The Consolation-Shoe Queen’s High 6, Ft. UGGs, Birks & Extra
But once more, this winter I’m discovering myself scouring web sites for brand-new, on-trend, snug sneakers.
Ordering and returning; extra ordering and returning; a number of in-person retailer visits; some ordering, sporting after which donating; after which, sure…extra ordering and returning. Looking for one thing REALLY thrilling on this planet of consolation sneakers.
However after attempting out fairly a number of of those new and thrilling sneakers this 12 months…you recognize what I preserve coming again to?
The oldies — however goodies — in my closet.
Vagabonds | lined Danskos | related Danskos | denims (left) | denims (proper)
You’ve seen quite a lot of the sneakers I’m speaking about in my “most-worn” posts of earlier years, you’ve seen them in my selfies, and when you’ve ever crossed paths with me in Philly, you’ve ABSOLUTELY seen these snug sneakers on my toes.
These are the sneakers I ACTUALLY put on, and excellent news for ALL…a number of are on sale as a result of…FEBRUARY!
Fast cheat sheet beneath of my most-worn snug sneakers I’m sporting this winter, BUT if in case you have a couple of minutes, preserve scrolling for all the good things. You’ll discover related options to my fave sneakers (since a number of of my older pairs are low in inventory), close-up selfies, hyperlinks to a number of retailer choices so you could find your dimension (many on sale!), and a video overview of me chattin’ it up about these oldies-but-goodies prime picks.
*If you happen to’re purchasing the cheat sheet and your dimension is offered out, preserve scrolling for different retailers and related choices.
My 6 Most-Worn Sneakers Of Winter
I’m really OK with the truth that I didn’t fall in love with any of the brand new and thrilling on-trend sneakers on the market this 12 months. There’s one thing super-satisfying about realizing that what’s already in my closet is best than something new I’ve tried. No want to purchase one thing new…or for the pairs that do want a refresh, I can simply order a brand new shade or a slight variation of what I have already got and know I’ll be joyful!
You seemingly gained’t be shocked by the looks of my beloved comfort-shoe manufacturers Birkenstock, Dansko and UGG…however there are a number of different manufacturers in there too which were sitting in my closet for a bit and have been lately rediscovered. After which, there’s one new and glossy pair of sneakers from a model I’ve beloved FOREVER so as to add to the combination for enjoyable.
You probably have an opportunity, put within the feedback your individual most-worn consolation sneakers of winter (anybody else purchasing their closet?). I all the time love listening to from you and will speak consolation sneakers all.day.lengthy!
1. Vagabond Cosmo 2.0 Lug-Sole Chelsea Boots
At Nordstrom | At Zappos | At City Outfitters
denims | sweater
My go-to outfit-making boots. They simply make EVERYTHING look higher. I didn’t put on these Vagabond Chelsea boots very a lot after I first acquired them (final 12 months…perhaps the 12 months earlier than?) as a result of they aren’t from one in all my typical comfort-shoe manufacturers, and I simply assumed they wouldn’t be snug sufficient for my day by day city strolling routine.
BUT I used to be WRONG! So glad I made a decision to offer them a strive (from the again of my closet) this winter as a pair of on a regular basis metropolis boots — I couldn’t be happier. Extra particulars within the video, however these guys are GOOD! I’m normally a 7.5 in boots, however I put on a 37 in these, they usually match fantastic.
Extra Trendy, Metropolis-Walkable Chelsea Boots
2. Naturalizer Mallory Platform Sandals
At Nordstrom | At Zappos | At Naturalizer
denims | prime | earrings
OK….so these strappy sandals are new this 12 months, BUT they’re from my fave consolation model, Naturalizer, which is a model of heels I’ve worn and beloved for years and years and YEARS! I tried to department out with heel manufacturers this fall (be at liberty to take a look at my overview on Sarah Flints), however I ended up sporting on repeat my tried-and-true Naturalizer heels.
And these new Mallory heels are AH-MAZING! I’ve walked HAPPILY on metropolis sidewalks to occasions in these, danced all night time on a number of dance flooring, and have additionally carried out simply fantastic all dressed up, standing for hours, and making small speak whereas sporting them (properly, bodily fantastic…mentally, I used to be exhausted — true introvert).
Sporting a 7.5, my ordinary Naturalizer heel dimension. And when you’re going to any weddings or particular occasions this spring/summer season, keep watch over these heels right here…Naturalizer will come out with spring supplies and colours quickly, and final 12 months’s have been lovable!
Extra Comfy Heels From Naturalizer
3. On Cloudswift Operating Sneakers
At Nordstrom | At Zappos | At Free Individuals
joggers | tank
This winter I made a decision I REALLY wished to like HOKA sneakers. Everyone seems to be sporting them, they usually ARE ridiculously snug, however the model simply wasn’t proper for me (full publish right here). What I’ve been sporting as an alternative? My previous On Cloudswift sneakers.
So…for a refresh, I ordered three brand-new, all-white pairs of On Clouds and am now having an especially laborious time deciding which of them to maintain. I really love all of them! Publish coming…however I attempted the On Cloudaway Hikers, the all-white On Cloudswifts and the On Cloud X3s. All unbelievable sneakers that look cute sufficient to put on with denims however are additionally nice for train.
I’m pleased with my ordinary 7.5 sneaker dimension in all of the On Clouds I’ve tried, even the Hikers, which reviewers have mentioned to dimension up in.
Extra Cute & Sensible On Cloud Sneakers
4. Shearing-Lined Birkenstock Slip-Ons
L: At Anthro | At Zappos | At Backcountry
R: At Anthro | At Zappos | At Saks | At Nordstrom
Oh, shearling-lined Birkenstocks. I can’t cease speaking about you. You might be simply too TOO fantastic on my toes, and I predict I’ll proceed raving about you for years to come back.
Particularly, I really like the lined Buckley slip-ons (for fall out-and-about and winter highway journeys) and the lined Arizona slide sandals for my go-to home sneakers. They’re simply…pretty. Cozy and supportive and delicate and comfortable — and now on sale at a number of retailers. Woo-hoo!
Be aware: The lined Boston clogs (that tons of folks love) are too stiff for my toes, which wish to wiggle. Within the Buckleys, I put on a 38, and within the Arizonas I put on a 37. Sometimes, I’m a 7 in sandals and a 7.5 in boots for reference.
Extra Lined Birkenstock Slip-Ons & Slides
5. Dansko Lined Clog Boots
latest model at Zappos | latest model at Amazon
The boots that ought to seemingly be retired. I imply, I do have newer extra modern clog boots in my closet…however nope. I can’t do it.
Sure…my particular Danskos might positively use some love from the shoe-repair place or the dry cleaners — or at the very least a shoe-shining place (can we nonetheless try this?). As an alternative, these clog boots have a pleasant little spot reserved (as is) subsequent to the entrance door, they usually’re the boots I gravitate to MOST on early morning drop-offs for six a.m. sports activities practices. And very often, they’re the boots I gravitate to any time I’m strolling out the door and simply need one thing comfortable and simple.
Dansko not makes my particular boots. There are a number of pre-worn pairs on eBay or you’ll be able to examine Poshmark. The newer model of those boots is JUST as snug (and on MAJOR sale), however they do have a special vibe in design. Hoping Dankso will carry these again in additional colours subsequent 12 months!
Extra Up to date Clog Boots
6. UGG Traditional Climate Hiker Snow Boots
At UGG | At Zappos | At Amazon
Effectively…I attempted. I hoped to seek out new brown — or beige or tan — snug, heat, cute snow boots for my ski mornings and snowy chilly walks in Philly. However nope… Ultimately, I simply ordered the brown model of my tried-and-true black UGG Traditional Climate Hiker boots for a snow-boot refresh.
I’m going to change out the pink laces with black for a special really feel (and so I can put on them with my inexperienced ski stuff with out wanting like a Christmas tree).
These UGG Hikers are cushiony, delicate, supportive, and have been nothing however pleasurable to put on on icy, snowy surfaces. If it’s not damaged…
Sizing is restricted, however there are quite a bit on sale, so just like the Danskos, I’ll keep watch over if UGG brings these again (or an identical model) subsequent winter. I put on my typical dimension 7.5 for boots.
Extra Cozy-Soft UGG Boots
And for even MORE chatting-it-up in regards to the snug sneakers I’m really sporting this winter, try this video on our TME YouTube channel.
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