if these shoes could talk…

Theory scoopneck tee (a pretty penny designer consignment and vintage) | LOFT lace cami | White House Black Market boyfriend jeans (thrifted) | Jessica Simpson striped scarf (Macy’s clearance) | Gianni Bini embroidered bag (hand-me-down from Mom) | Jessica Simpson Landen pumps (Macy’s clearance last year)



… they’d tell you that they feel pretty unappreciated. They sit in the dark closet for months at a time, hoping every morning they’ll get picked to get out and stretch their insoles around town, only to be passed over for those boring, practical flats again and again {yawn}.  And they just can’t understand, because — not to toot their own horn, but — they’re so cute and sassy!

Then on this particular morning, just as they’d resolved to the fact that they’d spend eternity on a shelf, they got picked. Their excitement quickly dissipated, however, when they remembered how tough it is to hold up 125 lbs of wobbling, clumsy stylista {with all the grace and coordination of a baby Bambi} on their delicate narrow platforms.

Hopefully she picks the flats tomorrow.

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  1. 9.29.11

    The wooden wedge is so cute!


  2. 9.29.11

    cute shoes (and cute post)!

  3. 9.28.11

    Love these shoes! I own several pairs that I sadly never get to wear, especially now that I’m living in a real city and walking everywhere. Looking at them in my closet makes me so sad.

    Also, that bag is fab!


  4. 9.28.11
    Ly said:

    I love everything about this look. I wish I had a pair of boyfriend jeans.



  5. 9.28.11
    shopfreak said:

    Love this post! I wish I could wear all my cute and sassy shoes more too..but I choose comfort over style most of the time…


  6. 9.28.11

    Pretty! XO Rebecca


  7. 9.27.11

    Oh but they are so cute and sassy! Love them, you look great too!

  8. 9.27.11

    I know I have a few of those kind of shoes in my closet. That does look like a tricky platform.
    Your hair looks really nice half up!

  9. 9.27.11
    Michelle said:

    Love the shoes and your outfit.

  10. 9.27.11
    Marisa said:

    Your shoes are incredible! I wish I could pick them up at Macy’s now! Your overall outfit looks super comfortable and is well put together. Just what every girl needs!

  11. 9.27.11
    Kristin said:

    Those are the cutest shoes! I’m glad they got picked! And I also love the way you wrote about them. So clever! I would love it if you would check out my blog and see what you think! http://buttonspockets.blogspot.com/

  12. 9.27.11
    Andrea said:

    I just love those shoes on you! Every time you wear them I get the urge to go out and find myself a similar pair, but they’d probably suffer the same sad fate :)

  13. 9.27.11

    how can they be stowed in the dark? they’re so pretty!!! I totally love the unique heel :)

  14. 9.27.11

    seriously love everything about this outfit. wowzas! so cute.

    also makes me achy for my scarves. . . which somehow – unbeknownst to me – have disappeared with my entire winter wardrobe. oy. this means i will be hunting it down today. . .


  15. 9.27.11

    LOL at the Bambi reference. I have many a shoe like this. It is so hard to not give special attention to all your shoes! I love these ones though. Very classy and sassy indeed!

  16. 9.27.11

    You’re boyfriend jeans look great on you!! I love those heels too!


  17. 9.27.11
    Manding said:

    haha the engineers i work with were just telling me about how 99% of women look like their ankles are going to break when wearing heels. whoops, i’m always wearing 3 inch platforms to the office… i think you look graceful and pretty !
    ps, http://amandamantes.blogspot.com !

  18. 9.27.11

    How could you forget about them! They are great, the wooden wedge is perfect, they seem pretty versatile! Have a lovely day!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries