Is there any item of clothing more unfairly maligned than the kitten heel? Before you get all huffy with us, we're not talking about the dreaded kitten-heel flip-flops
, here. We're talking about the 60s-style, ladylike low heels that have graced the arches of bombshells like Brigitte Bardot and Kate Moss. (Let us never speak of the flip-flops again.)
Click on to find our 11 favorites. From Miu Miu's elegant, two-tone version and Bruno Magli's lush purple-velvet pair to Manolo Blahnik's forever-classic leopard-print BB pump, the 11 mini-heels ahead may just help you make peace with the kitten heel.