Growing up in a beach town, I lived in colorful Havaiana flip flops, completely ignorant of what a proper shoe could do for a woman. But as I got older and began to (reluctantly!) ditch my Havaianas for real shoes, I also began to discover the beauty of the manly lace-up. <!–more–> A bit ironic isn’t it? Who would’ve thought that the men had it right all along. But when you think about it, is there anything sexier than a red lip, a white tee and skinny jeans paired with simple, black Oxfords? This is an outfit that just screams, Who needs a heel when I’m this cute?
A quality Oxford or Brogue (if you must know the difference between these two shoe styles, have at it) is worth the investment. Or you can get ‘em on the cheap here at Tradesy, and just look like you dropped big bucks on Miu Miu, Bass, BCBG, Cole Haan, and more.