In my last post, I shared about the resurgence of the belt bag - aka the fanny pack (in case you missed it, you can check it out here: The Belt Bag). Another trend that had popped up a couple of seasons ago and seems to still be going strong is the kitten heel. We won't even get into the fact designers are often pairing this trend with trouser socks - and not worn with pants but with skirts or dresses. Instead, we are going to focus on the footwear itself.
I'll be the first to admit that I'm a fan of the stiletto. There is something magical about slipping into that high heel. On the other hand, I'd much prefer to be in a pair of flights. And, the kitten heel offers a nice balance (no pun intended) between the two worlds.
As with any trend, they are often recycled from the past, just re-interpreted. In turn, this could be why the designers are playing with the heel - it may be little on height, but the heel has attitude. Just take a look at Prada, who plays with the design of the heel. Yes, another reason why we should have fun with fashion - even if it's only two inches.
The fun doesn't end with the heel. You may find an array of designs on the top of the shoe, including studs. These are not ordinary kitten heels. And, they prove the word "kitten" should not be taken seriously, as they can be fierce too, just like it's taller stiletto friend.
As for styling, the beauty of these shoes is they can be the focus of your outfit. You can make them your statement piece, so you can pair them with jeans for a night out on the town or for brunch with the girls. These kitten heels offer practicality and fun. They seem to be a win-win!
What are your thoughts on the return of the kitten heel?
P.S. Be sure to pair your kitten heels with jeans and an Adea Sleeveless Crewneck Layering Top.
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Have you noticed how much dining in or out has changed in recent years? First of all: everything has to be recorded on one’s phone. Then we have to listen to a litany of: a) I’m on a diet, b) no carbohydrates, c) I’m a vegetarian, d) no salt ever, e) white sugar is a killer, f) no peanuts ever.
Ad infinitum. Ad absurdum.
Now, let’s take a close look at what is one of the most important features of the Marmont. The short answer is: PRIVACY. The hotel never publicly discusses its famous guests or reveals the names of those currently staying there. In other words: zippered lips are stage center.
When the first Monday in May rolls around, all eyes in the fashion world look to The Met. That is when New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts its fundraising gala for its Costume Institute. The gala's theme coincides with that year's fashion exhibit, which runs for a limited time. This year, the theme is "Notes on 'Camp'". Here's a brief description of that theme, courtesy of The Met.
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