Zara blue suede flats, £49.99
Oh dear. It looks like Zara’s latest collection is going to be pretty hard on my bank balance, at least if the shoes are anything to go by. Last week I showed you those glorious yellow pumps (Which I’m still trying to talk myself out of buying), and today heres’ an equally gorgeous pair of flats to tempt me.
Now, as you know, it’s not often that I’m tempted by flats, and especially not by £50 ones. As someone who’s spent most of her life picking up £10 flats from New Look or Matalan any time the old ones sold out, I’m a relative newcomer to the world of paying as much for flat shoes as I would for heels, (And yes, I know £49.99 isn’t exactly expensive for shoes, but when you’re used to those New Look prices, it’s definitely a bit of a jump…) but I think in this case they might just be worth it. Not only is the upper real suede, rather than the suedette we usually see on this style of shoe, the style is also more “designer” than it is “high street” – or at least, I think so, anyway. In fact, the transparent vamp, with the wide, flat bow, has a bit of a Louboutin feel to it, and that’s good enough for me.
Also good enough for me: this amazing midi skirt by Coast, which I’d wear with these shoes to create a very “ShoeperWoman”/50s inspired look:
How to wear a midi skirt:
I really love this shade of bright blue, and think it’s unusual enough (in terms of shoes, anyway) to really stand out amongst the darker colours which are more typical of winter shoe collections. Speaking of which, these are also available in black, if you’re looking for something slightly more classic.