How to Pick the Right Shoes for Your Outfit

how to pick the right shoes for your outfit | spring outfits | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

I’m pretty sure I buy more shoes in the Spring than any other season.  This season though my shoe buying has been a little light since I’m mostly wearing the same 3 or so pairs for workouts and quick errands.  Shoes are definitely still my shopping weakness and my favorite part of any outfit.  A simple shoe swap can change the look and style of your outfit.

Continuing with our how to styling tips series, I’m sharing how to pick the right shoes for your outfit this Spring and Summer season.  I started with this really fun blue and white swing cami top and paired it with a pair of dark wash skinny jeans.  The thing I love about this top is the ability to dress it up or down with shoes and accessories.  Also, it’s super comfy!!!

spring outfit | blue cami top with dark wash jeans | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Open Toed Sandals & Booties | similiar

Open-toed sandals and booties give a chic casual look.  This shoe makes me feel a little dressed up with the block heel and mule slide style, but the open toe sandal look gives more of a casual look.  This shoe is great for boho chic looks.

summer outfit | blue white swing top | tory burch sandals | Everyday Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Flat Sandals

A classic flat sandal is a go to for running a few errands or a hot summer day.  If I’m headed to an outdoor spot with an uneven ground in the summer like a backyard or rocky outdoor patio, I like to grab these sandals.  The patent look has a dressy feel, but also a super casual look.

casual outfit | blue camisole top | bow flats | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Bow Flats

The perfect work to weekend shoe!  I added these bow slide flats to my shoe closet in March as a great shoe for work in Spring and Summer.  They easily dress up a look, but the flat design keep them comfy.  Another great option for an outdoor event on uneven ground.

casual outfit | blue cami swing top with brown booties | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Suede Booties

While I don’t wear my booties as much in the hottest parts of summer, I do love the look in the early parts of spring and in September aka still summer temps but I want to feel fall.  Brown suede booties give a casual look to an outfit and can be helpful during transitional parts of the seasons.  These booties make a summer cami more Spring and Fall appropriate.

summer outfit | blue babydoll cami | block heel sandals | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Block Heel Sandals

Instantly dress up any outfit with a pair of block heel sandals!  These heels are my favorite dress shoe for summer!  You can wear them with dresses and jeans for a nice dressed up look, plus the block heel makes them pretty comfy too.

casual summer outfit | white cami top with brown wedge sandals | Everyday Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Espadrille Wedge Sandals | similar

I’m ending with a Spring and Summer classic – the espadrille wedge sandal.  It has that perfect casual vibe for a day out and about or a casual evening with friends.  A wedge sandal will give your jeans that casual look, but feel a little nicer than a flat sandal.  Espadrille wedges can also help dress down an outfit too like with a dress or fancier top.

spring shoes | outfit ideas with different shoes | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

One top, 6 different looks all with the quick change of your shoes.  Which shoe choice is your favorite?


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