Monday, July 23, 2012

Simply Shoes...

...Chaussures, Schoenen, Sapatas, Schuhe, παπούτσια, Cipele, Scarpe, Zapatos...

It's no secret I have a problem, well many problems, but I can admit I have a shoe problem. It's intense. I figure I don't collect anything else, except maybe books...
No es un secreto que tengo un problema, bueno muchos problemas, pero puedo admitir que tengo un problema con los zapatos. Es intenso. Creo que no acumulo ninguna otra cosa, excepto libros tal vez...

Miu Miu Fall 2012, photographed by Mert and Marcus

Recently I have been wondering to myself if there is such a thing as too many shoes?According to Carrie Bradshaw, there isn't.  I'm certainly a shoe kind of girl.  I will wear a different pair of shoes almost everyday of the week but will often use the same handbag all season.
Últimamente me he estado preguntando ¿existe algo así como demasiados zapatos? Según Carrie Bradshaw, no existe. Yo soy ciertamente la clase de chica que adora los zapatos. Podré usar diferentes pares de zapatos casi cada día de la semana pero usaré usualmente la misma cartera toda la temporada.




My theory is that you need as many shoes as you have moods...see, shoes are magic! I put on my magic shoes and suddenly I feel taller, my legs look longer, and I feel just a little bit more confident. This is all from a shoe!!!.
Mi teoría es que necesitas tantos zapatos como estados de ánimo...verás, ¡los zapatos son mágicos! Me pongo unos zapatos mágicos y de repente me encuentro más alta, mis piernas se ven más largas, y me siento un poco más confiada. ¡¡¡Todo esto por un zapato!!!.


Kate Spade ballerinas.

Expressing yourself with colors, styles, fabrics and embellishments is one of the great things about shoes. They can say so much... 
La posibilidad de expresarte a través de colores, estilos, materiales y adornos es una de las bondades que tienen los zapatos. Éstos pueden decir tantas cosas...



They can be sparkling, sassy or funny...
Pueden ser brillantes, descarados o divertidos...




...or just comfortable and classic...
...o solo cómodos y clásicos...


Via Spiga shoes

...or contradictory and capriciously masculine.
...o contradictorios y caprichosamente masculinos.
A pair of shoes can change an outfit. Put a pair of flats with your jeans and you're running errands.
Un par de zapatos puede cambiar un atuendo. Ponte un par de chatas con tus jeans y estarás haciendo mandados.



Put a pair of Lanvin heels on with the same jeans and you're going party!
Ponte un par de tacones de Lanvin con los mismos jeans ¡y estarás yendo a una fiesta! 


Christian Louboutin heels

Shoes are tiny makeovers for anything in your closet.
Los zapatos son como mini cambios de imagen para todo tu vestuario.



Pair this yellow pair of heels with a black dress and you're sexy. If you are feeling bad about yourself then put pink pumps on, you'll see, suddenly life doesn't seem so bad.
Combina estos tacones amarillos con un vestido negro y te sentirás sexy. Si te estás sintiendo mal contigo misma, ponte unos zapatos rosados y verás que de pronto las cosas no se ven tan mal. 



Put "something blue" sandals with your wedding dress and you're definitively making a statement. 
Ponte sandalias "algo azul" con tu vestido de novia y estarás definitivamente haciendo una declaración.



It's all in the way you put together your outfits, and the shoes are definitely the finishers.
Todo está en la manera en que combinas tus equipos, y los zapatos son definitivamente el remate.




I think it is safe to say that most women have somewhat of a shoe obsession. A pair (or better two pairs) of sky-high sandals can make us bankrupt...
Creo que es justo decir que muchas mujeres tenemos algo así como una obsesión con los zapatos. Un par (o mejor dos pares) de sandalias altísimas pueden llevarnos a la bancarrota...



...this perfect Jules's sandals can make us drool and our favorite boots quickly become our best friends.
Call it crazy, but these are facts.
...estas perfectas sandalias de Jules pueden hacernos babear y nuestras botas favoritas pueden rápidamente volverse nuestras mejores aliadas.
Puedes pensar que es una locura, pero son hechos.


Khloe Kardashian's shoe closet


So...How many pairs of shoes are considered too many?
Así que...¿Cuántos pares de zapatos se consideran demasiados?

It's all in the eye of the beholder (and the beholder is usually my husband)...
I have about 50 pairs in my closet right now and I would say thats quite a bit, but...life is short, and shoes are fabulous!!!
Todo depende de quién lo mire (y quien lo mira es usualmente mi marido)...
Yo tengo como 50 pares en mi closet en este momento y diría que son bastantes, pero...la vida es corta, ¡¡¡y los zapatos son fabulosos!!! 

 "It takes a strong woman to admit when she has enough shoes. Which I totally don't!!"
"Necesitas ser una mujer fuerte para reconocer cuándo tienes suficientes zapatos. ¡¡Yo definitivamente no!!"

I would like to hear everyone's thoughts on how many pairs of shoes they have in their closet as well as how many pairs are considered too many or "a lot"?
Me gustaría saber qué piensan ustedes sobre cuántos pares de zapatos tienen en sus closets y ¿cuántos consideran demasiados o "muchos"?


...Perhaps I just need to invest in some shoe storage space!...
...¡A lo mejor solo necesito invertir en algunos sistemas para almacenar zapatos!...


Big hugs!
¡Abrazos!

Inés
  

PS: Of course if it isn't enough shoes already to you, then check here.
PD: Claro que si no tuviste suficiente verde todavía, entonces chequea aquí.

43 comments:

  1. Hilarious Inez! I love the images and the story telling!LOL:D
    xoxoxo

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  2. Boy, oh boy! Those shoes are amazing and the black loafers are totally calling my name. Hope you had a wonderful weekend, darling.

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    1. I agree Diana, those are gorgeous!
      Hugs!

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  3. loving the post :)

    xx

    www.aroundlucia.com
    www.aroundlucia.com

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  4. Ines, I have too many shoes in my closet, but not enough!!! LOL
    Kisses

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    1. I have the same problem, Beatrice! Hehe!
      Kisses

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  5. Love this post and your selection of shoes - makes me want to buy some more :)

    I have a clothes, shoes and bag obsession and feel like I can never have enough..

    Joanne

    http://www.balletpumpsandroses.com

    xx

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  6. I completely agree with you. . . fabulous shoes can change the whole look of an outfit and really put me in a better mood! Love the inspiration photos you selected. My Man would tell you that I own way too many shoes, but my philosophy is a woman can never own too many!

    xo Jenny
    www.crazystylelove.com

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    1. That's my philosophy too, unfortunately it's beyond men comprehension!!!;)
      Hugs!

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  7. Es tuyo este blog !!!! Me encanto. Cariños de Laura from Argentina

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    1. Si, Lau!!! saludos a Gral. Villegas!!! y a tu hermosa familia!!!
      Besitos!

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  8. Great pics, I want every pair of shoes you selected! And maybe some shoe storage devise too!! :D
    Thank you for your lovely comment, Ines!
    xoxo

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  9. Me pasa lo mismo con los zapatos, aunque no tengo tantos, pero me encantan. :)

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    1. Dale tiempo Daniela!!!, jeje! (Aunque nunca van a resultar tantos!)
      Besitos!

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  10. With so many pretty pairs available for purchase, who could blame you for having a shoe fetish! xo style, she wrote

    P.S. Don't forget to enter our Rocco e Dante jewelry giveaway! http://www.styleshewrote.com/2012/07/giveaway-rocco-e-dantes-leather-studded.html

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  11. A girl can never have too many pairs of shoes :P There are lot here that I would love in my collection too :)

    http://monstermagpie.blogspot.com/

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  12. Like Jul´s Sandals! They´re Awesome!

    x.o.x.o -N =)

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    1. I love those sandals, I wish I know where to find them!
      Hugs!

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  13. Oh Inés! I have quite the shoe problem as well but there are worse problems to have right ;p I'm currently trying not to buy any new pairs as I recently discovered some new shoes in my closet that haven't been worn yet. I think I hear shoes calling out to me sometimes lol. Like those pink glittery Kate Spade ones :D

    Totally agree with you on the Lee Jin Wook photo and I love lemonade with mint in the summer as well.
    Hope your week is off to a fab start my friend!

    Rowena @ rolala loves

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    1. I have some shoes in my closet that I haven't worn yet, too...but I really want/need a pair of black booties...Umph! Yep, I have a problem!!!
      Hugs, sweetie!

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  14. Divine darling! like always! I'm quite taken by the sparkling ballerinas. To me, comfort is a top priority (bad shoes = worse day!) I always need to find the balance between comfort and style. Besotes!

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    1. Ah, you are a clever lady Elsa...that's not me, I have some shoes to wear only in a sitting position, yep! that uncomfortable!!!!
      Kisses, darling!

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  15. Those black booties are DA BOMB!

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  16. Ah, shoes... I want them all. xx

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  17. I have about 25 pairs, including my ugly, old tennis shoes and flips flops. Ah, sigh. I'd go crazy with shoes if I didn't always try to control myself! I LOVE Jule's sandals also!!

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    1. That's the bright side of craziness! No control at all! Hehe!
      Kisses, Danie!

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  18. A girl can never have too many shoes, right ;)?
    This makes me totally want to go shoe-shopping, by the way!

    www.beckspick.com

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  19. Heartbreaking images honey!!! Totally loved this post!!!Shoes are my biggest obssesion.....
    Best Regards
    Miss Margaret Cruzemark
    http://margaretcruzemark.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thank u dear! And welcome to the club! LOL
      Hugs!

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  20. Lovely selection (as always)! I have your same "problem" could be more than 50 pairs........ Shoes never lasts!! Have a nice day!

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    1. That's so true, my friend!
      Big hugs!

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  21. Ahhhh...love those Kate Spade ballerinas! My favourite style of shoe.

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    1. I love ballerinas too, Rosa!
      Bid hugs!

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  22. Creo que la obsesión con los zapatos es absolutamente transversal, nunca se tienen suficientes! Mi madre siempre ha sido deportista, y aunque no colecciona tacones, tiene una pila gigante de zapatillas para todas las ocasiones y actividades! No importa lo que hagas ni cómo sean, un par de zapatos lindos te puede arreglar el día y darte la personalidad de un león :D
    Y el aporte del día, zapato en japonés: KUTSU

    PS: no estoy muleando con el libro ni el zapato, soy traductora de japonés jajajajaja!!

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    1. Me encanta tu dato en japonés, me estás malacostumbrando!
      Y tienes razón el "delirio" con los zapatos no se limita a tacones...por suerte! jejeje!
      Besitos, Ivonne!

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  23. LOVE those Jules sandals! What a perfect post as I head out to do a little shoe shopping! .. and I too am obsessed! I still wear heels and wedges - even on a work day. I have found that spending a little more to buy a quality shoe makes all the difference. A platform style is usually my preference.

    Always look forward to your posts :) Have fun today!!!

    XX
    Leslie

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    1. Leslie, I agree, in shoes quality makes all the difference...
      Thank you dear, for your lovely comment!
      Kisses!

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  24. Los quiero todos, todos, tooooodooooos!
    Buenisimo el post, ma!

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    1. jajaja! De tal palo tal astilla!!!
      Te amo Ani!
      Mami

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  25. I definitely have a shoe obsession - my Mum does too! (I must have inherited the gene!!) I really haven't counted how many pairs but I just know that the last pair I bought just a couple of weeks ago do not fit in my wardrobe - I need one of those amazing shoe closets! Loved this post!
    http://missbbobochic.blogspot.co.uk

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