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The Sidewalk Skimmer in Patent Leather
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Product Details
A true shoe icon. You can wear these sharply shaped flats for miles and miles—and never get tired of their chic Parisian-girl charm. Please note: When you select your size below, "H" equals a half size.
  • 1/4" rubber heel.
  • Patent leather upper.
  • Leather lining.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Import.
Free shipping exclusively for Madewell Insiders
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The Sidewalk Skimmer in Patent Leather

The Sidewalk Skimmer in Patent Leather is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Shoe, Just Get Through Pain of First Time Wear The first day that I put them on and wore them was a nightmare. They have me blisters and were uncomfortable. But the second time I wore them they felt fabulous! they are true to size and just need a little time to break in. These are by far my favorite shoes.
Date published: 2013-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great look and color i tried these on in store one other time previously, but wasn't quite sold on them. came back again yesterday and they were marked down even more! at that point i knew i had to snatch them up before someone else did. i got the canterbury red color in size 9.5. they fit very true to size, even for us half size folks. the color is great. it's in the red family but not a bright red. and it looks great with the shiny patent leather finish. i also love the versatility of these shoes. dressy enough for special occasions but can also be dressed down with a nice pair of jeans and a cute top. never thought i'd be one to like pointy toed shoes, but these have just the right amount of point. not overly exaggerated. my right foot is slightly bigger than my left, so i'll have to break these in a bit, as the shoe rubs on the front sides of my foot. but other than that, the foot bed and heel areas are very comfortable. so glad i got these and can't wait to wear them!
Date published: 2013-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Adorably Cute! The sidewalk skimmer in patent leather is absolutely adorable! I love this shoe so much I have it in three different colors. The luminary citron and countess rose are my two favorite colors. Be warned, they are very bright. These shoes are very versatile and can be worn with anything from jeans to shorts, skirts to dresses. Depending on the color they can add a color pop to your outfit or keep your outfit mellow. As odd as it may sound, leaf green is my mellow color. It is very cool, it is not dark or bright. As a helpful tip, if your shoes get scuffed you can use nail polish remover to get rid of the scuff. Avoid using the nail polish removed near the leather sole, it will cause for the color to come off. And give your shoes time to wear or use a Band-Aid for the back of your foot.
Date published: 2013-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful shoe, extremely comfortable! Madewell has terrific styles that are best in quality and fit. I have been purchasing since 2011 and have not been disappointed in a purchase.
Date published: 2013-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Perfect Flat I love, love, love these skimmers! Normally, skimmers and narrow flats don't look good on my wide feet, but these beauties are slim yet forgiving. Even with a sleek pointed toe, my feet are still comfy in these flats, and the sole is "made well"! I can wear these all day and my feet won't ache. I want to buy them in every color way!!
Date published: 2013-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favorite flats! I was so pleased with my leopard-print sidewalk skimmers that I couldn't resist owning another pair. I walk a good deal during the workday, and I'm thankful that these shoes gave me little trouble in the comfort department. I'm a fan of the sophisticated pointed toe, and the color (canterbury red) is mesmerizing!
Date published: 2013-02-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Color Love the color and the shoes. Very comfortable and true to size.
Date published: 2013-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect color I already had a pair of these shoes and loved them so much I got a second pair. Like all patent leather, they take a little bit of time to break in, but once you do they are really comfortable flats. I love them.
Date published: 2013-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Black Flats I purchased these black patent leather flats and could not be happier, they are TTS, comfortable and make my feet look adorable. They are very comfortable, a little on the wide side so may not work for super skinny feet. Great staple shoe!
Date published: 2013-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from dress up or down! These shoes add just the right touch to compliment any outfit and are comfortable ras soon as you put them on.
Date published: 2013-01-10
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