|This is a "mid heel?" Seriously??|
I've been on the lookout for some pointy toe pumps with a) print or pattern or texture or color...just something with a bit more visual interest than a plain black or nude shoe, and b) a heel between 2 and 3 inches and let me tell you, such a thing has attained the elusive status of a mythical Medieval creature.
Perusing shelf after shelf after shelf of 4, 5 and even 6 inch heels at Nordstrom's on Saturday, I finally asked a Sales Associate, "don't you have any mid-heels?" only to be informed that "mid heel" now means 3 to 4 (or 4.5) inches, and anything below 3 inches is now considered a "low heel." Exasperated, I asked "but who is buying and wearing these?" She only shrugged. If you look at the percentage of shelf space vs. the percentage of women you see on a daily basis going about their business in 4+ inch heels, there's a pretty big disconnect there. How is it that retailers are selling enough of these pricey, towering heels to justify the real estate they occupy? I'm just baffled.
The odd thing is, I can do an online search for 2-3 inch heels at most retailers and turn up quite a few choices, even from the top designers. Yet they don't seem to stock them in the stores here.
|If money were no object, I'd be ALL OVER these Choo's...|
The other mythical beast I've been hunting for some time now is a simple, lightweight jacket for the office in any neutral color besides black or navy. I've seen a few but they either feature one of my pet peeves, front panel facings that aren't tacked down (in unlined jackets) or else they are that short, boxy style that I've sworn off.
Retailers, these are BASIC items! It just shouldn't be this hard!
Are there any wardrobe items that you've been chasing that just seem to be impossible to find?