Valentine's Day Look :: [killer] red heels

Friday, February 13, 2015

Capture the essence of modern elegance in a ladylike lace dress paired with a metro-cool moto jacket. The finishing touch for date night? Fierce heels of course! 
Let's just take a second to admire these beauties. Are these not the perfect 
date night/any night/any day shoes? Guys, I think I'm in love! The rich color, strategic cutouts, and buckle details are so on point that it'll be hard not to wear these with every outfit. 
Dial up the drama with a berry lip and messy-chic pony. Feminine accessories (like my Kate Spade bow necklace) keep this look demure. 


A subtle cat eye and striking sparkle studs give an old Hollywood feel to a modern feminine look. Let's be honest, I pretty much wear these earrings every day - they're perfect for day or night!
Another glamour shot of my new fave footwear ;)
Cream and black bracelets to match my dress. And how cute is this feather midi-ring? 
Lipstick is my newest beauty obsession. I've learned that a lovely lip shade completely transforms an entire look. I've been getting the most use out of this romantic shade lately. 
Opt for a pretty leather and lace combo when you want to embrace the party spirit. The black and white palette is traditional while the leather adds an edgy twist. 
Photos by Brooke Faison 
[dress: Ann Taylor, leather jacket: Guess, heels: Ann Taylor, necklace: Kate Spade, earrings: Kate Spade, white bangle: Kate Spade, black bracelet: Ann Taylor, bangle: Alex & Ani]

For me this is an ultimate date outfit. It has all my favorite elements when I want to feel my best: statement-making leather, romantic lace, sexy heels, a bold lip, and a flattering fit. Although this is Valentine's Day inspired, I can easily see myself wearing this out any night of the year.

North Carolina weather has got me (and my wardrobe) confused. This past weekend - when these photos were taken - was absolutely gorgeous at 75 degrees, can you believe it? This is February, people! But unfortunately snow is apparently a possibility for this up and coming week. And I was finally starting to get excited about breaking out some spring pieces. Looks like the groundhog was right. 
SHOP :: 


56 comments:

  1. this is such a great idea on playing with the color red.
    i also loved your necklace.
    so dainty.
    :)


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  2. Beautiful outfit dear!
    Love the shoes
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  3. Loving those heels! Also, love that you went with a pony tail for this, I feel like it gives it a little bit of attitude!
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  4. You're right, these heels are amazing. I love the colour, cutouts, and the buckles. Also, your eyes always look stunning. You are really talented with makeup!

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  5. Lovely heels! You look super cute for V-Day!! Nice to see that you aren't covered up to your knees in snow and can enjoy wearing an outfit like that now!!

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  6. Awesome outfit! Great pics♥.

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  7. Great blog ! Beautiful photos :)
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  8. Lovely dress, love those heels!

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  9. lovely as always honey! Love this skirt
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  10. beautiful! <3 I love your heels & that stunning lip color! :)

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  11. Wow, your bold lip looks great with your shoes. Beauty!

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  12. Fabulous dear! great romantic look!
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  13. A really romantic and pretty look :)

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  14. Hello,
    You have a nice blog :)
    i am following you on GFC now, you can also follow me back please !
    Kisses ! <3
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  15. Lovely dress

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  16. I like your outfit very much! A perfect outfit for Valentine's Day! :)

    Have a nice weekend! :)
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  17. Cute dress doll!

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  18. Gorgeous outfit! Happy Valentine´s Day, Kathleen ♥
    xoxo,
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  19. Lovely outfit!! Those heels are just perfect!! :)

    Kisses,

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  20. Amazing style!

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  21. You look gorgeous- I love your heels!

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  22. Those shoes are suuuuch a gorgeous color, Kat!!! <3

    xo,
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  23. Cute dress!

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  24. Those red Ann Taylor heels Kat!!!!! Killer is most definitely the right word! Hope you had a wonderful Valentine's day girlie! You definitely looked the part! This is the perfect date night/valentine's day look! :)

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  25. Great outfit
    you look beautiful

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  26. The shoes are really hot! Caliente! I'm sure you had a great time on V Day :)

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  27. Marvelous V-day look Kat! You heels are to die for. I really hope the groundhog was wrong. I want the spring asap :D

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  28. OMG Kathleen can u be more gorgeous?!! Love everything about this outfit and your make-up is flawless!


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  29. You are stunning, and I absolutely love your red heels!!

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  30. Those heels are awesome! Totally perfect for Valentine's Day. Hope you had a great one.

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  31. such a pretty look, though I am absolutely smitten by that gorgeous lipstick color! love that you went bold.

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  32. Love your blog! Just followed you on GFC and Bloglovin, would you please follow me back? :)

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  33. Those heels are uh-mazing! Hope you had a great Valentine's Day <3

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  34. The coolest sandals ever, you are so feminine and chic!!!!
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  35. True perfection
    Those shoes are so beautiful.
    so stunning
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  36. Oh those Ann Taylor heels are gorgeous!! Haha had a flash back from last night when I was walking to train station after attending a show and it was literally 7 degrees with gale force winds and a young women had a pair of shoes like this on. I was SHOCKED. I had on two coats, faux fur vest leggings, a skirt, hat, scarf, gloves hot toasties in my knee-high boots. Seriously I would be pain wearing shoes like that in 7 degree weather, that was a wee bit cray cray.

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  37. Gorgeous outfit, I love all the accessories!

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  38. I let my heels do the talking in my Valentines outfit too :) Your heels are fierce!

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  39. You look absolutely stunning Kathleen! Love the dress so much, you look so elegant and charming :) Fantastic heels too!

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  40. rocking those fierce heels!! :D

    have a great week!
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  41. Fabulous dress, lovely look for Valentine´s Day!

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  42. Lovely! Love those heels! ;-)
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  43. Those shoes are gorgeous. Loving the buckle detailing. Not to mention the richly saturated color. Great find.

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  44. Super outfit for Valentine's Day, very romantic ;)

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  45. heels a pair of killer heels indeed! gorg look dear...
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  46. You look lovely, I love those heels :) xx

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  47. What a killer V-Day outfit! And omg, I love those perfect pumps! The color, the detailing- it's all so amazing!

    <3

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  48. Really love this outfit you look great!

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