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16 Struggles Every Shoe Lover Has Experienced

Oh, the things we put up with for love... For struggle-free shoe shopping, count on Famous Footwear.

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1. Putting on your fantastic new shoes, then remembering you have to break them in.

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Brace yourself: The blisters are nigh.

2. A constant lack of closet space.

Why must the physical world limit your love?
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Why must the physical world limit your love?

3. Wearing your "amazing statement shoes," but getting lots of weird looks.

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Some people just don't understand fashion.

4. Wearing heels, but still being expected to walk fast.

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'Tis better to be late and look great.

5. Getting caught in the rain in shoes that are so not equipped for precipitation.

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Surprise parties are great. Surprise bad weather? Ain't nobody got time for that.

6. Seeing a perfectly great pair of shoes completely out of reach and knowing there's nothing you can do about it.

Who even does this?
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Who even does this?

7. Seeing something like this and tearing up inside:

Or just sobbing out loud, because THE HORROR.
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Or just sobbing out loud, because THE HORROR.

8. Wearing a special pair to death and finally having to throw them away.

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What you had was special. But if you love something, you let it go... right into the trash.

9. Taking off your shoes at the host's request and having it ruin your entire look.

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Who cares about scuffed floors when an outfit is at stake?

10. Packing for every occasion ever.

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Separate carry-on for shoes? CHECK.

11. Walking with confidence… right into a wad of gum.

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Keep your head held high, but remember to watch your step.

12. Feeling most powerful when you're wearing the shoes that tear your toes UP.

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Beauty is power; power is blisters.

13. Rocking killer shoes to the club, but having no one notice because it's too dark.

You don't really mind everyone noticing the rest of you though. ;)
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You don't really mind everyone noticing the rest of you though. ;)

14. Stomping down the street. Seeing a cutie. Feeling fierce. Then feeling your ankles start to wobble.

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Your heels are about to betray you (and your love life).

15. Wearing your favorite shoes literally everywhere, no matter how impractical they are.

No one ever said love was easy.
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No one ever said love was easy.

16. And buying a gorgeous new pair of heels for a wedding, only to find out it's outdoors.

Hope their marriage lasts longer than your shoes...

Being a shoe lover can be ROUGH. Ease your struggles with Famous Footwear.