Gap sexy boyfriend jeans
James Perse boxy top |
Rag & Bone harrow booties |
Alexander Wang Rockie bag (gift from Azalea) |
Ok. I know a lot of you out there wear ankle booties constantly. And lots of you have the Isabel Marant Dicker booties. What’s the appeal? I do love ankle booties in general, but ALWAYS on other women, never on me. You know I’ve been struggling with this for quite some time, and for the most part, I might be “over it” – but then I put them on and can’t get them to look like I want them to. For one thing, I have SUPER-short legs. I mean short. And they’re not slim either. Two strikes against me and ankle booties. I’ve got the best pair I can for my legs, since these dip down a bit in the front, but I STILL don’t love them on me unless I’m wearing tights and a shorter skirt.
(I do think the most flattering way to wearing ankle booties is to show a little skin/leg, but I CAN’T without making my legs look so much shorter!! I tried rolling the jeans up one more and it was terrible)
Not that any of that would matter if they were THE MOST COMFORTABLE SHOES EVER like some ankle booties seem to be (dickers?), but I’d much rather be wearing my Vince slip on sneakers than these right now. They’re much easier to get into, and really really comfortable. These are not NOT comfortable, but they’re not like walking on clouds either.
During the Shopbop code I almost got the purple Rachel Comey mars booties because I’d love a pair of those and the color sort of appealed to me. They look easier to get in and out of than my Harrow booties, and maybe more comfortable because of the lower heel. But I didn’t get them. I decided I’d try and wear these as much as possible FIRST, before buying a new pair. I want to wear these more because they’re warmer than sneakers or ballet flats, and I need the height sometimes, but I can’t quite make myself do it.
So, tell me, why do you wear ankle booties? What’s your favorite pair? how do you wear them?