Do You Sacrifice Comfort for Fashion?

02/12/2008 at 05:00 PM ET

Jeff Harris

When it comes to shoes, we’re equal-opportunity shoppers. From flats and wedges to stilettos and booties, we love them all. But if we had to pick our favorite style, it’d have to be platform pumps, which get five stars for fashion and comfort. They give you all the sexiness of a heel with the cushion of height so you’re not pounding the pavement. But if we forgot about our aching feet (and our bank accounts) for a second and wanted to make the ultimate shoe splurge, we’d go for Sergio Rossi‘s bold studded leather sphere-heel sandals, $816. These fashion-forward heels may not have comfort in mind, but they’ll certainly add a punch to your wardrobe. Tell us: When it comes to shoes, how often do you sacrifice comfort for fashion?

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Kim on

i would laugh at someone if i saw them wearing those.

Pamela on

I sacrafice comfort for fashion everyday, and get comments about it all the time…like “How do you work in those shoes” and Do you wear those all day” I don’t care let them guess how I do it. I am a small woman and don’t carry alot of weight, so my knees are still able to do thier job!!! Not weight down by an additional 100lbs!!

jackie on

I sacrifice on special occasions like my sister’s wedding or my niece’s sweet 16, but those shoes are just screaming “HEEL SPUR PAIN.” I hear the epson salts fizzling for me as I speak.

It looks more like abstract art, beautiful painful abstract art.

Christine on

All the time! I find that fashion generally becomes comfortable if I wear fashionable shoes enough. Every spring, I have to get used to walking in stilettos again after months of slogging around in winter boots, but after a week or so, I find my heels just as comfortable as my nasty, salt-stained Uggs – and I feel much happier because I know I look better.

Milly on

Yes!!…Since forever…lol
I don’t care as long as I look good…LOL

julie on

wedges are the best for not kiling your feet! these are my current favs –

on sale and FREE shipping! Yeah!

KC on

Every day. I sacrifice comfort every day. But who cares? I love my cute shoes! Sometimes beauty hurts!!

Katelyn on

I try not too…but last weekend I had to

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