Inde-shoe-scion

Remember the shoe shopping I did? The package arrived this weekend. Woohoo! We have some clear losers and some maybe winners in this game o’ shoe. Let’s get right to business.

3 Ninas walk into a bar…

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Culver, Elga, Electra

The verdict?

No wins here.

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The Culver was the most sensible but I felt it lacked something special I wanted in my wedding shoe.

The Elga I wanted to love but there was no peep in the toe despite being a peep toe.

The Electra had the same problem and were too tall. I love the satin bow.

Next up…

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Randall, meet Laela. Laela, Randall.

Another Badgley Mischka FAIL! What is with these shoes? I previously also tried Randall’s cousin the Randee and had the same issue as many of its reviewers – way too tall. Way too wobbly. ‘Sup, Badgley’s??

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Super cute but I can barely stand without falling over.

And finally the blue Pour La Victoire Laela’s. At 3.25″, compared to the other shoes, that’s downright reasonable. Plus I love the bow! These girls were comfortable, cute, and would provide that hidden pop of blue under my wedding dress.

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Lobster tested. Buddy approved.

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Buddy’s very discriminating eye

Still, I’m not ready to commit.

Do you think I should keep looking? Or quit while I’m ahead?

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Mrs. Lobster

Location:
Brooklyn
Wedding Date:
August 2010
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  1. Member
    imawannabee 5 posts, Newbee @ 12:04 pm

    BLUE! LOOOOVE THE BLUE!

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    Sophia, Guest @ 1:30 am

    Yeah i love the blue ones!

    If you’re really keen to get a pair of ivory ones theres in a great online bridal shoe store called piotrantoni. I bought my brides, and bridesmaids shoes there!

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    Serendipity 10356 posts, Sugar Beekeeper @ 3:49 am

    Love the shoes! I say hang onto those for now, but since you don’t seem like you’re 100% in love keep looking and if you find nothing, at least you know you already have 1 great pair.

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    Reunited and It Feels So Good… | Weddingbee, Guest @ 7:00 pm

    [...] in a landslide hive vote (thank you for your helpful comments!), the blue satin [...]

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    hzleys100 175 posts, Blushing bee @ 9:30 pm

    love the blue!!

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    Catherine, Guest @ 4:12 pm

    I really wanted the Badgley Mishka Randall ones..do they come in an ivory color? I love the tall heel, but I only see them in bright white!

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    Claws For Celebration: Here I Come | Weddingbee, Guest @ 8:45 am

    [...] The alarm barely went off and I jumped out of bed. I consider myself lucky for getting a full seven hours of restful sleep the night before the wedding. How is that? I cut myself off from “wedding planning duty” by the rehearsal and enjoyed myself through the rehearsal dinner. At 7 AM, I drew open the sun shades blinding my sisters (who slept in the king size bed with me). I was ready…to get ready. I had my blue shoes… [...]

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