The vibe I’m going for with my fashion choices for fall is best described as ’70s high school arts and crafts teacher. You know the cool female teacher at the beginning of “Dazed and Confused” who tells her students that the 4th of July is basically a celebration of “a bunch of slave-owning aristocratic white males [who] didn’t want to pay their taxes”? That’s what I’m going for, only my muse is more into macrame than Das Kapital. ANYWAY, the key piece to any respectable ’70s art teacher look is a pair of clogs. I just ordered this seriously sweet, modernized take on the classic clunky shoe from Madewell (also available in black). I love the heel height and sling back style, plus the closed toe means I’ll be able to wear them well into the cooler months. If you’re feeling as groovy as I am about these kicks, click through to see three outfit ideas (inspired by imaginary events/activities) to wear them with. [$124.99, Madewell]
Yesterday, my friend and fellow Frisky staffer Jessica IM’d me a link that took me to these furry clogs for sale on Endless.com:
Jessica: Talk me into or out of these clogs.
Leo: Hmm … out of, I think.
Jessica: Really? I need new boots for winter. I can’t find my old ones.
Leo: Well, a furry clog does not a winter boot make … Keep reading »
I’ve been seeing clogs in all forms on the pages of glossy magazines and on the feet of celebrities. I’m sure this is a big trend, but how can an average, moderately-stylish woman take part? I don’t want to look as if I stepped out of the ’70s, though. – Nicole
I know exactly where you’re coming from. So much can go wrong when wearing clogs because they were a shoe that really defined an era. Having lived through one resurgence of the clog back in the early ’90s, I think I’ve figured out the best current way to wear them. Find out after the jump. Keep reading »
Clogs came back. And they’ve yet to go away. We were slow to accept the clunky ’90s footwear, but have gradually learned to accept their place in the trend-o-sphere (and possibly in our closets). When we spotted these high heel clog boots on Asos, however, we did a full-on whaaa? The clog plus boot, eh? So what would you call these? Cloogs? Blogs? (Oh wait, no, that’s something else.) So here you have it, people: Cloogs. We should have known something like this would happen, but now we’re fully prepared for the next onslaught of clog-like footwear, including Clumps, Cligettos, Clogfoms, and Clog-Clops.
What do you think of Cloogs? We have to admit, we’d probably come around if they were styled with something hot. [Asos] Keep reading »
Clogs are sooooo big this season. Well, every single pair except these pierced nipple clogs. (Glimpse the uncensored version, after the jump!) They were designed by Kenneth Kirschner, a creative director at an advertising firm in Amsterdam. Normally, here at The Frisky, we’re all for crazy out-there shoes, but not ones that look like they need a bra. Besides, where are you going to wear them — a Super Bowl half-time show? [Trend Hunter] Keep reading »
Is it just us, or is the usually adorable Alexa Chung looking more appropriate for a day in Amish country rather than front row at the Chanel couture show? [We know, we know, they're Chanel clogs, but still ... -- Editor] [Elle UK] Keep reading »