Pointed vs. Rounded
Tired of hearing about shoes yet? Too bad. I'm just kidding (but seriously, this is the last of the shoe posts for this series, I promise.)
Today I make the case for the pointed toe (thank goodness they are back in full force!) flat. Actually, this is the case for the pointed toe shoe. Period.
The point of the toe elongates. The rounded bluntness of a round toebox does not. This sometimes doesn't matter; my sister has such skinny ankles and perfectly formed calves that nothing can make her look bad (although she's shorter, and the rounded toe doesn't help that.) I on the other hand don't have skinny ankles, and my genes are still trying to convince modern science that ankles and calves should be one body part, not two (I believe the latin term for this is cankles.)
Do you believe me now? I swear I didn't photoshop my
Trends change, styles come and go. The pointed toe shoe, while maybe not always the style du jour, will never be out. No one will ever fault you for choosing flattering styles over trendy ones. Would you rather look trendy (and short, stumpy and sometimes wider) or look taller and thinner?