June 2nd, 2014
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I Recant Cont.

First the Breton striped tee, now the wedge. Not a fan the past few years, the wedge is back on my radar. Chic, yet comfortable and practical. Especially a lower version like  these by Paloma Barceló.


what's new


18-karat gold turquoise ring


Kalia denim jacket


Lighter-heel leather mules


Carolina single-breasted wool-twill cocoon coat


Demi-fine 14K gold-plated hoop


Oversized-lapel double-breasted wool-blend coat


Quincy shiny ballerina loafer mule


Pleated checked wool midi skirt


Checked wool blazer


High-rise straight-leg jeans


Blanche leather ankle boots


Bellechasse medium leather-trimmed canvas bag

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  • I recanted a few weeks ago, after buying a stacked heel sandal by Givenchy, which is fine for going out to dinner, but not for all day. Since there are times I do want some height, and leg lengthening, I bought two pairs of summer wedges and have been wearing them often. They really are a lot more comfortable than heels.

    KathyJune 2nd, 2014  10:03 AM

  • I agree. I especially love the white ones on your sidebar. The clean line aesthetic looks so modern and fresh this summer.

    AprilJune 2nd, 2014  10:16 AM

  • Like the pair above, but lately I have been casually searching for a more dressy pair for an outdoor, lakeside wedding with no luck. Now the wedding is 2weeks away and I’m getting worried……they can’t be too high (my husband doesn’t care if I’m taller, it’s my hangup).
    My point being is I think there’s always a time for a wedge, although I’m with you Preston and haven’t thought of them for a while.

    SueMJune 2nd, 2014  1:06 PM

  • I love the cream pair in your shop…just bought them. Not sure how this brand fits, but I’ll give them a try. The mule silhouette looks good on an espadrille base and the cream is really fresh.

    A Note On StyleJune 2nd, 2014  2:06 PM

  • Love the bit of height these will give you. Most wedges are sky high and completely not practical for summer errands and poolside so I’ve avoided them altogether. But these are just perfect.

    Laura (@cocktailsandgelato.com)June 2nd, 2014  10:26 PM

  • Just tried on the Celine wedge espadrilles today and they were pretty great. Have you tried them? The advantage of the ones you’ve mentioned is they are half the price and espadrilles don’t hold up very well.

    LFRMarch 8th, 2015  4:07 AM


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