Wednesday, 4 December 2013

These Boots Were Made For Walking

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I'm a shoe fanatic. A hoarder of footwear. A sole savour. However I've never actually only any long boots before. The truth is they are just so hard to get right. It feels like searching for The One- and we all know how hard that is!

The problem I find is that knee high boots can be just too baggy round the calves on me and they do that horrible sagging thing when you start to walk. Tres uncool. 

But oh good news, a new addition to the family has arrived, and they are a perfect fit. 

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Jacket- Mango
Waist Coat- River Island
T-Shirt- Vintage Playboy
Belt- Topshop
Skirt- Topshop
Boots- c/o* Duo Boots

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What makes these different? They are measured to my calf size. No this isn't some super expensive made to measure service though, Duo Boots just do calf sizes as well as foot sizes, so whip out that tape measure from that sewing kit you promised yourself you would use, do a quick circle round your calf, and bobs your uncle, boots that fit like a glove. 

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I am loving jewel tones at the moment, so I picked these gorgeous aubergine colour and styled them with golds and garnets for what I felt is rather a Christmas-y palette. Well we are on the home straight now!

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So with that in mind, maybe its time to start leaving out the strategically placed catalogues- well we all know a certain gender need a little helping hand with these matters ;)

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  1. Love the boots and the aubergine shade is gorgeous! Xx

    1. Thank you. I couldn't just go for plain black, that would be too safe! x

  2. Ah those boots are such a pretty colour. So unusual!

    1. I thought so too. They also had them in pink! x

  3. I thought these were a Duo pair! They are stunning aren't they?! I have a tan pair with fur around the top! Love them!

    Katie <3

  4. Truly gorgeous, and what a great idea that calf measuring service is, genius!

  5. Im glad to have found this post as its such an interesting one! I am always on the lookout for quality posts and articles so i suppose im lucky to have found this! I hope you will be adding more in the future...

    Batman Ring

  6. Girl those boots are everything I want and more!!! Ahhh love them


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