Wednesday, 9 October 2013

Kitty kitty

Why do I love kitten heels so much?  Well, apart from the obvious very chic frenchy status; Audrey Hepburn; early to mid 60's vibe... they are so comfortable and very smart.

And then I saw Emmanuelle Alt during fashion week... need I say more!

Begone you horrid platform heels, ... and enter the slick, chic, and utterly ladylike kitten heel.  Sure a slim stiletto will catch my eye from time to time, but reality is, stiletto's are just 'dinner' shoes... you know the ones, teeter over to a dinner table, sit down and then take them off when no-one is watching.   But kitten heels... look cool with jeans, capris, pencil skirts, full skirts, under capes and trench coats, with a summery strappy dress and Raybans.  Add a slingback and ooh la la!

Yep, they win me over every-time!

Emmauelle Alt at Paris Fashion Week by Tommy Ton
Jimmy Choo Amelia Leather pumps via netaporter
Bruno Magli and Miu Miu kitten heels via The Edit
Proenza Schouler pumps via netaporter

1 comment:

Classiq said...

Emmanuelle really sets the tone! Truth be told, I've never been a big fan of the kitten heels. It's either high heel or flat for me (never platforms). I've own just two pair of kitten-heel shoes in my entire life, but I find myself developing an interest in them lately. Those Jimmy Choo pumps are beautiful!

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