Lookbook: Work appropriate?

The debut of the sky high Louboutins… I have this little conundrum because I totally want to wear these shoes to work but because of the heel height I’m so self conscious of what to wear it with because I don’t want my outfits to turn slightly stripper-ish. I settled with a pretty conservative outfit but I don’t think it actually worked.

What I’m Wearing:
Top: Banana Republic
Skirt: Wilfred (from Aritzia)
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
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I do have to admit that no matter what I wore that day, I still felt amazing in my shoes. In fact, as I was walking down the street this man (who was dressed very nicely in a suit and tie) stopped me and told me how much he liked my shoes. It was more like “Those shoes. are. awesome.” BTW, this happens to me A LOT. I never knew how much men loved shoes but I always get stopped when I am wearing either my Jimmy Choos or my Louboutins. Kinda funny.

I saw these pictures of Victoria Beckham in Us Weekly wearing my same shoes (and several readers pointed it out to me as well, thank you!!) and loved how she paired it with this gray dress (from her line) as I could actually see myself wearing something like this to the office and it would be still be work appropriate.



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Of course, how could I not rely on the lady with the best Louboutin collection ever. Love her. I will make sure to get my style inspiration from her the next time I pull these babies out.

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  • Ela
    August 10, 2009 at 4:04 pm

    Oh you look fabulous in these! No wonder men are stopping you! And VB, I love her! Who else would wear skyhigh Loubs to sit on a swing??? Love it!

  • Elizabeth Marie
    August 10, 2009 at 5:43 pm

    I think it totally worked! Not stripperish AT ALL haha!

    Love that you get stopped by men on the street…something about a perfect shoe!

    VB is just perfect. Like you! XO

  • anna
    August 10, 2009 at 5:50 pm

    TOTALLY fine! As long as your outfit isn't stripper 😉 super high heels are never a bad thing for work. You look fabulous!

  • Hanako66
    August 10, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    they are so fabulous and posh's outfit is perfect for work! you look fab in your outfit too, there are many ways for you to be able to rock those bad boys!

  • Milly
    August 10, 2009 at 6:03 pm

    Fab shoes!!!!….it works with the outfit…not at all stripperish….very classy!

  • freeteyme
    August 10, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    fab! fab! fab! both outfit and shoes! It worked for me =). Love Victoria's dress too!

  • Kristin
    August 10, 2009 at 6:10 pm

    Um, yeah. That dude had it right. They're awesome. And I think your outfit totally works!

  • Diabolina Da Fashionista
    August 10, 2009 at 6:12 pm

    be quiet: the outfit was adorable. Pretty much anything you wear with those heavenly shoes will be great. I'd love to see them dressed down with a skinny jean and jacket and cool headband! Can you tell I want you to be my dolly?

  • miamichaela
    August 10, 2009 at 6:13 pm

    OMG those shoes!!! *massive salivation*
    You make me feel like buying something sky high too…and then wearing it 2x a year…but *WEARING* it neverthless! :)) They are lovely & I love your classy & feminine style 🙂

  • Nikki Cogg
    August 10, 2009 at 6:19 pm

    Victoria is a great fashion icon- she has impeccable style!! She is my favorite celeb. Those shoes are goooooorgeous! I think they look just fine with your outfit, you aren't wearing them with a super short skirt so stripper-ish is out of the question! Just rock them, like you always do 🙂

  • Christen
    August 10, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    The shoes are to die for and I really like them with that outfit. I think they would look amazing with a black belted shirt dress. Can't wait to see the many ways you find to wear them!

    http://la-rue-neuve.blogspot.com/

  • WendyB
    August 10, 2009 at 6:53 pm

    I would have worn them to work in my corporate days, and my last job was at a bank, so I say go for it.

  • blinkydaisy
    August 10, 2009 at 7:00 pm

    your shoes are so gorgeous! one day I will own a pair

  • Christina
    August 10, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    I think you struck a balance. Because of the flowy blouse you aren't showing too much on top so it's perfectly fine to show a little high heel leg. I think Mrs. Beckham pulls it off right too, because her dress is past the knee. Nothing too sexy about that!

  • nookie
    August 10, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    I'd stop you too,'cause those shoes are fabulous like the rest of the outfit!

  • Toothfairynotes
    August 10, 2009 at 8:17 pm

    I think you did great actually! it's not stripperish at all! love the shoes!
    I'm planning to get a pair of louboutins soon, and a pair of manolo's and choo's hahaha!
    Maybe in october, when I'll be in NYC!

    *loves*

  • HiFashion
    August 10, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    I think you look great. Your outfit is very cute, but I reckon those shoes would have made any outfit amazing.

  • Tina { Luphia Loves... }
    August 10, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    absolutely amazing shoes!!!

  • Allie
    August 10, 2009 at 9:11 pm

    I'd like to see the shoes paired with your white blazer [You did have one in a different Lookbook right?] and a skirt. I think that'd be work appropriate!

    And…how could a red-blooded male NOT stop you in those shoes?

  • Ann
    August 10, 2009 at 9:18 pm

    I think you should have tucked the top into the skirt, because the proportion looks off and makes the outfit a bit frumpy and shapeless. Generally, I don't think that sort of top goes with a skirt, though; it would look great with slim fitting pants. However, I think those shoes could definitely wbe ork appropriate, probably best with a skirt or dress that goes below the knee like Victoria is wearing in the pictures. Lovely shoes.

  • Cupcake Couture
    August 10, 2009 at 10:44 pm

    I think your outfit is very work appropriate!!

  • Iva
    August 10, 2009 at 11:32 pm

    you look great! Love the shoes! TOTALLY work appropriate! 🙂 Hope you had a great weekend!

  • Jess
    August 11, 2009 at 1:38 am

    those shoes are ridiculously amazing! i would wear em every where… hehe.

  • genieinabottle
    August 11, 2009 at 3:17 am

    Tiffany, looks lovely on you! I am a person that cannot do heels, so it always amazes me. I think it looks work appropriate!

  • MizzJ
    August 11, 2009 at 3:40 am

    Aw don't be silly, you look great and that outfit is totally work appropriate. I think it's all about how you incorporate it, and utilizing more conservative items with those heels is a wise choice.

    hahah that photo of Posh on the swing is hilarious. She looks way too over dressed for a swing.

  • Chloe
    August 11, 2009 at 3:48 am

    Whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. THOSE SHOES. ARE INSANE. SO INSANE. THEY MAKE ME TALK. IN SHORT SENTENCES. BECAUSE I AM GASPING. FOR AIR.

    NEEEEEED.

  • ccshopaholic
    August 11, 2009 at 4:01 am

    These are definitely one of your most drool-worthy heels! Amazing! I'd love to wear those shoes to work, but I'm not sure how safe they would be on our freshly waxed floors! But if Posh can wear them while on a swing, who knows… 😉

  • phuongs.vu
    August 11, 2009 at 5:25 am

    I want your shoes:), I love Christian Louboutins….Gorgeous!!!!!!

  • Jennifer
    August 11, 2009 at 3:57 pm

    Looks fab! I have a quick question for you regarding your louboutins – do you wear them out before replacing your soles? -Jen

  • ♥Celine
    August 11, 2009 at 6:45 pm

    Wow, those heels are awesome! They look great on you! Can't wait to see what you pair them with next. 🙂

  • ...love Maegan
    August 11, 2009 at 9:02 pm

    oh those new loubs are SMOKIN'!

  • Jessebel
    August 11, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    Stripper-ish? Hardly

    The ish? Most definitely.

    Also, that old NBC special featuring Victoria Beckham forever changed my view on her. She is awesome.

  • Little Bow Prep
    August 12, 2009 at 5:09 am

    You look great!

    Swings are fab 🙂

  • Miss Carmella
    August 13, 2009 at 3:43 am

    I think they would look hot with a high waist skirt that is below the knee like Victoria is wearing~! A slim silhouette that looks even longer with your super high heels~! 😉

  • God Made Me fuNky
    August 14, 2009 at 5:23 am

    I think you are wearing those shoes well. the outfit looks absolutely work appropriate.

  • Mykeshia
    August 14, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    Forever21 has a similar gray dress if anyone is interested.