I'd previously opened a thread to ask you ladies whether I should buy the Very Prives in Satin or not. Thanks to all that responded and it's because of you that I am now the proud owner of a pair of SUEDE Very Prives! I had to wait a few days to actually buy them (my mom was out of town and has 10% off...no way I'm buying $500 shoes and not getting a discount!) so I asked the SA to put the Satin AND Suede on hold for me in 35.5. I went to the flagship store in Hong Kong with my mom yesterday and realized that Satin in 35.5 was TOO SMALL for me. I actually need a 36 but they were all sold out. The suede however, was too big in 35.5. and I had to go down half a size! What a difference! So the decision was to buy it in suede, which everyone in the store (all 3 SA's were helping me!) and my mom agreed was better for my age. The icing on the cake is that my mom paid for them as an early Christmas gift!! I can't wait to wear them but I really do want to break them in before taking them out. How do you ladies break your new shoes in? Thanks for reading and thanks again for the wonderful advice!