Sunday, April 18, 2010

American Trends Taking off in Moscow?


Could it be that the ballet flat, ubiquitous in American shops for Spring, is rearing it's comfortable head in oh-so-fashionable Moscow?

Could be, as evidenced by how many times I've seen chic women sporting them this week...

I still also wear my heels, but I brought back two pairs of "balletki" from America at the beginning of the month, and it's nice to not be the only person sporting them!

7 comments:

Happymom4 aka Hope Anne said...

WHEEEE!!! Good for Moscow women!!! I'll be there soon--wearing mine too! Land's End makes some really comfy ones--and they are even black (with gold thread!)

swissmiss♥lotti said...

I love flats!!

Annie said...

However will they be able to tell straight off who the Americans are? I always felt like they spotted me immediately as a poser. Last trip I wore heels and felt much less conspicuous.

Anonymous said...

So impractical for city living! Any gunk on the road and it's all over your feet, soaking through stockings!

MoscowMom said...

Huh? No matter if you're wearing ballet flats or heels, if there's stuff on the road, it STILL soaks the ball of your foot and leaves spots up your calves...

Annie said...

That comment did make me think, though, how much I am sometimes grateful for a little bit of a platform, on my sandals, etc. If you walk gingerly enough you are "above it all".

CaraBee said...

I love my ballet flats. But I love my heels, too. The good news is there's a perfect time and place for both.