Anytime I can't muster a heel, a ballet flat is my reliable, comfortable alternative. But the sweetness that goes alongside such a dainty shoe isn't always welcomed, which is why I love the idea of a smoking slipper. Gone are the days of family crests and stuffy monograms - the newest iteration has ironic embellishments that add a playful element to any outfit. There are a lot of options out there, but the ones I was most drawn to would have set me back several hundred dollars. So instead I made a pair of my own (which was remarkably easy), with affordable smoking slippers and a couple of quirky patches. Here's how I did it:
I centered the patches in the front of the slippers and ironed them on (for the corners I used a touch of krazy glue to make sure they were securely fastened).