HOW TO WEAR KITTEN HEELS

Barbour Beadnell Jacket, Ripped Boyfriend Jeans and Kitten Heels on Prosecco and Plaid

PHOTOGRAPHY BY CRAIG MACKAY

BARBOUR BEADNELL JACKET / BOYFRIEND JEANS / KITTEN HEELS c/o / TOTE / STRIPE BUTTON DOWN / SWEATER c/o

Kitten heels are easily one of spring’s most wearable shoe trends. No matter how hard I try, rarely do I wear anything over three inches, I just look ridiculous teetering around in high heels trying not to fall. Particularly in Newport where lots of the streets are cobblestone or uneven bricks, walking around in stiletto heels is just not practical. Kitten heels are the perfect height and style because you can easily walk around in them without fear of falling flat on your face or walking with a limp after an hour because your feet are killing you. So how to wear kitten heels without looking frumpy or too buttoned up, put away the pencil skirt and try them with distressed jeans like I did here for a Sunday walk and lunch downtown. I rolled them a bit to show off some ankle which elongates the leg. It was a little gray and drizzly so I wore my Barbour jacket to stay warm and dry, but for warmer days I’d go with a striped button down or a comfy vintage tee. There are tons of affordable options right now, some of my faves below. What do you think? Anyone else loving the kitten heel trends?

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Jess Kirby of Prosecco & Plaid wearing the Barbour Beadnell Jacket in Newport, RIHow to wear Kitten Heels on Prosecco & Plaid Jess Kirby wearing  a Barbour Beadnell Jacket and Two Bees Cashmere Sweater on Prosecco & PlaidHow to wear spring's shoe trend, kitten heels styled by Jess KirbyJess Kirby wearing ripped boyfriend jeans and heels with a Sole Society toteBarbour Beadnell Jacket, Ripped Boyfriend Jeans and Kitten Heels for spring by Prosecco and Plaid in Newport, RIJess Kirby of Prosecco & Plaid wearing a Barbour Beadnell Jacket and Ripped Boyfriend Jeans with Kitten HeelsNewport, RI native Jess Kirby of Prosecco & Plaid wearing boyfriend jeans and heels for spring

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13 Comments

  1. Natali wrote:

    Perfectly layered outfit! Love how cool and laid-back it is!

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  2. Leslie Palmer wrote:

    Just had a conversation about the joy around the return of the kitten heel. It is smart and sophisticated, and women of a certain age can wear it well too.

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  3. Maggie wrote:

    I’m kind of obsessed with this look!! Everything is perfect 🙂

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  4. Allie wrote:

    Such gorgeous layering! I have always loved kitten heels. Mainly because I struggle to walk in higher ones!

    Haute Sauce

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  5. Diana wrote:

    Love the layering!!
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  6. Ms. HK wrote:

    I love the shoes, they are so cute!
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  7. Your shoes are so cute, I love how you styled them
    xo
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  8. Fiona wrote:

    Hey Jessica! I finally had the time to stop by your blog! It was such a pleasure to meet you at the rstyle conference! <3 I love your look – those ripped Jeans are everything!
    x Fiona THEDASHINGRIDER.com

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    • Jessica wrote:

      Thanks so much Fiona! It was great to meet you. I hope your road trip was fun, the pictures look amazing. xx Jess

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