A Trip to Oxford

I’ve never owned a pair of Oxford shoes before. My taste runs more toward ballet flats. However, as winter continues to infringe upon my toes, making them so frigid, I’ve been considering some alternatives. Oxfords require some careful styling to not look too butch, too anachronistic, or too hipster.

In my opinion, you should keep some volume on the bottom–wide-legged trousers, a-line to full skirts. Pencil skirts or skinny jeans might make your feet look ginormous, which is never a flattering look. Also, I love some color and some pattern to my Oxfords. Keep it fun and happy!

Oxfords: Red, White and Blue

Dorothy Perkins crew neck top, $39
H M sleeveless top, £13
Old Navy scoop neck top, $19
Jane Norman floral top, £14
eShakti – Shop Women’s designer fashion dresses, tops| Size 0-26W…, $50
Flat heel shoes, $50
Amrita Singh disc jewelry, $28
Amrita singh jewelry, $50

Oxfords: Aubergine

Extra long sleeve shirt, $23
Highwaisted pants, $25
Zara flat heel shoes, $50
Faux ring, $50
1928 longs jewelry, $13

Oxfords: Floral & Purple

Dorothy Perkins purple cocktail dress, $35
Cable knit tight, $9.95
Oxford shoes, $18

Oxfords: Peach

Forever 21 short sleeve sweater, $14
River Island mini skirt, £20
J Crew flower ring, $35

How would you style an Oxford shoe? And could you go with color and pattern, or would you stick to neutrals?

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