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All opinions are 100% honest & all items were hand-selected by me.
In addition to stocking up on sweaters, scarves & denim, now is the perfect time to update your shoe collection with versatile boots, booties & comfortable flats. Today I’m excited to be partnering with Shoe Carnival to share my Fall Overhaul with you – I’m highlighting 3 of the hottest footwear trends for the season & showing how to style them for every day. All three pairs that I’m wearing here are under $50, which makes this a great way to give your autumn looks a modern feel (for less)! And if you head over to my Instagram later today, I’ll be hosting a giveaway where one lucky reader will get a $150 Shoe Carnival gift card – be sure to stop by & enter for your chance to win!
Ankle boots are notoriously tricky to style because, depending on the height & width of the shaft, they can visually shorten your legs. What I love about the sock boot trend is that they are more form-fitting to your leg, which creates a slimming effect. These Nicole Carina booties are much more wearable than other booties I own, thanks to the sturdy block heel. These will pair well with dresses & tights in the winter and they also look chic with skinny jeans or faux leather leggings.
I’ll admit this was one shoe style that I was on the fence about at first because I was worried they weren’t practical (and I was afraid they’d produce an annoying slapping sound with every stride). But, I decided to give them a try & I’m so glad I did – these Solanz Baylee loafer mules are as comfortable as slippers and didn’t make any noise when I walked. The silver hardware & tassel detail give them a luxe feel so they’ll go with all my favorite jeans & trousers. I recommend sizing up in these so you don’t have that dreaded heel overhang in back!
Velvet is clearly my favorite trend for fall and this color was too pretty to pass up! I’ve always been a fan of loafers for their timeless & slightly preppy feel, so I love the modern twist that these Madden Girl Carmello velvet loafers will give to my outfits. They also come in classic navy (and I found them to be true to size). Another way I’d wear these is with skinny jeans, a crisp white button-down & wool blazer for a polished fall look.