If you’re running for the train in high heels and find yourself getting left behind by a male colleague (or a woman, for that matter) as you struggle to keep the pace, is that coworker simply being rude? What should you do next time? Reader L wonders: I am from Germany and I love your Blog. Some topics are … Read More about Left Behind By a Male Colleague While Wearing Heels
Both 6pm and Zappos have great sales on these high-heeled oxford shoes from Gabriella Rocha — and I think it’s a good sign that they have all positive reviews on Zappos. Suede can be tricky in the springtime, but so long as it’s dry outside and you’re wearing something on your feet (whether it be … Read More about Coffee Break – Dorell Oxford Pumps
In our conversation yesterday about basic black pumps, readers reminded me of a very comfortable brand that I forget sometimes — Me Too. True enough, this oxford pump has glowing customer reviews on comfort (yes, despite the height) and walkability. As I’ve said before, I think this style can be one of the easiest to … Read More about Coffee Break: Lisbon Oxfords
Corporette commenters have sung the praises of these $30 wedges for a while (including today), but I don’t think we’ve ever featured them properly on the site. To hear the commenters tell it: They’re comfortable. They’re versatile. (And they come in purple suede, which you know I love.) They’re $30 at Target.com. Women’s Merona® Myka … Read More about Coffee Break: Myka Suede Wedge Shoes
We’re always a fan of a purple pump, and we like these dark purple suede ones from Bandolino. We like the quarter strap (more flattering than a straight-across-the-ankle Mary Jane, but just as walkable); also liking the chain detailing, provided they’re not too noisy in real life. The price is certainly right — the shoes … Read More about Coffee Break: Bandolino Purple Suede Heels
Today we’re loving this classic shoe from Stuart Weitzman. The serpent print is a great “neutral” with some personality — it also comes in a gray “snake” print, a multi-colored “serpent” print (all of the prints for $285) and a red and a basic black leather (both on sale at Endless for ~$150.) Zappos also … Read More about Coffee Break: Stuart Weitzman’s Daisy Pump
Today’s reader mail comes from reader E… My feet get sweaty while wearing pumps all day. Am I supposed to be wearing some type of hosiery-sock with them? How do others deal with the sweaty feet issue? Is it even appropriate to have the bare tops of my feet showing while I’m in pumps? And … Read More about Reader mail: Are bare feet in pumps and toe cleavage acceptable?
We haven’t taken a poll on this in a while, but gauging by recent comments we should. Here’s the question: are 3″ heels appropriate for work? (Pictured: L.A.M.B. – Juva (Black Multi) – Footwear, available at Zappos Couture for $353. (They’re 4″.)) Opinions tend to run the gamut on this one, as we know from … Read More about Poll: Are very high heels inappropriate for work?
Our daily TPS reports suggest one piece of work-appropriate attire in a range of prices. We’re loving these adorable pink suede Paul Smith heels — that bit of striping, that blast of color on the sole — love it all. We’d wear them with gray trousers and a very basic black blouse and blazer. And … Read More about Tuesday’s TPS Report: Paul Smith’s Pink Suede Mary Janes
Today’s reader mail has to do with shoes… I am going to be a summer associate in a couple months in a large New York City law firm. I also have been secretly drooling over women’s oxford style shoes in the last few months. My question is are these shoes appropriate or do I stick … Read More about Reader Mail: Can Oxford Shoes Be Worn to Work?
About a week and a half ago, we asked a pivotal question: at what point does a high heel become TOO high for work? As always, the poll is still open, but the initial results are in: – 44% of readers said a medium heel height was most appropriate for work — 3.5″ being the … Read More about Poll Results: Towering Heels