Shopping Guide: Spring Wedges

By Butterboom Writers  /  April 21, 2011

It’s time to stock up on comfy, gorgeous wedges.

From what we see, wedges are out in full force this spring! And there’s no wonder why. These darlings give you the added height, are kinder to your feet than stilettos, and not to forget, sturdier too (so you don’t have to totter about on those killer heels and quite possibly break an ankle).

Options range from cork to leather and wooden wedges in all kinds of styles. Some are casual and sandal-like, like the ones from Stella McCartney and Tory Burch. While some are flirty, like the thong wedges from Sergio Rossi or the ankle tie snakeskin print peep-toes from Lanvin. We find Rick Owens’ all-black leather wedges rather interesting with its frayed organza trimming that adds an avant-garde finishing touch. Then, there’re also those which are whimsical and pretty outrageous (read: Rodarte’s elaborate hand-carved wooden wedges), but perhaps a tad too eccentric for most tastes.

1. Lanvin, check store for price. Where to buy? Shop 346, 3/F, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong. Tel: 2523 9512

2. Pierre Hardy cubic wedges, HK$5,400. Where to buy? On Pedder at Joyce, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. Tel: 2118 3470

3. YSL python wedges, HK$15,870; gold wedges, HK$8,990; black suede wedges, HK$8,270. Where to buy? Shop G3, Alexandra House, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2868 0092

4. Rick Owens organza-trimmed wedges, HK$13,650. Where to buy? On Pedder at Joyce, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. Tel: 2118 3470

 

5. Sergio Rossi, check store for price. Where to buy?  Shop 255, Pacific Place, Hong Kong. Tel: 2918 0872

Lanvin snakeskin print wedges, HK$8,200; calfskin wedges, check store for price. Where to buy? Shop 346, 3/F, Pacific Place, Admiralty, Hong Kong. Tel: 2523 9512

Sergio Rossi thong wedges, HK$5,780; other wedges, check store for prices. Where to buy? Lane Crawford, Podium 3, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central.  Tel:  2118 3388

Stella McCartney nude wedges, HK$4,200. Where to buy? Lane Crawford, Times Square, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Tel: 2118 3638

Nina Ricci draped wedges, HK$9,800. Where to buy? On Pedder at Joyce, Gateway Arcade, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. Tel: 2118 3470

 

Rodarte wooden wedges in blue & champagne, HK$22,000. Where to buy? On Pedder, 1/F New World Tower, 18 Queen’s Road, Central. Hong Kong.

 

Tory Burch crisscross wedges, HK$3,820. Where to buy? ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong. Tel: 2234 7282

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