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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