Fashion Over Function

… or function over fashion.

I wouldn’t say I am a big “fashionista” kind of mom but I have my share of cute clothes if I do say so myself. I don’t shop that often nor have all the designer duds though. I like to pick up a cute shirt, pair of shoes or jeans now and then. Shopping is just not a passion for me.

Recently, I found these cute, strappy sandals at a boutique store downtown. Of course being a mom who always looks for a bargain, they were sold the minute I saw the markdown from $75.00 to $18.99. Can’t pass up a bargain like that!

I wore the sandals the next day at work and my feet were killing me! Our receptionist commented on how cute they were. I promptly told her about my bargain find and agreed with the “cute” comment. When I mentioned how much they hurt she said, “Oh yes, fashion over function!” I laughed and hobbled away.

Last weekend, I went to a 3 year old’s birthday party and wore a similar style of sandal. Because I had my little guy and boo with me, I was on my feet almost the whole time. Half way through the party I wondered why I didn’t opt for my flip-flops.

I have a closet full of cute wedges, strappy heals and various “fashion” sandals that I loved to wear. With two little ones to chase after these days, my choice in shoes has evolved to say the least.

Following my latest puffy toes experience, I decided “Function Over Fashion” is the way for this mom on the go to get up and go! The other way just hurts.

2 thoughts on “Fashion Over Function

  1. LOVE the shoe and love the blog. I am blogging about trying to change my attitude to more positive so your blog caught my eye!Stopping by from Bloggy Moms group.Love your blog and am your newest follower. Hope to see you at one or all of my blogs!http://tawnasplan.blogspot.comhttp://btrbb.blogspot.comhttp://tawnassecret.blogspot.comtwitter: tawna6988If you want I will put your button on all my blogs, just grab mine and leave a comment and I will grab your back!I look forward to reading you awesome blog!


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