What’s in a Name?

Last month I went to the gift show in Atlanta. As I walked through a section called “Temporaries,” I noticed a bright, colorful, and happy looking booth. I couldn’t resist. The shoes in the booth were just what I thought we needed at Kiskadee for the spring and summer.

I instantly fell in love with Lemon Jelly shoes. I love a good pool slide or beach shoe and I know I’ll find a way this summer to enjoy those things. I’ve mentioned it before, but I have some foot problems. Flip flops aren’t comfortable for me anymore. I also don’t like anything that looks like a Birkenstock. I find them uncomfortable and not flattering for many people. These shoes are so comfortable! Another thing I liked about them is that they give me a bit of height without being painful, so you can even pair them with a casual summer dress… which I plan on doing. I loved them so much I got several pairs for myself. I can’t wait to wear them!

Something else that will draw me to a brand is their sustainability model. All made in Portugal, these shoes are vegan and PETA approved. Their factory runs on entirely renewable electric energy, and best of all, they have a recycling program. You can send back old Lemon Jelly shoes and they will recycle them into a line called Recycled Lemons. And bonus – they’ll send you a voucher for 10 percent off your next pair! I hope you find them as comfortable and versatile as I do.


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Looking for a killer cocktail number for the latest party? Shoes for running around town? Eye-catching separates for lunch at Cheesetique? Kiskadee has you covered. A favorite destination in the heart of Del Ray, shopping this boutique is akin to browsing your friend's lust-worthy closet. Kiskadee is fun, flirty and full of original designers,a ll presented to you with a focus on personal service. You will always be welcomed by a friendly face, eager to assist!


2205 Mount Vernon Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301


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