Personal Shopper Request: Silver Strappy Prom Flats for Kaitlyn

Kaitlyn writes: "Hey there! Prom season is slowly approaching and I need some help with shoes! I wear a size 10-11 and am 5'10''. My date is already shorter than me so heels are far out of the question for his (and my feet's) sake. I'm looking for a strappy sandal that is silver and if it's sparkly, you'd be my hero! I'm looking to spend around $50 dollars. Thank you so much for your help!!"

Hi Kaitlyn! Found of You here! I absolutely had to take on your request because I was in your exact same position about ten years ago for my prom. I am 5'10", wear a size 11 shoe, and my super cute date was about the same height. My dress was robin's egg blue with silver beading, so I wanted shoes just like you describe: absolutely flat, strappy, and silver. I ended up with nothing after months of searching and finally settled for some white satin dyeables, which I tried to have dyed silver, and they ended up sort of a dishwater purple-y color. I cried great big tears! Luckily, I have a magical Mommy. She somehow managed to find flat silver strappy shoes the day of my prom. The straps were made of scratchy, sparkly elastic that cut into the tops of my feet, but I was so happy. Anyway, back then, there wasn't internet shopping. Now there is, and you can order one of the selections below! Good luck, and please let us know how your shoe search turns out!

1 - Forever 21 Gladiator Sandals ($18)
2 - Touch Ups Ashley Flats ($41, on sale)
3 - Michael Antonio Danie Flat Sandal ($37)
4 - Black Rooster Dessa Flats ($79)
5 - Liliana Sidney Sandal ($29)
6 - Seychelles Cream of the Crop Flats ($88)

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Posted on 04.01.11 at 7:18 PM

Wow! Thanks so much for your help! You've saved me so much trouble. I'll definitely be getting the pair from Forever 21, they're way too cute to pass up. Thanks again! :)

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