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I think I'm trying to find something that doesn't exist - black shoes help pretty please.

(14 Posts)
Callisto Tue 16-Oct-12 14:05:01

I am looking for some black shoes. I don't want a huge heel and platform (4-5 inches), I don't want a stiletto (need to walk on grass/uneven ground in them), I also don't want a really clumpy heel (the dress I'm going to wear is black silk with a small painted silver pattern to it, sleeveless and knee-length). I've looked and looked and the only shoes I can see are either peep toes (would like to wear tights really), stupidly high strippers shoes or hideous clump-heel mary-janes.

The last time I needed some black shoes I had to opt for black knee length boots. I can't do that this time as the dress is just to dressy. Please help, surely there exists a beautiful black evening shoe with a 4" heel that is not a stiletto, a wedge, a platform or a mary-jane (and costs under £50 preferably)? sad

Charliefox Tue 16-Oct-12 14:43:35

Something like this, or is it too stiletto ish? Not sure I know what heel you want if you don't want clumpy but don't want stiletto?

dottyaboutstripes Tue 16-Oct-12 14:52:04

dune any good?

maisiebabe Tue 16-Oct-12 15:12:14

Look at moda in pelle- I got a really nice and v comfy pair of kind of cone heeled black suede ones. Can't link on iPad, sorry. They were about £60.

girlgonemild Tue 16-Oct-12 16:16:30

These might be a close match although the heel might be a little too clumpy for you.
These are cool but the colour on the heel might be wrong for your outfit. these might work if you don't mind the effect. The shape is definitely good.

Callisto Tue 16-Oct-12 17:50:54

I love the steve madden pumps, but the heels are just too skinny for coir matting and a very uneven path to and from the marquee.

The Dune ones are a bit frumpy, and I'm not too keen on patent.

I love both the Zara ones, the pink heel is a bit much for a black and silver outfit, but the glitter ones could work. Think I need to order them and try them with the outfit.

Thanks so much.

LulaPalooza Tue 16-Oct-12 18:01:01

How do you feel about wedge heels? these are probably too high, but how do you feel abut the general shape?

LulaPalooza Tue 16-Oct-12 18:06:30

too clumpy??

LulaPalooza Tue 16-Oct-12 18:29:43

I'm rubbish at this game. I like these, especially the solver detail on the heel but they're stupidly spenny.

LulaPalooza Tue 16-Oct-12 18:31:00

more wedge heels

Callisto Wed 17-Oct-12 08:29:39

Oooh, thanks Lulu. I really like those Dune wedgies. I love wedge heels but they often look wrong on a shoe (always perfect on a sandle though). It doesn't matter so much about height with a wedge as I find I can walk really easily in them. They are a bargain too.

The Hobbs ones are nice, but I think the button may be a little bit HRH. Like the Asos ones also but the ankle strap will make my big legs look even chunkier. Love the Asos wedgies too.

Lulu - you are brilliant at this game. grin

lindsell Wed 17-Oct-12 09:02:50

How about these


these wedges


these but prob not for much walking grin

LulaPalooza Wed 17-Oct-12 11:54:16

Aw, thanks Callisto (um... it's Lula rather than Lula... blush

Crikey, lindsell. Those last ones are interesting!

LulaPalooza Wed 17-Oct-12 11:54:30

Lulu, obv

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