December brings a chill here in the states, even down here in Texas. This week I’ll be focusing on my favorite office-appropriate kicks to help you kick the Mondays without freezing your cute little toes off (no promises on icy sidewalks… those things are evil).
ASOS MICK Mid Heel Brogue, $72.72 from Asos
Ah, camel. The universally-coordinating tone. If you have to make one winter-wise purchase to wear with tights or slacks, these oxfords will keep your heels safely out of the chill zone while keeping your toes dry. Not to be worn in FEET of snow (pardon the pun) but they won’t leave your tootsies soaked from a short walk.
Tabu-13 Boot, $49.95 from DSW
A wedge always reads slightly more professionally acceptable to me than a stiletto heel. I feel like you can get away with a higher heel (and greater stability) with a wedge, and these slouchy boots are just right with a wool skirt or a shift dress.
Nine West Jamee, $67.99 from Zappos
Classy much? This is such a cute bootie you could find a reason to wear them year-round. And since they’re so understated, they could be your go-to shoe for a few days out of the week without feeling like you’re wearing out their welcome. Subtly patterned tights, pencil skirt… perfect.
Not Rated Official, $53.99 from Zappos
Alright, I don’t know if your office would OK these, but I can’t get over the Victorian-style silhouette and the faux spats. Seriously, these are so beautiful. Wear them to the office party.
And finally, for those of us who simply must have function supersede form, these booties from ModCloth will answer your cold-feet woes. Furry on the inside, flat on the heel… if you’ve got miles to go during the day, skip the heels. Understated flats with thick, maybe cable-knit stockings, you’ll feel like you never left bed.
Sure, I don’t live in a snowy climate anymore, but I used to. I know what those mornings feel like, and sometimes you just want to know at least one thing is taken care of. We all get tired of throwing the same coat on over our cute outfit, so make sure your kicks are doing at least some of the talking.
Happy Monday, Lovelies! Any snow-shoe secrets for girls on a budget?