Here are many different ways to dress up shoes to make an impact and have your footwear stand out from the crowd. Boot chains are one popular way to do this, as they are extremely versatile and can be repositioned as often as you like in order to consistently create new looks that match a whole wardrobe of different outfits.
It can be difficult, however, to know where to get your hands on quality shoe accessories, especially specialist items such as boot chains, heel rings, shoes clips and many more. Thankfully, there are several simple places to look in order to find the product you are looking for.
The first – and possibly the best – option, is to conduct an online search for your boot chains. There are more and more retailers than ever before selling these fashionable items, and you will be able to find a large number or reputable stockists quite easily with a quick scroll through the search engine results pages. It is recommended to look for retailers of boot chains that are specialized in the design and manufacture of these types of shoes accessories. There are certainly many vendors out there, but the best ones are likely to be those that can boast a specialism in the production of these items and can consistently produce exciting new designs.
Why is this so important? Well, the answer to this question is quite simple really – boot chains and all types of shoe clips need to be well-designed in order to look good and perform well; this includes being made of durable materials, creating no damage on the shoe, being a great fit for many shapes of shoe and more. Going to the specialists will guarantee you get a superior quality of product.
Next on the list are vintage stores; you may find these online or in your local shopping area. Boot chains and shoe clips are not a new trend, so by trawling through the racks at your local charity store you may be able to grab a unique and stylish bargain. The same goes for online vintage stores, where you may be able to find a rare item that nobody else has.
Be aware, however, that many vintage stores selling shoe clips and boot chains have cottoned on to the fact that these stylish items are making a come back, and prices have risen accordingly. It also should be noted that not all vintage items are guaranteed to be in great condition, especially if you are buying online – check full details with the seller before purchase.
After you have considered these two options, you can look in all other conventional places that you might find all manner of fashionable shoe clips and boot chains. These include your local high street boutiques and large national department stores. Feel free to explore their online collections well as what is on their in-store shelves, but in all cases be sure to verify quality before purchase.
Some key factors that you need to consider when buying boot chains and another types of shoe clips include the size of the designs in relation to your footwear, look of the accessories when attached to your footwear, quality of material and manufacture, how they attach to your footwear, if they leave a mark on your footwear and whether they are comfortable to wear.
If you are buying from a high street store, feel free to try out the item before you buy. Remember to bring in the footwear you want to attach them to in order to guarantee a good fit. If buying online, check product specifications carefully and make yourself aware of the return and refund policies if you decide, in the end, that the look you have chosen is not for you.