Fashion // To Love and Win

Red and lace are my two favorite things. I love this dreamy, romantic outfit, complete with my favorite Paris purse and my new wear-with-everything booties. You’ll be seeing a lot of them on this site in the future! IMG_7553 IMG_7568 IMG_7539IMG_7577 IMG_7541IMG_7597


shoes from Nasty Gal, top and skirt from Forever 21, bag from Weezie D.

To love and win is the best thing.
To love and lose, the next best.

–William Makepeace Thackeray

Shoe Lust: Spring & Summer Booties

I’m one of those girls who hates flats, and will proudly wear heels whether I’m going shopping or to a casual night at a bar. I like to clack, what can I say. But I do love the compromise of a casual spring/summer boot with a low heel, because I get the height I want without looking too dressy. I love how a summer boot can make a sundress look a little edgier.

Because of my bank account, stores like DSW and clearance sales are my best friends. Here are a couple of options to fill out my spring shoe closet, and thankfully, they’re all affordable!

Chicwish Chain Boots

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I’ve actually already bought these! They feature a great pointed toe, that amazing shiny gold chain and my personal favorite, a notched heel emblazoned with gold that adds a special touch. I love details that transform something simple into something special. I can wear these in spring and in the fall/winter. Here’s where I got them.

Forever 21 Zipper Boots

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I have also bought these. They’re similar to the Chicwish boots in shape and style but they’re a lot more casual. They’re day boots with a low heel and a zipper detail around the shaft, which make them perfect to pair with a sundress. I also love the color: the rich tan is versatile and perfect for spring. Find them here.

Forever 21 Woven Sandals

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This is a dramatic night-out sandal. I love the modernist heel and the notch in it, but the woven part is my favorite. It’s perfect for crisp spring nights and can also be worn in the fall with tights. I’m usually not crazy about peep toes but these shoes stole my heart. Get them here.