There are some things that everyone should own. Good underwear, a black bra, nice fitting jeans, a little black dress, etc.
Then there are those little items that are a litte more personal but still staples. Personally, I need nude flats. Sometimes black won’t do, a color is too much, and heels are not happening. This need comes from a pair of Kate Spade flats, no longer on sale, but pictured below, that I got for only $80 at a Nordstrom in California in tenth grade. To say that I wore them to death is an understatement. I seriously think I have worn these shoes at least once a week every single week since I’ve bought them (except for during extreme weather). I even wore them during a rainstorm at school and had to run back and change in the middle of the day (flats are bad for puddle jumping). I wore them to school, to formal events, out at night. At a certain point, I felt like people would think I only owned one pair of shoes. The crazy thing is, I still get compliments on them, after three years.
Sadly shoes cannot last forever. My dear, broken-in, navy and nude, peep toe flats are showing signs of wear, lots of wear. Bows would be a bonus. They need to be replaced. But how?
Flats like this are hard to find (katespade if you have any extra overstocks call me) and I troll zappos on the regular. I also try to ration out wearings of these favorites just to make them last longer. Is it shameful to admit this? Too late.
I ordered these Elie Tahari flats from Zappos (on sale) and am still deciding if I like them. I like the braided detail but the monotone might not be so cute on my very pale feet.
Still on the fence so I’ll check them out for a few days inside the house. In the meantime, the hunt continues for the perfect nude flats.
Also, I just wrote 359 words about nude flats. Lord help me.