New Riding Boots


Jacket: Tahari (thrifted), Shirt: JCrew (thrifted), Pants: Banana Republic, Boots: Tahari, Earrings: Anthro

I didn't mean to buy these boots.
In fact, I bought them earlier in the year and returned them
because I just couldn't afford to spend hundreds of dollars on shoes.
But despite my best effort, they called  to me.

It started with an innocent trip to DSW.
I was picking something up in the area and kind wandered in to kill time.
And then I found them.
My boots.
In a size 5 1/2 (a rarity these days),
in the clearance section for super cheap,
in the color I wanted,
and in a low heel (practically flat) like I'd been searching for all winter.

I call this a fashion sign that these boots needed to be mine.
You just can't say no to destiny like that folks!

Linking up with Pleated Poppy and Through the Eyes of the Mrs and Lena B, Actually!


  1. I love when I happen upon things that were OBVIOUSLY meant for me in the clearance section. Have fun with your new boots!


  2. I love pairing red with cognac - this is such a great look!

    Stilettos & Sequins

  3. You look gorgeous! I love this red jacket. xoxo

  4. Thank you for linking up with us for the very first edition of Passion For Fashion! I LOVE your boots... and the red jacket is fabulous!
    New follower! ♥

  5. That is AWESOME! I love when things like that happen! :) I always try to tell myself if I meant to have an item (that I cant afford) it will still be here next time on sale in my size. LOL And Im alway so excited when it happens. :)

    Anyways, Im visiting from the passion for fashion link up! New follower here... You are just 1 away from 200!! FUN! ♥


  6. those boots are awesome. They are calling me too. Thanks for sharing.

  7. Awesome happenstance (and seriously- how fun is 'happenstance' haha). Love riding boots and those are great. Also fab jacket.
    xoxo Aimee

  8. Those boots are gorgeous!! They were definitely meant to be. ;)