Posts Tagged: shoes

Creative Wardrobe Organization

creative wardrobe organization tips

I assume you’ve all got closets. With hangers. Maybe a few shelves. There might even be a chest of drawers or an armoire in the mix. I also assume that you’ve got some wardrobe organization challenges and that some of your belongings might be a little worse for wear due to makeshift storage situations. (A few of mine certainly are!)

And suggestions like the one pictured above – painting some crown moulding a gorgeous color and nailing it to the wall so you can display a few pairs of heels in an unusual way – are fantastic if you don’t mind taking up wall space, opting for a semi-permanent and highly visible storage solution, and making your wardrobe into makeshift art. But I prefer wardrobe organization techniques that are temporary, reversible, or even portable. Personally, I’d much rather keep things out of sight, out of sunlight, and out of the dusty, cat-friendly environment that is my home. read more

Power Shoes

I’ve had many people ask me, “Why do women love shoes?” And I never quite know what to say. Who am I to speak for all women? Who says that all women love shoes? Why does it matter anyway?

And yet I sometimes catch myself wondering why it is that I love shoes as much as I do. Because there are many marvelous elements within my wardrobe, but I am most emotionally attached to my shoes.

And there’s definitely something to the idea that shoes are likely to fit and look amazing no matter how much weight you’ve lost or how bloated you feel, no matter how tired or crabby or upset you are. Shoes are a constant within outfits. They’re reliable. If they look great at 6 a.m., they’ll still look great at 9 p.m. (Barring unforeseen mud puddle encounters and the like.) read more

This Week I Love …

… cobalt blue. Above you see my beloved Marni sandals. I purchased these last year, and they sparked an obsession with cobalt blue that hasn’t flagged since. I am now in possession of a cobalt handbag, belt and necklace, all purchased separately yet eerily matchy. And my thirst for cobalt is not yet slaked! Especially since I am yet to nab any cobalt blue garments. (Picture me rubbing my hands like a supervillian.)

Here are a few cobalt pieces that have caught my eye of late:

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