When I first began thinking about my wedding-day look, I knew one thing to be true.
I’d be wearing white shoes.
I’m a shoe girl. Clothes change with weight, and I’ve always had problems with my weight, but shoes? Shoes don’t change. They are forever faithful. They can also make or break an outfit, so it was important to me that my shoes make me feel even more fantastic than my jewellery, hair, makeup, or dress.
Unfortunately, I have tiny, tiny feet.
I’m a size 5 to 5.5 in Australia, which roughly translates to a size 36 to 36.5 in EU. It’s difficult to buy fashionable shoes in Australia in that size, so most of my shoe shopping has been done in discount bins in shoe stores, overseas, or online.
And with that said, I turned online when searching for my ultimate shoe. My search didn’t yield much for a few weeks that would be worth putting up on the ”˜Bee, but then I stumbled across these babies:
They’re made by the awesome shoe designers Poetic Licence and were selling in the online store Modcloth. I’ve been stalking Modcloth for forever, and have bought a few bits and bobs from them, so when I saw these babies selling for about $150 (US) and in my size, I snatched ‘em up!
A few weeks later I got a box from Modcloth, and within that box was this fanciful box: