WVW: A Wedge and a Prayer*

Loving these new wedges. And praying I don’t fall off them after what happened to me last week. Some of you know that I twisted my ankle—not in platforms, not in five-inch spikes. No. You’d think so, right? Y’all have seen my heels.

Nope. I ate it in flip-flops. Don’t ask. All I can say is that it was a most inelegant display, and I’m glad it was on my front doorstep and not in public. Cause I ate it. And let he record show I’ve never eaten it like that in heels, ever.

Thankfully, the ankle is almost healed. So I am heeled again. Or wedged, to be exact. And in comfort wear, which for me is a tunic tank, leggings, and a long cardi.

*WVW=What V Wore
Aldo wedges, NY&Co. cardigan and tunic tank top, Celsius leggings, Prada side-body bag, BCBG rings, Bulgari glasses.


  1. Nice way to start my morning! Those are NOCE hun! Sorry to hear about your “accident”, but when you’re a heel lover u can never walk properly in flats. I always trip up in my flats. My feet are use to being elevated to the MAX!

    Vogue & Vintage

    1. Ain’t it the truth…apparently every other one of us has no problem navigating in heels, but big issues navigating in flats! Crazy!

      Thanks for your comment!

  2. Awww, V! If it makes you feel better, I once bit it in Converse…while talking about wearing high heels. It was so awkward.

    Those wedges are fab though, and I am So loving the ruching on the leggings!

    1. Hey hon, thanks! Sorry you bit it once too, but thanks for sharing…I laughed! Oh well. It happens, right?! Funny thing is people always ask how I can walk in my heels. If they only knew.

  3. funny how that works, about being a heel person vs a flat person. i walk a lot around town when heading to work, so flats work better for those occasions, but i feel frumpier in flats. the wedges are loverly, lady! :o)

    ahhhh, cardigans! can ya believe 90 degrees again tomorrow? blah!
    all ready for you special visitor arriving this week? enjoy, luv! *big hug*

    1. Daisy, thank you! And I know…more 90-degree days. Ugh. Oh well. The cool weather WILL come back, that we know.

      I am ready for my visitor…he just called and was about to board the plane. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    1. Hey lovely, thank you so much! I think there is a consensus here—the heel wearers are so accustomed to them that FLATS are trickier for us!

  4. simple, elegant, edgy. i love this outfit.

    p.s. i’m so sorry to hear about your ankle. though i can relate well. last year i sprained my ankle big time by stepping in a stupid pothole and i wasn’t wearing heels either. SNEAKERS. so i feel ya. but i’m glad you’re all healed up. mine took months!

  5. V, those aldo wedges are wonderful!! I’m green with envy 🙂
    Loving the rouching on oyur leggings too, nice point of difference.
    If it makes you feel any better I fall over all the time, flat shoes, bare feet, slippers, heels & platforms, I’ve managed to fall over in all of them!
    Hope you ankle isn’t too sore xox

    1. Hey sweetie, thank you! Apparently tripping in flats is more common than tripping in heels, at least according to the comments here. Maybe that’s because we are hyper aware of our footing in heels and in flats, we kind of shuffle along without paying as much attention. Can’t think of any other explanation!

      Ankle is at about 98%. Thank goodness!

  6. i trip all the time… doesn’t matter if i’m wearing high heels or flats LOL

    the wedges are AMAZING! and i love the rings, you don’t see them very often x

    1. Oh no! I think it happens to all of us at some point!

      Thanks sweetie. And any girl that loves The Smiths is a girl I love as well.

  7. Oh man, I’d be pumped to have your problem and not be able to walk in flip flops but be killing it in skyscraper heels all day. I’m just the opposite, I’m such a wimp when it comes to painful shoes.

  8. Oh No!! Flip flops! I seem to have most of my shoe disasters in them too and I have yet to kill my self in my 3 inchers! I’m glad you’re ankle is okay though!

    Those wedges are fab! At least their sturdier than stillettos! 🙂

  9. Becca—
    Ha! I’m not laughing at you, but your situation seems much more likely than wiping out in flippies! WTH? Thanks for popping by.

    Flip flops are evil, and I will glad sacrifice both my Juicy Couture pairs to see every last pair wiped off the planet. Seriously. I love them for the pool, but I am sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sick of seeing them passed off as proper footwear.

    Thank you! Your comment made me smile. Not that I’m trying to tempt anyone!

    1. Thank you! Just a little correction…sunnies are Bulgari. Rings are BCBG. Don’t I wish I could afford not one, but two Bulgari knuckle dusters, if they made them!

  10. You should do a vlog on how to wear heels and walk in them. I’m much more prone to tripping in heels than I am in flip flops – but then I spend most of my life in flip flops. Cute wedges by the way! They look like suede. Are they?

    1. Ha! I wouldn’t even know where to begin on how to walk in heels. I think we could all learn some tips by watching America’s Next Top Model, though!

      Thanks for the compliment and your comment. Yes, the wedges are suede. After years of no suede, I’ve picked up five pairs over the last year.

  11. If it makes you feel any better – I have been known to stumble in flats, and have fallen flat on my face in flip flops as well. Heels – never. But then, my mom put me in heels pretty early on. Must be a European thing.

    On another note – LOVE those wedges. Love, love, love!

    1. Hey doll, thank you!

      Yeah, apparently there are many ladies who find themselves tripping more often in flats. I wrote this above…I attribute it to being more aware of your footing because you ARE in heels. We tread more carefully. No pun intended.

  12. you look fab! love this look on you, fab wegdes, fab rings, and honey, fab legs! Is it wrong to say that I would like to see you walk?! LOL <3

    1. HAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!! All I can say is the walk is a piece of cake! Even on all those little stepping stones!

      Thanks sweetie. Hope you are feeling better.

  13. Those wedges are beyond fabulous! I’m sorry to hear about ankle injury, and hope that it’s 100% soon. (I bit it on the stairs on my way to teach a class yesterday – it was completely mortifying, but fortunately none of my students saw it.)

    1. Hey LAdM…thanks, and I’m so sorry you had an incident yesterday (but again, thank goodness no students saw you). Now THAT would be mortifying.

    1. NUTS!!! I really can’t believe how many of us have had slip ups in flips and flats! I really did not expect to read about it over and over. Crazy.

      Welcome to G&G, hon. Hope you’ll pop over again soon. Thanks for your comment.

  14. Glad to hear that your ankle is healing… I am super clumsy soooo let’s just say I’ve had more than my share of run ins with the ground…and I wish I could blame the shoes 🙂

    The wedges and leggings are great! I have to say that I have just recently mastered the art of looking fabulous on casual days. I tend to be all or nothing when it comes to dressing so the errand running days are not my shining fashion moments at all. I am trying to better about that…

    1. Hey doll, thank you! Sometimes we’re just two left feet, aren’t we?

      Thank you for your compliment. I can’t imagine that you ever had a tough time mastering casual cool. You always look so good!

  15. Love your wedges I’m so glad your ankle is feeling better. =) And it’s so true that heels are way easier to balance in than flat footwear. it’s alway apparent when I take outfit pictures I’m about ready to fall over in flats. In heels I’m as steady as can be. Hope your having a wonderful day!!!! =)

    1. Empress, thank you so much! I LOVE your nail post, by the way. Dying for the cheetah nails.

      Just wondering…would you mind opening up your blog comments to anyone instead of requiring registration? I think you’d get a lot more comments if you did. I tried to register but couldn’t get it to accept my password.

  16. Umm… so I need those wedges, like… yesterday! So cute. Sorry bout your ankle, I twist mine quite often, it sucks, but like you said NEVER in heels!!

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