Friday, 15 February 2013

Topshop and Nike choices....

Trainers. They are everywhere right now.
I need some. That is all.


Seriously though trainers have come through trumps recently and its now acceptable to achieve a look that isn't just about bragging having just stepped out of the gym a la Kim Kardashian. The thing is the choice of colour, design and brands is immense and I don't do choice well.

With my Converse I kept it simple-White vs Navy - Boot vs Shoe.

I know the look I want. The I've dressed nicely but I didn't try too hard look. I may have some gold in my outfit or a funky necklace, but I just casually threw on my trainers. (Not sure I own any gold clothing right now but you get the point)

I've been reliably informed by my husband that the Wedge style is a no go for me. He laughed and made that disgusted face whilst I tried a style on doing my best "I can make these look sexy to you" walk.

I broke a little inside of course, I thought they made my bum look great. When I showed him a amazing pair of ASH boots better than half price that made me want to lick my laptop screen, he "almost" liked them but put doubt in my head.

-They are Suede Hollie (so?!)
-Will you wear them when it starts getting warmer? (I would sweat it out)
-They are that price for a reason, something better is coming. (Yeah Yeah)
-Will they be 'out' of fashion next month? (ermmm)

Doubt-Oh how I hate doubt. It plagues most of my choices in life.

The pair of Trainers that I see myself in and have been hankering for are the Nike Blazers. I like the red, I don't know why as I have always disliked the colour red. However it seems to be slowly creeping its way in my wardrobe like poison ivy.


Will red go with most outfits though? I doubt it will but I can sure as hell give it a go!

Or do I forget the Nike Blazers and go for Nike Air Max? I so wanted to be down with the cool kids when I was a child and I had no idea that the money tree in my mums garden was not real. I was desperate to have some alongside those Adidas leggings that everyone was wearing (or so it felt like). Do I finally get my childhood wish instead? They could probably provide more comfort but do you put comfort over fashion?




Back with the doubt again. Damn it!


4 comments:

  1. So funny - I go through those choice dilemmas too. I can't make my mind up either and it's a practical head vs what I want to wear head. I wouldn't have had the problem if my new jeans hadn't transferred a little dye on to my Converse yesterday so now I'm thinking I need to go dark. Not considered red previously but I love navy, grey or dark forest green. But I'm loving the yellow ones up there too! Let's see what you come up with and I may follow suit.

    I have wedge trainers - I just learnt not to ask the other half for an opinion I didn't want to hear.

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    1. The Forest Green is lovely Sue, I was checking them out AGAIN today! Yellow looks brilliant but think they may dirty to easily?

      My problem is I care to much on what the husband has to say!

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  2. wouldnt bother with the wedges now ... get some nike blazers - they NEVER go out of fashion and you can literally wear them with ANYTHING.
    xx

    PS. I just bough suede chelsea boots... Matt doesnt know what he is talking about - remember when I first got army boots.. he was like they look like forset gump's boots. then when the whole high street followed trend he was all over them!!

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    1. This made me giggle lol! I picked up and stroked some Blazers today. xxx

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