Until Monday, it had been months since I'd wandered the shoe section of a department store. The advantage: I haven't spent any money on shoes. The disadvantage: apparently I'm woefully out of touch with the trends.
On a quick quest for shoes to wear to an election night event, I popped into the usually-dependable Nordstrom. But when this was the first pair I saw, I felt like I'd somehow wandered into a stripper supply store.
Yes, those are 5.25" heels with a 1.25" platforms, all covered in purple glitter. Steve Madden's "Caryssa."
And as I looked around, I realized most of the shoes on the shelves right now are redefining the term "heels." A four inch heel used to be considered high...these days that's practically a kitten heel.
And apparently it takes a healthy dose of glitter to really do a metallic stiletto heel justice.