for a hip etiquette expert? (Asked by @etiquetteexpert Jacqueline Whitmore)
graceful. She epitomizes grace and
manners as well as entrepreneurial success. The thought
of giving her my thoughts on what shoes to wear was one I couldn’t even dream of considering.
I. First, I
considered what [little] I know about her style as well as her professionalresponsibilities as an etiquette expert.
sets an example. She leads subtly
is busy and efficient, yet seems to do everything effortlessly and with grace.
is appropriately dressed and polished for many social events occurring back to
back to back.
is au courant, festive, attractive and engaging. At the same time however, she
is conscientious about drawing too much attention to herself.
is always courteous and honors tradition but is never ever outdated.
her posture and gait with uncomfortable shoes is unacceptable.
must continue making big strides with perfectly put-together ensembles.
that align with @etiquetteexpert’s image in aesthetic, ladylike manners and
choice was Kate Spade.
Suggestion: heels (or flats) in colors that add wit to understated classics.
Suggestion: Rich colors, soft leather, and a hint of Old World craftsmanship that convey refined taste and gravitas.
There are effective ways to convey success and professionalism without looking like a contestant on The Apprentice.
Suggestion: Festive, fun and quality footwear that can dazzle the crowd without being the loudest one in the room.
Images 5 and 6 are perfect for holiday get-togethers with your social circle. The silhouettes are ladylike and feminine without being outdated. It’s beautiful to be sentimental. Balance your 1950’s references with pieces from our time period. As I mentioned, Kate Spade does this with wit and taste. Remember: too many of grandma’s antiquated heirloom pieces can be reminiscent of mothballs instead of nostalgia.
Overall, our Etiquette Expert will always be the paragon of class and good taste. She’s a delightful example of how to reach success with style….in fancy, high-heeled shoes!
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