Saturday 16 July 2016


Book blogger Kym does not care about strappy sandals or flip flops ... for her, summer is all about Doc Marten boots... or maybe going barefoot! Find out why...

Kym says:
These are so cool and summery ... the colours are awesome, vibrant and really stand out. Apparently these boots as a fashion were recommended buy for Glastonbury Festival this year * cough * but I had them first! I actually bought them after reading a book called Junk that mentioned 'daisy Docs' - so I looked around to see if there were any, and there were! I love Docs because they go with everything and come in so many colours. Once you have managed to break them in, they are extremely comfortable.

These are the first Docs I ever bought... they're three years old now. I miss that dress! They're a vibrant pink in shiny patent leather ... I love that they really stand out in the sunshine. The problem is that they kill my feet though, I just can't wear them for very long! They look so pretty that I keep trying, all the same. I spent all of that summer wearing the bright pink patent Docs, my crazy dress, and a bright rainbow striped bag. I must have looked like a walking migraine! The thing is with Docs is that, although they look heavy, they are not actually that clunky to wear, so you can get away with them even when it's really hot. Honest!

OK, so I do not even wear Docs ALL the time. These are my Rockdogs. Yep, daisies again! Which is obviously very summery and kind of speaks for itself. They look fab when you are chilling on the grass in the sunshine. And they go wth odd socks! Summer is not all about boots, of course. I love going barefoot ... especially on grass. I'll go to people's houses and pull my shoes off as soon as I get there if we are outside. There's something relaxing about walking barefoot on grass or earth. A lot of people get freaked out by dirty feet, but it's not exactly the end of the world ... feet are washable!

Cathy says:
I am a fan of Docs and boots in general ... so I'm liking Kym's choice of summer footwear! Do YOU have a fave pair of summer shoes? COMMENT BELOW to have your say!


  1. They are so cool I wish I could get away with as cool shoes as Kym but I always struggle to get shoes to fit me and be comfortable for some reason so I just have trainers but they are bright coloured with rainbow laces and I love crocs in the summer too, they are so comfy!

  2. Docs are my summer staple, especially when we have our good old fashioned British Summer downpours! :) I bought a white pair last year and painted them up during the hot spell with Doctor Who designs. They washed off in the rain, but the good news is that this year I've repainted them again to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Star Trek :)

    Gem x

  3. I love Docs, they are like my all time fave shoes!! I have never had a real pair because they are wayyyy to expensive but I have foe docs and they are so comfy!!



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