I'm on a quest to help every working girl find stylish shoes to maximize fashion & practicality. This is an easy reference site to help find fashionable shoes that are still professional, comfortable & practical. While I love my Manolos, most of us can only splurge once in a while so I also promote affordability.
Well now that everyone in Southern California is growing gills from all the rain, we have successfully embraced our beloved boots. However, being that finding the “right” boot is such a challenge, almost to the point of dreading it as much as cleaning the bathroom. I think I truly gasped out loud when I saw these on my fellow juror last week. I was rather excited to be picked for a jury and even more excited to meet this truly fabulous woman on my jury. She first caught my eye while sitting through endless interview questions of potential jurors as she sat stylishly in the black patent Tory Burch ‘Sophie’ wedges that I featured in my last post. I knew this lady was gonna be my bestie during this trial instantly.
She wore these fabulous knee high flat boots on our first official day of the trial after the jury was finalized, aka Day 2 of Jury Duty for me. I no longer could resist chatting it up with her about shoes. She’s got a dream job of working as the Director of Diversity & Inclusion for a national law firm so Ms. Thang has to turn it out with some fierce style in the office and as she jet sets all over the country. And clearly she didn’t disappoint.
She said that she got these at Nordstrom and she was actually talked into them by the saleslady, especially since she wasn’t very familiar with the Aquatalia line. Turns out they are nearly the best boots she’s ever had. The leather is supremely soft and has incredible cushioning in the footpad. She said that what sold her the most on these was the perfect fit. Like all of us playing Goldiboots with these being too loose in the calf, those being too tight in the calf, these fit just right. And the reason for that was the genius construction of adding an elastic back to these boots. I’ve seen several in this style but they turn me off because they usually look like you’re wearing a Jekyll and Hyde boot. They look like one boot from the front and completely different boot from the back. That’s a little too much variety for my taste. But given the Italian lineage, taste and an eye for exquisite style are a given. And Aquatalia does not disappoint. They created this fantastic boot that is cohesive and a perfect fit no matter your calf size. *swoon*
These are several similar styles on the Aquatalia site that retail a little on the pricey side but prove to be well worth the investment as perfect fitting boots are worth your weight-DOUBLED! ;) Their soles all come with a fantastic rubber sole with a grid design that makes you grip any surface, wet or dry, with complete effortlessness. The sleek design and styles of their boots make them timeless and their craftsmanship make them long lasting. *hearts*
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