Goodies for Two Shoes
Could there be a better way to get to know our new neighbors here in Paris than to stage a photoshoot in which I precariously hang outside my 6th floor window shooting shoes dangling from the shutters? I can't think of one. Enchanté! Hi and howdy! We're the couple who always smells like bread.
Anyway, there are trendy shoes that periodically catch my attention. Sometimes it works out and I enjoy these shoes beyond their window of trendiness. Other times, I end up regretting my purchase as I did with these cool on paper Brother Vellies that never quite do what I need them to.
I've not sworn off trendy footwear forever but in trying to be mindful of what I buy, I've noticed myself feeling more comfortable buying classic shoes I know I'll wear for a long time. This has practically manifested in my establishing a semi-exclusive relationship with Manolo Blahnik, whose satin pointed-toe heel is effectively my sole mate (eek! apologies for this low-hanging fruit of a pun). To vary things up, rather than resort to buying new shoes, I've been experimenting with embellishing what I got. For example:
We haven't even gotten to the holy grail of shoe styling: the ankles!! Coming at you soon.