Creative musings in bright colors

Platform Wedges

I don’t really own that many shoes. I have two sneakers, 4 pairs of “work appropriate” black shoes, 2 sandals, and exactly 3 “fun” shoes. For this look, I grabbed the only one of my fun shoes that doesn’t have flowers and re-created it on my nails!

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The shoes are wedge sandals. They have purple straps but the heels are multi-colored made out of something that looks like dyed twine. They are also surprisingly comfortable for 3 inch heels (probably because platforms > regular heels).

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Colors
~ Red: Julie G – Hot Cinnamon
~ Orange: Julie G – Tangerine Dream
~ Yellow: Zoya – Solange
~ Nude: Zoya – Tomoko
~Teal: Julie G – Rock Candy
~ Blue: Zoya – Sunshine
~ Purple: Julie G – Sugar Plum Fairy
~ Pink: Julie G – Crushed Candy
~ Grey: Zoya – London

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I decided to recreate the mani using textured polishes, both because I miss using textured polishes, and because I thought they did a decent job at capturing the twine-like look of the shoe. Sadly, I didn’t actually get to wear these shoes while I was wearing the mani!

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Hope you enjoyed! Starting tomorrow, we get a few days of stamps (because I am tired of free-handing things).

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Comments on: "Platform Wedges" (10)

  1. Cute shoes and cute nails, double win!

  2. myishia simmons said:

    Theses are lovely! I didn’t know that textured polishes would create such straight lines. It’s a shame that you didn’t get to wear the shoes though. Now you have to do this design again, so you can.

  3. Crrrazy coloured shoes – woah! What great inspiration 🙂

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