One thing I get asked a lot by clients is to help them find comfortable shoes, boots or sneakers that they can wear to and from work (bonus if you can keep them on all day!) I don’t know about you but gone are the days of being able to spend a whole day in heels. So, like a lot of my clients, I am always on the look out for comfortable, stylish flat shoes, or at least heels that won’t destroy my feet!
There are some basic shoes that I think every girl needs in her wardrobe and here is a round up of tried and tested shoes.
The best sneakers
The key to sneakers is to go for a non sport, plain style that is practical to wear. The least amount of detail will mean that they should go with more. A metallic pair of sneakers are versatile and smarter than a fabric style and will always add a touch more glamour.
These Kurt Geiger metallic sneakers are my go to pair when with clients. At £129 they are pricey BUT think about cost per wear!
As an alternative less pricier pair then my old favourites are Superga’s, at £55 they are half the price and do the job just as well.
The best Winter boots
I have recently been on the hunt for the perfect biker boots. My ideal pair go quite high up over the ankle – this then gives the illusion of a smaller calf, especially if the boots are quite roomy and for me they need to be flat.
After searching online and looking in 10 or more shops I found these biker boots in Aldo. These should last me a few Winter seasons and at £120 I think they are a very good price.
If you want to splash the cash then an alternative pair to consider are these shearling biker boots from Russell & Bromley. At £315 it might be for the Christmas list, but they do feel very luxurious with the shearling lining and the leather is so buttery.
The best low heeled boots
If you do want to give yourself a bit of height then my recommendation would be to wear a low block heel, the block heel will feel so much more comfortable and balanced. These suede boots from Office are good for so many reasons. When you wear suede boots with black jeans or thick opaque tights they appear as an extension of your leg, who doesn’t want legs that look longer?! They are almond shaped on the toe, for ladies with bunions or wide feet these are a great fit.
If you really want to spice up your outfit why not go for a statement pair of boots like leopard print, metallic or colour block.
These Sam Edelman boots from Net-a-Porter come in red velvet, leopard print, jacquard and black, hmmm which ones to choose???