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What shoes??

(10 Posts)
MildredH Tue 18-Nov-14 21:24:13

Sorry if this has been done before..

Fairly new mum, mid 30's so the social life has really changed from big dressed up nights out to dinner/ pub dates with friends/ husband.

I have a few go-to outfits mostly skinny jeans with nude/ neutral colour Mint Velvet tops and a long necklace. I used to wear nude heels with this but this feels so overdressed for the village pub or Pizza express..

So- my question is- WHAT shoes can i replace them with? What do people generally wear? I have ankle boots but tend to wear them day in day out and would like to be a little bit dressier in the evening. Ideally a heel..

(I've tried Ash Jalouse boots and sadly they are just not right and are sitting waiting to go on ebay!)

MildredH Tue 18-Nov-14 23:29:35

Sooo after an intensive two hour googling session I've come up with these:

Still feel a little too dressy but my patent nude heels are a bit past it I think..

How do I have so little idea? I almost feel like heading out to pubs/ restaurants for a research mission!!

HappyGirlNow Wed 19-Nov-14 07:50:22


hellsbellsmelons Wed 19-Nov-14 10:26:25

Something like THESE

MildredH Wed 19-Nov-14 12:32:09

Thanks both.. The difficulty I had with the boots was in part the whole "tucking in" issue.. As my skinnies are usually too long and thus rolled up.

Thanks for the suggestions. Not sure I could go a shoe boot.. But maybe the ankle boot..

I have ordered a pair of mint velvet skinny jeans in a short length so may solve the problem.

HappyGirlNow Wed 19-Nov-14 14:20:33

Yes I always get ones that just reach the ankle.. Easier with boots.

MakeMeWarmThisWinter Wed 19-Nov-14 15:57:07

I like the Oasis shoe boots - I don't like the gap between trouser and shoe though, I think full length skinnies best with them.

M and S usually good for shoe boots plus they're comfy which at your age is important wink

Suede cross panel

burnishedsilver Wed 19-Nov-14 19:14:13

I just bought these in Mango. They are just high enough for casual evening. I love them with my skinny jeans, also from mint velvet (like most of my wardrobe).

burnishedsilver Wed 19-Nov-14 19:17:06

I think my link is to the disgusting brown colour.....I bought the black not the brown.

MildredH Wed 19-Nov-14 20:48:17

Thanks burnished- I really like those.. I have high hopes for the short length skinnies which should arrive tomo.

(As an aside I got sent a MV code for 15% off with free postage. Code Winter15.)

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