Reiding & Riding
November 13, 2009 § 4 Comments
The hunt continues: my perennial quest for boots. This year’s goal, a carryover from last year, flat riding-ish boots. Although these made it through the Pair Diem challenge, and I gave these away after they received a mediocre rating, I am still in need of the right flat boots. Equestrian-inspired but not too cosutmey, a little tough but not too biker, well designed but not trendy, classic but not old-lady. Perfection. That’s what I want.
I discovered this photo from a fashionable colleague and oh how I’ve fallen in love with these boots from Billy Reid. The back zip, the tab snap, the asymmetric curved top with loop, the simplicity. Without trying them on I will not claim perfection, but I just adore them. And the photo? Very well styled. It would take a lot to get me to want, much less wear, leather leggings…but Billy Reid is coming pretty darn close.
“I’m always astonished by how much men misunderstand women. For one, men don’t understand how a woman can own 300 pairs of shoes. For a woman, it’s the most natural thing in the world.” ~Christian Louboutin