WIW 2/8 Happy hour whackadoodle shoe edition

Going to meet up with Jenava for happy hour and some much needed escape from my father.
Wearing my Maison Martin Margiela tabi boots. I first tried them without socks, but I think there was part on my big toe that would rub. The leather is pretty soft though. At the bottom of my sock bin I had a pair of Halloween toe socks I bought on impulse at Target eons ago. They worked. Someone on my previous thread recommended some toe socks meant for those 5-fingered toe shoes, will make a trip to REI to get some. My Dad said I shouldn't wear them to a concert because the soprano might hit a high C and shatter the heel.
Worn with Rag & Bone long tail jacket, Brooks Brothers no-iron button down, See by Chloe wool shorts, and hooray for footless tights. Also a clear lucite necklace to bookend or matchy-match the shoes.

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27 Comments

  • Zapotee replied 4 years ago

    I love everything about this, including the boots. I still ahve not worn my wool shorts, I will file this away for inspiration. Have a fun time!
    A side note: Do you own the Acne Pistol booties? I am waiting for my exchange to come to me, the sizing is huge, but I wonder if the ankle would soften, at all.

  • cciele replied 4 years ago

    OMG, I love this outfit so much! You look particularly sleek in this combo, and I really like the tailcoat with the shorts and those boots.

  • Caro in Oz replied 4 years ago

    This might just be my favourite look yet - those boots are amazing - are they comfy?
    Your dad is funny, you should have told him you are conducting:)

  • rachylou replied 4 years ago

    I didn't realize the boots had a lucite heel. You are soooo on trend!

  • Amy replied 4 years ago

    You look mahvelous, dahling :)

  • deb replied 4 years ago

    Wonderful, wonderful!!!

  • Thistle replied 4 years ago

    I had thought I would hate the shoes, but they really work! I think it is some of the other classic vibes that pull it together and keep it from being too over the top. Great outfit!

  • Suz replied 4 years ago

    I adore this, Anna. I love how you have simplified everything to allow the statement shoe and the tail coat shine. You look wonderful.

    I hope you have a great time!

  • rae replied 4 years ago

    So cool - I am glad the toe socks worked! I think my favorite part is the matchy-matching necklace/heel combo. Glad you are taking some time for yourself.

  • DonnaF replied 4 years ago

    Looks great! You style to perfection. Wouldn't tabi socks (not tabi which aren't too comfortable) be more comfortable than toe socks? I noticed that Amazon sells a variety.

  • elpgal replied 4 years ago

    Another memorable look from you! I am a VFF wearer and really like the refinement of these shoes.

  • Transcona Shannon replied 4 years ago

    Brilliant! Have a great time and enjoy your snippet of freedom - lol!

  • Nicole D replied 4 years ago

    You look lovely, those boots are unbelievable. Cooooool!

  • Aida replied 4 years ago

    Sooo fun! Love the matching Lucite bits, love the longer winter shorts length (now I want a pair!), love the whackadoodle shoes mixed with the formal-style jacket. Hope you two have a blast!

  • MsMary replied 4 years ago

    LOLing at your funny dad!! I LOVE those shoes!! And you look great -- fashionable, relaxed, and happy!

  • annagybe replied 4 years ago

    Thanks everyone! We went to the Brooklyn, their oysters were da bomb! Shoes survived a few blocks walk to and from the bus stop. No issues for that walk, though they feel a bit strange and surprisingly warm. I don't think they'll be heavy wear shoes due to the heel being entirely lucite.
    This was a much needed break for me. And BTW Manhattan's are dangerous, as are pomegranate kamikazes.

  • Adelfa replied 4 years ago

    You look like you should be in a play. Playing I don't know who, but it would be a singularly amazing character. Love it! Nice red lips too!

  • Nadya replied 4 years ago

    Hmm, you reminded me I have a clear lucite necklace. I may need some whackadoodle shoes!

    Fun outfit. Hope you two had a blast.

  • CocoLion replied 4 years ago

    Fantastic! And your father is so funny.

    When I lived in Japan, growing up in the 70s, construction workers wore black tabi booties. With rubber soles. No heels of course. Then they wore harem style pants and a hachi-maki (headband). It was a cool look. They were like spiders, climbing around the bamboo scaffolding. Looking at recent pictures, this look is a thing of the past.

  • AJ replied 4 years ago

    I always learn something new from your outfit posts! Those shoes are not my cup of tea, but on you they look AWESOME with this outfit!

    Glad you could get some time away and enjoy an evening with Jenava.

  • Deborah replied 4 years ago

    Nothing like a bit of Dad humour!

    Love this outfit. It's a really cool mix of classic and Avant Garde IMHO. The shoes are definitely an acquired taste but you make them look fab!

    Hope you had a really good night and got to unwind and relax.

  • Tina.b replied 4 years ago

    Those shoes are so cool and I really love how you've styled them. Fabulous and interesting outfit!

  • Mo replied 4 years ago

    Missed this yesterday. Awesome! Love the jacket with the more 'out there' shoes together.

  • Sheila replied 4 years ago

    Oh I love the Brooklyn and I can picture you there exactly. Perfect outfit -- I think it is amazingly restrained, for all the very interesting elements you have combined. Good for you for walking around downtown in these wonderful shoes. Did you have to walk downhill or uphill to get to the Brooklyn? I would have taken it slowly in these shoes...do they have rubber tips or something to keep you from slipping?

  • lynne replied 4 years ago

    Amazing! I adore those lucite heels. The potential to look "costume-y" is high, but you pulled it off with aplomb. You are my hero.

  • Isis replied 4 years ago

    Love everything about this; you look so interesting yet chic. Everything just works!

    And pomegranite kamikazees sound yummy!

    Glad you were able to get away.

  • ironkurtin replied 4 years ago

    I LOVE this. AMAZING!

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