Open-Toed Boots Take Center Stage

Remember all the old fashion rules? Well, forget everything you mom taught you. The new rules...there are no rules. It’s more than okay to wear white after Labor Day. You should mix patterns. In fact it’s encouraged. Yes, you are allowed to don open-toed shoes with tights (just make sure there are no toe seems or reinforcements showing). And not only can you wear open-toed shoes in the cool months (and even winter), it’s a trend that is red hot. And this year it’s not only about open-toed … [Read more...]

No Socks Allowed

I love going sockless with shoes and sneakers. The only time I wear socks is with boots. This habit began way back in my childhood growing up in Massachusetts where sockless was not a preppy 80’s fad, but a regional lifestyle and look that still persists today. After all, New England is the land of prep schools, bow ties, khaki’s, Topsiders and pink pants with whales on them – and not just on Nantucket. Moving West to California meant that the need for socks never really came up. Yes, … [Read more...]

Happy Independence Day from Shoeaholics Anonymous!

How are you celebrating your 4th of July long weekend? Me, I'm still trying to figure out what I have that's patriotic to wear to a picnic today. I wish I had some sort of shoes with the red, white and blue stars and stripes on them. Too bad, I didn't think to order these Flag Fashion Pumps (only $19.50 from AliExpress) sooner.  Looks like I'll be wearing either my red canvas sneakers or red flats. Maybe I'll be better prepared next year?! Check out our Pinterest board for more Red, White and … [Read more...]