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Angela Simmons Is "A really high-high heels girl"

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Comedy writer Bonnie Datt once bought a chainmail vest "for clubbing"—a purchase she later came to lament, once she realized that chainmail wasn't particularly slimming. Inspired by this, she now spends her spare time asking famous people to dish about purchases which they initially loved—but ended up regretting, for Buyer's Remorse.

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Music fans know Angela Simmons as the daughter of Run DMC's Rev Run—she was one of the stars of her family's reality show, Run's House. The Fashion Week crowd knows Angela from her many front row appearance and as one of the founders of the Pastry sneaker company. But we know her best as the girl who looked out for us at an unbearably crowded Boy Meets Girl show. We recently ran into Angela again and got a chance to ask her what she's had Buyer's Remorse about. Hint: She wears her heels significantly higher than we do.

Racked: Angela, can you tell us about a time you've had Buyer's Remorse?

Angela Simmons: I recently bought a pair of shoes, was excited to wear them, got home and realized they were too low.

Racked: Can you remember the height?

Angela Simmons: They were heels—probably about five inches. I thought they were higher and when I got home and actually put them on, I just didn't like them. I'm a really high-high heels girl.

· All Buyer's Remorse Posts [Racked]
· Pastry [Official Site]