I remember circa 2003 when I got my first Juicy sweatsuit & my first pair of Birkenstock's for Christmas. I wore both on my first day back to school and thought I was the coolest thing ever. While leisurewear & Birkenstock's are both in style again, let me paint a picture of my look for you....a white terrycloth sweatshirt & pants with JUICY stamped across the back & bottom accessorized with my Birkenstock's...and socks! I cringe just thinking about that outfit, but the worst part for me was definitely the white athletic socks with my sandals.
Nowadays, adding socks to a pair of pumps or sandals can actually be pretty fun & quirky but it has to be done the right way. I've noticed socks and heels continue to be a huge trend in street style & on the runways and challenged myself to try it out. I opted for a very thin black sock with my bright red pumps.
Cute socks have become a staple peeking out of booties or styled with menswear inspired oxfords. I love the juxtaposition of styles when adding socks to a look. My girly red pumps & simple socks played nicely off of my sportier varsity sweater & a leather pencil skirt in this look.
What do you think of how this look turned out? Did I fall back into my 8th grade styling techniques?