We are now in our 5th season of making our re-souL collection shoes. A house brand with the intent of bringing you fashionable, handmade, comfortable shoes. For this Fall/Winter season, we focused on updating some of the basics you might find in your in your closet in the need of freshening up. Continue reading
“I’m searching for the perfect black flat” is a phrase we hear often at re-souL. A shoe that does it all. A shoe that can transition seamlessly from day to night. We believe all of the LBF’s (little black flats) shown above can do just that. Dramatic and flattering, yet oh so versatile. For a more dressed up feel go for the pointed toe “Muriel“, “Margot” or “Mia” and for a more casual look, the “Bret” oxford or the “Nova” basic flat would do the trick.
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One of the biggest spring trends this season is the idea of a monochrome wardrobe. Having an edited down wardrobe makes it way easier to get dressed in the morning. We all lead busy lives and having a “uniform” of sorts in your closet makes it one less thing to worry about when getting dressed for the day.
This by all means doesn’t mean boring. You can still play with pattern and add accessories to add some flair to your look. Black, white, cream and shades of grey look great on most, so having shoes that coordinate with your minimal palette is essential.
Spring is fickle, it can feel like all four seasons in a day. Therefore, layering is the key to helping get through those months of manic weather. Same goes for these oxfords. Wear them with socks to ward off the chill, wear them without when the sun is shining brightly.
Our Fall/Winter sale has begun and we thought we’d round up a few of our favorite items. We also wanted to tell you that we have a few other items on sale, besides our shoes. All Winter Session waxed canvas totes are marked down, and we’re also having a special in-store only Sock Sale! Buy 2 pairs of socks (any brand), and receive a third pair (of equal or lesser value) for FREE!! Perfect opportunity to stock up on your favorite Stance or Hansel from Basel socks.
We have so much to tell you! It’s already November and we’ve been so busy getting ready for the holiday season, we thought we should catch you up!
Maybe you have noticed our new look? We recently launched a new website that is better suited to your mobile life. We have designed a website that is clean, inviting, and still easy to navigate. The New Arrivals section is now on the homepage and updates in real time, so you won’t miss out on your favorite things.
Change is never easy, but often inevitable. We thought it was time for a new logo, one that was more cohesive with our brand. Our new shop logo is a better representation of the high quality products that you’ve known to expect from re-souL. Feel free to stop by and have a look, tell us what you think!
We hope to see you during the holiday season. Thanks again for being a part of our re-souL community.
Maggie, Legh, Nova, Margaret & Katie
the re-souL collection
Our exclusive house brand – designed in Seattle and made in Italy – looks great for Fall. We have a collection of all new oxfords, loafers and flats, each in a handful of beautiful colors. In stock and online, check them out now! SHOP NOW >
Ballard Gives Black Friday
FRIDAY NOVEMBER 27TH, continuing the Ballard tradition, select Ballard merchants will be giving back to their community. This year, re-souL will pledge a portion of the day’s sales to YouthCare. Each night in Seattle, up to 1,000 young people have no safe place to sleep. YouthCare aims to help homeless youth gain confidence and self-sufficiency though outreach, housing, counseling, education, and employment training.
SHOE DRIVE: Friday will also be the kick-off of our shoe drive. Help homeless young people feel ready for school or job interviews. Bring new or gently worn shoes to the shop, and we’ll donate them to YouthCare for you.
Shoe drive ends December 31st.
Jewelry Trunk Show
FRIDAY DECEMBER 4TH, 5-8PM we are hosting local jewelry artist, Iris Guy Sofer for a trunk show. Iris is constantly creating new pieces, so this is a great opportunity to see the largest collection of her work, inluding many of her newest designs. Pick one up for yourself or your sweetie! Join us at the shop (5319 Ballard Ave NW) for a fun evening of jewelry, treats, sips and shopping!
Santa’s coming to Ballard
The Ballard Holiday Celebration is DECEMBER 6TH! Bring the kids down to Marvin’s Garden between 2-5pm for a fun afternoon of food and drink, shopping and prizes! Get your photo taken with Santa, and join in on the Tomte Trail by finding Nordic elves hidden in participating shops!
Image credits: Legh Burns, Stock Snap, Iris Guy Sofer
With the winter months around the corner, and our wardrobes looking very neutral, (not that there is anything wrong with that of course!) we were craving some deep rich colors in our closet. When putting together the fall buy, we didn’t want to limit ourselves to the varietal shades of black and grey.
So with this in mind, we added some fall colors to our very own re-souL collection. Shades of burgundy, green, blue and a little bit of shine with neutrals of pewter and bronze.
The great thing about all of these hues and metallics is they go very well with all of those neutrals in your wardrobe! A punch of color to your basic black and grey.
So what do you think? Think you could break away from your basic black shoe for a new color or metallic instead?
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