I have a lot of boots, too many to count, I generally think you can’t have enough ankle boots, so to add something new to my wardrobe when I’m trying to make considered additions only there is only one thing for it, adding a pair of investment boots. So, here they are, a gorgeous pair of Sam Edelman black knee-high boots, well actually they are billed as over-the-knee but my 34-inch legs mean they actually sit just under the knee, and I’m OK with that as they swish so beautifully!!! Yep, I know investment boots should really be more timeless and
A new feature this year will be my Friday Favourites, where I basically discuss items I’m thinking of buying, things that are inspiring me, and trends I’m trying to decide whether I can wear, and to start me off I’m discussing Dior-style patent perspex heels. Each season there seems to be a footwear trend that captures the fashion pack, we’ve had over-the-knee boots, which actually are still going strong, and it seems every fashionista loves to wear patent, so when Dior showcased patent perspex heeled ankle and knee-high boots in all colours, from grey and black to burgundy and electric
Every time I wear my Timberland boots or spy them in my shoe closet I can’t help but sing ‘these boots are made for walkin’, the Jessica Simpson version of course and dream that one day I will look as good in a pair of Daisy Duke tiny shorts as she did in the music video. My poor music taste aside, there is something about the yellow Timberland boot that instantly makes me think of music, more hip hop than Jessica Simpson, but music stars over the years really have championed this fashion classic, which I still can’t believe is
One of the brands that surprised me during the autumn/winter 2013 press days had to be Hobbs, I’ve heard such good things from the retailer from my friends, but I have to be honest I don’t regularly shop there. For AW13 the offering is really strong and directional – with incredible bold tailored coordinated pieces, gorgeous oversized, mannish coats, and super flattering full skirts and items with delicate detailing on such as cut-work lace and scalloped edged collars. There is an elegance about the new collection, that you would expect from Hobbs, but also a more fashion-forward feel – it
I love it when a surprise parcel is delivered, especially when it is knee-high boots sized, and I was thrilled to see Mou Boots inside. These beauties will get a proper style post outing soon, probably when the weather changes back to the normally cold March, but I just couldn’t resist sharing.