How to wear heels (and not hate yourself)

Updated on Oct 09, 2009
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4everUSMC
4everUSMC on May 02
nice
Grace_F
Grace_F on April 02
or know your comfort level, i love to wear high high heels, but I can't walk in them..so I just go with 2 1/2 inch heels..at least I can walk right and not wanting to go home so I can get rid of my killer shoes.
FairyColors
FairyColors on October 26
wow, l love all of them!! :)))) :X:X
LowerEastSideDarling
LowerEastSideDarling on October 14
Great advice :) what about if the area near my ties hurt? Does that mean I'm distributing the weight incorectly when I walk? Idk I've always had issues with heels I'm only 16 but I think it's vital that a woman learns her walk early on in life [:
darlingniki
darlingniki on October 27
or she could mean "thighs" as well because that always hurts when i wear heels :)
Speedbump
Speedbump on October 15
I'm going to assume that you mean "toes" instead of "ties" since the latter doesn't make much sense. I think the ball of foot cushions should help with toe pain too. However, it could also mean that your shoes are the wrong size or are too narrow in the front. This happens especially with higher heels. Maybe practice with 2.5" heels first and work your way up. And make sure your shoes fit!
saywhat
saywhat on October 11
awesome, thanks wendy! I'm a high-heel complainer, so I think I'll give them another shot. i love tip posts, so bring them on if you've got more! btw- just want to say that I appreciate that you make your name at the end a link to your chictopia account. Small detail, but I often find mysellf searching everywhere to get to a blogger's actual account! :)
Speedbump
Speedbump on October 15
Thanks, glad you like it! :) We love feedback (especially if it's positive)!
faa
faa on October 10
this post is really useful wendy, thank you! i went out to get insoles for my heels and gonna try them for my night out tonight!
name_sake
name_sake on October 09
awesome advice and cute shoes!!
libys11
libys11 on October 09
im loving this post!!! i can totally relate to having a hard time with heels!!! ive been trying to know what good insoles are there in the market! this helped me a lot! thanks! :D
CoedUgly
CoedUgly on October 09
You're welcome! I like Dr. Scholl's insoles because although they are a bit pricier than random-brand ones, they stick better to your shoe. Nothing is more annoying than insoles sliding around all the time, trust me!
ThursdaysChild
ThursdaysChild on October 09
you have such cute shoes! the scholls insoles for the balls of my feet really make a difference... a tip for people planning on using insoles: make sure your shoes are big enough to accommodate them + your feet!
CoedUgly
CoedUgly on October 09
Ah, you're right! Definitely won't work for shoes that are a tad on the small side, but fine for other situations. I actually like to use them on thrifted shoes that are a bit big to adjust the size. :)
melephant13
melephant13 on October 09
Love this post! I certainly need help when it comes to heels, since I tend to have a very poor sense of balance. I'm falling all over the place when I try on heels at stores.

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