Tuesday, March 29, 2011

If it looks like a duck and quacks like a duck

I'm sure a lot of you have seen this current trend walking around your city or town.  Here on Maui though, definitely not.  I'm thinking if I should be the first one on the rock to rock the "flatform" trend?  I'm on the fence.  My feet are large, okay, not large, but they are wide.  And my toes are stubby too.  Let's not forget that I'm only 5'4".  Do I really want to look like a duck walking around town? 

Derek Lam's Stacked Wedge Platform would be the ideal flatform I'd want to try, but I don't want to pay a pretty penny for something this trendy.  Lo and behold (no surprise here), Jeffrey Campbell to the rescue.  The Suebee is a dead ringer, right?  I'm so tempted!

Love, S


Lisa - respect the shoes said...

I'm on the fence on this trend - I figure if you're going to rock a high wedge or heel, might as well do it in a style that will make your legs look long and lean. Now if JC made that look in a reg platform wedge though, I'd be drooooooling ...

Diane said...


Phuong said...

AMAZING! want it in my closet

Travel In Style

DiamondsandTulle said...

Oh! I've seen these around Sharon! And I fear I had something similar in H.S. and remember having issues and tripping all the time. So for this clumsy [a'la Ally McBeal] girl, I'll resist. I'm sure you could rock them the best in all of HI!

xx Vivian @ http://diamondsandtulle.blogspot.com

GretchTM said...

Wow, this is definitely something else.

Ramona said...

This trend reminds me geisha. They wore with white socks these kind a look alike shoes.
Can't wait tos see You rocking them!

xoxo Ra

Mae Lu said...

Duck feet are not flattering on any girl of any height. It doesn't look good on a lot of other girls, and it definitely would work on petite girls like us. I'm 5'2". Why would we want something that not only cuts off our line, it stunts it at a weird angle? The result is something stubby and slightly waddly.

I don't get flatforms.

I still think this is one big cosmic fashion joke and we're not in on it.

Mae Lu @ thereafterish.!

Sher said...

aww duckie shoes, how adorable! Though I wonder how one would look in them though:P


Ashley Rae said...

Sharon Lei!
Did you get my email? I'm sorry it took me so long to get back to you.
These shoes are cute. I wonder what they look like on and if they're comfy since they look so flat-footed.
Hope all is well!


Jazzy E (hivennn) said...

so lovely. x hivennn p.s enter my giveaway?

Sandy a la Mode said...

ok i really need a pair of JC wedges! i keep seeing you post about these shoes and i love them.. just need to make the plunge and buy!!

Jacquelyn S. said...

I'm only 5'2" :( I would love to give these shoes a try!


haute.teapot said...

I bet they are super comfy but I don't know what I think about these too (saw similar styles at UO). I'd want to see how they make my legs look first! :) JC always comes to rescue, swoooon.

Kat said...

these shoes are soo cute! :)


SABINNA and DAVID said...

jeffrey is amazing!! love all his shoes!!

xx, Sabinna and David


A.Co said...

I feel like I wore these seven years ago but they were slip ons. Le sigh. I don't know, Sharon... I hear ya on the big feet thing - will we look like platapusses?

LOL 'platapusses'

A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

Catherine said...

Gah, I'm short too and want one of those :)

LyddieGal said...

It's kind of cute, but I still think a wedge would just be more flattering.

Chic on the Cheap

featherfactor said...

Jeffrey Campbell always makes versions of the shoes that I want that are too $$$$. These are great :) Hope you had a good weekend!


herwaisechoice said...

I wouldn't wear these, but seriously all the power to u if you rock them Sharon! By the way, hope everything is okay with you?? Your above post is a little concerning!


annette said...

Did you get them??? Personally I love them and have been trying to find the perfect pair for me.. it reminds me of the 90's when I had a black pair that i worn into the ground...

i think you should be the first in maui! i think you can totally pull it off!


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