I’m going to go ahead and admit it, Fall is my favorite time of year. I love Summer and everything, but there’s something about Fall that just feels familiar and, in the best way, sort of nostalgic to me. As we transition into ‘sweater weather’, I thought I’d show you the shoes that I’ve chosen to carry me through the rest of 2018.
Ok, duh, we all know boots are the most essential Fall item. There’s nothing groundbreaking here, but I’m really loving the Western boot trend I’ve been seeing recently–to be clear, solid color Western boots because when you add more than one color I feel like it starts look like a costume and no one wants that this close to Halloween. While I can’t quite figure out how to pull of the slouchy boot, there’s really nothing that says Fall better than a classic pair of little, ankle booties and jeans.
I usually swap my sneakers from Summer for boots when Fall arrives and these are a few of my staples.
Now, this isn’t a type of shoe but rather a color that’s an absolute staple in my closet this season. There’s nothing better than a crisp Winter white, but I’ve been wearing white boots, sneakers, heels, etc. more often that not this Fall. I don’t know what it is about white but it just looks so damn good on feet! It completes an outfit and adds an air of sophistication and cool to any look.
Of course, like any other time of year, you need heels. But, the main difference between my Spring and Summertime heels, and my Fall/Winter heels is one tiny detail. I don’t want to show my toes past August. There’s no real logical reason behind my preference I just think, despite living in LA, I shouldn’t be expected to have cute toes year-round! It’s not like I just don’t get pedicures past Summer, I do, (trust me) but there’s just something weird to me about open toed shoes in the Fall and Winter so I opt for close-toed whenever I can.
From what I’ve heard, this Fall is all about cowboy boots, animal prints, ornamental heels and, my personal favorite type of shoe, mules. I’m an 85 year old in a 24 year old’s body so have about ten pairs of mules so I’m thrilled about this trend because it was definitely happening in my closet regardless! It’s the new ballet flat, that shoe that’s fancier and more feminine than a boot, but is more casual and understated than a pump. If you don’t have them already, mules are the effortless closet necessity you’ve been waiting for and you’ll wear them all the time I guarantee it.