Wednesday, October 8, 2008

To Shooboot or not to Shooboot?

I love a new season and the new wardrobe additions we deem mandatory.

Next up on my list is the much coveted perfect shooboot.

They have a stylish versatility that makes them suitable for most climates buts I would say if you find yourself on warmer regions as the temperature drops elsewhere, if you're going to shooboot, go for one of those superstrappy options. There's always something a little strange about girls in tropical climates on boots.

For everyone else, the only question's a girl to choose which shooboots for you?

Arturo Chiang's options are a fabulously wearable shade of grey (which is the colour for the season) and a bargaintastic $160.

Belle by Sigerson Morrison is an astoudingly popular offshoot of the main Sigerson Morrison line and these gorgeous $379 taupe suede shooboots are a must. I'm loving the cutaway side, perfect for skinny jeans or leggings. And yep, I love beige with black.

There's somethinga bout this mossy green that just screams Autumn! Cute boots from Chloe $585

Ok, these aren't strictly speaking shooboots, but almost. And I love them and for $24.....the only question is which colour?

Gabriella Rocha is a new name to me but the hardware, colour, winged detail and slick design caught my eye. Love them. $119 from

Or how about these L.A.M.B. Shooboots for a bold pop of colour? $429 from

Its the tinyiest touch of blue on these patent Marc by Marc Jacobs shooboots that really makes them stand out in the understated glamour. $455 from

Its taken a while for the Oxford Brogue inspired shoe to grow on me, and grow on me it has. I'm sure I'd pick a pair less serious than these black patent ones....but they are rather fab. Mia $470 from

You see that skinny high, slightly curved heel on these? Love. Miu Miu $640 from

Loving the lace details on these Nine West Shooboots and at a bargaintastic $109, its an easy and effective way to rock the shooboot and lace trend with one key piece you're bound to wear to death.

Peeptoes with a seriously boho luxe twist, these Sam Edelman shooboots are very very on trend. $169 from

If I was going to pick one pair out of the bunch I think it might just be these. I love the way the black suede is all scrunched up on one side...fabulousness. Best worn with s pair of unbreathably tight skinnies or shiny leggings. Midory $149 from

I've got a serious LoveJones for this brand. The shoes are just so unusual looking and these silver ones are a little space-agey, but worn with an all black ensemble, they'd look even more fab. 150GBP

Love, love, love these. The flattish heel makes them a great daytime option and I love the colour too. Jeffrey Campbell $78

Steve Madden does it again...tropical climate women, this is the type that works for you. $120


Anonymous said...

me love d L.A.M.B, ninewest and Steve Madden shooboots.

dg said...

Loving the Chiang and Chloe pairs... and thank God for Steve Madden!

Dropsofglamour said...

Favourite without a doubt is the forever21 ankle shoe with the ribbons. I found a pair in my gigantic size for £65 but i'm wondering if it will be worth it in the long-run. I love them :-)

2nd fave has to be the silver metallic Steve Madden.

Abujamaiden said...

forever21 non-shooboots and the first steve madden....been having this unable-to-shop disease but you're giving me a virus.


I await my next paycheck!

Tiger Tem said...

@anon...Steve Madden just seems to get better and better.

@DG...Steve Madden rocks.

@dropsofglamour....I think we're all feeling Steve Madden in a big way on this post.

@abujamaiden...f21 and Steve Madden win!

Uzo said...

Shoe boots - Hmm..Not too keen but there are some here i might be willing to give a try....

The Steve Madden ones will definitely work for Lagos....Gabrielle Rocha - bought a few off Zappos and in DSW. Its kind of hit and miss in terms of quality but their styles are definitely fun....the forever 21 pair and sinfully cute....