kitten heel

noun

Definition of kitten heel 

: a short stiletto heel on women's shoes

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Try pairing it with a cute silk camisole and some pastel kitten heels for the ultimate summer date night look. Kami Phillips, PEOPLE.com, "Intermix Has a Ton of Cute Designer Items on Major Sale Right Now," 31 May 2018 Trump stood out standing next to British Prime Minister Theresa May, in a berry-red sleeveless sheath gown plus red pumps a bit higher than her usual kitten heels. Maria Puente, USA TODAY, "Melania Trump stuns in sweeping Grecian-goddess J. Mendel gown for dinner at Churchill's palace," 12 July 2018 Erdem Farida kitten heel, $995, similar styles at erdem.com. Rebecca Ramsey, The Cut, "These Embellished Heels Are Pure Fashion-Girl Bait," 10 May 2018 While the Duchess of Cambridge went with an off-white Alexander McQueen fit-and-flare coat, Camilla glowed in a much more fluorescent version, from head-to-kitten heel. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Camilla Parker Bowles Really Went Rogue With Her Trooping the Colour Dress," 9 June 2018 Dad wore grey pants with a white tee, black denim jacket and distressed combat boots, while Jordan sported a graphic tee, black tulle skirt and black kitten heels. Jeff Nelson, PEOPLE.com, "Father-Daughter Night! Dierks Bentley Walks CMT Awards Red Carpet with 7-Year-Old Jordan," 6 June 2018 Landing in the store and online today, the designer’s famous double-bow slides, kitten heels, and pointy pumps have been whipped up in silks she custom developed with a seventh-generation mill in England. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Tabitha Simmons’s New Shoe Collection Has a Special Link to the Royal Family," 19 Apr. 2018 Opt instead for stylish sneakers, sandals with a kitten heel, and cushioned slides. Marina Liao, Marie Claire, "The Only 3 Shoes You Need to Pack for Vacation," 25 May 2018 Miller gave her Wranglers a lift in pink suede kitten heels that were pretty yet practical. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Sienna Miller Has the New Uniform for Cool Moms Everywhere," 14 May 2018

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1956, in the meaning defined above

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