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Wedge court shoes

(8 Posts)
AnotheBloodyChinHair Sun 26-Feb-17 08:41:41

When spring comes I struggle to find work shoes once I'm out of boots and before it is warm enough for sandals. I can't wear flat shoes because I am really short (5.2") and my outfits simply look wrong. Traditional heels look silly on me; I don't know what it is but they make me look like a kid dressing up in her mum's clothes.

So I usually resort to wedges which I find comfortable and feel balance my look nicely. However, I compromise on the shoes themselves as they're pretty much always ugly, even by my own admission. I end up wearing them anyway because of comfort and because I achieve an overall look I'm comfortable with, but the actual shoes are not nice.

I hope I'm making sense. So anyway. I would like to find some non ugly wedge shoes and I thought perhaps someone out here could help me.

Requirements: no cork or espadrille wedge, no sling back, no peep toe, not too narrow a wedge (slightly wide feet).

Ideally I would like the shoe to have a bit of a platform as well as a wedge. Budget? I don't care! I'll pay anything, not because I'm wealthy but because I'm desperate.grin

IMissGin Sun 26-Feb-17 08:44:22

I'd always go Russell & Bromley for a wedge. However I'm not sure they'll meet your criteria... that's a pretty tall order to find something that's also nice to look at!

AnotheBloodyChinHair Sun 26-Feb-17 08:50:46

Thanks Imiss. Russell & Bromley are fantastic for summer wedges but they don't have anything suitable for this time of year unfortunately. Lots of cork and espadrilles. I actually don't mind the look of a wedge as long as it's not peep toe or sling back, I just know that no one else likes them! grin

BensonBunny Sun 26-Feb-17 09:29:27

Hobbs usually do a smart wedge, might be too narrow though

AnotheBloodyChinHair Sun 26-Feb-17 09:30:46

I like these ones but I don't know where to boiy them from online:

Hoppinggreen Sun 26-Feb-17 09:31:30

I have a lovely comfy ( and I think quite stylish) pair of suede wedges from Gabor.
Look good with trousers and skirts

Brillenbar Sun 26-Feb-17 09:35:56

Clarks? Or

I think the fundamental problem is that any low heel wedge court shoe is going to look a bit sevicable this is so much more elegant or this

Have you tried a pointed flat shoe instead? They can be elegant something like or

LittleMysMoominMamma Sun 26-Feb-17 09:50:31

I have a similar requirement and I'm really tempted by these at the moment...

I know they're expensive, but they're so pretty and versatile grin

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