shoes to wear with this dress?

(15 Posts)
poppym12 Mon 29-Jun-15 23:08:14

www.warehouse.co.uk/plaited-strap-midi-dress/dresses/warehouse/fcp-product/02363528

for a smart/casual lunch. i don't like gladiator type shoes cankles and i'm not too good in massive heels. also, i don't wear leather or suede.

any ideas please? (boots, converse or birkenstocks are my usual footwear).

Ilovetorrentialrain Mon 29-Jun-15 23:14:58

Hi, lovely dress! Are you ok with low wedges? Like these...

www.dunelondon.com/largo-buckle-detail-laser-cut-wedge-sandal-0081500620006064/

MummySparkle Mon 29-Jun-15 23:21:29

I'd go with the Birkenstocks. I wear mine with a dress like that smile

poppym12 Mon 29-Jun-15 23:27:25

oohhh thank you, they're a possible smile i could manage that heel height for a while i think (2 prolapsed discs a few years ago made wearing heels too painful now).

i'd need to try them on as i have weird feet shoes ranging from size 4 to 6. there's no store nearby but i suppose i could order two pairs with express delivery.

poppym12 Mon 29-Jun-15 23:30:35

i did buy these and they are very lovely
www.marksandspencer.com/peep-toe-slingback-mule-with-insolia/p/p22366153

but one shoe is way too big and after wearing them for half an hour, my back started to ache. what a waste.

poppym12 Mon 29-Jun-15 23:33:12

i would if it was just casual mummysparkle but i'd like to dress it up a bit if i can. i bought it as i know i'll wear it again with the birkenstocks in future whereas most of the others i looked at, i knew i'd only wear once.

Ilovetorrentialrain Mon 29-Jun-15 23:38:01

Poppy would it be flats ideally then? As Mummysparkle says Birkenstocks would definitely work. Maybe in silver to be a bit more dressy?

poppym12 Mon 29-Jun-15 23:48:21

i think i'd be ok with a low heel rain and i've got it into my head that i want to make an effort (look different to how i usually slob around). i know the dress isn't really stylish but it fits my current body shape and size that i hate quite flatteringly.

BikeRunSki Mon 29-Jun-15 23:57:00

I'd wear Birkies with that, maybe silver ones if I wanted to be posh.

Ilovetorrentialrain Tue 30-Jun-15 00:03:42

Yep totally understand. Higher or lower than these? www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/shoes-430/view-all-748/heartbeat-heeled-sandals-4103735?bi=1&ps=200

Wagglebee Tue 30-Jun-15 00:04:29

Lovely dress! Gutted I didn't spot it earlier as the size 10 has sold out. Would've been perfect.

I like the Dune ones and think Birks would be good too. Dune are very good for Summer shoes/sandals.

poppym12 Tue 30-Jun-15 00:04:56

suppose that at least i know i'd wear the birkies again. going shopping tomorrow so hopefully i'll be able to find something.

Ilovetorrentialrain Tue 30-Jun-15 00:10:54

The Dune 'Head Over Heels' range seems all non-leather...

E.g. www.dunelondon.com/jellies-low-block-heel-sandal-0159509050002351/

poppym12 Tue 30-Jun-15 00:11:49

that height or maybe even a bit higher rain.

i bought the dress from debenhams when they had a 20% off day a while ago waggle. it hangs really well as the fabric isn't thin and static-y. its one of my favourite purchases of the year. bargain grin.

poppym12 Tue 30-Jun-15 00:14:27

you are a very good shoe shopper rain and i appreciate it because i'm crap.

not keen on the gold heel but that link also showed up some cream ones with a cream heel so i'll have a look at what other colours they do.

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