July 1st, 2014
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Basic Black

Chloe, Birkenstock

Just a few years ago, I could count on one hand the number of pairs of black shoes I owned (my Rockstud phase took over my wardrobe…). Now I have plenty of basic black shoes that I live in. Actually, I own, wear, and love every pair pictured above.

Ancient Greek slide, Paloma Barceló wedge, Chloé pump, Aquazzura pump, Birkenstock Gizeh, Chloé flat & here.

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Milou roll-neck wool-blend sweater

VANESSA SEWARD

Erith leather midi skirt

VALENTINO

Suede over-the-knee boots

SAINT LAURENT

Contrast-trim shearling jacket

CHLOÉ

Perry patent leather pumps

CHLOÉ

Nate aviator-style tortoiseshell sunglasses

VINCE

Cashmere sweater

BURBERRY

Fair Isle cashmere and wool-blend vest

MICHAEL LO SORDO

Silk-satin midi skirt

M.I.H JEANS + Goldborne by Bay Garnett

Anita cotton-blend velvet top

GABRIELA HEARST

Cantwell double-breasted cashmere coat

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  • A fabulous collection of shoes for every occasion here! Chloe just keeps getting better, as does Birkenstock. My all-time favorite black pump is a Bottega Veneta from the early 80’s–black suede ankle bootie with a sweet medium heel height, and very thinnest leather laces with ‘tassels’ on them! The linine is a gold foil of some sort. Unfortunately, my feet have ‘changed’ over the years (i.e., grown!), and the shoes kill me now . . . but I always save prize shoes, to admire and for the memories. Nothing beats a chic black pump!

    PaulaJuly 2nd, 2014  12:49 AM

     
  • Correction . . . The lining is a gold foil of some sort.

    PaulaJuly 2nd, 2014  12:51 AM

     
  • A very good collection of black summer shoes. Every woman needs of these pairs in black!

    AnaJuly 2nd, 2014  5:53 PM

     
  • I love this post! Great shoes for every occasion. I have purchased them all over time thanks to your previous recommendations. As you mentioned I did not own many pairs of black shoes and now wear them all often.
    I must admit my favorite are the Aquazzura pump – so stylish!!
    Thanks Preston!

    KristinaJuly 2nd, 2014  6:56 PM

     

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