Location, location, location

red pencil skirt and high heels

polka dot t-bar shoes

House of Harlow Chelsea sunglasses

Go and stand over there,” said Terry, pointing to a patch of daisies in the middle of a strip of grass.

“I can’t stand THERE,” I said, aghast. “That’s GRASS. And I’m wearing HEELS. I can’t wear HEELS on GRASS, are you crazy?”

“The ground’s dry,” Terry pointed out. “And it’s hard. It won’t hurt your shoes.”

“But people won’t KNOW that,” I argued. “They’ll just see an over-dressed blogger standing in a field in a pair of stilettos. And they’ll be all, ‘Lookit this idiot, wearing high heels to walk on grass, when there’s a perfectly good footpath right next to it!’  So I’ll have to write one of those awkward disclaimers, saying that I didn’t actually wear stilettos in order to stand on grass, it was more that I just so happened to be wearing stilettos, and there just so happened to be grass, and it just so happened to make a better photo than the path would have done. But it won’t matter, because no one will believe me, so I’ll always be That Blogger Who Wears Heels to Walk on Grass”.

“Or, said Terry, “You could be that blogger whose husband got so bored waiting for her to stop talking that he didn’t actually take her photo: up to you!”

OK, he didn’t ACTUALLY say that, but I knew he was thinking it, and that’s how I came to be standing in a patch of daisies, wearing a pencil skirt and stilettos. Which, I’m sure I don’t need to tell you, is TOTALLY not a “frolicking in a field” kind of outfit. “If I’d known I’d be standing in daisies I’d have worn florals,” I grumbled, as we made our way back to the car.

“The photos will be fine,” said Terry confidently. “Trust me. I’m right.”

And you know, I think he was right. And also modest, obviously. I will definitely go back to that location in something floral one of these days, though…

[Wearing: ASOS skirt (old) ; Hell Bunny cardigan; River Island cherry pin; Schuh shoes (old); House of Harlow sunglasses]

Hi, I'm Amber. I'm a full-time fashion/shoe blogger from the UK, and this is the story of my life, my clothes, and the International Man of Mystery Next Door. You can read more from me at my other blogs, The Fashion Police and Shoeperwoman, and you can follow me on Bloglovin' here.

17 Comments

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Beccy

    Those shoes are just amazing – so pretty!

    Beccy // Bluebell & Bumpkin

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Very Veronique

    I love your skirt and those glasses are perfect. I must add, Terry is a really good photographer. And he has a good eye, that backdrop is perfect for your outfit. The green of the grass makes you really stand out.

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Lindsay Gallacher

    Is this at the Gyle? Looks familiar x

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Stephen Williams

    He was right. He has a good eye for contrast, does Terry.

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Miriam

    You know what, Terry WAS right. What gorgeous photos! I’m not a heels girl myself (gasp!), but love seeing them on other people’s feet. Yours are absolutely stunning! Amazing outfit, and damn girl – you have a hot bod!

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Myra Boyle

    So you are a Daisy girl lol

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Liz in Paris

    I agree with Véronique – Terry is a really good photographer. The lines of the skirt / T on the shoes and trees is a bit of a masterstroke, as is the contrast in colours. Well done Terry! And Amber obvs!

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Doretta Johnson

    Oh the lengths one will go to for a good photo!

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    CiCi Marie

    This post made me laugh – and I think will probably pop into my head if I ever go anywhere near grass when I try to take outfit photos (as if that isn’t paranoia-inducing enough on its own!). But for the record, the daisies and your heels – perfect match ;)

    And those sunglasses are amazing!

    CC x

  • Reply May 27, 2014

    Mariana

    I wear heels on grass! I rather not wear heels on grass, but I won’t say no to it if it is indeed the best path (around here is often is). Am I a terrible person? The dirt usually brushes off easily.
    And I always wonder what will people who see the little wholes on the ground instead of footsteps will think.

  • Reply May 28, 2014

    ReeRee Rockette

    Love this outfit!!

  • You look amazing Amber. I love your skirt.

  • Reply May 29, 2014

    Jess

    Hi Amber!
    I adore this whole outfit. I love red! Your red pencil skirt is so pretty and shoes to die for ! I would love your feedback on my 50s inspired look today in my red circle skirt. Love this style

    please stop by, jess

    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

  • Reply May 30, 2014

    char

    You’ll always be the blogger who gives me shoe and wardrobe and prettiness envy :)
    I love these shoes!

  • Reply May 30, 2014

    Call me M

    You look absolutely wonderful in this outfit and at this location. Terry was right. The photos turned out great. But I’d love to see you in a floral outfit with the same or similar backdrop as well, so you should definitely try it! :) Love the contrast though.

  • Reply May 30, 2014

    Georgina

    And what beautiful shoes they are!

  • Reply May 30, 2014

    Aneeta21

    Nice post. I love the colour of your hair :)

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