Ok, who wants to help me be a little less winter-fashion-inept?
I am reasonably comfortable dressing myself in the warmer months, or pulling together an outfit around a pair of jeans, but in the winter, anything not jeans-based throws me for a loop. I always end up feeling like I’ve chosen the wrong footwear and “frumpified” the whole outfit.
So here’s the challenge: Neil bought me the most comfortable pants ever for Christmas. And when I say comfortable, I mean that I wore them for several days until Neil made me wash them. That comfortable. I ordered a second (ok, and a third) pair last week so now in addition to my original charcoal gray pair, I have two black ones. Here’s what they look like:
These are great flip-flop-wearing pants in my opinion, but that kind of weather is still several months off. What do I do right now? It’s too cold to be without socks. What kind of shoes work best here?
I could see dressing them up with some nice heels, a cotton blouse, a fine-gauge sweater, and a linen scarf for a night on the town, but that’s not what I’m after at the moment. I want to wear them with a t-shirt, a nice hoodie, and… what? sneakers and tube socks? mary janes and argyle socks? black flats and gray socks?
The goal here is to be comfortable and casual without looking too dressed-up, too dressed-down, or 20 years older than I am. Especially that last one.
Please educate me 🙂