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HappyinHeels last won the day on August 14

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About HappyinHeels

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    Wisconsin, USA
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    Enjoy traveling, sports, and the great outdoors. Also like general fashion. Usually wear bootcut jeans, with boots or pumps in winter and wedges or other heeled sandals in other months and have paired these with some other items such as blouses or jewelry. I do enjoy higher heels above 5" and have occasionally worn 6-7" heels to different social settings.

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  1. Yes, I think many of us here discovered heels the same way you did. Naturally curious by nature, children want to explore and check things out and that's what you did. It didn't take too long though for my foot to be bigger than my mother's but I enjoyed trying on her heels for a few years before buying my first pair in 1978. HinH
  2. I only read the platform heels blog. Thought it was conventional boiler-plate type advice. I do think there are probably too many women buying shoes that undoubtedly will not see much wear. Whilst I started buying in-person nearly exclusively in 2009 I have never had to return a pair I personally tried on in a store. Whilst I also peruse offerings online in stores I already shop I would never buy a pair online if I had the chance to buy it in-person.If everyone did this there would be no brick and mortar stores left. The other reason is more simplistic. If you have a pair of heels on your feet and you like how they look and feel then you should buy THOSE heels and not the same pair online. Another pair could come from another production run and somehow run small or a order processing error could occur. Something else could happen. The store you were in obviously had the shoe size you tried on but when you check the website you find they don't. Chances are the shoe tried on was a return and the website simply has run out. I've seen this happen so if I like a shoe and I'm in the store it's going home with me even if I have to pay a little more because of sales tax. I try to imagine exactly where and with what I would be wearing the shoe I'm trying on and if I can't I don't buy it. HappyinHeels
  3. HappyinHeels

    Cali World

    Cali, Whilst I have only one pair of lace-up knee-high boots I did buy them at my friend's store (Skyscraperheels) in Chicago at least 8 years ago. I know he still has some of these in stock as I have seen them on various visits to his shop. He also sells Vollier (made in the UK) corsets there which many like. There are many shoe shops in Los Angeles which may have lace-up boots or wedges for that matter. I stopped in to see Maya Shoes there in 2018 just before going on to San Francisco. They are out there it's just a matter of finding them. HappyinHeels
  4. I also adore the western United States and my yuccas and cacti are evidence of my fondness for that region. They grow rather well in Wisconsin actually. As to Iowa, I would add that while many homes and cars come with standard locks how many Iowans are actually using them is quite another story. It's a familiar story around Wisconsin. That's one measure of a high-quality place to be. No matter where one may later move I think a part of Iowa is ever present in all Iowans no matter where they roam. Not surprising many Iowans choose to be buried in their native state. Must be a connection to the soil. I have read that 90% of the most fertile and ph-balanced soil in the United States is within 300 miles/500km of Iowa. No wonder Iowans are of such good character HappyinHeels
  5. Then you have to decide is it instant gratification you seek or is steady persistence the path you want to take? The first requires you to invest the money now to get what you want. The second requires you to just keep looking until you locate what you want. Sometimes shoes have a small (3/4"/2cm) or less platform. Would this be a problem if the heel were say 4"/10cm or higher? I think if you factor in some flexibility it greatly increases your chances of satisfaction. This is true not only of shoe searches but of merchandise searches in general. HinH
  6. Well I certainly wish you the best if surgery is called for. We all want to see your feet in action again. You are my wedge-wearing mentor. HinH
  7. HappyinHeels

    Cali World

    Cali, Hopefully, as more members read experiences like yours, they will realise they too can go about their business wearing heels and the roof will not cave in around them. Just appear confident, look like you belong, and the vast majority of the world will just accept it as a part of the background. It works for you, for me, and for many others here who learned enjoying life whilst forging ahead is the top priority. HinH
  8. krazykev64, Sounds like you have found an answer for your pain that did NOT involve some doctor pushing a pill from big Pharma. Good for you!! When one is confident in one's presentation then opinions of bystanders become a moot point indeed. I don't have any joint pain at this point in my life rather I just wear heels because it's part of my identity just like they are part of yours, and Cali's, and etc., etc. Keep your heels high, your gaze level, and your spirits aimed at enjoying yet another day on This Big Blue Planet. HappyinHeels
  9. heelguypa, Trying to answer your question I must ask how often you have checked sites like eBay? There is a wealth of shoes on there in all sorts of styles. I have only two pairs of closed to wedges mostly for those times of year when it is okay to wear wedges but still quite cool on the ground or I just don't feel like showing my toes. That would be one possible solution for you. HinH
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