At Work: Gelica, the 9-to-5er’s Go-to Shoe

At Work: Gelica, the 9-to-5er’s Go-to Shoe

Jul 31st 2018

Let’s face the facts. Choosing a shoe to wear to work is the least important part of your morning tasks when you’re already rushing to make—and eat—a balanced breakfast, get your kids ready for school, and make sure that you’re fully prepared for all of the meetings that you have lined up for the day. You might love expressing your sense of style at the office, but on some days, it may not be feasible for you to spend valuable time fretting over your look. This is where the flat shoe comes in.

Flats bridge the gap between comfort and style—and you know that we at Hanig’s are all about this happy marriage. Too many flats are cheaply made, though. From unforgiving soles constructed of inflexible materials to ill-fitting uppers that don’t move naturally with the foot, most flat shoes on the market are simply insufficient and aren’t worth your hard-earned money. The good news is that you DO have choices! This season we’re bringing you Thierry Rabotin’s Gelica 2270, a slip-on leather flat that punctuates your look with minimal effort and maximum support.

The Thierry Rabotin Gelica flat is a go-to shoe for the everyday office woman. This polished style seamlessly transitions from season to season, fitting into your workweek rotation with no fuss. Gelica is handcrafted of taffetas leather in classic black with a luxuriously cushioned footbed. A set of ornamental laces lay flat across the vamp for a look that lends a more refined air despite how simple the silhouette is. It also features a pancake heel to support the rubber sole and a round toe box that leaves room for all toes to spread naturally.

The simplistic design makes for an extremely versatile shoe, too. Tap into your feminine side when you play it up with diamond patterned hosiery, a flounce skirt, and a ruffled blouse. Let it take the guesswork out of the beginning of your day with blazers and trousers. Pair this incredible flat with checked matchstick pants, a shell top, and a matching jacket that you can ditch when office temperatures rise in the fall. You can even wear them in the spring and summer months! Gelica looks great with the little shift dresses you keep on hold at your cubicle for when you’re heading to happy hour to wine down directly after work. And at just $495, this flat leaves room for you to refresh your wardrobe with even more standout pieces to match with it.

Thierry Rabotin’s Gelica flat is a sophisticated choice for the city dweller looking for a modern basic to incorporate into their workplace style. Find it at either one of our brick-and-mortar locations: on Michigan Avenue at Delaware Place or at the Plaza del Lago shopping center in Wilmette. Know a hard-working gal who’s tired of working overtime to elevate her professional look? Ship her a pair from the website with free UPS ground shipping today!