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When it comes to women’s sandals, platform heels are all the rage. And while they can be notoriously uncomfortable, several of Hollywood’s A-listers have been spotted in Tamara Mellon’s High Point heels, which are fashionable, comfortable, and 25 percent off today.
Most recently, at the 2023 Vanity Fair Oscar Party, Tessa Thompson paired her Moschino Pre-Fall 2023 dress with the High Point heels in black satin. At the same event, Naomi Watts paired Givenchy’s Spring 2023 gown with the same shoe but in nude satin. However, these are the only times the shoes have hit the carpet. Other celebrities, like Zoe Saldana and Rachel Zegler, have been seen wearing the style at the premiere of Avatar: the Way of Water in London and the premiere of ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods‘ in London, respectively. Thus, there’s a good reason this shoe has been making its rounds.
The High Point heel, available in two colorways, has a whole host of features, including a supportive ankle strap, a sleek pointed toe, and the label’s signature Cloud Cushion insole. This element consists of 6 mm ultra foam padding, one at the ball of the foot and one on the instep. This foam molds to the wearer’s foot with each outfit but still holds its shape. Additionally, the cushioning cradles sensitive soles and supports the arch of the foot while relieving pressure points, making them great for shoes for heel spurs and plantar fasciitis. And if you don’t have any of these foot conditions, the shoes will still fit.
Since 2016, British fashion founder and designer Tamara Mellon (whose ultra-comfortable creations have also been worn by Kate Blanchett, Kris Jenner, Jessica Alba, and Heidi Klum) has been on a quest to eradicate all pain-inducing qualities of a typical heel. As a result, The Pillow Top, a collection of heels, sandals, and mules featuring memory foam soles, was introduced to give a comfort-driven update to party shoes.
Like a trench coat or crisp white T-shirt, a classic high heel is a great investment to build a versatile wardrobe. So, before Tamara Mellon’s 25 percent off sale ends, make sure you get your hands on this cult-loved and timeless silhouette.