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Hello! I've been dithering about getting ready to do my first post for the last few hours, so. I have had bereavements followed by depression and now I am going to get myself on a fitness routine and start to care how I dress: everything I have is either dated (think formal wear in the 90s ) or of the loungepant variety.
I have a limited budget. So, I spent the last couple of days looking around the net and seeing what things are missing from my wardrobe which would instantly update it, as the sales are on.
I really, really want a pair of ankle boots (as seen on Sienna Miller and Gwyneth Paltrow: I think they are by Isabel Marant? Quite sandy/honey coloured, often suede. I saw Jools Oliver wearing some also recently. But I can't afford Marant and being short and stocky of leg also I need something with a heel, although this could be a heel slightly concealed with a flap or something like that? I can't see any boots like this around though. So, flattering but not expensive ankle boots anyone?
I also really like the gold disc necklaces where there is a tiny beaten gold disc which nestles at the base of your neck: have you seen these on the high street?
thanks Verity - never bought anything of etsy but I shall look for necklaces ...
Fritzi the first two are probably nearest the mark (and worn slouched around the ankle, the higher leg redoute boots could be convincing, perhaps I could even add a belt wrapped around it or necklace? The first topshop one is a bit too butch and flat for me - I like the topshop laceups but agree about the high and obvious platform ...
this is all rather exciting: I've never bought anything from redoute either and had never thought to look there!
Thanks Karbea: they are all lovely, in particular those suede Asos ones - the suede has a really nice texture and colour.
*Mrs Pellereau*: the Oasis boots are nice!
At the moment I am thinking of ordering the suede asos, oasis and la redoute ones ... then doing a mammoth trying on session and keeping the best one. I have an Oasis nearby so I'll pop in at the weekend to peruse ...