Topic: Walk A Mile In Her Heels

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Olsenboye’s “Uptown” Heels

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Olsenboye's "Uptown" Heels

The other day I put on heels for maybe the fifth or sixth time in my life, sacrificing my feet to a pair of Olsenboye studded pumps from JCPenney. And I got dumber immediately! Meaning I spent ten minutes trying to figure out how to take a photo of my outfit that captured my shoes but didn’t get the edge of the table in frame. As you can see, I did not succeed.

I’m a tiny half-human and I’ll admit to feeling an instant surge of power after stepping into the shoes. The 3-inch heels made me, like, regular person height. Almost tall even! If Napoleon had been acquainted with Olsenboye he never would have invaded Russia. More »

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Falling Head Over Olsenboye

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Falling Head Over Olsenboye

Oh Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, what I won’t do for you two. I was dubious about changing from my normal sneakers into your pink suede Ivy platform boots (part of your Olsenboye line at JCPenney) just in time for Thanksgiving, especially since I was traveling across the country to spend the holidays with my boyfriend’s parents. I mean there is stunt journalism, and then there is relationship-ruining journalism. More »

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Crossing the Finish Line With Patent Pumps

Walk A Mile In Her Heels: Crossing the Finish Line With Patent Pumps

Well we did it folks. Two of our intrepid reporters spent a week in heels (graciously furnished by Ann Taylor). Meghan Keane and Drew Grant, both avid flat-footers, spent a week wearing Ann Taylor’s Perfect Patent Pumps. While Meghan used her heels to fancy up formal occasions like her friend’s wedding, Drew spent the week adjusting the rest of her wardrobe to match a more business-casual ensemble.

The test was to determine how easy these heels were to transition into after a lifetime of sneakers, boots, and the occasional snow shoe. We graded them in several different categories on a scale of 1 pump to 5, and took diligent notes. We asked our friends, coworkers, and fashion websites what they thought. And in the end, we may not yet be heel experts, but we had some surprises throughout the week. Read on to see how we, and the heels, fared. More »