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Paralegal Career Dressing: Visible Monday & Put on Your Red Shoes

Paralegal Career Dressing:  Visible Monday & Put on Your Red Shoes

I saw David Bowie in concert once, er, about three decades ago. Still, who doesn’t feel like shaking a tail feather when they hear “Let’s Dance”?

Also, nothing I am wearing in this picture cost more than a tenner, including the $6 leather red heels I thrifted when I was at the coast this weekend, speaking at back-to-back paralegal seminars.

I still love my $9 thrifted no-name skirt, because it looks a little like a $128 Anthropologie skirt I wasn’t willing to risk my marriage to own. It’s the perfect skirt to mix with $6 shoes.

Red heels (thrifted); Skirt (thrifted); Ruffled camisole (Kohl’s uber-clearance); Cardi (old); Pendant (Charlotte Russe); Bracelet (Forever 21)

Let’s have a less klutzy-looking view of the shoes.

I am really jealous of the cat’s super-cool model pose below. I tried it but Dear Hubby said I looked like a bad imitation of Linda Blair in The Exorcist. Hmmm, let’s reference something less disturbing, like the lovely dogwood trees in bloom.

It was the dogwood blooms, or my feet.

If Patti over at Not Yet Dead Style was having a Most Visible Shoe Monday, I know I’d be a contender.

What are the most visible shoes you’ve ever worn to the office?

13 Responses to Paralegal Career Dressing: Visible Monday & Put on Your Red Shoes

  1. I had to laugh in recognition of the skirt that might have risked your marriage. It's a striking outfit.

    Our dogwoods are just beginning to bloom. They are my favorite tree. In the Ozarks, where we often spend Easter, the dogwoods often have a spindly Asian aspect on the hillsides.

  2. Love the outfit! That skirt is wonderful and the shoes are just perfect with it, and all offset by the neutrals. Fabulous.

    I am terribly cowardly when it comes to shoes, I'm afraid. I always go for neutrals that will go with everything because I just can't figure it out, otherwise (it's not like I can bring all my clothes to the shoe store to see what goes!). But I do avoid conservative pump styles and wear a lot of boots. Perhaps that is somewhat visible?

  3. I love the ruffle blouse, and that skirt is so. cool. I clicked back through your links and think you got a better deal. I like the print on your thrifted skirt better.

    I occasionally stumble across Anthro stuff while thrifting. We finally got one down in Nashville, and while I've never been, their stock has finally started showing up in goodwill.

  4. Smacking good skirt with those red shoes! The choice of the blue pendant is inspired – it really dances with that blue in your skirt! I see you've been Voguing in Vogs. Isn't life grand?

  5. Our dogwoods are blooming as well, and my magnolias, and my cherries, and my forsythia. Meaning, everything is blooming early. Everything is just soooo confused. Love the red shoes — how were they to walk in? I desperately want some pumps but I'm worried about being able to walk in them. I really like the pendant with the skirt.

  6. @Terri ~ Sometimes a particular piece of clothing makes a gal think dangerous thoughts…lol.

    @WendyB ~ Tux knows he's all that and a bag o' chips πŸ™‚

    @Anne ~ I always only ever bought black or neutral shoes. My fave style bloggers gave me the courage to try colors. I do think I need a great pair of boots for fall.

    @Sheila ~ I checked out your crazy shoes, and loved them both. But I'm pretty sure I would have fallen off them πŸ˜›

    @Jeannie ~ The hubby's not here every a.m. before work, but like yours, he does give great camera πŸ™‚

    @Patti ~ I've decided you can never go wrong with red shoes πŸ˜€

    @Megan Mae ~ Now I can admit I wore that blouse to the Ke$sha concert with the teen, a big $6 investment 'cause I knew I'd just sweat in it. There's no Anthro stumblin' 'round here, I think I have to keep checking out more metro thrift stores when I travel.

    @Melanie ~ Thank you! You have such an artistic eye, and look so amazing in front of your art.

    @SACRAMENTO ~ Your outfit posts always please my eye. I'm glad you like the skirt. It's not the most well made piece of clothing I own, but it certainly announces its presence in a room πŸ™‚

    @Shybiker ~ I used to think Tux was evil. But we bonded after he stopped urping on our stove πŸ˜›

    @Kari ~ They are wonderfully comfortable, maybe because of the leather uppers. I'm way too old to buy shoes that aren't easy to walk in πŸ™‚

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