Today’s look is all about looking flirty and fun! Whether you’re going on a date or out to dinner with coworkers, a pair of high heel pumps is exactly what you need! These blue Jimmy Choo’s will look great paired with the miniskirt and black top from Zara! The classic black handbag from Bloomingdales adds the perfect touch of structure to the look! Why not add in a red leather jacket and simple gold necklace for some flair?
Choosing a pair of shoes to wear can be a daunting task when you have a closet full of them. On the other hand, not having enough pairs of shoes can leave you craving all the hot new styles. Whether you have too many or too few, there are five general types of shoes that every woman should own in order to be footwear-ready for any event or occasion thrown your way!
Black Ankle Bootie
First off we have the classic black bootie that will match with anything due to its neutral color. Opt for one with a medium heel; it will have you looking stylish while still keeping you comfortable. Sure, you probably wouldn’t want to run a marathon in them, but you could definitely walk a fair distance without being in agonizing pain. They’re incredibly multifunctional; they can take you from work during the day to a social event at night with no need for a shoe change in the middle.
Now that you have your ankle bootie covered, it’s time to invest in one that’s either to your knee or above it. Every woman needs a pair of show-stopping boots that will look great with a dress or a pair of skinny jeans. Wear them to a party or on a date, and you’ll be admired for your sense of style!
Owning at least one pair of ballet flats will have you jumping for joy on those long days that you spend standing on your feet. Choose a pair with a special detailing like metal hardware or a snakeskin material.
When you’re ready to pump up your style at the office, it’s time to invest in a pair of pumps that are feminine, professional, and chic! Pumps will help take a pencil skirt to the next level or make a pair of jeans more formal.
The fifth and final must-have shoe is the strappy evening sandal that will take you to any formal event. When shopping for an evening shoe, look for two important characteristics: a satin fabric or sparkly crystal detailing. Either one will indicate that you’ve got your party shoes on and are ready to kick up your heels!
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This week’s outfit of the week goes to a casual and chic look featured on the Style Elixir blog. This season it’s all about the white skinny jeans. Lauren rocks this trendy item with a light-washed blue denim blouse and a pair of sky-high beige pumps, but it’s the accessories that make the look stand out. Her brown leather clutch matches beautifully with her brown cheetah print belt. She gives the outfit extra character with her statement blue Ray-ban aviators and white nail polish. We love this look because it combines light summery colors with bold accessories! Check out the outfit below to see how you can get a similar look!
By: Jaclyn Parker
Top: Mango ($29.99), Jeans: Articles of Society at Nordstrom ($54.00), Clutch: Aldo ($40.00), Sunglasses: Ray-Ban at Bloomingdales ($170.00), Shoes: Charles by Charles David at Macy’s ($109.99), Belt: Ralph Lauren at Saks Fifth Avenue ($295.00), Watch: Bulova at Kohl’s ($125.00), Nail Polish: essie at Kohl’s ($8.50)
This week’s outfit of the week goes to a look featured on the Boho Chic Café blog. Sarah’s look centers around her vibrant orange and white ombré shirt. She keeps the look fun and summery with a pair of white shorts and an oversized cream handbag. This handbag would be perfect for a trip to the beach because it would fit everything you need: a bathing suit, magazines, sunscreen, a hat, and more! Sarah’s pointed-toe shoes and chunky necklace give the look that extra glamorous touch. Check out the outfit below to see how you can get a similar summertime look!
By: Jaclyn Parker
Top: Diane von Furstenberg at Shopbop ($248.00), Shorts: Forever 21 ($12.90), Handbag: Cole Haan at Macy’s ($93.99), Shoes: DSW ($59.95), Necklace: Stella & Dot ($128.00), Watch: Kenneth Cole New York at Macy’s ($75.00)
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