Month: March 2014

Key Piece: Hudson Horrigan Bootie

H by Hudson Horrigan booties I found the perfect neutral booties. In keeping with my Wardrobe Editing Lessons Learned, it took a little time. First I saved photos of booties I liked and studied recurring themes (which kept me away from too-western, $650 Isabel Marant Dickers). I noticed favorite pairs had: Suede Almond toe and uncomplicated design Low, stacked heel Worn-around-the-world, broken in slouch Little or no embellishment A buckskin tone (which matches black and navy, and can carry into lighter spring months) Then I matched aesthetics with ethics. A London-based shoemaker, H by Hudson, fit both handsomely. Their Horrigan booties are made in Portugal and are belted in a warm cognac leather. The straps are removable, which will also save me from ever thinking I “need” a simpler pair for work. Four months later, I still slide them on every other morning. Shop them on sale here: Review and Tips: I usually wear an EU 38 (US 8) bootie and in “Horrigan” an EU 39 (US 9) fits perfectly. Sizing: These booties run one …