1. When the salesperson at the kids' shoes section asks, "How old is the little cutie?" And you answer: "28. They're for me."
2. Your existence depends on those couple extra holes on the straps of your sandals.
3. The internet is your best friend because it lets you look for shoes specifically by their size - which means all you need to do is work it as hard as possible to make them look as fabulous as they did in the photo.
For example, Lightinthebox offers various options in sizes 33 and 34. (2-3 in U.S. sizes.)