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A Retro-Inspired Kitten Heel for All Seasons

That somehow go with everything.

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Miss L. Fire Loretta Kitten Heels in pink suede
Miss L. Fire Loretta Kitten Heels ($165)

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I’m a rebel. I drink iced coffee in the winter and I wear peep-toe shoes when it’s cold out. I know it’s freezing, and I know snow is still possible in the forecast. But! Spring is just around the corner, and you’re going to want to throw on a warm-weather shoe the second the sun comes out — so why not just get a pair you like and wear them year-round?

Last fall, when everyone started bookmarking boot sales, I spent my money on these 1940s-inspired suede open-toe kitten heels from a British company called Miss L. Fire. I’d seen the brand’s tall, teetering pin-up heels around Instagram, popular with the vintage blogosphere, but the price tag seemed steep for the product. But when the shoes finally arrived, I could see what, exactly, $165 was getting me: a very sturdy stacked 3.5” heel, suede that was soft on my feet but tough on the street, and a flattering (but substantial) leather ankle tie.

Since then, I’ve worn them with pants, dresses, skirts, high-waisted shorts, leggings, and literally every other kind of lower body covering available; they go with all of them.

Unfortunately the rusty red shade I picked up have sold out, but the mint and light pink versions are available for pre-order, and the shimmering gold and silver options are discounted.

Shop It Here Miss L. Fire Loretta Kitten Heels, $165