Shoe Solutions

Let’s set the scene:  You live in an area where you must walk at least part of the way to work.  It’s hot; it’s sticky, and you just want your feet to breathe before being cooped up in an office all day — or — you’re racing to make it into work on-time, which has incidentally transformed you into a champion power walker.  In either case, comfort during your commute is your top priority.  So what do you do?  You strap on flip flops or sneakers and set off on your merry way.

::Gasp::

I’ve seen everyone from interns to management commit this business-attire indiscretion (and may or may not have comitted it once or twice myself).  But there is hope.  Just nix the flip flops and sneakers and embrace these shoe solutions:

1.  D’Orsay.  I’m a known supporter of the d’Orsay flat (see April’s post, Feeling Flat).  D’Orsays are a solid wear-to-work option with their sleek silhouette that still allows for a fair amount of air flow.  Look for d’Orsays that provide full coverage in the toe region to limit irritation or discomfort brought on by long-distance walking.  I’m loving this cap-toe pair by Chinese Laundry and these Ivanka Trump beauts. Continue Reading

Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterGoogle+Email to someone

Feeling Flat

Steve Madden Vamp Flats

This past week I was thinking about how I could showcase my still-new Steve Madden d’Orsay flats, when it dawned on me – why not do a tribute to all things flat(s)?!  More often than not, I catch myself reaching for the flats in my closet to complete an outfit.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s not that I refuse to wear heels; it’s just that the practicality of flats matched by  Continue Reading

Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterGoogle+Email to someone

Fashion Finds

This past weekend gave host to countless numbers of sales.  Between C. Wonder and Gap’s 40% off your entire purchase and J. Crew’s additional 40% off sale items, I was in a shopping tizzy!  Luckily, I was able to grab a couple of end-of-season pieces as well as a fun and fresh sweater that I would never have picked before (I’m working to expand my fashion palate) — and it just so happened that I kept everything black and white.  Unfortunately, I did not fully plan out my purchases Continue Reading

Share on FacebookPin on PinterestTweet about this on TwitterGoogle+Email to someone