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Loafer Love

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When the trend of loafer’s first emerged I was skeptical at best. “A grandpa shoe, really?” But my stiletto-loving self much too quickly dismissed the comfy-chic style.

Once arriving here in Florence, they are everywhere. Suede, leather, tassels, leopard, and woah, quilted? My heart stopped as I was walking out of a little shop (on my way out, a new LBD for Firenze’s Fashion’s Night Out in hand) when I literally stopped so suddenly, my poor friend walking behind practically clobbered me, but I didn’t care. I was fixated on those loafers.

I had just been mentioning how I need a new, black and “walkable” (read: cobblestone streets + 7 miles of walking a day) shoes, and there they were. I nervously flipped over the shoe to reveal a shockingly low price of 14.90 Euro and my exact size… 38. I won the loafer lottery.

So I would like to retract my prior comment/thought of the “grandpa shoe,” for now, I am a love of loafers.

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Express Blouse // Express High-Waisted Jeans // Express Belt // Italian Loafers (with metal detail, love) // Italian Leather Bag (real version) // Karen Walker Sunnies // Stella & Dot Valor Studs // ALDO Watch // Stella & Dot Eden Bangle // Stella & Dot Christina Link Bracelet // Segue Leather Bow Bracelet (very similar) // Stella & Dot Moraley Ring Stack

As always, thank you for reading.

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14 Responses

  1. Love this outfit!!!!

  2. Brenna

    I love this outfit! So classic!

  3. YOU ARE FABULOUS. I AM A FAN. CJ

  4. Mao

    I love your blog. You are an inspiration. Stay fabulous!

  5. Loving these photos and the details shot 🙂

    http://www.fashiondiction.wordpress.com

  6. I had to buy this blouse after you wore it the first time on your blog. Thanks for giving me another idea for styling it! You look great. I hope it’s okay to link to your look in my roundup today.