Walking a mile in somebody else’s shoes is the only surefire way to achieve empathy for others, and draws fewer tranquilizer darts than walking a mile in their gorilla costume. Saunter in sympathetic style with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of footwear, handbags, and more at Pix Shoes on South Preston Street.
Shoeing both female and male feet since 1950, Pix Shoes outfits archetypical arch types and irregular insoles with its large selection of styles and hard-to-find sizes. Ladies can strut away in a pair of stilettos from J. Renee ($30–$89.95); help tootsies feel safe and supported without the therapy bills in comfortable, handcrafted SAS shoes ($89–$109.95); or show off a summer pedicure in a pair of Born sandals. Bipedal bros, meanwhile, can blend in at the Serengeti's next formal ball with a camouflage of Belvedere exotic skins made from real ostrich, lizard, and alligator ($180+). Handbags, such as the beach-inspired Sun N’ Sand tote ($24.95), make a supportive companion for a lonely shoulder. Pix Shoes also gives heads a useful function, for once in their life, by capping them with more than 300 hats from David Mitchell ($69.95) and Whittall and Shon ($120).
Central Business District
201 S Preston St.
Louisville, Kentucky 40202Get Directions