As many of us know, working in retail has its fair share of ups and downs. During my long-held career in sales, I had the fortune of trying on a pair of dainty Charlotte Olympia “Kitty Flats” (pictured above). They had a tiny gold heel and a quirky-cute cat face stitched onto them. I wanted those shoes so desperately, but the price tag was cruel. To this day I still crave those darling statement flats.
Other people must have been as obsessed with them as I was, because less expensive styles are popping up everywhere lately. After all, such a statement piece can’t be worn every day, so there’s no need to shell out for a pricey version if you’re a broke college student.
If you want to try out these adorable shoes, you’ll be in good company: trendsetting celebs like Alexa Chung, Taylor Swift, SJP, and Beyoncé have been spotted stepping out in cat-inspired flats. Personally, I think this is a big fashion DO.
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Would you wear kitty cat flats?
Or are these just not your style? Do you think they could quickly become overwhelming if they get popular? What would you wear with your kitty flats? Leave a comment below and let’s talk about them!