Love your neighbor's flowers and your colorful new shoes.
The show photo reminds me, my orchid never bloomed this year. It had a happy new green leaf, but no bloom. I knew when I bought it last year that I would probably kill it, but I didn't and the bloom that came on it last and lasted. It sat in the same window all the time, so I don't know what else I was supposed to do. It's alive, but it's not that great with no bloom.
I'm sure it has happened more than once, but I must say I have never heard for someone breaking a bone because of new shoes !
I totally understand not wearing them just yet on an important tournament. Too many chances of something not going just right till they are broken in well.