― What do you get when you take elements of a bootie and raffia wedge and combine them? You get the above fabulous Nine West Karlie Wedges. Featuring a combination of faux-leather and fabric, the 4 3/4" heel with a 1 1/2" platform raffia-wrapped wedges reflects both a sophisticated and casual style. The strappy, mixed material and weaved upper with cutouts and contrast stitching also give this shoe an edgy yet country girl appeal. ∙ I call shoes like these chameleons because they work so [...].