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Little Style / Big Style: Metallic Oxford Shoes

Those little girls’ oxfords are Eleanor’s new shoes for the fall. Is it crazy to be considering a matching pair for me? I promise I wouldn’t put ribbon laces in mine.

  • Little Girls’ Pink Metallic Oxfords, Nordstrom
  • Women’s Silver Baisley Boyfriend Cap Toe Oxfords, Fossil
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  • haya
    August 10, 2011 at 11:57 am

    those are the coolest shoes ever!!

  • Arianne
    August 10, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Not crazy at all – love those grownup shoes! :)

  • Chedva
    August 10, 2011 at 11:59 am

    So cool! You don’t have to wear them at the same time (though I don’t thing it would hurt, my biggest dream as a little girl was to match my mom), but please don’t use pink ribbon as shoelace!

  • Katie
    August 10, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    If I had a daughter I would totally get the matching pair! Go for it!

  • kathy
    August 10, 2011 at 12:16 pm

    i find it sweet when moms and daughters share a similiar style – no matter what their ages – so i say “go for it!” … and then please show us a photo of the two of you together in your style-y shoes!

  • Melissa M.
    August 10, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    I have a pair of metallic oxfords! (These: http://www.6pm.com/boutique-9-ronnie-gold-metallic) I wear them ALL THE TIME. Instant pizzazz!

  • Cassie
    August 10, 2011 at 12:58 pm

    No, not crazy! It’s fun and there will come a day when she’ll want nothing to do with dressing like her mommy, so I say do it while you can.

    Now, is there something weird with having matching shoes with a son? Because I totally want to get my toddler matching mocs to mine, but my friends are advising me against it.

    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 8:09 pm

      You’re right. I should go for it while I still can!

      And I think it would be equally adorable for a mother/son team. Maybe even more so.

  • Katie
    August 10, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Ohh i love the touch of ribbon! xo

  • Bonnie
    August 10, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    Go for it! I’ll be looking for the two of you on the streets of Chicago!


    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 8:10 pm

      You’ll recognize us by our footwear.

  • jessica
    August 10, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    I *had* some silver oxfords in 7th grade! Oh how I loved them. I wore them even after the silver scuffed away on the toes.

    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 8:10 pm

      Look at you, so far ahead of the trends! ;)

  • Kelley
    August 10, 2011 at 3:32 pm

    Crazy? Not at all! I can’t wait until my 7 mo. old daughter and I can wear matching outfits :)

  • Gloria
    August 10, 2011 at 3:34 pm

    So cute! I had some boring white ones when I was little. Betsey Johnson had some gold glittered ones I have my eye on. Buy them and post pictures!

  • Jen
    August 10, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    I feel a little relieved, I bought some new red shoes the other day to match my 5 yr olds for an upcoming wedding …

    I love your choice, hey, why not? :)

  • Dianne
    August 10, 2011 at 3:59 pm

    I would be OK if you didn’t wear them together. Though I think that is the idea here.

    I have this thing about matching mother daughter outfits. Either the daughter looks too old or the mother looks too juvenile.


    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 8:06 pm

      I would probably feel silly in matching outfits. I’ve unintentionally matched shoes with Eleanor before though (both wearing red flats). I think it could be cute if it’s subtle.

  • b.a.
    August 10, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    even target has little girls’ metallic oxfords! they are sooo adorable.

    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 8:04 pm

      Oh, cute! I hadn’t seen them, but I went to check after your comment. They even have the ribbon shoelaces!
      silver oxfords

  • kim
    August 10, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    I just got a pair of Oxfords myself. What are you planning to wear yours with? Please do one of your style posts using Oxfords…for mom and tot! :)

    • Making it Lovely
      August 10, 2011 at 9:14 pm

      Here’s a style post from last August with Oxfords. I’d wear them with skinny jeans and a more feminine top, or a short(ish) dress and tights.

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  • trouble
    August 11, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    The shoes are so cute. ^ ^

    • anne
      August 11, 2011 at 1:10 pm

      i can’t find them on nordstrom website! help!

  • Marie
    August 11, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    seeing these reminded me of when I was a kid and had to spray paint my ballet shoes and tap shoes silver when it was recital time. I bet you could find some oxfords at a salvation army and spray them to ahieve the same effect (and save some major bucks). On a side note, whenever my daughter’s cheapo Target glitter shoes get scuffed we usually just apply some glue and glitter in different colors.

  • Krissy
    August 13, 2011 at 4:40 am

    Only a little girl, and I’m stealing Eleanor’s style secrets. ;) I’m totally putting ribbons in my shoes instead of laces.

  • Robin
    August 18, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    I can’t wait to see pictures of Eleanor in these shoes! Share, please?!?! I’m seriously contemplating them for my Emmaline.

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