I did not have 3,000 pairs of shoes. I had 1,060 pairs
~ Imelda Marcos
When I was thinking of what to name this shoe/accessory/handbag blog, that quote came to mind. It would be fitting, then, to own Imeldas even though I never thought to look for a pair. No worries because they came looking for me. I knew I had to have these even though I didn't see the style name until after I arrived home. Twas meant to be! Fun fact: I was born July 1 and Imelda was born July 2.
kate spade imelda cutout nappa leather pump ($350) run in size 5, then in half sizes from 6 - 11. Color choices are black and rio pink. They're on sale for $174.98 at Nordstrom. The rio pink went to $210 at kate spade but I'm not sure the black ever made it to markdown.
Size 7.5 - Those are some big bows! I love 'em. The black leather is beautiful. I wear 7.5, but sometimes take 8 in wedges are pumps. The open toe ensures that I have enough room so the 7.5 fit nicely. A reviewer on KS or Nordstrom mentioned that she needed to size down because of the open toe, but that was not my experience. I'm not sure what would be different about someone's foot that they would have to size down because of an open toe vs mine where the open toe leaves me with enough room. If your foot is sliding forward out of the shoe, I think you'd want to size up. Or get some inserts. I absolutely love Size 7.5 and freak out when I can't find them. I don't use them all the time, but when I need a shoe to fit properly it usually does the trick.
The Loft modern skinny ankle zip jeans I have on are more cropped than I'd like. I do like the jeans with the shoes and would wear these with the Loft modern straight jeans in dark rinse or in black. I looove my Loft jeans.
There's a heel zip. Good to know if that's a tricky fit for you. It was easy to put on, zip up and the heel area feels comfortable.
beaded chevron popover in white
beaded chevron popover in black watch
Olivia + Joy faux fur satchel
Imelda - Also at Zappos Couture and in cream at Jildor
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