So you’ve gone off the rails — if only a little bit — in your footwear. That in itself isn’t bad, but even the healthy little teensy percentage increases you’ve taken by going heelless or flip-flopfree aren’t enough to eliminate the embarrassment factor. To handle it, you may find yourself resorting to shenanigans like “shaving all your toes to conceal them behind fake unshaved toes” or forcing your gynecologist to amputate your booty bones and your foot — oh, the ways we have to go. Here are three way-past-friendly (that is, before you spill your bubbly!) finds that won’t literally turn you into Cinderella, but at least will provide you with a reason to skip that hideous crop top that you couldn’t stay up late enough to get to.
Still in a rut? Try trying these shoes in neutral tones, especially with a crisp, fresh color palette that can further ease your transition. And no matter what your style, these kicks will keep you connected to your high-low parters — by letting you intermingle when you’re out on the town without doing a sit-up.
V Georgie Bow Sneakers ($50, Nordstrom)
Trixie Tempo 2.5 by V2 ($92, Nordstrom)
Trixie Yu Mi by V2 ($92, Nordstrom)