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Obsessed Over Oxfords

Blogs_TroupeBlackIf you don’t yet know, oxfords are going to be everywhere this season—in all shapes and styles. Grey, black, two-tone spectators, wedges, cut outs, leopard print, granny style, and so on. And frankly, you really can’t go wrong with them. They’re a classic style that’s been updated for 2010 (and beyond). Pair them with baggy boyfriend jeans (no socks, please); create a slick silhouette by using them to complement a pair of skinny jeans; wear them with a short skirt and tights; try the streamlined spectator version, or even the bootie take on oxfords.

Check out local stores in Santa Cruz to see who’s carrying the new “must have” shoe.Blogs_Yellow n Brown We’ve seen the black Melissa oxford wedge at Stripe (trés chic) and several varieties at Bunny’s Shoes. We’re obsessed with oxfords because of the stylish quality and flexible outfit options that these shoes present. In the same regard, because there are currently so many varieties of this shoe out there, you won’t feel like a copycat. Instead, you’ll be your own trendsetter.

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written by zeyna, September 18, 2010
i just scored a great pair of BG wedges an awsome thrift store in down town santa cruz. I LOVE THEM! Im continuosly on the hunt for more. Im a bit of a shoe fanatic!
written by Deva B., September 03, 2010
Oxfords Oh my! I'm in love with the Melissa oxford wedge, they're funky, modern and fabulously comfy too!

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