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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Shoe Shopping Adventures

I will be the first to admit, I've never been much of a shoe girl.  I have realized that no matter how many pairs of shoes I have, I will gravitate toward the same few pairs all season.  In the summer, I wear my Jacks out.  I have really been trying to look more professional at work, and I broke down and started wearing heels at least three times a week.  This became an issue because I only had two pairs of heels I was wearing - a black Jessica Simpson wedge that I bought when I was 17 & a taupe, peep-toe Jessica Simpson wedge.  

This weekend, I went to Dillard's hell bent on purchasing these adorable Antonio Melani heels.  However, they looked HORRIBLE on my skin.  And I felt like I looked like an ostrich in them.


After prowling around the store for over an hour, I ended up leaving with these Isola beauties.  I love the tortoise shell-esque pattern, and I think the chunky heel is kind of fun.


My next purchase?  These Vince Camuto sling backs!   If it had been in my budget, I would have purchased them the day of.  Sadly, I will have to wait until next pay check, but I am already dreaming up all of the ways that I can wear them.


Also, I just want to give a big shout out to Pierson in the shoe department of the Dillard's in Knoxville's West Towne Mall.  I have honestly been wearing the wrong shoe size for my entire life, and I didn't know that until he explained that to me and what I should look for in a shoe.  He is amazing at what he does.

What about y'all - are you a shoe girl?  What shoes are at the top of your list for fall?

Happy Wednesday!

XX,

S.S.

Note:  This is not a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own.  Also, I do not own any of the photos in this post.  I have linked them back to their appropriate site through a product link.

7 comments:

  1. You'd be wearing the wrong size?? Tell me more about how they re-sized you! I own so many shoes but I tend to gravitate towards the same colors over and over again. I'm trying to branch out because there are only so many pairs of black shoes one can own.

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    1. Apparently I've been wearing a size too big! I have a narrow foot and a high arch, I guess the arch of the shoes I've been wearing wasn't in the proper spot because of the incorrect size. My toes were definitely pinched in the pair that I bought, but I'm hoping it will loosen up a bit once I get them broken in. If not, I'm just going to return them.

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  2. I am a heel girl ever since I got my first pair of heels. Those Isola are gorgeous SS. Love the complete look, the heel, the tortoise thingy, everything. Gorgeous. I also love the sling backs. Great buy SS.
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    Lenya
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    1. I wish I had it in me, Lenya! I just don't work the heels like you do!!

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  3. Love the sling backs - perfect for fall!
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    1. thank you! Can't wait until they're mine!

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  4. loving all of these shoe picks! that tortoise shell print will go with so much & those sling backs are precious!

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