Tuesday, September 27, 2011

To the moon and back

 Tee - thrifted
Skinny jeans - Divided, thrifted
Ankle boots - Jump, ebay

Moon Boots, that is. Some days I just wanna be a space cadet. I've long loved these shiny space boots by Jump, but for the horror stories about the brand... I held off. I finally jumped (lol) when I saw a pair on ebay. These (and another pair yet to appear on blog) replaced my beloved Fryes. I loved the cowgirl look of the fryes, but c'mon spaaaaaace boots!

Stock photo of boots
I am a wee bit disappointed in the boots, not for the quality or design, but the toe box IS a bit short. The toe area is made of leather though, so the boots are now currently resting in the freezer with the hope that the ice-method will stretch them out the little bit that's needed. I know they will stretch with time, but I want to spare my feet any amount of discomfort that would result from the breaking in process.

I've worn this outfit before. I didn't blog it, but I know this outfit will be one I'll actually repeat, probably exactly, again in the future.

Now for feedback - How do you feel about ankle boots? I personally love them. As a skinny-of-calf girl the fit of ankle boots compliments my legs. I know most aren't sold on the leg-chopping, but I actually like my ankles highlighted, either by ankle boot or pump-strap. I think it creates more balance to my skinny ankles.

14 comments:

  1. I think these are such a fun pair of shoes! The silver sheen really adds an interesting touch to the outfit. And I love how you worked them into a casual outfit. Definitely makes them wearable from day to day. The red pants are wonderful as well! Can't wait to see how else you can remix them!

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  2. Very cool. You remind me of David Bowie, whom I loved during the Seventies. Androgyny with a touch of space-age sci-fi.

    There's room in my heart for long boots, short boots, ankle boots and OTK boots. Each has its own appeal. These look great on you.

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  3. Love the black and white with the red jeans of course! The boots are super cool. Just like Shybiker, a little David Bowie which is cool with me!

    I personally like ankle boots too. These boots are spacey, but in a good way! These would look awesome with the dress you wore yesterday and some purple tights!

    Heather

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  4. Bring 'em to a shoe repair place if your stretching technique doesn't work...they'll stretch them for you.

    I love the look of these. Very glam rock.

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  5. Love.These.Boots!

    I love ankle boots. I have ginormous calves and skinny ankles so I am not sure if I am "supposed" to wear them but I do anyways!

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  6. Love these! Like Shybiker, I am feeling the 1970's David Bowie -- Space Oddity : >

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  7. I'm glad I'm not the only person that sometimes thinks their ankles are skinny!

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  8. Those are fabulousness! I like an ankle boot but I am not sure that they are the best for my height.
    Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge

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  9. So fabulous! I love the color combo, the stripes and the funky boots! I dig the ankle boot. But I dig just about any boot.:)

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  10. Fun boots! I love the metallic look. Thanks for the freezer tip! I'll def have to try it with my nude pumps! And I love the red, white and black combo of this look!

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  11. I'm slowly but surely being sold on ankle boots- I think I dislike them when paired with a short skirt but with the fabulous red pants tucked in I like the effect. And moon boots indeed- how fun!

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  12. Your space boots are awesome! I like ankle boots too. They don't feel as overwhelming as knee-high boots, and they make me seem a little edgy too.

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  13. I love ankle boots, and...well, all boots! This is a great outfit, you look amazing!

    xo Emily
    theweartogogirls.tumblr.com

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  14. I love ankle boots. They remind me of Star Trek boots. I always wanted some Star Trek boots. Love your outfit.
    If you do take them to a shoe repair for stretching, make sure you try them on before you leave. I took some and I swear they weren't any different after. Now I know to check before I leave.

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