Hidden Wedge Shoes: 12 Awesome Pairs to Give You a Secret Boost

Perrie Samotin
Hidden Wedge Shoes: 12 Awesome Pairs to Give You a Secret Boost
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We all know there are certain things in life that can’t be changed: the weather, taxes, that inevitable glaring zit before a first date.

But perhaps the biggest thing in our lives we have no control over is our height, which can sometimes feel like a serious impediment to our overall style—especially for the vertically-challenged, who often complain that a certain item of clothing  would “only look good on someone tall.”

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Until science comes up with a way for petite folks to add a few extra inches, your best bet is to fake it. The easiest way to do it? Snag a pair of hidden wedge shoes, which—unlike sky-high heel—provide a few extra inches discreetly, making you look as if you’re wearing flats. Genius!

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Below, we’ve rounded up our favorite hidden-wedge shoes for late summer and beyond, so check out these 12 awesome pairs to give you a secret boost!

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Get those extra inches, girls!

Ankle Boot with Interior Wedge, $99; at Zara

Elizabrth and James Cohl Boot, $350; at Nordstrom

Jeffrey Campbell Welda Pointed Toe Wedge Booties, $225; at Bloomingdale's

Stuart Weitzman Stepmistress Hidden Wedge Lace-Up Bootie, $455; at Neiman Marcus

Nike Dunk Sky High Liberty, $150; at Nike

Jeffrey Campbell Wiley boot, $217; at Pixie Market

Elizabeth and James Cosmo Metallic Leather Wedge Ankle Boots, $425; at Saks Fifth Avenue

Belle by Sigerson Morrison Kyeran Short Western Booties, $350; at Shopbop

Nine West Metalina Boot, $109; at Nine West

ROBERTO DEL CARLO Boot, $294.99; at FarFetch

80%20 Women's Pepper Ankle Boot, $148; at Amazon

Ash Dean Bis Black Hidden Wedge Low Sneakers, $280; at ASOS

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