Old Shoes

I don’t think I’m alone when I say we’ve all gone through fashion phases. There was a solid year in middle school when all I wore was gym shorts and hoodies because I was such a tomboy. Or those few months in college when I rocked insanely large, bright yellow Nikes and men’s vests.

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Hey, I will always have a thing for a statement shoe!

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Which brings me to this pair of checkered Vans. I purchased these in early college while on a shopping date with my now husband. That was almost six years ago and wouldn’t you know it, this style of Vans/boat shoes are everywhere today! Most ladies are rocking a high class leather version, but I busted out these old checked numbers, gave them a good wash, and I’m trending with the best of them.

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Sure, they’re a little on the grunge side of the trend. But I think you should make trends your own! Plus, this trend required spending exactly $0. My kind of trend.

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Top: Madewell | Jeans: American Eagle | Blazer: Cynthia Rowley (T.J.Maxx) | Shoes: Vans | Bag: Madden Girl | Glasses: Forever 21

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