Brogue Nation

A Rogue Nation is defined as a renegade state.


Try to find a more renegade state than suburban moms!  United in a lack of sleep, an overflow of mommy guilt, an excess of baby bragging capabilities (irregardless of the child’s age), and a daily challenge to find the perfect uniform that works while running, chasing, laundry, cooking, cleaning, dodging body fluids and still managing to look hot.  woah. 

Suburban moms, it is time to celebrate and WHOOP it up!  Brogues are THE shoe for Fall 2015. 

Flat.  Leather. Comfortable. Stylish. Cute. Work with jeans, shorts, leather pants, skirts, whatever.  Dress them up or down.  Just wear them.

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As an added bonus brogues allow you to wear those super duper silly adorable itty bitty no-see-um socks.  Seriously, the inventor of those babies needs to win some sort of serious award.

O.W.O. DenimSquared

O.W.O. (one weekend outfit) is all about denim.

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reversecommuter used to steer away from denim on denim for fear of being one acid wash accident away from tragic.  Picture it.  Shudder.

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Designer’s have upped the denim game, the cuts, the colors, the styles, the textures, the rips and whiskers, all have cured me and now the possibilities are endless.

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Think about it – overalls, denim jackets, jean shirts, layered, interspersed with accessories to play up the look and deepen the blues’ hues.

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Beautiful Birkenstocks?

I just don’t know about Birkenstocks.  Lots of cool cats are sporting them this Spring…

Eva Chen is a big birk girl…

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and reversecommuter is not normally known for indecision regarding shoe purchases.  Seriously click here, here, here or here if you don’t believe me.

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And as the only straight girl on the college field hockey team, I am not afraid of labels…especially when WWD is calling Birkenstocks “the brandof the year” – WOAH!

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It’s just despite their sudden popularity, I can’t quite seem to wrap my head around owning a pair of Birkenstocks.   Never say never…Going to try some on today – but first I am shaving my legs.

 

Iman, reversecommuter and Shoes!

Last time I hung out with Iman (how fun is that as a sentence?!?!  click here to revisit), she made a point of apologizing for her choice of shoes.  “It is always about the shoes…except today, for medical reasons.”

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Well said Iman…(insert sympathy shot here)….

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Suddenly I find myself in the land of forbidden heels, as in reversecommuter is forbidden to wear heels.  I KNOW!  IT’S DOWN RIGHT CRUEL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  (it’s just a running injury but it does affect shoe selection)

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Pretty decent reason to pull out the over the knee boots.  Lemons, lemonade, yaddah yaddah!

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J Brand jeans, Fiorini + Baker boots, Boy London flannel houndstooth shirt (warm option instead of a sweater).