Birthday Shoes

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Yeah, I totally caved on the Michael Kors Braided Chain Platforms. My justifications: 1) you only turn 36 once, 2) they were on sale, and 3) I didn’t already have any “biker bar meets the Hamptons” sandals in my closet.

I’m actually really, REALLY thrilled with them. They fit true to size, the leather’s uber-soft, and the heel feels nice and sturdy.

The only potential problem is actually getting into the shoe. I have to angle and shimmy my foot a certain way to get it into the three braided straps. Not hard, but it does take a minute.

Other than that, they’re perfection.

Michael Kors Braided Chain Platform Sandal

Michael Kors Braided Chain Platform Sandal

Michael Kors Braided Chain Platform Sandal

Michael Kors Braided Chain Platform Sandal

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  1. Fieran says:

    Happy Birthday Karen :) Those shoes look gorgeous, and they will look even better on you. Have a great day ahead and I hope you get lots of nice presents.

  2. Mayra says:

    Happy Birthday Karen! Have a great day and enjoy your trip.

  3. steph b says:

    Those are some SERIOUS shoes. Hope you have a very happy birthday!

  4. Nina says:

    happy birthday! :)

  5. LauriahV says:

    Happy Birthday Karen!! Birthday girl gonna make those shoes look fierce!!!

  6. Brody says:

    Happy birthday!! :)
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  7. Tracy says:

    LOVE these shoes! You deserve them! Happy Birthday! Hope you have a fabulous day!
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  8. Ann Marie says:

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!

  9. Marian says:

    Those are HAWWWT! Happy Birthday, Karen!

  10. Manuela says:

    Wow, hot shoes!! ;D

    Happy birthday dear Karen!!!

  11. Monica says:

    STUNNING! Your taste is impeccable, Karen!

  12. ShannoninBC says:

    *sigh* am jealous :P enjoy those hot dayummmmm shoes & happy b-day! :)

  13. Linnea says:

    Completely justified. I’ve justified much more on much less Karen! Happy Birthday!

  14. Rinnie says:

    Hot!!! Nothing wrong with having a pair of sexy leather heals, especially when it’s your birthday.

  15. LC says:

    Girl, rock some pictures with the shoes ON. I wanna see! Get your party on for your special day. xoxo

  16. Megan says:

    Happy birthday, Karen!

    Oh man–with skinny jeans and an oversized shirt? Those shoes are smokin’!

  17. Iram says:

    mmm they’re gorgeous! :)
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  18. Lisa S. says:

    Happy Birthday Karen!
    Awesome shoes for an awesome woman and beauty blogger!
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  19. Happy Birthday Karen! I LOVE the shoes–I wish I still wear that high of a heel–damn feet!
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  20. Ameroon Robert says:

    Happy Birthday Karen! Have a wonderful day!

  21. I LOVE LOVE LOVE those shoes!!! Sure wish I could wear heals. Don’t suppose there’s a flat version? ;-)

    Happy Birthday Karen!!

  22. peach_ says:

    HOT! Happy birthday, Karen! What are you pairing with these shoes?

  23. Laura says:

    Those are so cute!! Have a happy birthday!

  24. larie says:

    Those are hot!!! Happy birthday, Karen!
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  25. Suji says:

    Happy Birthday!! Love the shoes :)

  26. Instant Karma says:

    Oooh, I’m glad you got them! They’re gorgeous :D

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