If you were a shoe, what shoe would you be? It may not be the coolest choice, but on the first day of Paris Fashion Week , is there anything as quintessentially French—or chic—as that shoe? I discovered the beauty and versatility of a ballet flat in seventh grade. My private-school uniform required socks, which meant loafers and sneakers were the only options unless you count the Ugg craze of , but I digress.
This page may contain affiliate links. Tieks by Gavrieli are not your average ballet flats. I used to travel with cheap, flimsy ballet flats that hurt my feet and fell apart quickly in the rugged conditions I wore them in. Six years ago I tried my first pair of Tieks and they were a revelation.
How to wear and shop the nude tonal look for different Asian skin tones
They are a kind of sandal with an elevated wooden base held onto the foot with a fabric thong to keep the foot well above the ground. One sometimes sees maiko hobbling along in okobo , but the pace must have been even more arduous in these tall geta. Merchants used very high geta two long teeth to keep the feet well above the seafood scraps on the floor. Geta are primarily worn with yukata , but sometimes also with Western clothing during the summer months.
Welcome to the new nude. Living in a country with skin tones ranging from pale to dark, the change is certainly necessary. The power of nude?