When I pinned this picture of Gwyneth last week, my mind immediately went to our mom and a bit of fashion advice she told me a couple of years ago. The woman is full of advice that I like to store in my back pocket and pull out whenever I need it. Like the time Molly and I were begging her to buy us rhinestone “Bebe” shirts in highschool. “You know girls, not everything has to be skin tight”. I am still convinced that was her nice way of saying, omg these shirts are hideously ugly/trashy/overpriced and I cannot believe my daughters find them “cute”. God – how embarassing that we actually liked those. If only we listened to her! Limited Too was the same story – we were never allowed to shop there. Needless to say, my childhood certainly wasn’t ruined by that rule. Thanks mama:)
Back to present day here and I’m obsessed over yet another outfit Gwyneth puts together. This time whats catching my eye is her amazing red Rag and Bone boots. “I love a good red shoe, its such a great neutral and you will have it in your closet forever”, she said to me a few years back in the Stuart Weitzman store. Once again, mama knows best. This must by why she constantly put us in matching red rubber-toed Keds, leather t-strap mary janes, and sandals throughout our childhood. (I really hope you’re loving the visuals on these)
The funny thing is that I have really never been a big fan of wearing the color red. I literally have two red pieces hanging in my entire closet. I have always felt that it was such a harsh color against my light hair and skin, but red shoes I can definitely do. With Gwyneth’s look they literally make her entire outfit. A classic grey tee and jeans are instantly taken to the next level with those red booties and I’m ready to jump on board.