Thursday, June 24, 2010

I interrupt my eyeshadow thoughts to wonder about these summer booties

at Nordstrom.

They come in black

which I was totally going for!

But then I clicked on the gray ones.

Which somehow seem so much more summery.

Now, keep in mind that I don't really wear dress shoes all that frequently. Especially in summer, where I shout "hallelujah," pack away the high-heeled shoes and mostly dress like I've been crewing on a friend's yacht for a week. Plus let's not forget that I'm a size 14 and tend to dress conservatively. Talbots-y, even.

In other words, I don't usually rock high-cut sandal/boot hybrids with four-inch heels.

So which ones should I get--gray or black?

17 comments:

  1. Absolutely get both!! Don't be silly, you know you will wear both.

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  2. Which matches the back, unused portion of your closet better?

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  3. What, they don't come in red?

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  4. Grey. With that tone, you can wear them with black based outfits or brown based outfits. The black boots are less 'flexible'.

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  5. D - none of the above.

    I just cannot warm up to the shoe/boot masquerading as a sandal. I think they are ugly and not flattering to even the trimmest ankle and calf.

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  6. Greige.

    They will make your legs look a mile long.

    Especially if you pair them with a fitted top and full skirt.

    Now. . .where to wear them??

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  7. I love the grey! I think you'll be able to wear them with more!!

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  8. Oh good lord, I hate those shoes. It's like a jackalope for your feet, only far less funny.

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  9. Love those shoes. LOVE THEM. But you have to have THIN ankles to wear them. Sigh. I'd get the gray because you can see the detail better, but if I could afford them, I'd do both. Because I love them.

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  10. Greige!!! No. doubt. And I love them.

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  11. I'm with Violet and majorbedhead on not liking the shbootie style at all, but if you have to, the gray ones.

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  12. I would buy the black in a heart beat. They're sleek, classy, and would match almost everything. So versatile and gorgeous.

    But.

    You're right. The other ones are much more Spring-y/Summer-y. And you can't wear the black ones year-round anyway because they're open-toed. You've gotta go with the light-colored ones.

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  13. God. Those cream booties are GORGEOUS! Get 'em!

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  14. God. Those cream booties are GORGEOUS. Get 'em!!!

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