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30 Oct

comfort & class with Børn footwear.

i’m one of those girls who almost always will sacrifice comfort over style {just ask robbie about my countless blisters and him having to loan me his jacket in many situations…. whoops!}. however, there are a few exceptions. let me take you back to my first real job in high school. i was hired onto the BP team {junior’s department} at Nordstrom during my senior year. prior to that i had been interning for the retailer through their Fashion Board program. you must be 18 to work for Nordy, so it was such a dream when my manager told me they wanted to hire me full time when the time came! as a senior in high school, i worked full time on top of being in Student Government, president of NHS, a boyfriend, friends, etc. but i just loved my job! i adored being thrown into the fashion world via retail, learning so much about styling, seeing the latest trends first, creating relationships with many amazing customers, and quite possibly never earning a single cent since it all went back to the store, haha!

that being said, i was on my feet a lot. and by a lot i mean nine-hour shifts four times a week, sometimes five. for a busy high schooler, it was a serious eye-opening experience into the adult world. my thin ballet flats and sandals weren’t cutting it anymore! my feet would ache and ache after shifts when i wore shoes without any support. however, so many padded shoes were old lady looking and not quite my standard. i was introduced to Børn shortly after i started. they not only provided comfort, but also style. so many of my co-workers wore heels to work, but i just couldn’t do it for more than two hours. i found a t-strap block heel from Børn that was black patent leather and so chic! i wore them all the time for my long shifts, and even though i was tired after, my dogs weren’t barking.

needless to say, i’ve been a fan of the brand ever since. the shoes are handcrafted {with the sole carefully sewn or stitched to the upper creating flexibility, as opposed as opposed to shoes that are strictly glued/cement construction}, feature incredible quality leathers, special cushioning, and chic details. in today’s post, i’m wearing their oxford ‘Eden‘ shoe and i can’t even get over the velvet lace-up details! i feel so European and love how they elevate my look and provide comfort. with Børn footwear, you don’t have to sacrifice comfort for style. keep scrolling to view my full outfit and up-close shots of the shoes! xx mini houndstooth print blazer
red wool skirt
black v neck tee
oxford Eden shoe c|o Børn
lipstick print YSL bag
cat eye sunglasses
Ruby Woo lisptick

thanks to Børn for sponsoring this post!

26 Comments
  • Ashley Zeal

    Loving this color palette & love hearing about your first job!!!

    October 30, 2017 at 8:31 am Reply
  • Dominique

    I love those shoes so much! They are very my style!! I have a similar pair. Love this effortless chic look!!! Way to go on the job too, babe!

    October 30, 2017 at 9:58 am Reply
  • Whit

    love this whole look babe! The shoes are perfect to dress up or down!

    Britt+Whit

    October 30, 2017 at 11:26 am Reply
  • Melissa

    I think I’m going to need a pair like this for when I’m shooting weddings! They look so comfortable and fabulous, too!

    http://www.MelissaTakesFashion.com

    October 30, 2017 at 6:10 pm Reply
  • Angelle

    Gorgeous!!! I never heard of that brand. Love the style that you are wearing. I need to check them out.
    Xoxo,
    Angelle
    http://www.dashingdarlin.com

    October 30, 2017 at 8:23 pm Reply
  • Sandy a la Mode

    I haven’t heard of that brand before! These shoes are adorable, they look so good with this outfit! So pretty and so chic!

    October 31, 2017 at 7:48 am Reply
  • Stesha

    what an amazing outfit, I love those shoes!

    xo
    Stesha

    November 1, 2017 at 7:50 am Reply
  • Liz

    Those shoes are fab! Love this outfit!

    Liz
    http://Www.lizzieinlace.com

    November 1, 2017 at 1:02 pm Reply
  • Lacey

    First off I love those shoes! And yay for former Nordy employees! It was one of the best jobs I ever had! That bag legit has your name on it BTW!

    xx,

    Lacey
    The Glitter Gospel

    November 2, 2017 at 4:57 am Reply
  • kelly torrez

    Obsessed with those oxfords! The velvet laces just make them that much more irresistible!

    Birdie Shoots

    November 2, 2017 at 6:36 am Reply
  • Kachet of The Kachet Life

    Fabulous oxfords, my dear! And I know they are comfy! ;)

    November 2, 2017 at 8:51 am Reply
  • Kasey | Running in Heels

    These shoes are so cute and sound super comfy!

    November 2, 2017 at 11:38 am Reply
  • Mindy Thompson

    What cute shoes! They look super chic
    Xo Mindy amixofmin.com

    November 3, 2017 at 6:19 am Reply
  • Shelby Back

    I love this look girl! Those oxfords make it!

    xo!
    Shelby
    http://www.glitterandgingham.com

    November 3, 2017 at 6:27 am Reply
  • Sara

    I worked in retail back in the day, as well, and can totally understand and relate to how important it is to have stylish and comfortable shoes!

    xo, Sara

    November 4, 2017 at 12:24 pm Reply
  • Ashley DTKAustin

    Those shoes are so fabulous!! They go with your outfit perfectly!

    November 4, 2017 at 3:43 pm Reply
  • Stuart Brazell

    I am so obsessed with your shoes girl! They look so comfortable and stylish!

    November 4, 2017 at 10:08 pm Reply
  • Ashlie Houston

    I love this outfit so much sarah!

    November 5, 2017 at 7:28 am Reply
  • Jessica

    I love those man shoes! They look so chic and comfy!
    xo Jessica
    http://www.whatsfordinneresq.com

    November 5, 2017 at 11:41 am Reply
  • Jaime Cittadino

    You look absolutely adorable and chic in this outfit!! Such great shoes! xo

    November 5, 2017 at 12:57 pm Reply
  • Stephanie

    These shoes honestly sound fantastic. I remember long retail shifts – it’s pretty much all I did in high school and even after – and sometimes even my sneakers weren’t comfortable enough for the work. But these sound amazing – AND they’re cute! Love the entire chic look and omg girl I’m crazy about your YSL!

    November 5, 2017 at 1:36 pm Reply
  • Erica @ Coming Up Roses

    Those are TOO CUTE. I looooovelovelove the shine to them! Also your hair looks totally PERF in this post.

    Coming Up Roses

    November 5, 2017 at 4:47 pm Reply
  • nina

    That bag is the cutest!

    Xo, Nina
    Law of Fashion Blog

    November 5, 2017 at 5:00 pm Reply
  • Samantha

    I love this whole outfit! So cute!
    http://www.thefitbrunette.com

    November 5, 2017 at 5:15 pm Reply
  • January Hart Rizzo

    Born truly does make the most comfortable shoes! Love how cute and on trend these are too!!

    November 5, 2017 at 7:09 pm Reply
  • Annette

    Those oxfords are so cute!

    November 6, 2017 at 4:56 pm Reply

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