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Tall heel wearing ladies, does a nice kitten heel exist?

(27 Posts)
Madamscorp Thu 15-Oct-15 12:56:11

I am v tall ,when i go out i only ever wear a low heel.
Is it truly impossible to find a kitten heel that looks good?
If you are v tall what shoes do you wear when you go out?

LeSquigh Thu 15-Oct-15 14:04:47

I'm not tall, but kitten heels are just so SO wrong. Wear proper heels and be proud of your height. Kitten heels always look broken to me, like there's something missing. I suppose what's missing is the proper heel!

Wannabechic1 Thu 15-Oct-15 21:06:48

sole society jenn, i got these at nordstrom online, failing that... boden have a leopard heel that I can't vouch for as I havent tried them

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 07:11:35

Lesquigh, if you aren't tall , you won't understand why I have to restrict myself to only wearing kitten heels. I adore proper heels but could never wear them.

Leopard heel you say wannabechic1?
Will take a look

amazonianwoman Fri 16-Oct-15 08:21:24

I'm tall. I'm not keen on kitten heels either. How about some block heel shoes - are they still fashionable??

trixymalixy Fri 16-Oct-15 09:47:50

I'm tall and I just wear the high heels. I've got to quite enjoy towering over everyone.

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 11:58:19

I suppose it depends how tall you actually are though?
Im 6ft 1 without shoes so if i were to wear higher heels i would just feel ridiculous.

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 11:59:00

I have to admit im not keen on the look of a block heel.

amazonianwoman Fri 16-Oct-15 11:59:14

grin
I agree, just embrace it. I'm a mere 5ft 10, DH's cousin is 6ft 1 and looks amazing, she wears high heels.

IceCreamBandit Fri 16-Oct-15 12:23:37

I have a few pairs of Irregular Choice shoes and bloody love them.

www.irregularchoice.com/shop/xhr-list/product/7099/jazz-hands.html Lower heel.

www.irregularchoice.com/shop/xhr-list/product/7084/mal-e-bow.html Might be too high for you. smile

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 12:42:40

Argh thanks for the links but i really dislike the irregular choice style blush

Twinklestein Fri 16-Oct-15 13:59:25

I like kitten heels, LK Bennett have some nice ones.

A friend of mine isn't that tall but her husband isn't tall either so she only wears kitten heels maximum, she always looks great.

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 15:42:54

wow some lovely ones at lkbennett
Sadly out of my budget even in the sale

WheresPoIIy Fri 16-Oct-15 15:46:38

Kitten heels are truly foul creations! Can't you go for a low block heel instead?

Jojoanna Fri 16-Oct-15 15:53:38

I have a bad knee so I embrace the kitten heel

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 16:07:08

No i dont like block heels.
I have found some kitten heels on Office its a Gaze 2 part court shoe . They never have size 8 ever sad

TreadSoftlyOnMyDreams Fri 16-Oct-15 16:33:09

Whereabouts do you live? The LK Bennett store in Bicester Village is VV good value grin / lethal

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 16:34:41

ah maybe worth a visit then!

Madelinehatter Fri 16-Oct-15 16:35:57

I only ever wear flats. Have never worn heels. I can't walk in them! I am five 8.

Itsalldramarama Fri 16-Oct-15 16:43:09

I'm 5 ' 10 and look awful in kitten heels ( sort of as if I'm advertising the fact ' I'm tall and trying to hide it ' ) I love wearing really high heels and making a statementsmile

Madamscorp Fri 16-Oct-15 16:58:52

well i hope i dont look awful in them sad
I have very low self esteem so certainly wouldnt like to attract anymore attention to myself by wearing heels any higher.

amazonianwoman Fri 16-Oct-15 17:23:07

Poste Mistress in size 8.

I feel your frustration with lack of size 8s. It's crap!

amazonianwoman Fri 16-Oct-15 17:26:45

Would black suede ankle boots work? They'd work with skinnies/trousers/black opaque tights...

amazonianwoman Fri 16-Oct-15 17:36:43

Available in 41 & 42

Twinklestein Fri 16-Oct-15 17:53:35

Dune seems to have quite a lot.

Here's a link to shopstyle:

www.shopstyle.co.uk/browse?fl=p20:32&fts=kitten+heels

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