Ooh! This video!? I just learned a really handy trick for using nude flats to look taller:
If you’re petite like moi, or if you just want to add a couple of virtual inches without wearing heels, wear a pair of nude flats — ideally, with a slightly pointy toe — in a shade close to your skin tone. It’ll make your legs look longer.
Also, for the full effect, pair the flats with pants that hit above your ankle, and tuck in your shirt.
Well I’ll be a crazy cat lady… It really works! I got iPhone pic proof yesterday when I went to DSW looking for a pair of nude flats (I had a coupon burning a hole in my pocket. WOO HOO!).
Much to my chagrin, I didn’t hit a home run on the flats, though. I came pretty close with …
They’re one of those shoes that look cuter on your feet than they look sitting on the shelf, but I really wanted something with pointier toe, so I left without them.
At first I thought the cork-like material was kind of odd-looking (like, am I gonna be walking around with wine corks on my feet??), but with the gold flecks, the material looks almost like Chanel tweed.
MONEY SAVING TIP!
If you’re shopping in a DSW store and see a pair of shoes you like, check the website before buying, because sometimes their shoes are less on the website than they are in the stores, and vice versa. For example, the That’s a big difference!
The flats also felt like they were already “broken in” (so, not stiff), and the insoles had a fairly high cushioned arch, which I was living for because flats usually have zero arch support.
I came this close to bringing them home, but alas… Gonna keep looking around. If I can’t find anything else, I’ll go back for them.