Posts tagged "boots"
My favorite shoes of all time are a pair of Miz Mooz two-toned oxfords.Â I will treasure them, and take them to the cobblers whenever they need it, and if they ask me to feed them cake while wearing a gorilla suit, I’ll do that too.
Because I love my oxfords, I assume I’ll love all Miz Mooz shoes.Â Right?Â Right.Â And since I was planning on scouring the internet for sales on the brand anyway, I figured I might as well share my findings - I admit, a little begrudgingly - with you.
In my mind, this is the perfect boot. It’s not cage dancery, it’s not horsey, it’s good for work and going out. It’s the Miz Mooz Soren, and it’s available at Nordstrom for over 50% off ($134.90), and at Lori’s Shoes for 35% off ($178.95).
Or you could get these and be even perfecter. I love the wrap-around buckled laces covering! The Miz Mooz Sasha comes in the above grey and a khaki color, and both are deeply discounted with prices on Endless ranging from $136 to $143. (Original price: $220.)
Even though it’s currently on sale for $59.90 (retail: $119.95) the Goldie T-Strap pump is actually the bane of my money-saving existence. I want it, and I want it now, and saving money is stupid when there are cute t-straps available. Are you ready to hear what colors it comes in? Are you sure? Okay…
The Miz Mooz Tilman is something I’d wear to transition from winter to spring. I can see it paired with all of the trends of the moment - tights, socks, maxis, skinnies - but I think it would look really lovely with a bare leg and a pair of retro shades. The shoe comes in three colors, tons of sizes, and is currently 25% off at Nordstrom.
COWBOY BOOTS. These are the Miz Mooz Cactus and reviews say they’re comfortable - almost like they’ve already been broken in. (It, um, kind of looks like they have.) I may hate intentionally distressed jeans - I’ll make my own holes, thanks - but pre-distressed leather is undoubtedly sexy to me. These retail for $179.95, and are currently on sale for $64.
Are you ready for summer? Because January just decided to show up in Seattle today, and it’s freezing, and I am not happy about it. If I bought the Pamela sandals today they’d hide in my closet for three more months…but I would be getting them for 30% off ($90.97). My favorite part of these is the curved wooden heel. It’s 3.75 inches, but has a 1.25-inch platform, so I could go from a downtown stroll to the beach without eating a mouthful of sand.
Because of the style’s popularity, however, other designers took notes from the creative genius behind the Westwood brand, and learned that buckles are great and they should use them always. Their delicious slouch, their relaxed hardware… It’s everything you’d want in an everyday shoe. So, if you love the Vivienne West Pirate Boot, you can still get the feel of the classic - but these will be quite a bit easier on your bank account.
Nine West Cornflower: $76.99
Nine West Fango: $69.90
Big Buddha Casi: $64.99
Type Z Roland: $70.99
This season, I am boot-obsessed. Even my sneakers are boots. (Oh no, you’re not seeing them. Not yet. Not until I wear them, gloriously, on Christmas day.) But boots are expensive - even the faux leather, faux fur kind. There are a very great online shoe shopping sites, including DSW and 6pm, but they can get kind of overwhelming. So many shoes, so many of them horrible, so much to sift through.
For me, Alloy.com is concentrated shoe-spiration. I always have at least one pair of their shoes on my wish list, including…
I keep seeing boots like this, pretty much everywhere I go, and for good reason. They’re so, so good. So good.
Here’s another pair. You know, in case you like black more. These are $20 more, but still under $75 for a pair of furry booties by a well-known brand.
This is what I’m talking about: four-star knee-high riding boots for under $50. The reviews say they are “expensive-looking.”
They’re like hiking boots, but not really. I like the teeny tiny wedges, which add just a little femininity.
I love the zipper in the back.
Warning: these heels are high and the material is not as epic as some of the other boots posted here.