Friday, March 21, 2008

Shoe 4: The Sporty American One



This one - by some brand I've never heard of (Next? - $59.00) - was purchased specifically to go with the Sasson dress. While I recognize it is prim, I feel that the buckle-y, shiny redness does up the ante a smidge.

And the angled kitten heel is adorable.

And, furthermore, I can walk in these and look chic in them - even if I don't end up pairing them with the (fairly conservative, let's face it) dress that might lead the whole outfit into suburban mom territory. Please note: I mean no offense to suburban moms, who are an important part of our cultural demographic. I just prefer to dress like a single urbanite pursuing my options...

You should know that, in a fit of shoe-craziness, I have also put aside one more 9West shoe - a matte red gladiator (ankle high) - that is in no way shiny, girly or sleek. I feel, given that I've run out of spaces in my closet now, if I get that one (and it would go with the Sasson in a very eclectic, jolie meets laide kind of way), this one's going to have to go back. Unless I change my mind and find some woman-with-a-fashion-problem justification for keeping it all.

Now's just about the right time to finish that post on closet organization, non?

PS - If you have opinions about which shoe would be better with the dress, you know I want to hear about them...

7 comments:

  1. These are my favourites! Love the colour!

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  2. Why thank you Miss White and Up and Down - Wouldn't it be funny if the Winners no-name discount shoe turns out to be the popular choice? It is really comfortable in addition to being cute. Go figure. K

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  3. Definitely a perfect match for the Sasson dress. I also love these, as you say very chic, and the heel is lovely. All in all, you have great taste in shoes!!!

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  4. K, you always look like and single urbanite pursuing her options, especially in cute little heels. You can't walk in the soccer field with those puppies.

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  5. Why thank you Bronwyn! I'm glad you think they'll work. This weekend I'll try to put together a photo of the ensemble for reader review. If it ends up not working, there's always the gladiator to add to the mix!

    Marth: It's my chic haircut that does it :-) Must you call attention to the one environment in which these shoes won't work? :-)

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