21 Jan 2011

This Week's Essentials - Saddle Shoes


Wearing - YMC Saddle Shoes, H&M slim jeans, Uniqlo red socks.

This week the sun is back in town and the boots have gone away(I'm sure only for a little while though), so I've finally got round to wearing my saddle shoes which I bought a few months ago. Saddle shoes have always been so out of reach as usually they are really hard to find in terms of vintage shops, as they get snapped up so quick or they're well out of my budget. For example the Mr. Hare saddle shoes were about £350. Well I managed to get these in a clearance sale for £30, down from around £120. 

I knew they wouldn't be a massive wearer but I can't miss a chance like that for such a good price. Really liking them with slim indigo jeans and a lighter chambray shirt, feeling a bit 50s you see. They went down pretty well at uni yesterday, Tweet sure liked them.

What do you think, like or too clowny?

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In other news you can now get 20% off at Tobi mens and womenswear with the promotion code SPADES20. I haven't done anything like this before but I thought, lets just give it a go. They sell all sorts of good stuff like A.P.C, Edwin, Martin Margiela, Dr. Martens, Garbstore, Acne ect... Ship worldwide too.

26 comments:

  1. I like the shoes! They're perfect with the colored socks.

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  2. These look utterly brilliant Mat! I want some :)

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  3. those shoes with red socks are cute together.

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  4. i love them!! i like folly twist in the outfit. you have such a good taste :)

    theyoungbridgetjones.blogspot.com

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  5. LOVE the socks and shoes together!

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  6. Love the combo too. Very cool shoes. Thank you for your lovely comment. Have a great weekend. Xxxx

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  7. Major like - those are super!

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  8. They're fantastic mat!
    One of these days i'm gonna sit the mister down at your blog with a vat of coffee and tell him to read. Great style
    x

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  9. WOW I was going to say if I was a guy I would wear these, but I would wear them now. They are so cool and I love the craftsmanship that has clearly gone into them and for £30 that has to be thee best find Matt. These are going to last you and they will never date. I love them :) and the shades in colour are lush.

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  10. clowny? i don't think so. they're brilliant. and i'd like a pair of my own.

    nouveauskin.blogspot.com

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  11. Anonymous07:35

    they look great with the red socks! and yes I agree black text over yellow does look good hey. xo

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  12. Nice shoes! And red socks are incredibly wearable no? In unrelated news, I'm mesmerized by the texture of your stone wall..

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  13. A great buy, I wouldn't have passed them up either. I think the red socks give them just the right amount of modern twist and personal style.
    xsnappy
    www.snappylifestyle.com

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  14. i really, really like them. i can see why you fear that they're a bit "clowny" though. maybe once you've worn them a few times and the colour fades they're be more wearable?

    http://itscohen.blogspot.com/

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  15. very much enjoyed these shoes when they made an appearance on thursday!

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  16. I love them. Unfortunately, in Minneapolis we will be wearing boots for, oh, another three months or so...

    Pearl

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  17. niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice, you're definitely my male footwear hero!

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  18. do they come in womens? ;)

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  19. Like! I think they will look great in summer, too. Perhaps even without socks...

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  20. Personally I think the shoes are awesome. I almost bought some like that (but in brown tones) but they sold out ;~; Do you have a Uniqlo where you live?

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  21. thanks for your lovely comment!!
    these shoes are fabulous! think they look awesome with the red socks.. great combination!
    we are following you knoe. really hope you want to follow us back :)

    xx, Sabinna and David

    broken-cookies.blogspot.com

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  22. I LOVE THOSE SHOES!!!

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  23. i like. very much.

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