Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Transitional Shooties


When Tammy posted her Trending through the Decades subject, boots, I wasn't  prepared.   The last thing I want to wear now is boots.  Here in New England, we wear boots (not the pretty, high heeled kind, no-- the ugly mucky muck kind) for what seems like 6 months.  So, the thought of bringing out my boots before their time was ......revolting.


I remembered I have this OTHER type of boot--shootie--half shoe, half bootie.  When I bought these on sale from Anthroplogie, it was an experiment.  Was I going to be able to wear them?
As it has turned out, I wear these A LOT!  They are so much more practical than I could ever have imagined--they are a great transitional boot.  And not the mucky-muck type.


I ended up getting another pair of shooties in black!  Anyone else out there a shootie lover?

22 comments:

  1. Those shoes are really cute! I can see them as being kind of hard to find things to mix with them with but it looks like you're doing a great job!

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  2. those are adorable. I know what you mean about boots....mucky muck kind. I hope you have a nice fall and get to wear them for a long time!

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  3. You look so pretty in this outfit and that sweater looks so cozy!
    -Meagan
    www.spunkychateau.com

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  4. Cute! I've never had a pair, but you make me want one!

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  5. Paula - I have been lusting after these very shoes for months -- and they look AMAZING on you (with your cute fishnets too). Love, love this whole look, and your happy face : >

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  6. Love those! SO cute!! I'm finding that various ankle boots are my favorite go-to footwear in all but the warmest weather.

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  7. I haven't been a shootie lover, but I think I am now. Gorgeous photos of you!

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  8. I totally want a pair but haven't gotten them yet. The problem isn't me, it's Los Angeles. You see stores only sell 5" platforms here, so finding a cute 1" heel like yours is rather difficult. I'm jealous actually.

    Your whole outfit is fab.

    Kisses,
    Heather
    http://thestyleconfessions.com/

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  9. Never heard of them till you. Now I really, really want them! You look great!

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  10. the texture tights are great! And another pair of shooties!? Yay!

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  11. I'm still vaguely perplexed by shooties, but I don't know why! You would think I'd love them, since I love boots, and since dainty shoes just are NOT my thing. Those ones do look awfully cute on you! If I'd seen them on the shelves, though, I think I would have been scratching my head. Clearly, I need to start thinking outside the box here.

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  12. Love them and I too am a shortie lover!
    xXx
    Reva

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  13. a shootie! cute name for them. you wear them well!

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  14. In the Midwest we have boots then we have boots. These cuties need to be worn in the fall or maybe if you're lucky on a clear winter day.
    They won't be worn when you are slopping through snow and sleet to get to work or to shovel the drive.
    But they sure are cute,,,,,,,,,,,right?

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  15. I think I could be a shootie fan if I could find a pair I loved. You look especially gorgeous in that first photo with that lighting and that smile. Wow! XO, Jill

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  16. Shooties! Love it, and I can see why you got a second pair- they rock!

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  17. Victoria~I thought so too when I first got them, but I find I wear them so much more than I thought! Stay-tuned...
    Linda~I get soooo tired of them choking my feet...
    Meagan~thanks, and I do love this collared shrug--great for fall.
    Joy~they are comfortable AND versatile--trust me!
    Patti~they would be great for you in FL! It would satisfy your boots fix and not be hot! (as in temperature!)
    Deja pseu~ankle boots are my new current fave too--I'm only wearing high boots when the weather dictates...
    Judith~They are a great spring/fall shoe when you arent ready for full on boots yet.
    Heather~isnt it awful? Those 5"heels are too much! I admire Rachel Zoe wearing them thru herr pregnancy! They are tough to find here too--I have too really look..
    Coastal~very practical and comfortable. I'll be wearing my black pair also soon..
    Vanessa~the tights work this time of year--bare legs are cold and nylons? ugh.
    Anne~of course they arent practical for winter--thing spring and fall. I know what you mean, I thought I would never wear them; I was wrong!
    Reva~Glad to hear it GF!
    Bug~thanks and thanks for dropping by!
    Tammy~that's for sure! But I cant wear those high heeled things in the winter either.
    Jill~I am a little washed out in the photo--I had my light meter set at cloudy and then the sun came out!
    Ariane~I can see you in these..
    Bella~and I should be posting them soon too~

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  18. Thanks for the comment and the honor of being grouped in the Joplin category!
    Love YOU!!!!!!!!!
    xXx
    Reva

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  19. Those are the most beautiful shoes! Since I live in Fl. you can give them to me in the 6 months you are in your yucky boots...lol

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  20. Hi Paula

    I just found your blog; I love your style! I am north of Boston, too. I tried to find these shooties after seeing your pictures, but had no luck!

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