Office On To Points – A Love Letter


I’ll never forget the first time I saw you.

There I was, minding my own business, trying to pass time while someone else that wasn’t me tried on shoes in Office (I can’t remember who that person was now, but they were trying on shoes and I wasn’t, so yeah, I hate that person) and suddenly, there you were. As I stood studying the pre-Christmas sale rack I couldn’t help but have my head turned by a distant twinkle, glinting from the direction of the new collection. I tried not to look. Everyone knows you don’t look at the new in section when there’s a sale on and you’re supposed to be buying other people things (again, I hate those people). But something deep inside me told me if I didn’t, I might regret it for the rest of my life, and so, I turned and looked.

Time stood still.

There before me sat a vision of slender heel and pointed toe, lavishly covered in a deep bronze sparkle. ‘A shoe doesn’t get much more perfect than that,’  I thought of the pretty pumps, so startlingly similar to my coveted Louboutin Pigalle 120s with those sleek, curvy sides. And yet, there, right next to them, was an even better version, this time in a glistening, green glitter.

Needless to say, it was love at first sight (green AND glitter? I mean, come on!)


I wanted nothing more than for you to be mine, but alas, in those early days you remained elusive. I foolishly questioned whether or not we were right for each other, whether we could make it work. I wasn’t sure I was good enough for you – it takes a special person to pull of green glitter shoes in all seasons. But now I know that was stupid. If I had my chance again I’d wear you all day every day. I’d wear you to sleep if I could. But then that disastrous day came – my sister arrived home one day with none other than my beloved green glitter On To Points and my world crumbled. I could never describe the pain of seeing you paraded in front of me with glee. Just when I realised I should have you it was too late – you were gone, and not a single size 5 was left in the world. Those were dark days, my love.


They say time is a healer though, and they were right, because not long after that fateful mishap they brought you out in a leopard print horse hair finish and all was right with the world again. I realised I could love again! And this time I was taking no chances – I made you mine all mine and never looked back! We became inseparable. An ensemble just didn’t seem complete without you, we were a perfect fit, you and I. And just when I thought our world couldn’t get better we became three – the patent red version was born! And we all lived happily ever after!


You have your flaws, but I don’t care, because you’re just so darn pretty you make my heart melt. I don’t care that you pinch my toes a little, or that that beautifully slim heel is the perfect width to get stuck between pavement cracks. Because we can get through anything together! Though I think now might be the time to expand our clan further…..

Well, how could I possibly resist these???

Lots of love, your biggest fan,


You can find your own perfect match here!



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