Post # 1
May I just say that I fell in love with the first pair of shoes when I first tried them on…
I was cautious before buying and went ahead and tried on a shoe with a similar height when I went for my fitting. They fit well with the dress, so I went forward with the purchase.
I went today to put the heels on with the actual dress and what happens?!?! They DON’T fit with the dress!!! They’re too tall.
I have two options:
1. Buy another pair:
2. See if a shoe repair shop will cut the heels.
Note, I plan to dye them purple.
What do you think? Can shortening a heel by nearly 2 inches work? Will I still like it shorter?
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Post # 3
I would say buy another pair.
Post # 4
All those shoes are gorgeous.
My personal opinion is to buy another shoe. And return the ones you have already purchased.
If you cut the heel too much the base of the foot will not be in the right position and it will be most uncomfortable for your feet.
HOpe it all works out.
Post # 5
Shoes are built to be balanced a certain way; cutting the heel could mess up the structure of the whole shoe and make it uncomfortable or completely useless for walking.
Post # 6
usually the most a shoe shop can cut the heel down is about 1/4 to maybe a 1/2 inch. theres no way they can do more than that, let alone 2 inches. its just not possible! sorry girl! i went through this problem when i was at the bridal salon and i fell in love with a shoe that was 4 inches but i still wasnt sure if that was the right height. they told me that anymore than a 1/2 inch would completely mess up the structure of the shoe and i wouldnt even be able to walk in them.
would a 1/4 inch make a difference. if yes, then go for it but if not then you may have to buy another pair. is there anyway they can lengthen your gown?
maybe you can get another pair but wear these ones to your rehearsal dinner with a short dress or to other wedding functions so you can still get some use out of them.
Post # 7
I ENDED UP CUTTING DOWN THE HEEL OF ANOTHER SHOE (STUART WEITZMAN, MARIMBOW). IT LOOKS GOOD AND IF IT DOESN’T WORK, THEN I’M STILL WEARING THEM!