02 February 2008

on my mind

Did you ever know something wasn't good for you, but you just had to have it anyway? No, I'm not referring to my sometimes insane cravings for ice cream or cookies. This item on my mind is widely regarded as unflattering, too 80s, or just plain ugly. The item is this pair of trendoid shoes.

I have pictured them with my dresses, with my skinny jeans, with my tights. I am watching them on 4 websites, hoping one will just lower the price a little more. I have tried to justify that they would act as my "Florida equivalent" to winter boots, since they truly just don't stock knee-high boots in the stores here.

I haven't made up my mind yet, but I will keep holding out until they drop in price or drop out of my mind!

9 comments:

ambika said...

I bought a pair of oxfords the other day. I'll be sure to model how stumpy my legs look the minute they get in.

It's even worse when the damn things are *on sale*

SICK. said...

i love them !
my favourites have to be the chloƩ silveradoes.


x.
jh

Christine said...

ambika- i'm glad you found some oxfords! i love heeled oxfords, too.

sick- yes! these come from my original love of the silveradoes, which i could never, never afford!

Heather said...

Those are great! I'd say check vintage but I never find such understatedly sexy looks in secondhand stores...

Elisabeth said...

Oh, they are gorgeous.

Worth the investment, I'm sure...!

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Chelsea Talks Smack said...

Oh, yeah I love those.

Soul Tanggg said...

GIRL!
I've got those exact shoes!!

(http://bp1.blogger.com/_ls2hSIKEhCU/R08O5bcXfSI/AAAAAAAAAHE/ZD3jZbMI_Gs/s1600-h/outfit-11-24-07-SHOES.jpg)

except they weren't from Urban. I got them sometime last winter. but they've been a staple in my wardrobe ever since!!!

i say you should GET THEM!

Wendy said...

I have these same shoes but discounted and from Macy's. I love them!