Fashion Tips from Madre

The Different Styles of Wedges

Wedges is one of the most beloved item in the footwear industry. With soles that cover the whole length of the foot instead of just under the heels like high heels, wedges are more stable. These soles are usually made of rubber, cork and other lightweight materials making them easy on the feet.

Other than that, the soles are commonly thicker on the backside of the feet making the wearer appear taller and giving that slim silhouette to them. This puts wedges in the high heels type in the shoes category. We’ll talk more about the types of wedges heels below.

Casual

Espadrille wedges

For a more casual look, I suggest you pick an espadrille. Espadrilles are casual wedges that generally have soles made of rope and upper made of cloth. They’re more casual and chic than any other wedges. But don’t wear them in the rainy season, hold it off until summer since it suits that season better.

Clog wedges

You could also try clog-inspired wedges to keep it casual. As they are making a comeback, this is the time to put them on. Clog wedges aren’t only trendy but they’re also usually extremely comfortable and perfect for a casual every day look.

Unexpected

Peep-toe & Sandal wedges

An ideal alternative to sandals are peep-toe wedges. That is if you don’t want to show off too much of your foot. Generally made from varieties of materials that you could choose to your liking, such as leather or suede that would suit any occasions. Or pick a more cut-out or sandal wedges if you want your foot to show off more.

Sky-high wedges

But to really make a statement, consider putting on sky-high wedges. We all know that wedges are more stable and easier to walk in so this style is easier to rock with wedges. So if you’re looking to look super tall then sky-high wedges is the perfect addition to your outfit.

Fashion-Forward

Oxford wedges

Oxfords wedges, inspired from men shoes has as of late made their way to women’s fashion. At first they only started as a more feminine flats, but lately you could get them in wedges form too. It has become a trend because of it professional but really fashion-forward looks. Oxford wedges come either with or without their signature lace, and also in varieties of colours and prints.

Platform wedges

Some may think that oxford wedges are a bit too much for their style, so maybe you could try the platform wedges. Although the heels are level from front to back, it still elevates your height because they usually come with thick platforms. Not only a fashionable design but really easy to walk-in too.

Professional

Boot wedges

Boot style wedges are the greatest substitute for high heeled boots. They look just as dressy but trust me when I say they’re much more comfortable. Boot wedges come in variation of styles, just like your regular boots, so you could pick either to wear an ankle wedge boots, open-toe, or anything else that you like in a boot but in wedges design.

Being one of the most popular choice in women’s footwear industry, wedges is the perfect middle ground for shoes if you want to be fashionable and comfortable at the same time. Opting to wear it would give you less ache than using high heels and still being more fashionable than wearing flat shoes.

Yours,
S.A.

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