Caitlin Taylor & the essential shoe

Caitlin Taylor is an Auckland-based style coach and personal stylist with over 20 years experience helping women elevate their everyday style. She aims to help women learn to appreciate and love the body they have, and to be confident in making the right style choices that make them feel amazing.


@chasingcait_stylecoach
www.chasingcait.com

Caitlin Taylor is an Auckland-based style coach and personal stylist with over 20 years experience helping women elevate their everyday style. She aims to help women learn to appreciate and love the body they have, and to be confident in making the right style choices that make them feel amazing.

@chasingcait_stylecoach
www.chasingcait.com

The boot for all seasons

Now if there is ONE shoe that covers almost all of your bases when it comes to everyday style, it is a pair of black ankle boots.

Want a stable work shoe? Black ankle boots.

Want a shoe that works with jeans or dresses? Black ankle boots.

Want to dress up a casual outfit? Black ankle boots.

 

And I think I’ve just met the perfect pair… her name is RACH.

Want a stable work shoe? Black ankle boots.

Want a shoe that works with jeans or dresses? Black ankle boots.

Want to dress up a casual outfit? Black ankle boots.

 

And I think I’ve just met the perfect pair… her name is RACH.

Featuring RACH II Black

As a personal stylist, it’s my job to help people make smart purchases and to really build a wardrobe that works together harmoniously.

Having the right footwear is crucial to having a wardrobe that works well together, as shoes can totally make or break the outfit.

I love shoes and boots that offer versatility as part of your everyday style, so for me, and for so many of my clients, the RACH boots tick all the boxes, and can work in so many situations.

As someone who suffers from painful foot issues, having a timeless, classy boot I can wear comfortably all day is a wardrobe lifesaver.

The Triple Layer Support & Cushion System in the boots is designed to help prevent and alleviate common foot pain symptoms. There are two separate materials in the sole to enhance the cushioning of the foot and like all the FRANKiE4 Footwear boots and closed shoes, the RACH boots come with the trademark Sole Saver Pack to enable a regular, wide or narrow fit with interchangeable soles!

So, let’s have a look at how these boots can work for you, and fit into your everyday wardrobe all year round.

1. WINTER

Do we even need any other shoes for winter? Add black tights to a dress or skirt for extra warmth - the combination of the black tight and black boot creates a long line up your leg.

Rock them back with jeans, and if it’s REALLY cold, you can still wear a sock up under the jeans for extra warmth.

And just because your boots are black, doesn’t mean your outfit has to be! Just add another title hint of black in a belt or a bag, and you can rock your black RACH boots with the softer, neutral tones we’re seeing around this winter.

Featuring RACH II Black

Featuring RACH II Black

2. TRANSSEASONAL

This is really where a pair of black ankle boots can shine, and I LOVE the heel height (45mm) of the RACH. I call them my “all day boots”. They have just enough lift to work with trousers and dresses but they aren’t so high that your feet are going to be suffering.

Perfect for working from the office, working from home or hanging out on the weekends. These boots can transform and elevate any smart casual look.

I've styled them for the perfect Spring or Autumn work look here, but you could also just change out the pants for a pair of jeans and voila, weekend ready.

3. SUMMER

Boots in summer? Well why not! The gorgeous zip detail on the RACH boots adds a touch of edge, or glam, and will tie in perfectly with a fun summer dress.

The way the RACH finishes on the ankle is perfect for wearing with short dresses and skirts. The gusset feature elongates the leg, but they work equally as well with a midi or maxi length.

 Ankle boots and a dress is one of my favourite go-to looks for summer and the RACH makes it really easy to pull off.

Featuring RACH II Black

Boots in summer? Well why not! The gorgeous zip detail on the RACH boots adds a touch of edge, or glam, and will tie in perfectly with a fun summer dress.

The way the RACH finishes on the ankle is perfect for wearing with short dresses and skirts. The gusset feature elongates the leg, but they work equally as well with a midi or maxi length.

 Ankle boots and a dress is one of my favourite go-to looks for summer and the RACH makes it really easy to pull off.

I think the thing I love the most about the RACH boots (besides the fact that they are insanely comfortable!) is the combination of classic shape and colour, with the little edgy detail of the zip trim. They have such versatility - they would work in almost anybody’s wardrobe.

Have you got yours yet?

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