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Kitten Heels

Kitten heels are the perfect footwear for those days when you want to exude a feminine and fresh feel without compromising comfort. They are as striking as stilettos, yet as feet-friendly as flats!

Strikingly dainty but comfortable footwear 

Famous Footwear offers a wide selection of flatteringly low-to-the-ground sandals and mules from London Rebel and Pied A Terre that you can wear at work, on date nights or a casual day out.  From open square toe mules to minimalist strappy pairs, these heels will make your feet purr in comfort and delight!

Pair any of our versatile strappy sandals – available in ankle, thong style, vamp and across-the-toe straps – with cropped jeans and a tucked blouse for a spontaneous casual get-up. You can also team them with a floral midi skirt or dress for a dainty feminine touch, perfect for date nights or a special occasion.

Get ready to impress at work in our double strap mid heel sandals paired with print trousers and a button-up dress shirt. These trans-seasonal favourites also go well with midi wrap-around dresses or pencil-cut skirts and a crop top or blazer. 

For a comfortable yet on trend look, pick one of our open toe low-heeled mules. Ideal for everyday wear, they complement a pair of denim shorts and slightly cropped singlet or ankle-cropped jeans and a white lace top. Dress up with a flowy midi dress for an extra flattering feel when out for coffee or brunch with your pals.

Go “meow” in kitten heels with our easy payment

Make every day feel like you’re on a catwalk! Shop for your new pair of footwear and enjoy our easy payment options via Afterpay, Paypal or credit card. For every purchase worth over $69, you will also enjoy free standard shipping anywhere in Australia. So, what are you waiting for? Get those kitten heels now!

Kitten Heels FAQs

Q. Why do people wear kitten heels?

A. Kitten heels have lower heel heights than traditional stiletto heels, making them more stable, but still with a high heel look. It's an elegant shoe that makes the wearer look professional and feminine without compromising comfort, making it the perfect shoe to complete an evening date look or your office outfit.

Q. Are kitten heels easy to walk in?

A. Yes. Kitten heels are considered one of the best choices for the woman on the go due to their style, comfort, and walking stability. Compared to traditional stilettos, they are much easier to walk in because of their heel height; kitten heels are generally lower than 5cm? around 3-4cm high.

Q. Are kitten heels comfortable?

A. Yes. Kitten heels are a fantastic alternative to stilettos when you're looking for a stylish heeled shoe that prioritises comfort. Walking in lower heels causes less stress on the body, particularly on the balls of your feet, knees, and lower back, which is why you can walk comfortably in kitten heels for longer, compared with high heels.

Q. Why are they called kitten heels?

A. This classic heel gained widespread popularity in the late 1950s as a training heel for "kittens"— that is, young ladies and teenage girls who were not prepared for high heel stilettos, which were mainly worn by grown women. Kitten heels were used by girls to get accustomed to the uneasy walk of stilettos.

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