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November 2012

  • InBoots

    These Boots are Made for Walking

    Now that boot season is fully upon us, I thought it was time to post some of my favorites. There is a wide variety of price ranges and I used the most important criteria: Quality, Comfort and Style. All of the choices are from
    (You may recall Nordstrom and Zappos are the only places I will purchase because of the return policy.)

    I own the Pikolinos and they are wonderful!

    The Frye Jackie Button is a new style and I was attracted to them because they have a zipper unlike the popular Melissa Button which is the pull-on style. I REALLY like the look of this boot.

    As you can see, the riding boot style is extremely popular. I know many who own the Enzo and love it. It’s also a great price at $169.95. It has a wider circumference if you have a wide calf. The Steve Madden and Vince Camuto are other great ones to try if you’re looking for a low heeled riding boot.

    The Corso Como is a great choice if you are looking for a little dressier boot with a lower heel, yet don’t want the buckles and details of the other styles.

    The Ecco brand is known for comfort and this one does not disappoint. If you like a bit of a heel, it’s perfect.

    The Aquatalia, which is completely waterproof, comes in at the highest price. The quality of this brand is superior to many out there. I have read dozens of reviews and it is even a favorite of Kate Middleton. I ventured out to our Downtown Portland Nordstrom a few days ago specifically to try these on and was so impressed. I do not have wide calves, but these are definitely a snug fit. If your calves are on the narrow side and your legs seem to be swimming in all the other boots out there, these might be a good one for you.

    There are way too many choices out there to begin to list. Let me know if you have a favorite, and I can feature it in another post.


  • InGiveaways

    The Winners

    First, a few housekeeping details: It has come to my attention that the Contact form on my blog is not working. You should be able to fill out the form and it will come directly to my e-mail. It is not. If you would like to reach me directly, make…

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  • InGiveaways

    Style by Karen Giveaway

    Thank you for all your comments for the Giveaway posts! It’s been very fun to hear from so many of you. Well, this is it, the last Giveaway in the series. I’m giving away a TWO HOUR package of my services to one lucky winner. These hours can be used for a service of…

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