Working Ladies: Office Friendly Ankle Boots

Preparing for everyday office wear is a little challenging for ladies. Aside from having to come up with styles that comply with company policies and regulations, you also need to look for ways to look fresh everyday. Of course you don’t like to look like you’re wearing the same thing over and over again everyday, do you?

One way to keep your look fresh is by wearing different pair of shoes with your usual office outfit. Just a stunning pair of ankle boots can spice up the way you wear your A-line skirt or skinny jeans. What more is that, these boots can be worn all year round and serves as a great transition shoes from season to season.

 So let me help you with your shopping with this list of office friendly ankle boots and how you can wear them.

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 Like we all know, studs and spikes or fringe is a no-no when it comes to office fashion. So if you’re going to shop for office ankle boots, choose the ones that have the simplest design. This way, you can still look professional and neat while looking glamorous in your boots.

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Take for example this studded ankle boots from makemechic. It has a neatly put studded bow with a splash of color blue. It creates a chic accent but still looks office appropriate. This high heeled will make you walk with style and poise in the office and even when you go to your after office dates.

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Another trendy take on the usual black boots is this Lucite Heel Less booties. Featuring a pointy toe, suede upper with Lucite accent platform and side zipper, this ankle boots is a mixture of sophistication and elegance. This fashion forward shoes can be worn with your above the knee office dress, or skirt and a stunning fashion jewelry bracelet.

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Other neutral color like brown or grey can be worn in the office and can be easily paired with pretty much anything. These leatherette ankle boots from Wild Rose feature a knotted bow on the side and a round toe. Wear it with over a black leggings and skirt for a chic and youthful look. Put on a blazer or a coat to make things come together perfectly.

If you want to use some color in your ankle boots, solid or dark colors will look stunning against light colored blouse and bag. Like this blue green peep toe ankle booties with hidden platform. Use it to replace your black office shoes and start loving deep dark colors in your everyday office wear.

Do you love my list of office friendly ankle boots? Share us your thoughts!

The Style and Simplicity of White Shoes

A lot of women may be anxious with just a thought of wearing white shoes. Perhaps, it’s mainly because white shoes are the hardest to maintain when it comes to cleanliness and quality. The thought of having to clean your shoes everyday can cause a little hassle but the way it can brighten up any of your outfit is enough to convince you to purchase a pretty pair of white shoes.

White is the most popular color of shoe that is usually paired with traditional wedding gowns. It is used as a symbol of simplicity and purity of the bride. But for the fashion savvy, white shoes is the new neutral shoes that can be worn with any outfit. And the best thing is that it can be worn without any outfit that has no white in them.

How to Wear White Shoes

Winter Wonder

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A chic pointed white bamboo shoes can be worn anytime of the year from the chilly autumn to fun and sunny summer. On colder months, you can wear a pointed toe pumps with jeans or skinny jeans, a sweatshirt and a stylish coat. Take inspiration from this lady who wears her basic fall outfit but still looks fresh and youthful on white pumps.

Summer Fun

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When the heat is on, you need to wear something that is refreshing, youthful and easy. A white shoes over a floral dress is totally summer ready and can make you fit into a hassle-free, no fuss fashion. Go against the rules and wear white sneakers over your favorite summer dress and enjoy a carefree summer.

Keep it Short and Simple

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If you happen to have a fair skin wearing white lace-up ankle boots over a short denim shorts can make your legs look longer and leaner. And since you’re wearing footwear in neutral colors this will allow you to wear colors when it comes to your outfit and accessories. Just look at the way this girl put on a white top, denim shorts, white pumps and nude bag. An orange blazer is enough to brighten up her outfit. Simple yet classy, that is.

 In the Office

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Black shoes can be boring or even rough when paired with some outfit but white can be paired with pretty much anything. It can soften up business attire and can turn your usual office wear into something chic and fun. Look at how Cameron Diaz donned a pencil cut navy blue skirt and white top. The white shoes just fit perfectly and created a clean look.

Don’t worry about looking like you’re walking the aisle or wearing a nurse’s uniform. Just go for white bamboo shoes that have stylish cut or modern twist then you can mix and match your outfit effortlessly. Go and get yourself white pumps, sandals or even ankle booties and soon you’ll fall in love with the style and simplicity of this footwear.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Wearing Pastel Pants

Pastel Jeans are perfect attention grabber. If you wear it well and with confidence, everyone will be paying you with second glance, admiring your taste, your body or both.

Bright and colorful jeans are especially popular during summer and are often paired with tank tops or sleeveless blouse and spiced up with cardigan or scarf. Available in myriad of colors, you can surely find a pair that suits your skin tone. When you’re just aiming for a feminine yet trendy look for a summer party or get together with friends, pastel jeans can work perfectly fine. However, badly worn pastel jeans can be a real disaster.

To give you a quick guide on wearing pastel jeans and to make sure you’re doing it right, here is my list of dos and don’ts.

DO mix pastel colors together

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Light blue jeans with pink top are the ultimate chic wear. Play with colors and have fun in choosing the best shade that works for your skin tone. The basic rule for wearing pastel jeans is that petite and long legged ladies can go for lighter shades while those who have fuller legs should go for darker hues.

DON’T overdo it

We all know it’s cute, but too much of a good thing is a bad thing, so keep things elegant and not too sweet. Wear at least 2 shades of pastel on your outfit and keep the rest in neutral colors like wearing brown ankle booties and nude clutch bag.

DO wear it with black

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If you don’t want to look too sweet or girly but want to wear pastel jeans for some pop of color, try wearing it with black top or coat plus black ankle boots. It oozes with style and elegance while looking chic and fun.

DON’T wear pastel from head to toe

Do not, by any means, wear pastel color from head to toe. Celebrities and models usually wear pastels but in day to day fashion, avoid wearing too much pastel colors or people will having toothache by just looking at your sweetness.

DO wear it with nude pumps

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Nude high heeled pumps are also popular nowadays and ladies are raving about its leg lengthening effect. Wear nude colored pants that suits your skin and make your legs look longer than they really are.

DON’T quit searching for the right pair

Don’t just go for a pastel pants that are too tight or too loose. Go for a pair that you are confident you can wear anytime anywhere or else, it may just end up stuck at the bottom of your closet only worn once.

Five Ankle Boots in Neon Brights to Love This Summer

It’s time to bid goodbye to the dull and warm colors of winter and say hello to bright and ultra-vibrant hues of summer! From accessories, to apparels, shoe and bags, summer fashion is all about playing with different colors in celebration of summer season.

Although it’s already time to carefully pack your knee high boots and put them high above your shoe rack, now is your chance to bring out your colorful footwear to pear with your summer dress. But wait! If you really love wearing boots as much as other women out there, you still can wear your ankle boots throughout summer and even in summer. Try putting on some ankle boots in bright neon colors and enjoy bright and sunny days in boots.

Here are some eye catching pairs of shoes that can add color to your summer outfit.

Bright Orange

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Put on these Ankle Boots in sultry orange hue and conquer your day in these sexy high heels.  It features a velvet upper with a peep toe and a beautifully folded cuff. The approximately 5” heels will add height and glamour to your every step. What’s even more delightful is that you can have these boots for a sale price of only $16.

Hot Pink

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Want a more feminine version of your military boots? These Hot Pink lace up ankle boots is sure to delight the fashion forward lady in you. Wear this pair for a cool mix of femininity and toughness. Enjoy summer as much as you want is this fashionable and comfortable footwear.

Lemony Yellow

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Let your feet draw some well-deserved attention with a laced up ankle boots in bright neon yellow. It features a laced up body with a hidden platform and a chunky wooden heels. Remember to go half size down as the style runs slightly large.

Stylish Teal

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Spikes and studs are hot trend this year. If you’re a fan of this edgy fashion style, you will surely love the rock chic design of these booties in stylish teal. Sweet and simple but with an edgy twist, these boots has suede upper materials, 5.5” wedge heels and 1.5” covered platform. Other colors to love are cobalt blue and black.

Glamorous Fuschia

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These ankle boots are all about style and art. Lolla features a suede upper with a fringe trimmed opening and 2” hidden platform. The towering 6” heels have gold design that further accentuates this lovely footwear. Perfect for evening gowns and cocktail dresses, these shoes are sure to steal the heart of your girlfriends.

Celebrate summer in a colorful way by wearing these gorgeous shoes in neon colors.  What’s your favorite neon colored shoes? Share us your thoughts in the comment box!

Wardrobe Must Have: Nude Shoes

Many celebrities have been spotted wearing nude shoes on the red carpet pairing it with everything from evening dress, jeans, skirts and cocktail dresses. Although not necessarily a new trend, nude shoes are now dominating the street especially this spring and summer season. If you still don’t have this fashion shoe in your collection, let us take a closer look at why these gorgeous shoes deserve a space on your closet.

What’s the craze?

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Black used to be staple shoes for every woman but since nude shoes became a hit in 2010, everyone realized its beauty and was instantly considered to be one of the wardrobe must haves for any ladies. Few seasons later, nude shoes are still considered trendy. The best thing about it is it doesn’t seem to go out of style any time soon so you can still buy a pair of nude shoes and wear it to your heart’s content.

Nude refers to a whole color palette of human skin tones and can extend from cream, light champagne, to beige and rich chocolates. The neutral palette comes in many forms that you are sure to find a shade that can look good on your skin tone.

Why wear it Nude?

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Nude are known for its leg lengthening ability and sophisticated simplicity. The shade creates an illusion of longer legs when worn with bare legs because of the unbroken line between legs to the foot. The nude color also allows your outfit to stand out making it a perfect pair for light colored pants or white skirts. As a general rule, any light colored outfit can do well with nude shoes but you can go and pair it with pretty much anything such as your little black dress or printed dresses.

How to wear this trend?

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Feminine blouse, Mint jeans and Nude Pumps

Depending on your personal style, you can find a perfect pair of nude shoes to include in your closet. The most popular type of nude shoes is high heeled pumps but there are also cute and comfy flats to go with your spring outfit. If you love ankle boots and booties, you can also find one in your favorite shoe store and wear it with mini skirt or light colored leggings.

The leg lengthening illusion of nude shoes is best achieved by wearing it on bare legs and towering high heels. It is also best to keep the detailing of your shoes minimal to make it appear as an extension of your feet. This way, you can make your legs look leaner, longer and sexier.

Let’s go shopping!

If you haven’t tried this trend yet, why not go to your nearby shoe store and look for a pair that works well with your feet. Browse the internet for some fashion inspirations from celebrities and fashion bloggers then purchase fashionable nude shoes online at Makemechic.com.

Fashion Guide: How to Wear Brown Ankle Boots

I’ve been receiving a lot of questions and searches on this blog about how to wear brown ankle boots lately so I guess it’s about time to write a fashion guide about this. This post is especially dedicated to our lady friends who want to discover more ways on how to style this gorgeous footwear.

Below are some of the photos I found on line about how to style brown ankle boots.

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This lady looks neat and innocent in her white laced tops and white shorts. She paired her brown booties with navy blue bag, tossed in some silver accessories and she’s good to go.

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Brown suede boots with an all-black outfit? Definitely! We all know that black can be easily paired with any color and that includes any shade of brown so wear this look anytime you want!

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Ready to paint the town red? Put on your favorite red dress, some pair of cute stockings and brown lace up boots for a cute late night date outfit.

Let’s go shopping!

There are different types of ankle boots that comes in color brown. From the sexy fringe high heeled boots, to tough and sturdy combat boots, to cool and comfortable cowboy boots, to simple and elegant studded wedge boots among many others. When shopping for brown boots, make sure that the shade you pick goes well with your skin tone. However, the safest pair comes in dark brown because you can wear it as much as your black booties. With these in your closet you can actually survive any season and achieve different styles with these boots.

Styling Guide: Mix and Match

Brown is a pretty neutral color that can be combined with bright colors or even other neutral colors like black and white. It comes in different shades such as coffee brown, tan, chocolate brown, hazelnut among many others. Although most women think that combining brown shoes with other colors is a little daunting, once you find a way to combine it with other items in your wardrobe you will find it pretty easy to wear.

Like most bootsbrown ankle booties can be best paired with skinny jeans, mini skirt, denim shorts, or above the knee dress. Since brown is a neutral color, you can put on some colorful accessories to make your look extra perky. Otherwise, keep your overall look simple by keeping everything else easy.

Colors that goes well with brown

What separates a real fashionista from everyone else is her ability to mix colors in such a harmonious way. When thinking of what to wear with brown, you don’t have to add a lot of colors in your outfit. Supposedly, two to three colors are enough to make you look trendy and smart.

So there, I hope my tips made styling brown ankle boots easier for your ladies. Bookmark this page so you can check back whenever you need some fashion inspiration. Don’t forget to share this post or better yet, comment below to share your personal tips.

Travel in Style: 5 Shoes to Wear on Your Getaway

It’s true that good shoes will take you to places, but more than that, gorgeous shoes can make you travel in style. If you are an outgoing woman who loves to explore great things and places, getting the right shoes that can make you travel comfortably is definitely a must have.

While we are enjoying spring and getting ready for summer, now is the best time to plan our weekend getaways and vacation. But before we go crazy about all the planning and booking, let’s look at our shoe collection and look for the best pair of shoes that can accompany us to our great adventure.

Whether you want to relax on the beach or commune with nature through mountain climbing, wearing the right footwear can make your day more memorable and safe. In case you’re looking for ideas on what to wear for your vacation, here are some gorgeous pieces that can make you travel in style this season.

Sneakers

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Nothing beats the comfort of a pair of sneakers when you’re traveling. It can make long walks and drive easier on your feet and the support it can give is enough to let you enjoy a whole day of walking and strolling. The best thing about sneakers is that it never goes out of style and no matter where you go it will always look trendy and smart. Plus it can be easily paired with pants, skinnies, leggings, shorts or denim skirt that bringing a pair of sneakers let you different outfits with one chic pair of shoes.

Boots

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Look your best inflat ankle boots or over the knee ankle boots and enjoy traveling while still being fashion savvy. Wear a pair of flat boots for utmost comfort throughout the day. Traveling in cowboy boots or flat calf boots can be fit for a long day of road trip to protect your feet from the longtime walking or standing. Pair it with jeans, and light polo and sunglasses for a spring outfit.

Espadrille Flats

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Who doesn’t want to travel in airy and comfy shoes? Espadrille shoes are made from breathable materials that are perfect for outdoor fun. It is also light weight and can let you walk or even run without straining your foot.

Cut out Doll Shoes

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It’s cute; it’s stylish and definitely comfortable.  Include a pair of doll shoes when you pack your things for an overnight stay at the nearest resort or even when traveling overseas. It’s won’t occupy a big space on your luggage plus it’s easy to pair with your basic clothing.

Jelly Sandals

jelly-sandalsBright and colorful jelly slippers are available this season to make your beach wear more fun and exciting. Don’t forget to pack a pair of thong slippers or loop sandals on your next getaway for a stylish spring summer outfit.

Are you ready for your next getaway? Let us know about your favorite shoes to wear when traveling to your favorite destination.

Note: These fashionable shoes, ankle boots, flats and sneakers are available at Makemechic.com.

 

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