Sunday, March 31, 2013

Franco Sarto -Whitney, Taupe

Ciao a tutti!

Okay, my fellow Shoe-A-Holics, while we are still waiting on warmer days to come (and stay), one shouldn't totally abandon common sense for the likelihood of a remote possibility; granted, I love the sun just as much (perhaps even more than) the next person, but while the date may read spring, the mercury has been less than agreeable and for all intents and purposes, it is still winter!

Another of my favorite winter-to spring transition pieces is a suede boot.  During the throngs of winter, when you're battling with slush and snow, functionality is first and foremost for footwear, and you grab your winter boots. When weather predictions are less harsh or the sidewalks have been cleared, you grab a pair of leather boots.  But when the days are still cold, and the threat of precipitation has been virtually eliminated, then comes the perfect opportunity for suede.  As warm as its leather counterpart, yet more flexible (at least to me), suede offers a rich textural contrast to your outfit.  Pair your boots with a suede bag to bring unity between the boots and outfit, try a bag in a different color to keep the look fun and relaxed.

Baci a tutti!

Stella Notte

Day 323: Sunday March 31st 2013
Designer: Franco Sarto
Name: Whitney
Color: Black
Style: Tall Wedge Boot
Heel: 3.5 inches (8.89 cm)
Shaft: 15 inches (38.1 cm)
Material: Luxe suede upper with crossed straps at vamp and buckle detail

To see how I styled these beautiful boots, follow the link below to:

Beautiful in any color; click here to see these beauties in Black!

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