Last week I suggested essential clothing items in order to create everyday basics in your wardrobe. Those core closet essentials are considered classics which never go out of style and are the building blocks of your wardrobe. Basic clothing items can be used to create many outfits. In this post I would like to recommend quality shoes in order to create even more outfit possibilities. Read Part 1 of my Winter Wardrobe series here.

As you build your winter wardrobe, I encourage you to take into consideration your lifestyle and personal needs. I spend most days at home, so my personal winter wardrobe essentials are heavier on casual wear and lighter on dressier styles, but I still try to make sure I have clothes for any occasion that might come up.

I must admit that my biggest clothing obsession is SHOES. I will wear a sack but please can I wear good quality shoes ;)) I can even go further and say that my biggest shoe obsession is ANKLE BOOTS … (Read a post on ankle boost here)  The versatility of ankle boots is what we want in these colder months. Whether worn with jeans or a dress and tights, they tend to add an instant ‘stylish factor’ to any outfit.

The fashion community has proven time and time again that the Cowboy boot trend is here for the long-haul. From traditional Western styles to playful takes on the classic silhouette, there is surely a pair for you.

Below are some of my favourite ankle boot styles:

  1. Jeffry Campbell – Cromwell Cutout Western Booties
  2. MICHAEL Michael Kors – Griffen Cage Bootie
  3. Lucky Brand – Adalan Bootie
  4. Louise et Cie Silvya – Sock Bootie
  5. Lucky Brand – Torince Bootie

THE MULE is comfortable, stylish, versatile and the perfect between-season shoe. Perfect for cooler days – I wear mine all year round. Below are mules that recently caught my eye:

  1. Cooper Textured Slide
  3. Joana Backless Loafer

No wardrobe is complete without a SNEAKER. Sneakers are an easy way to add a touch of personality to your daily look. With so many different kinds on the market, there is a unique option to match any style.

  1. Leon Sneaker
  3. F-Sporty II Sneaker
  4. F Sporty II Fringe Sneaker

When it comes to shoes – quality is KING! Opt for the best quality shoes you can afford. It is better to have fewer shoes that are of good quality than lots of shoes. Shoes tend to make or break your outfit …

I hope you are inspired. Thank you for reading xoxo