Tips For Buying Shoes

A slender heel and thin straps work the best for thin calves and generally thin legs. Ballet flats and kitten heel shoes also look terrific on thin legs.

A slender heel and thin straps work the best for thin calves and generally thin legs. Ballet flats and kitten heel shoes also look terrific on thin legs.

By contrast, if you have thick calves, try chunkier heel.  Choose shoes with eye-catching details to draw attention away from your calves.  Avoid thick horizontal straps.  Horizontal lines visually widen while diagonal and vertical lines generally slim.

By contrast, if you have thick calves, try a chunkier heel. Choose shoes with eye-catching details to draw attention away from your calves. Avoid thick horizontal straps. Horizontal lines visually widen while diagonal and vertical lines generally slim.
If you want to make your feet appear thinner, avoid round toes, such as Mary-Jane styles. By contrast, pointed toes will visually make your legs appear longer.

Alexander McQueen Plexi-Heeled PumpsGivenchy Albertina Podium Heels

Mules look stunning on thick calves.

Mules look stunning on thick calves.

Veronique Branquinho Tan Heels

Alexander Wang Mules

Wedges will minimize the look of your feet.

Wedges will visually minimize the size of calves.

McQ Blue Wedge Biker BootsMarni Black And Silver Wedge

Shoes of nude shades visually elongate legs.

Shoes of nude shades visually elongate legs.

Maison Martin Margiela Tan Heels

Women feet are too sexy!  For business settings choose closed toe pumps androgynous styles, such as loafers, chelsea boots or lace-up brogues.

Women feet are too sexy! For business settings choose closed toe pumps or androgynous styles, such as loafers, chelsea boots or lace-up brogues.

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Charlotte Olympia Mint PumpsGivenchy Zip HeelsAlexander Wang Kori Ankle Boots

A common cliche is that shoes have to match purses. Fashion is about fun. Experiment!

A common clichรฉ is that shoes have to match purses. Fashion is about fun. Experiment!

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