Monday, March 18, 2013

Introducing: Sneaker Wedges!

Who cares if they're going out of style?


Rumor has it wedge sneakers are going out of style. I heard it from a blogger who went to the recent New York Fashion Week. But I'm known for being a little late to the party so allow me to introduce my current favorite fad: Sneaker Wedges!

Ladies: Are you are short like me? Do you love wearing heels but wish you had a shoe that could give you a boost and go with blue jeans for your tech job? Get some sneaker wedges.

Shoes by Soda, purchased at Buffalo Exchange
The ones I purchased can be tracked down through the Soda website here. They look like high top sneakers but have a wedge hidden inside the heel of the shoe to add an inch or two. With these shoes, I am a grand 5 foot 3 inches tall!

In the sunshine with Tucker
I found the shoes at Buffalo Exchange in Ballard this weekend after a lovely lunch date with my friend Gabrielle. We were buddies in college and it's great to reconnect!

I was so excited to hear about her newest project: A dance collective right here in Seattle!

Called Relay Dance Collective, the group was founded last year by five dancers, including Gabrielle, for the purpose of collaboration, personal expression and [my favorite]  social benefit.

They are holding a fundraiser next month to provide dance scholarships for students at Dance Fremont and also have a Kickstarter page to go toward their efforts.

I'll be going to the fundraiser (details here) and can't wait to enjoy the performances, food and drink, not to mention the excitement of a raffle and silent auction!

The sun came out yesterday and I took advantage by wearing lots of bright colored clothes and purple sunglasses that were my sister's before she decided to give them to Goodwill and I intercepted the bag of giveaways. A coworker today told me that when they saw me out of the corner of their eye they wondered who brought their kid to work, so I guess this ensemble makes me look younger!

Thanks for the sunglasses, sissy poo!
Sitting on a curb, because why not?
T-shirt by American Eagle from Buffalo Exchange. Jeans by American Eagle (also were my sister's)..
I seem to be into controversial shoes lately. The Steve Madden wedges got mixed reviews on Friday and the Instagram photo I posted of the sneaker wedges also received mixed reviews. Let me know what you think!

5 comments:

  1. I love them! They seem very "rock star" to me.

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    1. Thanks! I feel pretty cool wearing them :-)

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  2. Love them! Who cares if a trend is on its way out? If you like them, wear them. Besides, my first pair of heels was a pair of sneaker wedges that I bought in Germany when I was 10! So the trend has lasted. The only reason my mom let me buy heels is because they were also sneakers. I've wanted another pair ever since I grew out of those but they weren't available in North America. I will be buying a pair too so we can be out of style together :)

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    1. That is awesome! Glad to have you onboard!

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  3. OMG! I love this shoes :) you have they great combinitioned. xoxo :*

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