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These are all relatively new but I thought some might be interested in seeing our matching styles and colors.

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great collection !

so, i get new sandals from aliexpress , for summer. its not very easy to wear with all this straps, but i like it !

 

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On 7/4/2018 at 6:56 PM, Cali said:

James, yet another one from my wish list, not in a store by me yet.

Martina

Leather or nubuck upper material - Man-made lining - Man-made sole - 5.25 inch heel height - 1.25 inch platform

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A bit surprised that you're finding so many platforms.  My trips through the local shoe and department stores showed next to no platforms with the exception of wedge sandals.  I pretty much figured the trend was over.

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Ron,

I'm a big Steve Madden fan and have many Steve Madden (Madden Girl, Steven, Freebird) heels, over a dozen. But I have 50/50 luck on them fitting me, it's my large toe box and high arch. So I will find what I like on-line and try them on in a store, if possible. Otherwise I will order them and if they don't fit, return them to a store. That's why the women that work sales at my local Steve Madden store know me and I have purchased many heels from them.

The Karlee and the Aubrey are on clearance here. I was able to try both on, but they just didn't fit.

I'm now waiting for the Manner to come in (late July) and the Martina (above) in August.

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On ‎7‎/‎5‎/‎2018 at 2:56 AM, Cali said:

James, yet another one from my wish list, not in a store by me yet.

Martina

Leather or nubuck upper material - Man-made lining - Man-made sole - 5.25 inch heel height - 1.25 inch platform

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These are cute, Cali. I like the ankle strap

 

On ‎7‎/‎5‎/‎2018 at 6:27 AM, brewfan49 said:

Qupid Penelope-134 Double Strap Mary Jane Pump. 

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wow, brewfan - really nice. White has always looked a little trashy to me, but these have a really clean look to them

 

On ‎7‎/‎5‎/‎2018 at 6:30 PM, Highheeldude said:

Guess "Carrie" matte  black. US 10. I must say that I'm really enjoying the stockings!

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Stunning - heels, hose and all!

 

On ‎7‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 7:44 AM, Highheeldude said:

These are all relatively new but I thought some might be interested in seeing our matching styles and colors.

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Really cute!!

 

On ‎7‎/‎6‎/‎2018 at 10:48 PM, yoyo said:

great collection !

so, i get new sandals from aliexpress , for summer. its not very easy to wear with all this straps, but i like it !

 

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its a trendy style - enjoy! How's the quality? 

PS - got to get you into a pair of skinny jeans! ;-)

 

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12 minutes ago, jeremy1986 said:

its a trendy style - enjoy! How's the quality? 

PS - got to get you into a pair of skinny jeans! ;-)

 

The quality is like all cheap choes from china (link : https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Summer-Women-Cover-Heel-Strappy-High-Heel-Sandals-Black-Lace-Up-Casual-Shoes-Big-Size-US/32869167360.html ) this is not real leather, but i thing the shoe could resist to this summer !

and for skinny jeans, hum..., maybe with boots over , yes ;  but with sandals, i dont know 

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If you have the kegs for them, skinny jeans look good with just about any kind of footwear.

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1 minute ago, yoyo said:

The quality is like all cheap choes from china (link : http://alixpress.ml/?k=32869167360 ) this is not real leather, but i thing the shoe could resist to this summer !

Sometimes that's all you need. Enjoy them!

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and for skinny jeans, hum..., maybe with boots over , yes ;  but with sandals, i dont know 

yes! maybe even with jeggings... but def better than these baggy jeans (no offense meant!) 

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I found these Steve Madden Dejavu platforms on sale for 50 dollars. I couldn't say no! So know we have another matching pair!

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Just bought these Doc Marten Kendras (first image) as my 'daily/everywhere' boots, to compliment my flat Rocky work boots (second). So firkin comfortable, and not too crazy that people notice all the time.

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Hi to all

Well I ended up buying 1 of the pairs of TORRID shoes that were on Ebay AU. I wanted to see how they fit. The seller told me they were wide across the toes, so I jumped in.

I bought a pair of blue snake skin pattern platform pumps. 13cm heel, 2.5cm platform. They have a nice solid feel about them, but the platform doesnt bend so much and as they are un worn the sides and toe box are still quite stiff. I am sure they will soften with time and wearing.

They fit really well across the toe width wise, however they appear a bit bulky at the back, but all in all I like them and they are comfortable

 

 

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I've been looking at snake skin heels as well. Nice heels James.  Why not.

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20 hours ago, Highheeldude said:

I found these Steve Madden Dejavu platforms on sale for 50 dollars. I couldn't say no! So know we have another matching pair!

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Stunning heels!

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23 hours ago, bambam said:

Just bought these Doc Marten Kendras (first image) as my 'daily/everywhere' boots, to compliment my flat Rocky work boots (second). So firkin comfortable, and not too crazy that people notice all the time.

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The Kendras are awesome! I love Dr Martens with heels. Have 14 pair myself. The Kendra model I dont own yet. I do have the Persephone. :)

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18 hours ago, Sydheel said:

Hi to all

Well I ended up buying 1 of the pairs of TORRID shoes that were on Ebay AU. I wanted to see how they fit. The seller told me they were wide across the toes, so I jumped in.

I bought a pair of blue snake skin pattern platform pumps. 13cm heel, 2.5cm platform. They have a nice solid feel about them, but the platform doesnt bend so much and as they are un worn the sides and toe box are still quite stiff. I am sure they will soften with time and wearing.

They fit really well across the toe width wise, however they appear a bit bulky at the back, but all in all I like them and they are comfortable

You are correct, they will soften up as you wear them.  Those are a sub-style of the "System" platforms that Torrid sold for many years (and brought back a couple years ago around Halloween, only to discontinue them permanently).  They were hands down the best shoes that they ever sold - decent mid-range quality, around $40 at full price (and half when on sale), and in a ton of different colors and finishes.  Classic pinup shape and style.  They were in solid colors and different finishes - black patent, red patent, nude patent, pink patent (limited), cobalt faux suede, black faux suede, etc.

Most had a hidden platform and a vertical stitch at the front (giving them a bit of a pointed nose).  The sub-style (one of which you have there) featured a visible platform and were featured in edgier prints and finishes, such as the blue snakeskin you have, and matte black faux leather with gold pyramid studs on either side at the back.

In my experience I always wear a 12w in that style (although I'm generally a 13).  The visible platform versions take a little longer to break-in as they have less material to flex than the hidden platform ones.  The platforms will also soften up and begin to flex / match your natural walking motion.  I've worn out dozens of pairs of shoes in that style / line.  I actually currently don't have any in my rotation and it's irritating me - the supply is finally drying up completely.

Please, if anyone ever seems to make contact with a Torrid representative up the line or are surveyed, ask them to bring the System Platform Pumps back.  Blows my mind the fugly old lady "ghetto fabulous" (a term an employee called them at a store) shoe styles they sell these days.  All the people who don't even wear heels bitched that Torrid's heels were too high, so they replaced nearly everything with low wide heels that their true shoe customers aren't interested in and sit unsold in their stores and online.  Payless is heading the same way it seems.

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Here is a stock photo of my latest purchase.  I found these in a thrift shop for a mere $10!  The brand is Liliana. They are a white wedge heel with 3 ankle straps and gold accents.  When I saw then on the shelf I aready knew what I would pair them with. So as long as they fit they were mine.  And they did!  Stay tuned to my thread as I will probably be wearing these out the first chance I get.

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Just got these today, BCBGeneration platform pumps.  Totally my usual style, look to have been worn maybe five times tops and cleaned up great.  Nice fit all around and I'm sure they'll form up to my foot shape soon.

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On ‎7‎/‎13‎/‎2018 at 4:34 PM, CHRISPAP said:

my new shoes :

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I love this style!

8 hours ago, jamie1608 said:

I’ve bought these.

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Classic! 

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From Payless, the "Trance" sandal with three inch wedge heels:

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i dont like make teasers, but i have 5 pair actualy in shippin. i need to show that. 

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some pair come from us or china, so that will take a unknow time to get this at home... 

the 2 first par were from cq boutique, so i expect great quality. in the middle, pumps from 1969 italia ebay store . a pair of 16 cm heeld shoes from aliexpress, ordered ine black. i just hope that will not be bad quality. and the last one is ann crekk darla in size us 11. so that will be 1 1/2 size too small, but size 12 was  unaivable.

 

 and yes, that cost some money  :-? so i just need to wait now :fine:

 

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12 hours ago, yoyo said:

i dont like make teasers, but i have 5 pair actualy in a pair of 16 cm heeld shoes from aliexpress, ordered ine black. 

Yoyo. I'm really in love with the pointy ankle boots! I definitely want a review once they arrive. The picture is amazing! I think we have similar taste...

 

 

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1 hour ago, redandwhite said:

 

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And my other new heels too

 

7 hours ago, redandwhite said:

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Both are gorgeous pairs.... they look great on your shapely legs too - enjoy :)  

 

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Redandwhite - both are very nice styles!  I'd happily put on either pair!

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I've been going back and forth on this pair. But for $34 what the heck.

SpeedLimit 98 Mail in black.  I'll get photos next week when I wear them to work. Similar  to SpeedLimit 98 Manji, but different shaped holes.

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