Any woman who has taken a brisk walk down a city street and caught the heel of her stiletto in a sidewalk grate, knows the value of wearing a wedge. Still as uplifting as a heel, a wedge provides sturdier footing on all surfaces, from smooth marble galleries to gravel paths around a hilly park.

Dardano’s has 137 choices in wedges for women online at From open toe to closed toe summer sandals to winter boots, wedges are the top trend for 2013.

The comfort of the wedge in any season cannot be understated. That plus its versatility—going from casual weekend wear to appropriate workplace dress—is unmatched.

Sofft OrdeliaThe  in a luggage brown patent upper with cork wedge and rubber sole is available at $94.95. This smart professional wedge is the ideal footwear worn with a suit for closing arguments in the courtroom. It’s a got a flirty edge to complement a flirty dress worn on a first date. And it’s the perfect footwear to sashay around the dance floor at a wedding reception.

The reputable Ugg has a wedge too. The Solena is a slip-on wedge with a breathable cut leather woven band, black with a tiny round metal embellishment at the top of the band. Ugg’s comfort-first foot bed is breathable and the rubber sole offers the same kind of traction that Ugg is known for in its sheepskin-lined winter boots. The Solena is only $109.95, a bargain for a shoe that is so beautifully adaptable that it can serve as your only wedge if you’re on a budget this summer.

Tsubo OvidIf you’re a royals follower (and we don’t mean the Kansas City baseball team), you’re onto The Duchess of Cambridge’s preference for the color nude in footwear. Her famous high heels worn on her visit to Canada and with many of her outfits to royal functions throughout the kingdom are replicated in the Tsubo Ovid in putty, just a slightly more tonal color of nude. At only $139.95, Tsubo is a slip-on wedge with an oh-so soft calf leather upper that wraps over the wedge sole for a sleek monotone complement to nearly every color slacks, maxi dress or walking short from spring through fall. This wedge can be worn throughout the winter in desert climates like Phoenix or Las Vegas and to coastal destinations from Palm Springs to Palm Beach. 

Whether you’re a beauty or a wannabe princess, the Tsubo is one of many wedges that will take you comfortably and stylishly to anyplace you go this season. See the largest, most comprehensive selection of wedges for women on the Front Range at the store at 1550 S. Colorado Blvd. in Denver, CO 80222 or shop online for wedges at 24/7, 7 days a week.