Shoelove at First Sight

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I've seen flyers and catalogues of the latest designs of SM Parisian shoes since the fashion week last October and I never really did pay much attention to the designs because I just got fixated with Janylin and CMG among others. A couple of weeks ago, I was browsing the StyleBible website and saw this interesting lace-up booties with zipper:

I knew right there and then that I have to own a pair of those shoes. I am never adventurous when it comes to shoes and this will be the first time I would try some chunky heels. I heard they are comfortable too (more comfortable than stilettos for sure). I have yet to try...

I went to SM Makati today and I tried on a pair of red satin Mary Jane stilettos from Janylin (size 65) and I was poised to buy it already. I was ready to hit the cashier but changed my mind because it fit a little funny. The straps are the ones keeping them on my feet. I think they were about half a quarter of an inch larger and the smaller size (size 60) is no longer in stock. I decided not to buy it and continue looking for other designs. When I moved to the Parisian shoes where the booties, wedges and clogs were displayed, I saw the shoes I was crushing on. I tried a pair and it fit me like a glove (size 60). I was ecstatic. I will buy one of the peep-toe clogs if the booties would be comfortable enough for me.

While I had the shoes on, images of what I will be wearing with the shoes flashed in my head. I like how solid the heel looks. It is a 4.5-inch stunner at a very, yes very affordable price - only Php1299.75 (about USD 29.75). Oh by the way, this design comes in tan too.

Taken using BB Bold (no flash)
Now, the test is yet to begin - how many hours can I stand and walk with the shoes on? I wonder if I can survive a day at work without ever complaining. Ha! Iris already told me she has the same pair and it's only comfy for the first 10 minutes. I'll let you all know.

Check out other designs from the SM Parisian Shoes Spring/Summer 2011

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