If the Shoe Fits, Wear it! How to Plan Your Entire Outfit Around Your Feet

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I’ve always considered myself a shoe person. Now I wouldn’t say I’m totally obsessed by any means but there are not many things that make a bad day completely better than sliding on a new pair of shoes. Regardless if I’ve showered or even brushed my hair, I feel just a little bit more fresh and put together if my shoes are shining. While perusing through Pinterest the other day, I definitely got to thinking about how the bottom half of my wardrobe could use a little refresh. I actually haven’t purchased a SINGLE pair of shoes since Bennett was born, which is just silly because that’s the only part of my body that has gone back to “normal” almost 8 months postpartum! Inspired by the fact footwear is the one style choice I can make with abandonment, the team and I put together our top five must-have looks paired with our most longed after summer shoes! What do you think? Which ones should I buy??? And how are we feeling about this whole “mom mule” trend? I’m 100% on board.

A Bold Day Heel: Perfectly Paired with a Denim Culotte

A Leather Mule: Perfectly Paired with a Lux Matching Bag

Barely-there Black Sandals: Perfectly Paired with Flowy, High-Waisted Trousers

Chunky but Chic Sneakers: Perfectly Paired with Modern and Minimal Balloon Pants

Natural Espadrille Wedges: Paired with Vintage Feeling Levi’s

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BY Kate Arends - July 20, 2018

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    July 23rd, 2018 at 4:11 am

    Wow!! Great photography and some amazing shoes. I was crazy about sneakers at one point in time. Though that phase is gone, I am still an ardent follower of latest designs in footwear.

    Thank you for this lovely post. Have a good day. 🙂

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  3. kaitertott

    July 26th, 2018 at 10:29 am

    I work in Sales and Social Media in the retail world, and I am on my feet ALL day. Which means yes, all my outfits get designed around my feet haha. Love this article!

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    July 26th, 2018 at 4:51 pm

    Shoes really are the best staple and statement piece. Glad you loved the article!

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