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The Perfect Black Heel

blog_beautyshoeAll I want for Christmas is … a lot of stuff—I have to admit it. If you’re a fashionista, you know what I mean. If you’re a scrooge, you’re judging me. But then, scrooge types probably don’t read this blog. As the holiday season quickly counts down to Christmas, the Obsessive Beauty writers are going to make our secret wish lists known to the readers out there.

So this year, for Christmas, I’d really like a pair of Melissa Temptation high heel shoes. They’re currently on sale at Stripe in Downtown Santa Cruz, and you can also find them at karmaloop.com. The style has been out for a while, so it’s being marked down everywhere. Now, if only someone would give me a pair for Christmas.

The black, shiny, plastic shoes have a four-inch heel and are remarkably comfortable for conquering new heights. By the way, this is the way it goes with any Melissa shoes—they’re made out of recyclable plastic, and in fact the shoes themselves are recyclable. They’re cozy, comfy, and smell like bubble gum.

I’ve been hunting forever to find this type of shoe—something that will boost me up a few inches, be remarkably adorable, and exquisitely comfortable. I found them—online and at Stripe. Now, what else do I want for Christmas?

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