|Source: Jess Hart|
But what if you're going to Italy...are you prepared to walk the streets of Milan wearing good, sensible walking shoes and practical zip-off cargo pants. Considering only comfort? I'm not. I'm sorry. I would die. It's fucking Milan. But...i'm not so shallow that i'll trade looking good for a little practicality. I won't travel with a bag that I can't carry/wheel/drag myself. I also won't spend half of my holiday putting on makeup or straightening my hair.
So what to take, how do you decide which pairs of shoes to take? If you take Christian, will Jimmy and Marc be upset? Will they punish you, upon your return, in a fit of jealous rage causing your ankle to twist leaving you in an un-fabulous and dishevelled heap on the floor? These are all things that should be carefully considered when packing ones bags to travel.
The answer. Take flats (flat boots are fine), take a pair of cons (if Jess Hart can rock them Stockholm streetstyle you can too) i'm sorry but you can't go adventuring around the cobbled streets of Rome in 5-inch stilettos. Take your Tributes or Louboutins, ONE pair of black pumps. And a pair of peep-toes or sandals.
|Source: The Style Locket|
I assure you. You can look good and not have seventeen blisters, a twisted ankle and chafing from your leather shorts. Rachel Bilson looked hot in them at the Sunglass Hut press conference (they are yet to design something that she doesn't look hot in) , she did not go traipsing around Venice, climbing in and out of gondolas in them.
If you're going in summer, by all means, wear silk. It is light, beautiful, takes up next to no room in your bag and always, ALWAYS looks amazing.
Don't forget...you can always shop while you're there...it is Italy after all.