The Shoes You Should be Wearing to Frat Parties

Recently I was stopped by a bouncer at a frat house who did not agree with my shoe choice of $300 Timberlands for the event. I believe his exact words were, “You’ll learn.” Inspired by his matter of fact comment, and a little scared, I decided to hit the blog to inform my girls.

First, let me make it clear that I have no interest in nabbing a guy at a frat. When I personally go to frat parties, I do not dress for the theme that they so strategically employ so that girls show up in the least amount of clothes possible, nor do I dress to try to impress one of the brothers. Seriously, I have bigger things to worry about. However, if you want to unleash your 2 sizes too small wardrobe mixed with your newfound interest in handcuffs plus your go to flirting lines of “I’m super flexible” and “my spirit animal is a cheetah” side then all the more power to you.

I am a firm believer that shoes do make the outfit, so in no way am I recommending that you swipe the nasty canvas sneakers that your boyfriend’s “cousin” just happened to have left so well hidden in his room last weekend. Wait a second, I thought you said your parents were both only children, Mr. Thursday..?

With that said, here’s a list of frat house and fashion approved shoes by yours truly:

 

 

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Old Skool Vans in Black $60

 

 

 

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Topshop Cookie Lace Up Trainers $40 (available in 3 colors)

 

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Monika Platform Mule in Navy Python Velvet $29.96 (available in 3 colors)

 

 

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Marc Fisher LTD Riley Platform Sneaker $69.97

 

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Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Mono Glam Low Top $39.97

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Puma Summer Suede Satin Platform Sneaker in Sweet Lavender $79.99 (available in in 3 colors)

 

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Sam Edelman Kavi Lace-Up Sneaker in White/Gold Leather $49.97

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Madewell X Tretorn Nylite Plus Sneakers in Velvet $59.99 (available in 2 colors)

 

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Splendid Ruth Sneaker in Chestnut $78

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hit these sneakers fast because many of them are on sale and you’ll need these babies for the next poorly themed frat party you attend. Oh and help a girl out by passing this along to Mr. Thursday’s “cousin”, I think she’s in need of a new pair.

XOXO

-Samantha

 

 

 

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I am a 19 year old from Tulsa that is engulfed in a world of fashion. From modeling, styling, and writing about fashion I can say that I have lots of knowledge concerning the fashion industry. I am continuing to follow my passion of fashion at FIDM in Los Angeles, and plan to graduate December of 2018. I have big dreams of making my mark on the fashion industry. Eventually I hope my career allows me to live in Manhattan working in the industry that I love, and giving me the opportunity to travel the world for fashion weeks and other fashion related ventures.

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