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Old May 23rd, 2006, 09:38 PM
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I've seen a lot of people recommending "kitten" heels. I guess I'm WAY out of the loop! Can someone post a picture of a shoe with a "kitten" heel?

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My DF "kitten" would like these.
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Fern - don't feel bad - I had to look them up too lol.

It is amazing how things come full circle - I think in the 60's we called them "squash heels".

They do look comfortable though, much better than the 6" "hooker" heels. Tee-hee!

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Old May 24th, 2006, 06:12 PM
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My daughter wore kitten heels for her wedding. Once she put them on she didn't take them off until they were back at their room that night. Most of her shoes have kitten heels, she doesn't like real high heels and her husband is not much taller than her so she doesn't want to tower over him.
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my aunt wear shoes like that i do llike the height of the heel a heel
like that i will wear have you seen the height on some heels today
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Thanks!

I think I'll be looking for these soon! I can't wear "high" heels anymore (and they really weren't that "high" back in the "old days"), and flats are just too flat.

Now, if I could just find some shoes that would "expand" to fit my feet on the last few days of my cruise (ouch!) !

Yes, paddletoe53, I've seen the height of those heels! Yikes ! I couldn't wear them on land, much less on a ship.
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Hi Fern,
Good news! They make shoes that do expand. I found mine at Walmart of all place. They are definitely casual sandals, but every strap is velcro. One across the ball of the foot, another on the arch and the ankle strap, so you can adjust them as you go. I get very swollen feet on cruises, sometimes to the point where I can barely walk. I also found some dressier flats where the entire upper shoe was made of elasticized "strings". Found them years ago, though, but sometimes have to resort to those for last formal night. With slacks or long skirt, no one can tell. Better than bedroom slippers in public!
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Hi Marty,

I will be looking for those sandals! Wish I could find the shoes you mentioned!

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I also found some dressier flats where the entire upper shoe was made of elasticized "strings".
Even with watching my salt intake (very hard on a cruise, since they seem to LOVE salt!) and "putting my feet up" every afternoon, they still swell! Maybe it's because I don't use any salt at home?

I've had some luck with the "Chinese Slippers" which are made of cotton, but I still can't wait to get them off!

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Better than bedroom slippers in public!
I’d like to wear my slippers! Maybe we could get the cruise lines to have a "pajama party" instead of a formal night !
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Fern, actually on the Windjammer Barefoot cruises they do have a pajama party night!
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Hi Fern,
The one pair I bought was Easy Spirit, style Jennis. Don't know if still available, but you might want to check their website. Others are Dr, Scholl's and Mushrooms.
Hope you can find them, they've made my poor feet a lot less unhappy!
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colorcrazie,

Thanks! I'll check the websites. I loved the Dr. Scholl's "way back when" !

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Fern, actually on the Windjammer Barefoot cruises they do have a pajama party night!
Hmmm! Will have to check that out! Unfortunately, the WJ cruises may be too informal for us! We used to love to go camping. Now camping means a hotel without room service ! Getting "soft" in my old age!
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