Comfort Steps

Unstable stilettos are pushed aside for supportive, wedged footwear
Implications - Fashionistas are resting their feet on chunky wedges, bypassing super skinny stilettos which, with their minimal support and inevitable wobbling, make more stable, supportive wedges that much more appealing. Comfort is becoming increasingly important to consumers who realize that fashion that feels good doesn't have to come at the expense of style.
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Mega Platforms - Designer Egle Cekanaviciute Styled The Ones2Watch 'It's All Around You'
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Hot 17,928 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 10
Mega Platforms
Designer Egle Cekanaviciute Styled The Ones2Watch 'It's All Around You'
The Ones2Watch ‘It’s All Around You’ editorial features exclusively Egle Cekanaviciute’s graduate collection, a line that features a few pairs of mega platforms. The clunky... [More]
Hidden Wedge Booties - The Adair FW10 Collection Combines Practicality and Femininity
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Hot 7,821 Clicks Pub: Aug 13, 10
Hidden Wedge Booties
The Adair FW10 Collection Combines Practicality and Femininity
Fall is just around the corner and I can't think of a better way to treat my feet than with the Adair FW10 collection. A perfect balance between practicality and femininity, the Adair FW10 collection… [More]
Cutout Wooden Wedges - Style Bubble Rocks the Jil Sander SS10 Wedge to Perfection
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Hot 13,539 Clicks Pub: May 24, 10
Cutout Wooden Wedges
Style Bubble Rocks the Jil Sander SS10 Wedge to Perfection
The Jil Sander SS10 wedge, seen modeled above on blogger Style Bubble, is no exception to the designer's other outrageous designs. Rustic in a burnt-out wooden way, these wedges will surely make a statement… [More]
Fancy Baroque Platforms - Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte Shoes Mix Old & New
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Hot 16,055 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 10
Fancy Baroque Platforms
Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte Shoes Mix Old & New
During New York Fashion Week 2010, Nicholas Kirkwood for Rodarte designed lovely baroque-styled platforms for the runway. The two pairs of platforms featured on the models were in a golden bronze and… [More]
Studded Ankle Boots - The Sam Edelman Zoyla is Hardcore Rocker Chic
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Warm 12,784 Clicks Pub: Aug 10, 10
Studded Ankle Boots
The Sam Edelman Zoyla is Hardcore Rocker Chic
Designer Sam Edelman just came out with the Sam Edelman Zoyla studded cut-out wedge ankle boot. Once you slip these babies on, they'll do all the talking for you. The Zoyla boots are comfortable, chic… [More]
Knock-Off Tributes - The LF McQueen 'Tribute' Armadillo Shoe Reminisces the Late Designer
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Warm 15,567 Clicks Pub: Jun 11, 10
Knock-Off Tributes
The LF McQueen 'Tribute' Armadillo Shoe Reminisces the Late Designer
This LF McQueen 'Tribute' Armadillo shoe was designed as a tribute to the late designer. Its high heel, lobster claw-like features definitely resemble the original McQueen shoes. The wedge/clog/platform… [More]
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