Visible Monday: Green Sandals
These Visible Monday posts are valuable to me because week after week they show me what not to wear. Come, dissect with me.
As I mentioned in Optical Illusion, I am lucky to have a size 11 foot; lucky in that I could never become a shoe person as barely anyone designs for size 11 and lucky too in that when there is a great shoe available, it is almost always on clearance. I bought these Via Spiga sandals several years ago and they are the real deal – high quality, very unique and somewhat impractical. They go perfectly with my striped pants:
What they do NOT go perfectly with however, are my size 11 legs:
I am 5’8″. Do those pants with those sandals make me look 5’8″? They do not, no they do not. I don’t know who can wear ankle-strapped sandals with cropped pants but friends, it is not me. And yet do I ever learn? Do I keep buying mary janes and ankle boots and green strappy sandals? Yes. Why? Because they are in my size and on clearance. But no more! These sandals are henceforth reserved for maxi dresses and long pants only. Can I get a witness?
Rather than pout or – let’s be totally honest – change my clothes, I continue on this Visible Monday with my best accessory:
My photo editing software.
Head on over to Not Dead Yet Style to see what Patti’s got going on. Lesson learned!