Saturday, January 15, 2011
These are my boots. I love them.
They are size 5 (technically kids size) Ariat Heritage Ropers.
I bought them for $90 at last year's Lucindale Field Days.
When we go this year I'm gunna buy another pair.
I'm really not a shoe person. I have a lot of pairs, because even though they feel okay in the shop, I get them home and wear them for a day and realise that they hurt (I have bunions, see) and I hate them (I also have a really really low pain threshold), and then I need to buy another pair and go through the process again.
As a result, except for my work shoes (which I hate with a fiery passion, for reasons listed above), these are pretty much the only shoes I've worn for the last 10 months.
I would like a taller version, too, but noone make them. These are 8 inches* tall but I have skinny ankles and they rattle around in my boots and make me look silly if I try to wear skinny jeans. If I had a taller pair, maybe 13 or 14 inches, it would go up to my calves and look more right. But you can't get plain tall cowboy boots, they all have fancy coloured leather and ostentatious stitching or big decorative holes. These are the closest I can find - right colour, and only small (comparatively) amounts of stitching.
Or maybe I'll go with these. The blue is a bit ridiculous, but oh well.
*they come from America, where they don't believe in the centimetre. Not even my spell checker believes in the centimetre, which makes me sad.