Well this was a shock to the system! I pulled out all my shoes today to do a pre-Summer check in case any needed soling, cleaning, selling (as if..!) etc and was gobsmacked at how many Valentinos there are. Not all RS obv, but most of them are and I had to put everything away super fast in case the hubs came home and contemplated doing the math - God forbid, so didn't retake a pic of RS only, sorry.
I swear they must have been breeding in my wardrobe...
My favourites would have to be the Poudre block heel sandals with the crossed ankle straps, which I have not seen since I bought them actually, maybe they weren't popular? I love them though! Also the black suede gladiator sandals get a lot of Summer wear.
Least favourite are probably the flat gold espadrille sandals. I bought these because I loved the gold espadrille wedges so much and these were on sale. But they feel a bit too... flappy? The soles are quite heavy without much give. That said, of course I pull them out a few times each Summer anyway, can't have them feeling left out.
The black and poudre caged flats were my first pair, bought second hand from Tradesy for AUD$250. Bargain of the century as they were in perfect condition but broken in! I swear the poudre caged flats were the hardest shoes I have ever had to break in. (Just noticed how trashed the toe tips are on those, oops! Best get that seen to.)
I also have a soft spot for the black and poudre flat Mary Janes, sooo cute. They're another design I have not seen anywhere since the day I bought them. I know styles come and go, but I did think these had a little more longevity to them. Not that it will stop me wearing them for many years to come!
I am glad I splurged so much in the 2010s decade, as these will last forever. Not a chance I could do it now to this extent.
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