There’s a Wedge Between Us

So, I’m mostly a high heel type of girl. Not outrageously high, but high enough to add some height to my current situation of being vertically challenged.

However, I’ve recently been showing a bit more love to my wedge heels. 1) I don’t own that many pairs of wedges (hint hint, time to go to DSW), and 2) I forget how comfortable they can be, especially for work. They add a little flair to an outfit, and can be worn with skirts, capris, or even cropped pants. I also think wedges can be a playful shoe just as much as the classic high heel.

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Classic Nuede/Beige Wedge Heel

Of course, wedges can get out of hand and be a bit too high or have an outrageously high platform. But, when they are worn modestly, they can be a perfect 10 in the world of shoes.

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Team “Too Much” in the world of Wedges

We are only about a month into Summer, and I’m glad I’ve rediscovered my wedge heels and I also plan to purchase some more.

The Chosen Ones

Well, year 5 of the Black Celebratory is in the books!! It was a beautiful night on campus as we were able to honor many African American graduates.

As for the shoes I wore, many of my faithful readers have seen this pair before…

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Suede, Fuchsia, “Shooties”– Photo Credit Genell Wright

But not with this outfit…

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I absolutely loooooove wearing these shoes with this dress, and it’s even more special because tonight, all long-time affiliate members were honored with our very own kente stoles with our personal initials!!!

Thanks again to all of you for reading, and I hope you enjoyed my shoe countdown this week as much as I did!

Please send me other shoe ideas, trends, ect. that you would like for me to cover on this blog!

Ballerina Heels

For Year 3 of the Black Celebratory, I broke out with what I refer to as my “Ballerina Heels.”

These shoes, designed by Jessica Simpson were purchased at DSW and were once again, picked out by my sister!

Now I must admit, on first looking at the shoe I thought it was absolutely ugly. But, after trying it on, I was IN LOVE. The criss-cross straps resemble the front of a ballerina shoe. And believe it or not, the peep-toe and platform make this heel VERY comfortable.

Obviously this shoe gives me height and allows me to walk with confidence because my foot is nicely secured.

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*Sidenote– I recently wore these shoes with a long gown to an anniversary party. After slipping these shoes on, I instantly remembered how great they feel on my feet! That moment made me wish I lived in a warm-climate area all year so as to be able to wear these shoes during the entire year.

Bleeding Blue

Just as Stunner Shades are popular, so were my Stunner (blue) shoes that I wore to the 2nd annual Black Celebratory.

These shoes were picked on a whim by my little sister as few years ago at Sears on Black Friday. Blue is Lena’s favorite color, and I decided to buy the shoes because 1) I had zero pairs of blue shoes 2) I loved the Mary Jane peep-toe style. The ankle strap adds definition to the legs, and paired with the unique color you will definitely be a show stopper.

It also helps that blue is one of U of M’s dominant colors. So, it could be said that I wore school spirit on my feet. 🙂 GO BLUE!!

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