Many girls will consider forgoing paying their rent for a pair of Manolo Blahnik stiletto heels. They're elegant and sexy and can easily take your look from day to night, but they pose a few problems. Your heels sink in the grass at all those summer weddings (so embarrassing), and after a few blocks of teetering along in the vertiginous kicks, you're ready to cut your feet off at the ankles.
A simple solution are wedge sandals. They offer more support (especially in the oft-overlooked arch area) and they don't have to be sky-high. Whether you choose a wooden, raffia or espadrille style, they are a gorgeous way to give you some height without the pain of what some people call "torture devices."
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