Tuesday Shoes-Day

Geox Marian Black Leather Ankle Boot

Urgh. When will it stop raining? Rich said to me this morning that one of his school friends posted on Facebook “bring back the snow all is forgiven”. She’s right! I’m totally fed up of re-wearing the same shoes as only a handful of pairs keep my feet warm and dry. This is such a pair.

I bought these at the end of 2012 and they have featured on here a few times since. Formal or casual, they’re great – just the right heel height for trotting around town.

Today I’m wearing them with:

Zebra print shirt – Topshop
Black Leather Full Skirt – HM
Black tights – Wolford

I’ve put my hair up today as yesterday I felt bedraggled. Another side effect of the wind and rain. At least this way it stays put.

Tomorrow I’m off to sunnier climes that are South Florida for some time at Head Office and a small jaunt around the Southern Caribbean on Carnival Breeze. Although I’m working I will be glad to see some Sunshine (although wishing my guys were coming with me!)

Erin, Love from Cornfield… X

Tuesday Shoes-Day

Rag & Bone Black Suede Newbury Boots


Granted, I only have a jacket on, and no scarf/gloves/hat, but there is definitely that chill in the air. Actually, I don’t mind it at all. I LOVE the Autumn. Maybe its because I was born in October, or perhaps it’s because for me it heralds the start of the renew phase of the year. Whatever it is, Autumn days, you know, those cold, crisp days, blue skies and full sun shining through the beautiful copper, rust, red and gold leaves (ok, I might be going a bit overboard here) are the best.

To mark the drop in temperature I am wearing my Rag & Bone Newbury boots. This is one of those classic styles that will never date, and previously have always been on a lust list due to their price tag. But the lovely Kat brought to my attention that Rag & Bone now have a store at
Bicester and these were in stock at a bargain. (I do love a visit to Bicester and take the chance whenever I’m at my parents as its just down the road).

These are the Black Suede version and I agonised over which to get… the leather or the suede. Suede won in the end as its actually that oily ‘brushed’ suede and the Sales Assistant swung it by saying they look better with tights. Cue… A whole host of other outfits visualised. I was so surprised too that they had all options in my size, and HALF sizes. I’d say these actually come up a bit big and my usual 40 was subbed for a perfect 39.5.

I love the very wearable heel, and the zip detail on the back (which is Rose Gold!). Dare I say the perfect black boot!

Today I’m wearing them with
Black skinny ankle grazer trousers – Zara
Grey spotted button back jumper – Boden (yes I know, everyone has this from the new season selection but I love it!)
Black Velvet Jacket (not in shot) – Vintage “St Michael” (M&S for those that don’t know

I have an Industry awards do to go to later (hence no make up now… does anyone else hate layering make up on top of make up when you can’t get ready properly as much as me?) where I’m presenting an award. YIKES! And the dress code is Vintage Chic (double YIKES!). Hopefully my dress choice will be appropriate. For those that follow me on Instagram, you’ll see how it turns out 😉

Erin, Love from Cornfield… X

(Thanks go to my colleague Jose for today’s snap)

Tuesday Shoes-Day

Geox Black Ankle Boots


Geox Marian Black Leather Ankle Boots

I’ve been on the search for a pair of Black Ankle boots that are on the smarter end of the scale for a while now, and when I saw these in a shop locally, they fitted the bill nicely. Not too high, and made with Geox’s patented breathable rubber sole, they were the ideal choice for both looks and practicality.

I’d heard of the brand before, but not really given them a second thought. They are really comfortable, and today, post the snow we had on Monday, I walked about three miles in them, Tuesday’s being the day I drop Wee-Man off at Nursery. Not a sore foot in sight.

They look good with skirts and skinny jeans, and the bonus is that they aren’t too wide on the ankle. I know some people would kill for this problem, but my ankles are pretty skinny, so lots of ankle boots are too baggy, making them look like I’m wearing my Dad’s boots!

Today, I’m wearing them with:

  • Navy and Cream Wool dress – George
  • Black Opaque Tights – Wolford

I hate wearing Black with Navy, but I was in such a rush this morning, the end result wasn’t too bad (although I am having a bad hair day!)

Do you have a favourite pair of Black Booties? What are they – I’d love to know.

Erin, Love from Cornfield… X