AOL's Lifestyle Collective partnered with Johnston & Murphy to create these posts! Enjoy!
Timeless looks that will never go out of style
Timeless looks that will never go out of style
"Ask any woman and she’ll laud the tale of her perfect shoes – who made them, where she’s been, what kinds of adventures they’ve taken her on. Johnston & Murphy creates quality shoes with a beautiful aesthetic for the fashionable and classic woman and their perfect styles cause passersby to stop you on the street to ask, “Where’d you get those?” The patent Bordeaux loafers are your perfect slip-ons." -- Stephanie, Honey N Silk
"Likemost people, I normally get dressed from top to bottom, head to toe. I decide on an outfit and then I figure out what shoes complement the look best...For the first look, I started with these slip-ons. Even though they're really casual, the gold metallic coloring makes them a really cute statement shoe." -- Blake, Blake Von D
"I love a good sneaker/dress combo!I've had this sweater dress for over and year and it doesn't get much wear so I figured now was as good a time as any. On its own, the dress and sneakers are pretty casual, but because I went casual with the first look, I wanted to dress it up just a bit. Think of an "after work happy hour, but I live in the city and I've been wearing heels all day" kinda of look." -- Blake, Blake Von D
"Fall is here, y'all, and I couldn't be more excited about it! I'm thrilled to partner with Johnston & Murphy today to show you how to take some of my fave items from their new arrivals into the fall season!I love these teak braided booties! They're wedged and have fab quality -- plus, they are seriously so comfortable, while still somehow maintaining its chic look." -- Grace, A Southern Drawl
"I'm also really digging these riding boots -- you can't start fall without a staple pair of tall boots, and these are the perfect ones for the job. No joke, they make me feel like I can conquer all fall has to offer, including hay rides, hot apple cider, pumpkin patches, and more." -- Grace, A Southern Drawl
"I’ve had my eyes on a pair of black loafers for the longest time.While I love my brown loafers, black loafers–especially these patent ones – totally class up casual outfits and give ’em that extra pop. Oh, and did I mentionthat they’re insanely comfortable and don’t rub? And it’s official: I’m sweater vest-obsessed this year. This one from Johnston & Murphy, though, is my absolute favorite."-- Kelly, Kelly in the City
"Because it’sfinally that time of year, andthere’s just nothing like a pair of quality, versatile boots!And this pair is quality. You know that awesome smell you get when you take a pair of great leather shoes out of the box for the first time? Well, these beauties take the cake. ;) Sigh…" -- Kelly, Kelly in the City
"I reallywanted a greatpair of penny loafers andthese patent flats are pretty much the perfect color for wearing with everything from jeans to dresses. And this Johnston & Murphysweater vest is helping me with the transitional days when I still need short sleeves! It comes with a belt, too." -- Chassity, Look Linger Love
"Guys, I’ve found the most perfect classic fall bootie. For acouple years now, I’ve been slowly growing my collection, but there wasalways something missing: the classic teak heeled bootie. I love that this pairof shoes elevates the look abit. The high quality of these ankle boots from Johnston & Murphy take the entire lookup a notch." -- Megan, Lush to Blush
"But of course, I’m not always in a high heel mood, so it’sgreat to have a solid pair of flat booties for fall as well. Sine I covered the timeless bootie with the teak pair, I went with something a little more trendy, yet still classic: a suede flat bootie in a gorgeous wine color."-- Megan, Lush to Blush
"Opting for something more casual this season? Adapt the menswear trend for yourself and pair oxford style flats with fit n’ flare dresses for afun, Parisian inspired look that can take you from day to night in style and blister free!" -- Krystin, Suburban Faux Pas
"These peep toe booties are a great neutral shade and are a comfortable heel height – perfect for my working ladies who need a great transitional pump that can get them from their 9-5 ;)-- Krystin, Suburban Faux Pas
"When planning my outfit, I typically choose one focal piece and create the rest my look around it. An ankle bootie is my must-have for a more relaxed and casual style and works wellfor running errands or meeting a friend for lunch. I opted forthis two-tone suede pair for a day walking around the West Village. I wanted something comfortable since I knew I would be spending some time on my feet and the height of this heel was perfect." -- Kendall,Styled Snapshots
"My second must-have is a taller boot, which can create a more polished feel. I love the height of this ankle wrap boot, as it workswell paired with a dress or in this case a classic pair of denim.When investing in an item you want to make sure you will get enough wear out of it, so always take a mental note of your clothing and accessories and pick the color that works best for you!" -- Kendall,Styled Snapshots
"I'm a fan of shoes that can be styled many different ways. While I tend to be a jeans-and- tee kind of girl, I've really been wanting to try out the button-front skirt trend I've been seeing lately. These booties from Johnston & Murphy were the perfect complement to my skirt, and I know they'll look just as cute with my favorite pair of distressed jeans." -- Ally, Allyson in Wonderland
"As for black booties, has there ever been a more perfect-for- fall shoe? Dressy when they need to be and casual when you are -- these heels go with just about everything! I paired them with this pullover sweater and grey frayed denim." --Ally, Allyson in Wonderland
"I lovelegacy brands that are household names, yet continue to update and modernize their collections to stay current. I have vivid memories of Johnston & Murphy specifically as a child. When Paige and I were young, we would stroll the mall with our parents. We'd walk by the Johnston & Murphy store and mom would comment, "I love that store, their shoes are so comfortable" or "oh, Johnston & Murphy, they make really beautiful investment shoes."-- Hailey, The Middle Closet
In today's fast-fashion world, fads fall in and out in the blink of an eye, but everyone needs a few high-quality, classic pieces that stand the test of time. There is nothing in your wardrobe that demands quality and timelessness quite like shoes and boots. Versatility and comfort are key whether you are in the office or running around on the weekend. This is where Johnston & Murphy's Fall 2016 line comes in.
The collection features high-quality shoes (and clothing!) that are detail-oriented and built to last. It's time to start thinking feet first, and what better way than in these shoes?