You know those trips to Target that never go as planned? Well, I had one of those last week. I was running in to grab some cough drops and other medicine (#winterishere…well, kind of) and naturally took a route I didn’t need to and ended up in the shoe department. I spotted these loafers and over the knee boots pretty quickly. While I’ve been trying to live by the motto ‘fewer better things’ recently and I didn’t really need new shoes, I had been looking for a few more flat options to wear to work. Apparently part of getting older is that I can’t wear heels as frequently as I used to because my knees will hurt. After trying them on, both pairs got added to my cart immediately, and then I finally found the aisle I needed, on the other side of the store.
I wore the boot version of this outfit to work last week and have been wearing the loafers with black pants to work and with jeans and cozy sweaters on the weekend. I loved the loafers so much that I went and picked up a pair for my mom this weekend.
I will say that the ties on the back of the boots are pretty long so I’ve been tucking them in the back. I may trim them down a bit if they keep bugging me, but for the price, I don’t have much to complain about.
What’s your best ‘I didn’t go to Target for this’ purchase?
Shop the Look: Madewell Top (also available here) / Wayf Skirt from Nordstrom (from last year, very similar here) / Merona Loafers from Target / A New Day Over the Knee Boots from Target / Alexander Wang Bag (similar for less here) / Essie ‘Chinchilly’ Nail Polish