Last week I bought myself some new shoes. I was looking for some peep-toe pumps, as the style really attracted me. Also, I needed some slightly dressier shoes to go with my brown pants (because as much as I love my Clarks, they are not the epitome of dressiness). So after work on Wednesday, I wandered into Famous Footwear. Not a store I normally shop in, but just about the only Eagan option for shoe shopping. And I was starving and unwilling to go out after dinner, so it had to be done in Eagan, and quickly.
I wore them last Thursday and killed my feet. I am not used to wearing heels. There were many Band-Aids involved. And then I couldn’t wear the Life Stride ones on Friday because I wanted to be kind to my feet. I’m finally wearing them today, and they’re pretty comfortable. I knew they’d be more comfortable than the Mudd ones, but we’ll see how long it takes today until my feet hurt. I brought backup shoes today.
The first time I did it, I thought it was… unnatural. It felt wrong and a little icky. But I stuck with it, and bought a second set, which I am now wearing. Why would one go to such lengths for toes? Well, in the above-mentioned shoes, toes are visible, and mine were, well, less than pretty. I’ve never found my feet particularly cute anyways, seeing much too much of a resemblance to the feet of the men in my family. Also, I was tired of my yellowed nails from layers upon layers of dark-colored nail polish, and wanted my nails to look pretty for a while. With this second application, I am trying something new. I only put them on my first two toes. You know, the visible ones. Obviously this wouldn’t work in the summer during sandal season, but it works pretty well right now. I highly recommend it.Of course, I also recommend glue-on nails for everyday use. It takes some getting used to, but they’re really quite handy and easy to use. First-time wearers should go with ultra-short length ones, as they will interfere with your life least.
People seem unwilling to believe that they were glued-on at home, so you can totally impress people and let them think you can afford to go get a fancy-schmancy manicure if you want. Right now I just have a basic French manicure set on, and they’re a little too long, but I was able to get the flat ones, since most of my fingers have very little arch to them.Lastly, the purse that I’d been lusting after for… two months…
I was so afraid that it wasn’t going to be as cute in person. No fear, it looks exactly like the picture, and I love it.