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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

Make feet happy!



KasselblackleatherOuch!! I twisted my ankle last week. I wish I could boast of a Herculean sports injury, but alas. My silly self was running late and ran in heels. (Note to self for the High Heel Hike: Walk, don't run!)

I limped my way to a painful realization. I don't own shoes with anything close to ankle support. Those cute little flats are no better than strapping a board to my feet. Down but not out, I hoppled my way to DSW to find an affordable pair of comfy shoes that aren't geriatric.

I tried on everything from expensive Privo and Cole Haan styles to granola-loving Bare Traps and Earth Origins. My research netted surprises. Privo and Cole Haan lack in cushion what they charge in price. Skechers are not just for kids.

The winning combo of price, style and comfort led me to a ballet flat with an unexpectedly floaty step by Palladium. Marked at 40 percent off the sticker price, I ended up paying $23.96. They're cute enough to wear with skirts as well as jeans. It's not high fashion, but my ankle feels better.

Here's to happy feet!


~ Deal Diva Letitia

(Photos: Palladium, Times archives)

[Last modified: Thursday, May 20, 2010 5:10pm]


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