Deceptive Design

High heels are cunningly crafted with comfort in mind
Implications - Although many fashionistas will gladly sacrifice comfort for style, a new wave of comfort-oriented products may mean they no longer have to. Shoe designers, especially, are crafting heel designs that combine both function and fashion. In particular, these styles comprise wedges that take on an athletic spin, providing the modern fashion consumer with sporty comfort and sky-high height all at once.
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Utilitarian Neutral-Toned Wedges - The TOMS Desert Bootie is Another Pair of Chic Charitable Kicks
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Hot 10,905 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 12
Utilitarian Neutral-Toned Wedges
The TOMS Desert Bootie is Another Pair of Chic Charitable Kicks
The TOMS Desert Bootie is the latest ladies summer shoe by the infamous one-for-one shoe brand. Available at Nordstrom, the neutral-toned wedges are a chic option from the socially savvy Santa Monica-... [More]
Athletic Wedge Heels - The Marc by Marc Jacobs' 'Calf Dorada' is Sporty Chic
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Hot 8,654 Clicks Pub: May 3, 12
Athletic Wedge Heels
The Marc by Marc Jacobs' 'Calf Dorada' is Sporty Chic
Giving the classic wedge an athletically pumped-up kick, the Marc by Marc Jacobs’ ‘Calf Dorada Sneaker Wedge’ brings some cool summer style. The street-style heeled sneakers come... [More]
Deceiving Wedged High Heels - The Jeffrey Campbell Teramo Sneakers Feature a Hidden Platform
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Hot 20,616 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 12
Deceiving Wedged High Heels
The Jeffrey Campbell Teramo Sneakers Feature a Hidden Platform
With its streamlined and athletic look, it is a surprise that the Jeffrey Campbell Teramo sneaker is actually a stylish sporty wedge. The hidden platform within the shoe is hardly noticeable from... [More]
Posh Velour Footwear - The A.P.C. Winter Shoe Collection is Rich with Sleek Style
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Warm 6,977 Clicks Pub: Sep 24, 12
Posh Velour Footwear
The A.P.C. Winter 2012 Shoe Collection is Rich with Sleek Style
The A.P.C. Winter 2012 shoe collection is filled with classic shoes that are perfectly suited for classy dudes who like to look polished. There are two styles of shoes in the collection: a velour... [More]
Sci-Fi Platform Concepts - The Puma 'Speed Kitty' Heels Concept Brings Electric Color to Sport Heels
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Warm 10,198 Clicks Pub: Apr 10, 12
Sci-Fi Platform Concepts
The Puma 'Speed Kitty' Heels Concept Brings Electric Color to Sport Heels
Time for a concept platform shoe from our favorite feline footwear manufacturer, the Puma ‘Speed Kitty’ heels are matte-looking closed toe pairs that will go well with any sci-fi... [More]
Snug Aztec Slip-Ons - The Del Toro Tribal Shoe Collection Doesn’t Sacrifice Style for Comfort
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Mild 3,318 Clicks Pub: Oct 3, 12
Snug Aztec Slip-Ons
The Del Toro Tribal Shoe Collection Doesn’t Sacrifice Style for Comfort
Available now from the brand’s online store is the Del Toro Tribal shoe collection. These tribal patterned emanations of the classic slipper model are at the height of style and comfort. The Del... [More]
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