Well, it looks like the kitten heel is definitely making a comeback: almost all of the shoes in Valentino’s Fall 2010 Couture show featured smaller-than-usual heels, which seems to suggest that the kitten-heel revival will continue for another season at least.
It’s no secret that I adore Valentino, and while I don’t adore kitten heels, I could very easily be persuaded by these ones, which have that ladylike, 50s vibe about them, topped with some of the most fabulous embellishments. Imagine them with full-skirted prom dresses, pillbox hats or capris: perfect!
Feather embellishments give these an exotic feel.
The same shoe from the side.
A completely feathered upper for a decadent feel. And if the ladylike look is still too prim for your tastes…
Add a leather spat with bows all the way down the calf. I think I’ll give that one a miss. As the perfect finishing touch, though:
What do you think?
(p.s. If you want to see the clothes from this show, head over to The Fashion Police…)