Comfortable heels? Yes! They exist! (+ tips)

Hello loves! In the last post I shared with you simple items for upgrading your outfit and one of them were heels. In this post I wanted to show you that those few inches of height don’t need to be uncomfortable and you can just rock them all day long without pain!

The secret is in purchasing comfortable, good measured, stable made shoes. Make sure that the difference in slope between the foot front and heel does not exceed 3 cm. It is the best length for your comfort and health.

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When I need to buy new pair of heels first I make sure that they are (cute) very comfortable and in a good size for me! It’s like with clothes: different store – different sizes = measurements. In the case of shoes it is even more important. You can’t buy them one size bigger and just wear as oversized, right?

What’s also very important is to always try to walk in heels a decent amount of time (around 10 minutes) in store before purchasing. The first impression, when you put your feet inside is very important too! If you feel like there is something wrong it means it is wrong and better do not to buy them. Trust me. I know “they go perfectly with any outfit and look so damn cute”, but resist and your feet will thank you! I’m guilty of that mistake. Once I was looking for shoes for the wedding and I just couldn’t leave the store without those precious stilettos I fell in love with. Because of that I waste a lot of money and I never wore them once (pain pain pain!!!!)! I was sure “they will get more comfortable for sure! They’re leather! They just need to get used to my feet.” Well… it didn’t happen and instead of those super uncomfortable, gorgeous beige stilettos I had to attend the wedding in my black trusty ballet flats.

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For people who don’t like to wear heels or just can’t but really want to learn perfect way to still add some inches are wedges or chunky heel (so trendy now!). They’re both very stable, super comfortable and great for beginners.

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If you’re like me and can’t really walk well in stilettos pick the ones on a platform! It’s amazing how without any loss of height they are so comfortable! I have ones from Parfois (pic above) and I could wear them easily for the whole day without any pain!

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Great tip that brings a lot of relieve for your feet when you need to wear heels all day long: Wrap with medical tape your 3rd and 4th toe together. That’s all! This trick takes out pressure from your nerve that splits between those two toes that get pressed when you’re in heels, instantly making it easier to walk and reduces the pain! You can also try the whole range of Scholl products made just for high heels wearers. It really helps! I’m a huge fan of those silicone sponges that you put inside the toe section.

So my loves, nothing to worry about! Pick your perfect pair and rock it! Good luck!

xx, Olita

Do you have your go to heels in your shoe collection? Do you have favourite brand? Let me know in the comments! Always looking for comfortable heels!


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Upgrade your everyday outfit with those few simple items!

Some days I feel like going for that “model off duty” look. Just make everyday outfit to look more stylish and cool. What I’ve noticed is you don’t need expensive designer clothes to achieve that. What you actually need is everything you already have in your closet! A few, or even one, of those accessories will elevate simple outfit in no time! So let’s save some money, bring that inside model of ours out and go look stylish af!

SUNGLASSES

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Actually I think no commentary is necessary to describe this item. Everyone already knows how easy it’s to put on some shades and instantly feel like a celebrity. They bring more symmetry to our faces, instantly making us look more attractive (from the scientific point of view) and so so stylish! If you ususally use make up, but overslept and need to go out asap sunglusses are a great friend and disgise for those dark circles!

EARRINGS 

Nowadays, I’m obsessed with statement earrings! The bigger the better! I feel like they add a lot of elegance to an outfit and I often like to pair them with a simple tee.

BAGS

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In my opinion the funkier, more detailed and colorful the better! It can be such a great statement to very simple outfit. That kind of bag puts it together without any effort. Imagine monochromatic outfit (I love dressing all white these days and for spring/summer season my fav set is white culottes and white graphic tee) and a pop of bright colour or interesting pattern on a bag! Just gorgeous!

HEELS

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It doesn’t matter what you’re wearing, heels will always look good with it. I don’t wear them on daily basis, only when I know I won’t walk a lot that day, but when I do I feel amazing! Feminine, sexy and so powerful! For the ladies like me whose first everyday shoe choice is not a pair of stilettos you can find any other heeled shoes that goes with your outfit even if it’s just a 1,5 inch (3.81 cm) chunky heel. I promise it will change up the game!

 

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I also go for the quality over quantity when it comes to my buying shoes. Having just a few pairs of very nice, classic and comfortable heels (and flats) is surely enough to complete any outfit and you can be sure they will last you for ages!

BOLD LIP

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Bold lipstick will add that taste of sophistication to any piece of clothing! My go to is red smashbox matte liquid lipstick, but there is so many other lip products to choose from! If you feel a little bit too shy to use one of those brave/”in yo face” colors try dark nudes tones, they’re so classy and super trendy now!

 

I hope this post brings you some inspiration how to upgrade your weekday outfits! Let me know which accessory/product is your favourite to use or try!

xx, Olita


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