I’m always on the hunt for a San Francisco friendly (but still cute) shoe. The Donald J. Pliner Spring-Summer 2017 line up has plenty of eye-catching block heel and wedges styles both of which are excellent for walking comfortably from your favorite wine bar to the restaurant du- jour.
I teamed up with Donald J. Pliner to show off the Essie shoe (pictured below) as part of their #ArtofFun campaign. The low heel on this pair adds a touch of class and a healthy dose of wear-ability, while looking funky and chic. These babies pair well with jeans and tees, and can be dressed up or down – they’d look phenomenal with a denim mini and a floral maxi too. Next time you’re tempted to call a Lyft so you can wear 5 inch heels, try grabbing a few extra steps in a pair of classy low-heeled sandals instead.
Speaking of business casual violations, this look was inspired by an incident a few weeks ago when I was forced to carry my gym bag into a business meeting due to a schedule change . It was amazing how many compliments I got on the bag, especially since it was such a dresscode no-no.
I love any excuse to mix athletic and dressy gear, so I’m always that girl wearing Chucks with a Kate Spade dress pre- and post-work (sometimes I even “forget” to change). I’m over the moon that brands have finally realized how chic athletic gear can be. I’m obsessed with the socks and heels look too, so I couldn’t resist pairing these fuzzy, baby blue-toed ones with my jacket.
This is a vintage Adidas jacket that I picked up in high school at a thrift store for $10, and have been wearing ever since. Thanks to the sturdy 80’s polyester, it still looks as good as new! Continue reading →