Let’s talk about ankles. So many shoe designs might be bewitching at first but quickly disappoint when tried on. The reason is often down to — you guessed it — ankles. Like knees, it’s an area that many women will admit they feel self-conscious about and seek to distract from. Thus, the unflattering straps, bulky shapes or ill-advised angles of many shoes don’t do any favors.
A whittled, defined, slender ankle perched atop a beautiful shoe is nothing short of sensational. But finding just the right style shoe and avoiding the multiple footwear pitfalls that get in the way of a well-proportioned silhouette can indeed be tricky.
Here, we offer some shoe tips and tricks for making the most of one’s assets. This is a cankle-free zone.