules. I used to think if I were going shopping or to London for the day I had to wear the comfiest shoes I could find, whether I wanted to wear those or not. I used to think if I were going for dinner it would be too dressy to opt for court shoes over heeled boots. Now I’ve thrown away that attitude, I feel my style has come out for what it truly is. That being said, it all revolves around what shoes I choose.

I don’t always go for heels or should I say ‘prettier’ shoes over trainers. Some days I feel trainers will work best and I’ll go with them. My favourite trainers of the moment have to be Yeezy’s or maybe Old Skool Vans as I know they’ll go with pretty much every outfit I choose than involves full length bottoms (i.e. not a skirt or dress – although someone could totally rock that and look incredible).

Now that Spring is on its way, yes I have mentioned Spring already, I feel my shoe wardrobe could get a whole lot bigger and I’m totally fine with that. Shoe obsessive? I think so. Us humans have to be obsessed with something right, and my obsession just happens to be shoes. It’s a totally happy and content obsession might I add.

This pair of shoes in particular says spring all over and when I finally got the chance to wear them, my god did I feel good. These are the Ted Baker Peetch brooch embellished court shoes in Dusky Pink and actually a pair of shoes I had my first SJP moment with when I couldn’t find them in stock and hunted them down until they were mine. Then, when they were mine, I may have cuddled them a little and not wanted to let them go. Yes, I am that person.

Side note – they are now back in stock and will probably sell out fast, so I’ve got your back and linked them here.

I find these work well with trousers (how I’ve styled them here), dresses, skirts, jumpsuits, playsuits, pretty much anything you want. They look beautiful with tailored outfits especially and I can’t wait for an excuse to come up this year to wear them with a dress and feel like the true SJP.

Lets face it, as much as I was looking forward to wearing cute pairs of heeled boots for the winter months, what’s prettier than a pair of spring or summer shoes? Be prepared for more shoe porn coming your way as I have many beauties I just have to share now that the weather might start getting better and that means more shoes get to come out to play.

It just amazes me how much a pair of shoes can change your mood, your style and your attitude. Lets face it, who else feels that can master anything when wearing a good pair of shoes hey?

 

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