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Help me choose which Palmaira wedges for this summer please
I have 2 flat pairs of Palmairas de Menorca and they are the most wonderful and comfortable shoes I've ever owned. I wish I could wear them all year round and whip them out at the first whiff of spring.
I want to buy some wedge heeled ones but sadly can only afford one pair.
I can't decide which to go for. I'm a primary school teacher so need to be able to move fast without falling over, which rules out the really high ones. I also have 2 toddlers, so again, the ability to move speedily is very important.
I always wear skinny trousers or jeans, depending on if I'm at work or home. Sometimes I wear a skirt but my knees are awful so skirts have to hang below the knee. Flat shoes do me no favours in these circs, which is why I'm justifying more Palmairas.
I quite like these: https://palmairasandals.com/collections/wedges/products/mini-black-glitter-wedges
Are 7.5cm heels too high for work? https://palmairasandals.com/collections/wedges/products/metallic-copper-wedges
Are these too low and a bit odd looking, or are they lovely? https://palmairasandals.com/collections/wedges/products/black-nubuck-low-wedges
I love the gold ones but the black don't look odd at all. Do they have the gold in the lower heel - I'm quite tempted myself!
Pre kids I lived in high wedges all summer. They are super comfy but because the sole is so rigid it's very easy to topple over on uneven ground or if moving quickly. So I would say the high ones probably aren't a good idea for chasing toddlers!
The plain black ones are very nice and not odd at all although the glitter ones have slightly more pizzaz. I adore the copper ones and am now mentally budgeting for them myself but not sure they'd be great if you're on your feet most of the day.
Do you get the 41 or the 42 OP? (sorry for cheeky hijack, I've been contemplating Palmairas for a few threads, depending on sizing, sometimes I'm a 41 shoe, sometimes a 41 is tight- but I read that Palmairas stretch?)
I've got some of these, and also wide feet. Whilst they are fairly comfy, they are too narrow for me and have not stretched enough for my feet. I would say they're not the best shoes for wide feet, I can't wear mine for loads of walking
So I caved and got the copper wedges, they arrived this morning. I'm a moderately wide fitting 41 and bought the 41s. The length is right and although my little toes are a bit squashed right now they are less so than when I put them on half an hour ago so hopefully wearing them around the house will stretch them enough.
They are gorgeous BTW! Hopefully they should work as a neutral in place of tan sandals this year. Oh and they don't feel at all high so I'd be quite happy to wear them all day in that sense.