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Through My Lens : Red Shoes

January 18, 2012

I seem to have shoes on the brain this week for some reason. My mom said that as a child I went through a period where I would only wear red mary janes. I have a tendency to be particular so this is not all that surprising. My footwear preferences are no longer exclusive though I still have a fondness for red and mary jane styles. This is the only pair of red shoes currently in my closet and they make me happy. Was there anything that you constantly wore as a child and is it something you still like?

72 comments on "Through My Lens : Red Shoes"
  1. Lovely red shoes. This color is great. It's a very nice style.

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  2. loving these shoes - they sure are happy shoes :) hmmm I have lots of childhood memories associated with food items - my mum was / is a great cook :) le xox

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    1. They are! That's lovely how you have great childhood memories associated with food :)

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  3. I love those red shoes! I have been on the hunt for a pair I like for a while now but haven't found the right pair just yet.

    I think the things I wear now have changed a lot from when I wore as a child but maybe it's because I didn't have very much choice as a child.

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    1. It took me forever to find these cause I wanted the perfect pair. I wish you luck on your quest! I feel like I didn't have much choice as a child either aside from the shoe thing cause I was just adamant about it ;p

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  5. I use to have a red pair of shoes that I remember wearing all the time as a child too! These are very cute!

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  7. Hmm... oh I always wore white sneakers. Every year my mom would buy me a pair of shoes for school, and I always wanted white. Then I would proceed to wear them everyday until it came time for summer and sandals!

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    1. I liked white sneakers when I was younger too but they didn't stay white for long.

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  8. Such darling shoes! =)

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  9. Love that photo!

    I remember this dark earth green jumpsuit which I bought for my own money and wore until I had to admit that I had worn it out! I was probably 6 or 7. I got the money when I found an expensive bracelet on the street and my parents managed to find the owner, who was so happy that she gave me money.

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    1. I love your story! I bet that jumpsuit was cool. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. What a phenomenal picture! Those shoes are too cute! :)

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  12. My favorite red shoes are some silk ones from Chinatown for $5

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  13. I really cant remember what I wore. Ha ha.
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  14. Such a great post, I like it!!! The flats are simply fab!

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  15. i love red.. actually i have collection of everything with this color. i just think its elegant and sexy :)
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  16. Red is fun regardless of your age! I have a pair of MBMJ jellies I should break out soon!


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  17. What a sweet story! I love red mary janes - reminds me of my childhood too :)

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    1. I'm starting to think I may not be the only one who loved red shoes as a child.

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  18. those might be the perfect red shoes!

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  19. I think I pretty much lived in my keds for 5 years!

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    1. Oh yeah I moved onto Keds eventually.

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  20. Those shoes are so cute. I only wore dresses until 3rd grade. I had to be able to twirl in everything I wore, haha.

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  21. I was ALWAYS in a skirt when I was a kid. Even when it snowing outside, there are pictures of me out playing in it with my winter coat on a skirt poking out underneath. Now you have to twist my arm and threaten delete all my shows from the DVR before I'll put one on :)

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    1. LOL I can totally understand your resistance to skirts now :) My mom liked to put me in really short dresses for some reason and to this day, I don't own one that hits above the knee.

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  22. Oh my gosh, those shoes are so cute!
    I've worn sneakers/flat shoes all my life...I've tried wearing heels a couple times -- just can't handle them! Hahaha x____x

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    1. Thanks! They're really comfy too. I can't really handle heels on a regular basis either and only wear them when I have to :)

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  23. They are adorable and can see why they are still in your closet!!

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  24. Love the vintage style of these shoes, so pretty!

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  25. The red of the shoes are nice. They're not so bright, but they stand out just nicely. I need to get myself a pair of red something. I've never been much of a color red type of person, but I should venture in the color red.

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    1. You should totally get yourself some red shoes. They really make a statement esp. if you keep your outfit neutral.

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  26. Your red shoes are very nice!!! It's so cute that you keep love for something throught your life. I can't call some sort of clothing I still love to wear... when I was a child I was crazy about colourful leggins, I had a lot of them... but know I can't imagine me in those crazy leggins...

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    1. I think it's like keeping a part of my childhood with me. It's funny how we can get away with crazy colorful things when we're kids but not so much when we're older.

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  27. i still love tutus!! lol so impractical and i have two but never wear.. just like to have haha

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  28. Your shoes are so cute! Red flats are on my wishlist actually. I had a pair of Barbie brand heels that I'd teeter around on at home as a kiddo. The funny thing is, all I wear now are flats. :P

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  29. Thanks! They are quite versatile. Funny! I was fascinated with my mom's heels when I was a kid and I also favor flats now as well.

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  30. I love those!!! I used to have a major unicorn obsession - luckily, I've broken that habit :)

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    1. Haha yeah that's probably a good thing :)

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  31. That red shoes how darling! I'd still wear flats these days, they were my faves since grade school, very comfy yet stylish.
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    1. I agree! Flats can be so comfy and stylish!

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  32. Really cute red shoes. I was pretty obsessed as a kid and went through phases haha. I guess I am still the same person as I was back then, a "phase" person lol

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    1. Thanks! I tend to go through phases as well :)

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  33. When I was a kid, I had a pair of these pink ballerina slipper style shoes that I LOVED! I wanted to wear them with everything! Love the little red mary janes ;)

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    1. I bet your pink ballerina slipper style shoes were fabulous!

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  34. I did not enjoy wearing colour when I was a child and never made it into a habit - now I have to force myself to add colour to my closet

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  35. oh i love these pretty red shoes, so sweet!
    xx, k

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  36. These shoes are sooooo beautiful! I just fell in love with them :)

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  37. So adorable! I loved twirly dresses as a child and still do!

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    1. Twirly dresses are so girly! I love them too!

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  38. Those are so cute! I had a pair of blue ones. LOL I much prefer your red ones. I also favorited a blanket. LOL

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  39. I had a favorite blanket as well!

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  40. Great shoes! Can I ask who makes them? I have a similar pair by Miu Miu, but these in red are adorable.

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    1. Thanks! They're by Rampage and I got them for $30 a few years ago.

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  41. I love this post.

    And yes, Mary Janes are total nostalgia wear. Remember the Wizard of Oz?

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  42. cute cute red mary jane. I absolutely love the retro vibe.

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