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ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 15:20:00

Okay, I desperately need help as I have real difficulties with this sort of thing.

I have bought this dress:

www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Kaliko+Heather+watercolour+dress/178713262,default,pd.html

And I need footwear to go with it.

I am awful on heels. I haven't worn heels for ages, I wobble and the idea of them brings me out in a cold sweat. I've been eyeing up Irregular Choice shoes, and I like the fact that some of their heels have more chunky bases (if that makes sense)

Would the heels of these: www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Irregular+Choice+Fantastic+low+heel+court+shoes/182876234,default,pd.html be too low with the dress?

Would these: www.houseoffraser.co.uk/Irregular+Choice+Summer+freckles+high+heel+court+shoes/182875898,default,pd.html be better? But then I'm running the risk of my ankles snapping in protest as soon as they come out of the box.

Help?

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 15:21:24

And if both of them are crap options to go with that dress can someone tell me? grin

I really like the Irregular Choice style.

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 17:32:26

Shameless bump.

clattypatty Sun 14-Apr-13 17:42:53

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clattypatty Sun 14-Apr-13 17:43:45

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DewDr0p Sun 14-Apr-13 17:56:12

I'm with clatty on this. Fab dress, fab shoes but put it altogether and it might feel a little too much, I suspect.

Have you seen any plainer shoes OP? I agree with you that a chunkier heel is significantly easier to wear.

GoingToBedfordshire Sun 14-Apr-13 18:04:23

How about these?

Use voucher code BLOOM before Tuesday for 20% off as well (I ordered the nude pair the other day)

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:22:33

Thank you! I was worried they might be too much.

Going - I like the colour, but I think I'm going to need a wider heel.

Would these work, as they pick up some of the colours in the dress, but without being too OTT? http://www.irregularchoice.com/shop/search/product/3778/can--t-touch-this.html?offset=3

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:26:40

Oooh, or these? Less likely to break my leg.

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:26:48

www.irregularchoice.com/shop/womens/product/5478/poetic-licence-fancy-me.html?offset=7

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:29:38

I also love these:
www.irregularchoice.com/shop/womens/product/5341/fairies-in-a-jar.html?offset=15
but wasn't sure if they went with the dress.

See why I need help?!

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:38:14

shanks the last pair linked are the best imho. They dont compete with your dress and the pink detail is pretty. You could have a pink bag or a black bag to go, some pretty accessories - but dont go for any more floral or patterns.

clattypatty Sun 14-Apr-13 20:38:23

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ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:39:34

Thanks Jax

clatty - I can't change the dress sad Changed it too many times now(!) and DH might well reach the limits of his patience!

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:40:33

or these www.irregularchoice.com/shop/womens/product/3789/can--t-touch-this.html?offset=53

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:41:16

Ah, those were the ones in my failed link, Jax. I like those ones!

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:42:09

low heels

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:45:21

They're pretty. Would low heels work with an above knee dress? I have crap legs.

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:47:09

not funky but chunky

nude wedges

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:48:35

any heel will give you a more shapely leg, but it depends what you are comfortable wearing.

ShanksYoni Sun 14-Apr-13 20:48:39

Ah! Love the first set, Jax - thank you

JaxTellerIsAllMine Sun 14-Apr-13 20:52:39

very welcome, you need to be comfortable if you are wearing them for a while and although high High heels are lovely on, they hurt after a while, even v expensive ones.

GoingToBedfordshire Sun 14-Apr-13 23:36:09

Have you looked at javari?

You can search by heel height and colour.

How about these?

or these hush puppies?

or these?

Love a shoe hunt.

Rockchick1984 Sun 14-Apr-13 23:49:03

I'm not good with heels (despite loving them, I just can't walk in them very well) and my irregular choice shoes are by far the most comfortable heels I own!! I love the fairies in a jar pair you linked to, they definitely get my vote smile

Rockchick1984 Sun 14-Apr-13 23:50:35

Another similar brand

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