Half the shoes I like immediately are either 1.) too tall for me. Since I'm 5'9 I gotta watch my height. I can't score a basketball playa so I gotta stay close to the flats section or 2" shoes. But it doesn't hurt to dream. or 2.) Too expensive. Some shoes are just too expensive like the ones above. But sometimes ya just get a good deal at Nordstrom Rack and life seems that much better.. That's how it goes for me anyhow, I still love expensive shoes, at least I can ponder at them. I've settled with flat boots. And I'm diggin this new style of the tie up, old school lookin' boot. i'm not lovin the wedge shoe, or clog. Whatever you want to call it, it's in the past and it should stay there. I can't rock it anyway... I'm sure there's someone out there that can make the clog look good but until then my opinion stands.