Closed – Congratulations #185 – CindyWindy2003!
I used to turn my nose up at flats, or any shoe with a heel that didn’t qualify as a stiletto. The higher, the better was my motto. I liked the way high heels encouraged good posture and made me look taller and leaner.
That was back when I had no real responsibilities. Before motherhood, play dates and household errands. I do a lot of walking around now and I have no time for painful footwear. These days, comfort comes first, but that doesn’t mean I have to start wearing shoes that look like grandma’s orthopedics.
This is where Scarpasa comes in, making shoes that “take the worry out of walking”. Scarpasa offers lower heeled shoes for women who want great style, but won’t sacrifice comfort. After all, shoes are made for walking, right? Might as well wear a pair you can actually walk in! This site specializes in footwear that will easily take any girl from day to night made by independent European designers.
Even though fashion may not be my main concern on any given day, I still want to look great. I feel like my day goes a whole lot more smoothly when I’m together and armed with confidence. That’s how I feel when I wear the Praerie – Rosalia flats. These babies were made in Italy, the mecca of fine footwear. The Praerie shoe is available in several different colors, but I chose my favorite hue: green. I don’t own any other shoes in this shade, so this pretty pair will give my wardrobe a nice shot of color.
They are all leather, from the sole to the lining. The leather is actually covered with the pretty patterned fabric that you see above, and the shoe is then adorned with a gleaming jewel set in a silver-plated buckle shape. I have to admit, the jewels seemed to be a bit much when I first tried these on, but now I love them. I’m picturing these flats with a pair of jeans and a nice tailored blazer for fall.
They fit – and they’re comfortable!
As stated on the product page, the Praerie – Rosalia flats run very small. It was recommended that I order a half size up, but when I did they were still too small. Scarpasa’s free return policy came to the rescue and I was able to quickly and easily get the correct size, which was one and a half sizes larger than my usual.
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