December 12, 2016

 With the intent to find the best and most comfortable mid heels, I tried on the Valentino Tango 50 mm ankle strap pump, the Aquazzura Alix 50 mm suede pump, and the Manolo Blahnik Listony ankle strap pump.  Although I preferred the toe shape and heel of the Valentino,...

November 16, 2016

My trip to Saks continued with me trying on the Valentino Rockstud Ankle boots in pebble leather. When my size came out, I was a little bit unimpressed...size 39s are not as cute as the 36/7 on the floor, and with the leather was a little dull looking...didn't look lux...

June 25, 2016

I'm super picky!!!  I rarely find shoes that I have to have because the flaws are so evident to me and the fit has to right.  I'm looking at every stitch to see if they are straight, if there is glue showing, and how well the upper is attached.  But I'm feeling these H...

May 8, 2016

I love Bionda Castana and I especially love that they offer mid heel designs.  I injured my toe in a dance class years ago and had to have surgery (and I need another one).  As a result, I cannot wear high heels.  I'm always on the look out for chic mid heels and flats...

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