8.31.2011

Work It Wednesday: Platform Loafers

I'm back for my second link-up to Jill's Work It Wednesday, in which we pick one item and style it up three different ways.  This week I picked a fun platform loafer, which I blogged about previously.  I know there are mixed reviews about these, but I think if worn the right way they can be super cute.  The pair I have chosen to highlight is from Boutique 9, and I just bought them in this nice olive color:



All around the web they are selling for $150, but on the Nine West website they are on sale for $60!  Score!  Can't wait to get them in the mail! Here are three ways I plan on styling them:

Funky Fresh:


I'm just loving this playful mix I created as a nice way to counter the masculine style of the shoes.  This set features many items I've been coveting for awhile: a YSL Arty ring, and a Marc Jacobs bag with the sweet gold swallow motif.  Any mix of a fun printed top and funky jewelry will do to recreate this look.

top
pants
purse
ring
earrings
bracelet
polish

Preppy McPrepperston:

Here I've played up the preppy Menswear aspect of the shoes by pairing them with boyfriend jeans and a blazer.  I have to go check my local Forever 21 for this blazer, it is too cute! BTW, everything in this set except the shoes and bag are under $30!

Jeans
Blazer
Earrings
Purse
Watch 


Sophisticated Momma:

I've been loving the layering trends I see for Fall 2011, especially a chambray button-up peeking out from underneath a chunky cable-knit sweater.  Here I've teamed them up with a pair of trouser jeans to amp up the sophisticated vibe.

Jeans
Chambray Top
Sweater
Scarf
Clutch
Watch
Polish
Earrings

So what do you think? If you were on the fence about platform loafers, have I changed your mind?  I'd love to hear your favorite look.

Make sure to check out my fave picks for the platform loafer trend, and also stop by Jill's blog to see how other ladies are working it this Wednesday!


12 comments:

  1. I can't say this is a shoe style I would have considered, but then your outfit options got me convinced! Love the first one especially.

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  2. I'm definitely coveting some platform loafers this season too!

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  3. LOVE these outfits! LOVE, LOVE! That last one is right up my alley! Can't wait to see you wear them...

    Thanks for linking up!

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  4. cute! im not really a heel person but these might make me change my mind! xoxo jillian:: cornflake dreams

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  5. I have been searching for the perfect platform loafers. These are perfect! Love your outfit choices for them too.

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  7. I think I jumped the gun too, although I LOVE the ones I got, there are so many more options now...

    xoShelly

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  8. I'm kinda eh about them, mostly because they remind me of high school BUT your outfits are pretty effing awesome. And I can see you in all of them. That last one is my fave. That sweater looks seriously comf.

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  9. I tried these on myself. I'm so glad they worked for you. I think they are super cute for Fall and absolutely ADORE them with the Marc by Marc Jacobs bag!

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  10. I rarely comment but I needed to stop in and say I REALLY like the outfits you have come up with and am using them for "shopspirtation"for today

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  11. Kristen-Thank you so much for the comment! So happy you have found inspiration in these outfits. They are so fun to do. Happy shopping!

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