Okay, I have had it with you, Jeffrey Campbell. Some of your shoes are great, but holy hell dude, most of your shoes are straight out of my disco tranny nightmares (yes, I have disco tranny nightmares). What are you thinking, with the platform, and the pleather, and the fringe and just so muuuuuuuuuch? Also, do you hate ladies, because it seems like you might be trying to kill us all with the completely untenable platforms and ankle-busting heels. It’s just craze. Unadulterated craze. And though many of your shoes may be appropriate footwear for say, introductory classes at clown college, or a night in an ecstasy-fueled rave cave, we cannot really abide by the Jeffrey Campbell-ization of America. Moderation people, moderation.
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Kate told me she was in the market for a pair of open-toed wedges for fall which would add a bit of edginess to her otherwise girly wardrobe. I was in a helpful mood, so I decided to hunt down 10 pairs, at various price points, that might satisfy her sartorial needs. Maybe I found something for you as well? Click onward to find out!
Wedge sandals are a huge trend right now, and many pairs include obvious nods to 1970s footwear: chunky platforms, wood heels, brown leather, gold accents, crochet details, etc. One of my favorite summer looks is chunky vintage-style sandals with a breezy sundress; it’s such a simple and flattering combination. Click through for some super cute, super ’70s-inspired sandals that fit the bill — all for less than a hundred bucks…
So, you may not be a newly married movie star with the bones to drop on $700 Chloe wedges, but dammit, you can at least sort of look like it. How to get Reese Witherspoon’s sweet all-American look, after the jump! Keep reading »
For $180, Etsy artist Sheriff Nasir will paint you a custom pair of space age wedge heels. I think they’re absolutely gorgeous, but I might be more tempted to display them on a shelf than actually wear them. How about you? Would you dare to wear the galaxy on your feet? [via tulletulle] Keep reading »
Dear Wedge Heels,
My whole life, I’ve wanted to be three things: “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” a writer, and the kind of person who wears high heels everyday. I’ve failed mightily on the first count, done pretty well on the second, and the third, well, that’s a bit more complicated… Keep reading »