When I first laid eyes on Miu Miu's Fall 2011 glitter-encrusted booties, I knew they had to be mine (unfortunately I shared that opinion with most of the shoe-obsessed women in the world). But, that was before their eye-popping price tag ($890) quickly snapped me back to reality. Ugh.
I'm not one to give up easily. Just because my underwhelming bank account couldn't support such a lofty purchase did not mean my twinkle-toed dreams would be denied.
Thanks to Nine West, my on-trend and on-budget shoe savior, my feet are now sparkling in their aptly named "Hotlist" sandals. And they are complete show-stoppers: Sexy ankle strap, comfy four-and-a-half inch heel all wrapped up in multi-colored glitter. Oh, and they're currently on sale for $49. Wowzas!
Needless to say, I fell in love and was determined to wear them as much as possible, even though shoes with that much pizazz are often only considered appropriate for nighttime activities. However, I'm a firm believer that you can't always reserve your razzle-dazzle moments until after the sun goes down.
With that said, I teamed up with Stylelist's Fashion Editor Christina Anderson who lent her sharp sartorial skills in whipping up five glitter-friendly ensembles that are fit to see the light of day.
Whether paired with some slouchy trousers or a printed summer frock, these heels are a major win. Proving yet again that--all that glitters is definitely gold.
Check out the slideshow below to see my glitter heels in all their glory.
How will Donald Trump’s first 100 days impact YOU? Subscribe, choose the community that you most identify with or want to learn more about and we’ll send you the news that matters most once a week throughout Trump’s first 100 days in office. Learn more