If I had to list my favourite fashion and footwear brands, Orla Kiely and Clarks would definitely both feature very highly. Orla Kiely for her dreamy dress designs (which I must admit are more often swooned at from afar rather than hanging in my wardrobe, though I hope to rectify this soon), and Clarks for their amazing shoes and boots, which do feature very frequently in my shoe-drobe and are my go-to brand for comfy but stylish shoes.
So the Orla Kiely x Clarks collaboration was an absolute dream come true for me, and one I couldn’t wait to get my hands on. When the SS14 collection arrived I was lucky enough to be sent a pair of the Orla Marianna heels (£120*) and I must admit, they didn’t disappoint. They are such an utterly beautiful shoe, and totally comfy to boot due to the dual cushioning and platform sole. I just want to wear them all the time!
I teamed them with my spotty Marks and Spencer’s dress, I picked it up in the sale just after Christmas and it’s a real favourite of mine, I love the pearl collar and the tie-waist.
hat: charity shop
I’ll definitely be whipping these beautiful shoes out of their Orla Kiely printed bag (I’m a sucker for shoes and bags that come with their own bags…) and getting a lot of wear out of them over the coming months, I’ve already established that they also look great with bare feet and skinny jeans (I think they go pretty well with my tattoos too if I do say so myself!) I know I’m getting a little ahead of myself in terms of planning my shoe-drobe but I also can’t wait until the A/W range is released, I can only imagine the beautiful designs that will be unveiled!
Have you seen the Orla Kiely x Clarks collaboration? Are you a fan?