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Pretty Purple Platforms

September 27, 2016 3 Comments

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I’ll never forget the moment I laid eyes on you. I was casually browsing the “What’s New” section on Banana Republic’s website, and there you were. Hidden way down below the popular single-sole pumps and strappy sandals. Banana Republic took a gamble when they created you – unapologetically chunky platform, gaudy print, LAVENDER satin that demands the eye to look, and then look again.

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You are the shoe that makes a woman question: “what do I wear them with?”
Only the brave will take you home, only the brave know that you are perfection, and that you will bring out the best in almost every outfit.

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Take this outfit for example – great trousers, oversized white button up shirt, basic jean jacket. Now imagine this outfit paired with stilettos….ok. Not bad. And how about menswear-style brogues? A little better. But you, pretty purple platforms, you give this outfit the “it” factor.

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Thank you for making me 5 inches taller, without any pain or discomfort. The world is a more interesting place at 5 feet 9 inches tall. Thank you for looking like “flower power” and “fashionista” at the same time. And thank you for blatantly stating “I don’t dress for men, I don’t even dress for women, I dress for ME!”

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Hold on, am I the only one who has conversations with my shoes? #solemates xox

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3 Comments

  • lillian September 27, 2016 at 7:38 am

    love it! Always dress for yourself.

  • Helen September 27, 2016 at 2:42 pm

    Hi Jocelyn – Real sharp looking shoes (and comfortable too?)

    Helen

    • jocelyncaithness October 3, 2016 at 7:50 pm

      Thanks auntie Helen!! The shoes are very comfortable, believe it or not :)! It’s the platform that makes them easy to walk in.

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