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Pump it up

I can't tell you how excited I am to wear heels again, y'all. As someone who is 5'2", heels are an important part of my ensemble. Seriously.

The difference in treatment, at work specifically, between wearing flats and wearing heels is notable. Not like, sexy treatment. Ain't nobody got time fo' dat. I'm talking about professional treatment. I can wear an outfit with flats, like I have had to do for about the past 6 months, and be fine. Get the job done, do my TPS reports, whatever. But if I wear the same outfit with some pumps, suddenly I'm not the "cute young girl" anymore.

I'm not "Thanks, sweetie."

I'm not "Okay, honey."

I'm not "Hey, young lady."

Honestly it's not just for shawties. Heels are an expected part of your ensemble as a female in the workplace, at least from my experience and those around me. You want to move up, you have to look the part. Fake it til you make it. Boom.

Suddenly when I…

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