I am well aware that I often repeat myself on this blog. That's because I believe that certain style commandments never cease to apply and that are constantly relevant. One of those things happens to be my unwavering enthusiasm for footwear and I simply cannot reiterate this enough: shoes are e v e r y t h i n g. As in, EVERYTHING. As in, the be-all and end-all.
Which means that your outfit is simply not complete until you've slipped something onto your feet. Your shoes will literally dictate the big picture: are you dressed up? Casual? A tomboy? A vamp? You pickin' up what I'm puttin' down here?
Take this very simple outfit comprised of wide bermuda shorts and an oversized men's shirt - on the one hand (above), I am Santa Monica chic thanks to my pointed toe slides, and on the other (below), I am totally transformed into a kind of put-together office lady with my nude heels. Two pairs, two sides of the pendulum, two vibes, one outfit.
Shirt - YSL men's
Shorts - Ann Taylor
Flats - Jeffrey Campbell x Free People
Heels - Vince
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