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Sunday, 20 March 2016

Sunday Shoes 101..

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I've fallen behind with my Sunday Shoes posts lately, but have finally made some progress in tackling the shoe mountain. This pair has been sitting in the background for a while, and were in my photos on this post, but I haven't talked about them in much detail. 

When I first saw Pretty Poodle, I almost dismissed them as being too much like my Tiny Ted heels. I mean, they really are quite similar. But then I realised how much I really like my Tiny Teds. I've worn them so much since I received them and I really like pink, so I was pretty easily swayed, it has to be said. I then popped online to find that my size had already sold out. Bah. 

A quick call to the lovely Amy at the Brighton store and I had a pair on the way in the next day's post, though, and I certainly had no regrets when they arrived.

The similarities are there with the Tiny Ted heels - the perspex heels, ankle straps and bows on the back are all shared features. The upper of the shoe is a lovely irridescent pink colour, finished with scalloped edging which is such a cute touch and I've seen on a lot of new styles lately. 

The soles are this season's polka dots. I have to admit, these polka dot boxes and soles are probably my least favourite of all of the IC shoe box designs over the past few years. They just seem a little less imaginative to me than all of the other lovely themes we've seen. 

What does win it for me, is the super poodle on the front - a curly haired cutie with a flower in it's hair. I love the fuzzy texture of this and just how fitting I think it looks for a fifties theme. I so often think I was born into the wrong decade. 

What do you think of Pretty Poodle?

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6 comments:

  1. those retro shoes are so lovely.

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  2. I'm glad you got them, well done to her! To be honest, they are not my cup of tea because I'm not a HUGE pink fan (I have pink garments and I like it, but I'm more of a blue girl!) but I can appreciate their appeal!x

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    1. I go through phases of favouring different colours but pink is always up there with my favourites.

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