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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Pretty summer wedges

After such a gloriously sunny weekend, my thoughts have turned to the rest of the summer and what I’ll want to be wearing. I’ve got a lot of pretty dresses that I can wear with bare legs, but not many pairs of shoes to go with them. You may remember that I got a couple of pairs of flip-flops from JamHill that I wrote about a few Tuesday Shoesday’s ago and they are proving to be perfect beach-wear, but when I want to wear something a little more dressy, I don’t really have any shoes to go with my summer skirts. I have plenty of high-heel shoes, but they are all in black, grey, burgundy and brown – great for winter and they go perfectly with tights, but are a bit too dark to wear with bare legs. So I want one (honestly, ONE) new pair of summer shoes with a little heel, and the challenge is that I’d like them to go with everything!

summer shoes new look matalan asos wedge heels laura robson jennifer aniston cheryl cole kelly brooke kate middleton summer footwear

 

I’ve had a look at the summer footwear choices of my favourite fashionistas and I have decided that a small wedge heel would work best for me – heels the height of those that Kate Middleton or Jennifer Aniston are wearing above would elongate my legs without being painfully high! I also like how tennis star Laura Robson’s choice of nude shoes make her legs look even longer, and I think anything darker than pink, mink or nude would cut off my legs at the ankle and make them look stumpier! I am toying with the idea of getting strappy sandals like Kelly Brooke and Cheryl Cole, but I think that a peep-toe slingback might be summery enough (seeing as I already have strappy flip-flips), and could continue to be worn into autumn too. I don’t want to spend too much on my new shoes, so all of the above wedges are under £15 from New Look, Matalan and ASOS. I think I’m going to go for the second tan-coloured pair from New Look and will be trying them on when I head to the high street later this week. Let me know what you think, and what have you got on your feet his summer? leave me a comment below or tweet me @CassiefairyTutu.

Author: Cassiefairy

Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

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