kitten heel


Definition of kitten heel

: a short stiletto heel on women's shoes

Examples of kitten heel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jenner styled the look with this season's most covetable shoe option: the kitten heel. Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 20 July 2022 Offset the gleaming fabric with smooth but not shiny leather and suede footwear, like an ankle boot, kitten heel, or flat. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 19 Feb. 2022 Try a more feminine kitten heel version to dress up board shorts or a pillow-like cushion style for every day. Kristina Rutkowski, Vogue, 30 Apr. 2022 And for those who only want to dip their toes into the trend, there’s the timeless style and demure sensibility of a Mary Jane kitten heel paired with an ankle sock from the likes of Chanel or Celine by Hedi Slimane. Lizzy Wholley, WSJ, 5 Feb. 2022 For a more delicate look that’s just as easy to walk in, try a kitten heel bootie. Laura Lajiness Kaupke, Vogue, 22 Jan. 2022 When dressing up for more formal occasions like a cocktail party or elegant night out, aim for more dramatic silhouettes like a stiletto, angled, or demure kitten heel—your choice to opt for an ankle-skimming, knee-high, or thigh-grazing length. Laura Lajiness, Vogue, 8 Nov. 2021 Inspired by the 1980s, the low-heeled pumps leverage Constas's signature gingham and polka-dot patterns, as well as bows and a special appearance by a rainbow ombré kitten heel. Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, 2 Nov. 2021 The kitten heel offers the perfect lift and the unique design is definitely office-debut ready. Lauren Sanchez, Vogue, 9 July 2021 See More

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First Known Use of kitten heel

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Kitten heel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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