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The Vanessa Sandal in Velvet
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The Vanessa Sandal in Velvet
The Vanessa Sandal in Velvet
Product Details
A party-ready crisscross sandal in luxe velvet. We especially love the chunky heel that keeps 'em walkable (and danceable). When you select your size, "H" equals a half size.
  • 4" heel.
  • Velvet upper.
  • Leather lining.
  • Man-made sole.
  • Import.
  • Select stores. 
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The Vanessa Sandal in Velvet

The Vanessa Sandal in Velvet is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect occasion heels I bought these for my wedding at city hall and then a party in the spring. Love that they go with white and blush since I’m wearing two different dresses. I was a teen in the 90s and obsessed with velvet. So glad it’s back and I’ll have a pop of color on my big day! They are so comfy and the color is really beautiful. Buy em!
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eeeeep!!! Literally the most gorgeous things I have ever put on my feet!!! I haven't worn them for an extended period of time yet, but the block heel makes them feel very comfortable and supportive. I am normally a 9 but I went with an 8.5 in these. Can't wait to bring them out when the weather gets a bit cooler!
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous! I was worried to order these because of the heel height, thought they'd be uncomfortable. Thankfully I was wrong. They are so chic with slim flared pants, and jeans, very Rachel Zoe. I wore them to work, and got tons of compliments, and my feet were good all day. Very happy with my purchase. They are TTS, and exactly as pictured. Not to purple, they look more brownish/burgundy.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So cute These are exactly as pictured and true to size. Haven't worn them out of the house yet, so can't comment on comfort.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect These are just lovely! Comfy and looks great with glitter socks! I ordered my normal 8.5 so I'd say they're true to size. Only complaint is the heel to toe ratio is odd, when lifting off the back seems a bit heavy. Will take some getting used to.
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cuter in Person Love these shoes! They are less purple in person, they fit true to size and are surprisingly comfortable. Because they are more brown than purple I feel like I can wear them with a lot more than I could have based on the picture.
Date published: 2018-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Holy Sexy Seventies I’m usually a 9.5 in Madewell shoes/boots. That’s the size I got these in and they fit perfectly. They seem to be comfortable but I’ve only done the at-home test. The color is beautiful, like a Bordeaux Brown. I would describe the material as crushed velvet which I think makes them slightly (only slightly) casual. They are so sexy with their high platform 70s heel and generous peep toe! I love them and can’t wait to give them the going-out-dancing test! :)
Date published: 2018-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful Shoe Love the Vanessa Sandal. Very comfortable, due to the gradual platform sole, and stylish. Love that they make my foot look smaller than it really is. Looks great with Jeans, leggings, Skirts and Dresses! I have worn them to many different events; formal to casual! A Very versatile shoe. I have gotten tons of compliments on them! I highly recommend this Madewell shoe. Love, love, love them!
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Style & Comfort Platform is comfortable to wear all night. Added bonus that it can be dressed up and down. Love!
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE LOVE LOVE them!!! They are just as I had hoped for!! The quality is great, and they are beautiful, runs true to size.
Date published: 2017-10-16
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