Monday, October 3, 2011

Revival (See Jane Wear)

BB Dakota vest, MinkPink dress (worn at shirt) c/o Tilly Boutique, Joes Jeans jeggings, Zara boots (similar),
necklace c/o JewelMint, Ray Ban sunglasses, vintage clutch
I feel as if these boots and I started out on the wrong food (pun intended).  First off, I bought them at a Zara in Europe last summer and when I saw them in my local store, they were about $30 less than what I paid (I'm not sure why I didn't think that they'd be available in the States and cheaper due to the exchange rate, for that matter).  Next, I came to realize that these innocent-looking wedges were excruciatingly painful (disclaimer: I'm somewhat of a baby when it comes to uncomfortable shoes).  I had given up hope until the kind ladies at Stiletto Hardware sent me some cushions for my shoes.

When I wore these wedges the other day, I had only walked a few blocks when I was ready to give up all hope.  I got on the train and inserted the ball-of-foot cushions into my boots (I couldn't wait until I got to work and luckily it was empty) and, I kid you not, ended up wearing the shoes all day in pure comfort.  I even went straight out after work and hardly noticed that I was wearing the boots all day/night.  I think I'll be able to revive other uncomfortable shoes that are sitting in my closet from here on out.  (PS. Anh from 9to5Chic uses them too!)

39 comments

  1. Fur vests are the best, i would wear them all the time!

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  2. These sound like LIFESAVERS! I'll have to pick up a pair. And I love how you styled your dress!
    xo Josie
    www.winksmilestyle.com

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  3. here in italy everyone wears heels, all the time. (like even grocery shopping. madness.) so in order to keep up with the ladies i totally need a pair of those!
    i LOVE this outfit, by the way!

    marissa @ the boot

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  4. The fur vest and cat's eye Raybans are super cute!

    ♥, Jamie
    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  5. love that vintage clutch! beautiful! xo Lisa

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  6. Love the vest and the cluth so much! Great outfit fo fall!

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  7. I love those booties! I'm so glad you can wear them now!! I'll have to try out those cushions :)
    http://www.closet-fashionista.com/

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  8. i really love all the pieces here! especially your booties....oh and the vest of course!

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  9. Love this look!!!! The vest and clutch are so cute.

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  10. The boots are gorgeous. I think I almost purchased them myself as well.

    Belt Giveaway

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  11. Love the fur vest! I got one not too long ago and it's so comfy and warm. The red bag looks great too.

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  12. I must order some of these STAT!!! My only complaint about heels is always the ball - i dont have any callouses or something! (And cute outfit as always!)

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  13. I've got to try those shoes things...I'm also a huge baby when it comes to uncomfortable shoes.

    On another note, love that red clutch!


    xoxo ~ Courtney
    http://sartorialsidelines.com

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  14. This is the best news I've heard, as I have the same exact problem with the same exact boots! Thanks!

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  15. LOVE this outfit! you look amazing!

    http://www.stilettosanddiaperbags.blogspot.com/

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  16. I've been on the hunt for booties and these are amazingly beautiful! I need to find a similar pair! Glad you're using pads, cause these are way too cute to be in the closet ;)

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  17. Love those boots and I'm glad you've started getting along better with them. They are the perfect combination of chic and tomboy.
    Love them.

    xo L.

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  18. Yes, this outfit is amazing! And, the red clutch is by far the best accessory - very chic!!

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  19. LOVE this outfit, totally and completely up my alley. I actually wore something very similar a few days ago. you look great =)

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  20. I had honestly never heard of foot cushions before. They're genius! and I LOVE that red clutch :) x

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  21. There is no doubt that this outfit is SO perfect for fall... <3

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  22. Yay for a happy ending! Those shoes are way to cute not to be worn :)
    www.saysskippy.blogspot.com

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  23. you're wearing fur. i won't be able to wear fur for 2 months. possibly more. insert bawling here.

    despite purchasing loooooong before the site crash target emailed me this morning to cancel my order on the knit flats. they can suck it.

    xo,
    c

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  24. I want this vest. Last year, it was sold out everywhere I looked. I'm jealous you snagged one!

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  25. LOVING that vest! Looks amazing on you!

    xx

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  26. Cute outfit! Excellent transition-into-fall outfit and I am glad those booties are now comfortable bc they are awesome!

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  27. Thanks for the tip! At work I'm on my feet all day...I'll be picking up these foot savers soon!

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  28. Definitely have to try out those padded soles! i hate it when cute shoes are uncomfortable. Love you outfit, it's a great mix of fabrics.

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  29. I found some boots like those (not exactly) at TJ Maxx but oh boy were they painful for the 5 seconds I tried them on :) might have to get those cushions.

    xx-Myrna

    http://mybeatboutique.blogspot.com

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  30. That is the perfect faux fur for fall!

    xo Julia
    galmeetsglam.com

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  31. i did a double take-looks identical to my daily uniform lately :) you know i love myself a good fur vest!

    http://asequindressatbreakfast.net

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  32. LOVE this cluth.
    adding red in always draws my eye.

    http://susansagone.blogspot.com

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  33. love the bright color clutch! and the fur vest is to die for!

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  34. you look so fall and it make me smile! love that furrrrrrrr!!

    p.s. i think i should try these stilleto things....

    xx,
    tara

    www.thewondergirl.com

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  35. You've inspired me to add ball cushions to my painful heels too. I joke that I only ever wear flats, and it's because I find heels excruciating on the balls of my feet. At least you were able to salvage your shoes!


    http://www.chicagostreetstyle.com/

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  36. Great look, lovely fur vest and the best clutch!;)
    kisses
    Jelena (glamfabchameleon.blogspot.com)

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