The Perfect Walking Heel By Blogger Kristen Lam

 

In search of a cute heel for the summer that withstands even a New Yorker’s walking lifestyle? Look no further than blogger Kristen Lam’s favorite heeled sandal, “The Warren” by Madewell.

 

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Seen constantly on her Instagram as well as her blog KristenGlam, Lam’s go-to heel is as versatile as it is practical. With its 1-1/2 inch stacked heel, the minimalist, triple-strapped sandal gives you just enough height while keeping you grounded as you commute on busy urban sidewalks or travel through exotic lands.

 

Can’t seem to find a pair of The Warren heels in your size? Check out our alternative picks below from Topshop.

 

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1. Preeta Premium Sandals: $130

2. Nowhere Black Strappy Heels: $100

3. Heartbreaker 2Part Heel: $45

4. Rose Gold Toe Sandals: $110

 

And be sure to check out Kristen’s official site here.

Michelle Phan’s Helpuful Trick: Using Ice to Stretch Out Shoes

Yesterday, popular makeup guru Michelle Phan tweeted an intriguing comment:

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If you’ve been following Phan since 2009, then you may automatically know the answer to this. If not, we’re here to show off her incredible trick.

Have you ever gone home and realized that the pair of shoes you bought were too small, but it was too late to return them? Or maybe your favorite pair of heels were on sale, but only available in a size too small? Well Phan has just the trick for that.

The ziplock bags of water in her shoes are there to stretch it out. She explains that after popping the shoes (and water bags) into the freezer and allowing the ice to stretch it out, you can increase the shoe size.

Check it out for yourself!