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Warning: the shoe photos contained in this post might induce extreme drooling, heart palpitations and fainting ~ proceed at your own risk.

What is it about those infamous red leather soled heels by Christian Louboutin that makes us go a bit weak in the knees?  It doesn’t matter whether you are famous (Danielle Steele was reputed to own over 6,000 pairs) or the average shoe fanatic, it’s all but impossible to avert your eyes away from absolute shoe perfection.

Now one might assume a shoe of this caliber of inspired style and glam must only be reserved for the fanciest outfits and occasions.  But hold onto your tiara princess, because Mr. Louboutin’s stunners are actually more versatile than you might think and can elevate a simple outfit to downright show-stopping.

To prove our point with a signature RED exclamation mark, we’re showing off a fantabulous pair of Louboutins three ways. Get your drool hanky ready, darlings!

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LOOK #1

I paired a classic yet comfy LBD (little black dress) I picked up last season from Loft, then added a sparkly statement choker and kept the rest of my jewelry minimal.  You don’t want to have too much going on when you are styling an outfit.  I wanted the focus to be on the shoes and simple LBD, and since these red lovelies demand attention, it wasn’t hard to do.
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LOOK #2

For this outfit that would work for both day or evening wear (depending upon where you are headed) I went monochromatic black with slacks and top but added a sporty red faux leather bomber jacket which played nicely with the Louboutins.  Again, minimal jewelry here, just a simple three layer gold-toned necklace.

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Now I couldn’t resist adding a chic and classic Louis Vuitton handbag to this outfit, but I also could have gone with a black bag that wasn’t a designer brand. There is no fashion rule that says your entire outfit must be head to toe designer. In fact, most of the time, I prefer to go with one designer accessory or piece of clothing to allow it to be the shining star.

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LOOK #3

Denim jeans, oh how I love thee!  I’m most comfortable in a pair of jeans, but that doesn’t mean I need only wear them with boring shoes!  Here I’m wearing a pair of my favorite jeans, simple white tank top and that fun faux leather bomber jacket again. Notice how the jacket compliments the signature red soles of these exquisite heels?

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Shoes ~ Christian Louboutin (sold out)
Shop Louboutin Shoes at Saks Fifth Avenue

Shop Louboutin Shoes at Nordstrom

Faux Leather Jacket ~ (sold out)
Very Similar  Faux Leather Zip Up Bomber Jacket available in red, sizes XS – LG.

Textured Faux Leather Jacket available in 3 colors, sizes S – XL.

Similar Textured Faux Leather Jacket available in black only, sizes XS – XXL.

So the bottom line is that pair of shoes you’ve been dreaming of goes with far more than a fancy ball gown.  Fashion is fun, so experiment and don’t be afraid to take a few risks.

Tell us about your dream shoes in the Comment Section below.

Sending you much love from the south, darlings,

 

XO, Jone’t 

 

Jonet
Blogger, Editor at Fabulously Chic Over 50

Jonet Wooten is a 55 year old former investigative newspaper reporter/photographer. She’s always in search of the latest and greatest in Fashion, Beauty and Travel, which she writes about on her AWARD WINNING blog. Creator of the popular global fashion series She’s Got Style.


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4 Comments on Those To-Die-For Red Soled Shoes | Not Just for Fancy Parties

  1. jacqui
    September 13, 2016 at 4:21 pm (1 year ago)

    Looking lovely in these outfits, and Ohhh those shoes – dreamy!! Nice to see you on your blog .x

    Reply
    • Jonet
      September 14, 2016 at 8:25 am (1 year ago)

      Thanks Jacqui! Glad you made the jump from Instagram to FCO50! The shoes are indeed dreamy! Xo Jonet

      Reply
  2. Rachel
    September 13, 2016 at 4:33 am (1 year ago)

    I love your look and the Louboutin style you’ve chosen is gorgeous!

    Reply
    • Jonet
      September 13, 2016 at 7:14 am (1 year ago)

      Oh thank you Rachel. You are so kind and I appreciate your comment. Louoboutins take my breath away. Xo Jonet

      Reply

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