When I think of walking in the city during the summer heat, I don’t usually picture heels on my feet. But this spring, a wonderful new trend has influenced shoe brands everywhere: the city sandal.
I can’t resist shoes with fluffy details. If I could, I’d snap them all up! I still can’t forget about “the ones that got away” because of my rationalized decision. Looking back, I probably could have kept them and paid them off by now, but at the time, it didn’t seem like the best idea. I’ve [sort of] made peace with that and hopefully something else equally as fabulous will come along. I have my eye on these edgy-yet-adorable Sergio Rossi boots I spotted on ShoeBox. They’re both fashionable and practical because the height is easy to walk in, and the styling is classic. I can just picture myself wearing them with black tights and a cozy green sweater dress. Now if only I can find them for less!
Finding the perfect black pumps that go with everything is probably the hardest thing to do. For a while, I thought I was being too specific with what I wanted: straight heel, black suede, pointy toe with a hint of toe cleavage, and a walkable heel height. Ideally, I’d love a pair of Manolo Blahnik BB pumps. But alas, they don’t fit in my budget, so I had to look for something else. It took me quite some time (probably about a year!) to find a pair that had everything I was looking for and wouldn’t break the bank. I finally found this pair online. I debated purchasing them for a couple weeks. When I got an email with a 25% off discount code, I took the plunge and bought them. I’m so glad I did, because they ended up being exactly what I was looking for!
The Kain pump from Vince Camuto has a beautiful shape with a perfectly straight 4″ heel and a pointed toe that doesn’t squeeze. I did have to insert ball-of-foot cushions because the single sole is pretty thin, but after I did that, they’re extremely comfortable for a day at the office. The quality is great, and if I could, I’d get the style in many other colors as well!