UPDATE : This contest is now closed and the winner is Khyati Dodhia @TheBlackCanvas_
Congratulations Khyati!

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

One of the aims of a brand engaging with it’s customers – through blogs or otherwise – is to increase awareness about the new “stuff” they’re stocking. I hadn’t shopped for shoes in a while and my dwindling shoe-closet [ I had four pairs of shoes ] was indicating that I needed to make a trip out to a shoe-store soon. I usually wear comfortable sneakers because I shoot so much – and I’m almost ALWAYS shooting. And I wear a lot of flats – chappals, floaters, etc. My shoes are usually boring. I’ve worn the 6-inch heels when I was in college but those were heroic acts *giggle*

The Woodland brand has been a family favorite and I’ve worn out many of their rugged boots. But, with this interaction with the brand, I found out that they have a brand for dressy shoes for women! Who knew! I got to pick out two pairs for myself from their South Extension II store in New Delhi AND I got to pick out one pair that I could give away to one lucky reader of this blog. Pretty cool I think.

Check out a short photo-story of my trip to the store and then drool over the two lovely pairs that @santumisra helped me pick out.

I’d already scoped out one pair that I really wanted but couldn’t decide what the second pair should be.

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

I know I know. It’s suede and bright orange AND has heels. But these I thought I could manage – and after some testing, I think I made the right choice. Like @santumisra said, a girl needs something to wear at Fashion Week!

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

I wasn’t too sure about the gold on the tassels on this one but Santu convinced me. This was my second pair. One dressy and one slightly more functional.

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

I thought the animal print shoes were sexy but I couldn’t dream of buying them for myself – I mean if I was a few years younger, then definitely yes.

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

I had a cute idea for shooting the shoes they’d given me – it’s called “WOODS” and I thought I’d shoot the shoes with some wood! My drift-wood table never lets me down!

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

And now for the giveaway! Wheeee! The following pair of shoes can be won by one lucky person. Of course there’s some things you need to do to be eligible for winning them sexy shoes.

1. Go Like the Woods Facebook page.
2. Follow @naina on Twitter [ that’s me and I’m trying to hitch up my follower numbers *grin* ] 3. Pick out your favorite pair of shoes from your closet and post a picture of you wearing those shoes / just the shoes, on your blog / Twitter feed / Facebook page with some indication of why those shoes are your favorite. This post / tweet also needs to have the hashtag #WOODS & #Woodsblogger in it and also needs to link to this blog post – the link is http://www.naina.co/2013/01/woods-shoes-giveaway/. Don’t forget to leave a comment below with a link to your Tweet / FB post / Blog post otherwise how will I know!

Woodland WOODS Shoes for women, Giveaway #woods #woodsblogger, photographed by Lifestyle photographer, blogger Naina Redhu of Naina.co

The giveaway will be awarded to the person who puts in the most effort. No random choices here. This giveaway will end on 29th January 12 noon. The winner will be announced within 7 days of that. Get cracking!

All Rights Reserved. All images except the last one photographed on the Nikon D800 & FujiFilm. Last image courtesy Woodland. If you would like to purchase prints or digital versions of any of the images on my blog or if you would like to commission me for a photography / blogging assignment, email me on blog@naina.co

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  1. Shoes and me are two things that do not agree with each other. Especially because I have a Euro Size 42/43 foot which is pretty wide and finding shoes has always been a task for me. I remember going to school wearing boys floaters in the rainy season with special permission because there were no shoes my size. I am probably worse off than you, not because I do not buy shoes but because I hardly find them in my size! So when I finally found these Black peep toe heels, I HAD to pick them up, and recently I have been finding shoes my size so it is a welcome obsession! 😀

    Here is my tweet : https://twitter.com/caramelwings/status/294091929061314560

    @caramelwings

  2. Hi Naina,

    I am not sure how many entries I am allowed to post, but here are links to two of my favourite shoe pictures I posted on twitter.

    The red shoes are a recent buy and probably the boldest colour I’ll ever buy because I’m not a person who wears a lot of red. But I absolutely adore these.

    https://twitter.com/TheBlackCanvas_/status/295534583594745856

    I am not sure the second entry qualifies as a picture, because it has my entire collection of shoes in it! (Well, most of it!) But I am wearing one of my favourite pair of boots. So I hope it qualifies! Also, the image speaks of 2 of my most favourite things – Photography and shoes!

    https://twitter.com/TheBlackCanvas_/status/295537389198270464

  3. The contest is now closed and the winner is Khyati Dodhia @TheBlackCanvas_ ! Congratulations Khyati – getting in touch with you soon to get your contact details.

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