Anniversary Countdown: April

It’s as old a question as the chicken and the egg. Which comes first: the shoes or the outfit? Even before I owned a shoe store I tended to buy shoes first and the outfit second. But sometimes even the most shoe-obsessed must make a purchase to solve an outfit problem. Sometimes these shoes become one of our favorites, as is the case with my shoe of the month for April.

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For the first, and hopefully last, time, I’m showcasing shoes that did not come from The Shoe Hive. I was headed to an outdoor wedding in Lancaster, Ohio. I needed something suited to a lot of standing and complimentary to the most-perfect-est DVF long wrap dress that I didn’t want to shorten. I happen to be at the mall, something that almost never occurs in my Old Town-centric life, and I spotted this pair at Nordstrom. I not only bought the size 7s for me, I went home and ordered a whole case for the store! That’s one of the great perks of owning a shoe store — you never have to settle for just one pair of any style you like.

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The shoe is the Micheal Kors Vivian and it’s the perfect platform wedge. It comes in every shoe fabric and color. It also comes in a non sling-back version called the Vail. Both styles have earned a regular spot on our shelves. The only problem with this April Shoe Of The Month is they sell out so quickly!