I've been working on revamping my closet, sort of; that is, I'm trying to make sure that any new purchases I make are staples, things that I really want and can use over and over, rather than impulse trend buys. I've had "nude pumps" on my list ever since I saw Jean from Extra Petite rock them, and of course, flesh-colored shoes are big on many a fashion guru's list, as they elongate the legs etc etc (I read this in Victoria Beckham's fashion book, too. Please don't judge me for that - I like her, she actually has a really dry sense of humor and is hilarious).
Target has a pair that's popular with the blogging community, but they never have any in my size (5.5 or 6, depending on the brand) and I'm not good at waiting. Plus, I had a $5 off coupon at DSW, so that's where we went. I intended to come out of there with only one pair of shoes (if any), but of course, I came out with two. Of course.
First, the nude pumps I picked out: Mix No. 6 Barbie pumps in Nude.
DSW website is sold out.
The other shoe I walked out with? Steve Madden Page Pumps in Gold Glitter. That's right, gold glitter. They're intense, but not over the top - I thought they were really fun, and the size 6 fit perfectly. They also have a shorter heel (2.5 inches again), so walking around in them is actually manageable. They are glittery, but it's well done - when you handle them, your hands don't come away covered in itchy glitter chunks. There's a tiny bit of fall-out, but it's not like you're a walking glitter storm.
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