Summer is nearly over. Sad as that is, fashionistas everywhere find solace in the upcoming frenzy of New York Fashion Week. September, according to one Vogue editor, is when "we put away our flip flops and start thinking about heels again."
I love high heels, but only if they meet one crucial requirement: THEY MUST BE COMFORTABLE! Long gone are the days when I was willing to suffer for beauty. This past July I was a judge at the world famous Miss Texas Pageant. Knowing the glamorous nature of the pageant world, I went in search of my perfect high heel: a 4 inch platform pump. I found a pair I loved at the Coach outlet, but it only came in black. Not a very exciting color, but at least it was a neutral and fit my budget. I wore my new shoes all six nights of the pageant. While pleased with their comfort level, I didn't earn many style points. Playing it safe rarely does. Enter Anthony Ciccarelli, founder of High Pheels.
Anthony, too, was a judge at the pageant. I soon learned of his ingenious invention: changeable shoe covers that didn't look like changeable shoe covers. We all know what slip covers look like on sofas, right? Pretty obvious. That was my first thought when Anthony explained his business to me. After seeing the product, however, and trying them on my own comfy shoes, I was absolutely sold! They didn't look like slip covers at all. What it looked like was my wardrobe had gained five new pairs of shoes!!!
While my new friend did provide a way for me to be fashion-forward without breaking the bank, he unwittingly created a different problem in my life. With all these new shoes, I feel like I need some new outfits to go with them. Shhh....don't tell my husband!
Check out Anthony's website at: highpheels.com or like him on Facebook!