Tag Archives: Fall Fashion 2013

SHOE PORN: FALL’S FABULOUS FOOTWEAR

3 Sep

Fall's Fabulous Footwear

Brace yourself fashionistas, summer has sizzled away and fall has fallen upon us. I don’t know about you, but I am definitely looking forward to the new season. No offense to summer but there’s something about fall that just makes me feel all warm and fashionable inside. So without further delay let’s take a look at this season’s fabulous footwear, or what I like to call SHOE PORN!

PEEK-A-BOOTS

Peep toe aren’t just for heels anymore. Normally referred to as sandal boots, these daring darlings are a chic alternative to the basic boot and were spotted on the runways of Phillip Lim, Jason Wu and many others. Wear them to the office or a night on the town, with tights for the winter, or without for fall. Rain, sleet, or snow these peek-a-boots will withstand the weather and give you a real reason to show off your fall colored pedicure.

Jimmy Choo Drift Suede Booties

Jimmy Choo Drift Suede Booties

3.1 Phillip Lim Sandal Boot Fall 2013

3.1 Phillip Lim Sandal Boot Fall 2013

Kenzo Fall 2013

Kenzo Fall 2013

LADYLIKE LACE-UPS 

Sugar and spice and everything nice! It was all about lace ups on the fall runways, a foreshadowing of the season to come. Lace up boots and heels will be on the feet of every woman because it offers two things: class and sass. And what lady could live without that?

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2013

Carmen Marc Valvo Fall 2013

Gucci Fall 2013

Gucci Fall 2013.

Nicholas Kirkwood Fall 2013

Nicholas Kirkwood Fall 2013

PRINTED POINTY PUMPS

Printed Pointy Pumps, say that 3 times fast! Prints have proven to withstand the test of time and pointy pumps are a constant favorite, so it’s no wonder that the 3 have merged. From the classic leopard to the fun floral and the newly favorite plaid, prints will always be a signature staple that will never go out of style.

Roberto Cavalli Fall 2013

Roberto Cavalli Fall 2013

Alice & Olivia "Stacey"  Fall 2013

Alice + Olivia “Stacey” Fall 2013

Alice + Olivia Fall 2013.

Alice + Olivia Fall 2013.

IVY LEAGUE LOAFERS

Class is definitely in session and only the stylish will make the honor roll. But seriously, who knew schoolgirl chic would become a fashion statement?! If we learned anything from the runways of Tommy Hilfiger and Chanel it’s that loafers and heels with tassels and wingtips are going to rule the sidewalks. Finally, all the episodes of watching and studying the wardrobe of Gossip Girl have finally paid off!

Tommy Hilfiger Fall 2013

Tommy Hilfiger Fall 2013

Antonio Marras Fall 2013

Antonio Marras Fall 2013

Chanel Fall 2013

Chanel Fall 2013

THE BOLD, THE BADDEST, AND THE BOOTIFUL

Not a fan of the Ivy League Prep? Then perhaps the street chic shoes seen on the runways of Saint Laurent ParisVersace and Prabal Gurung will satisfy your inner bad girl. From over the knee boots to booties, edginess reigns supreme with details like spikes, studs, chains, and buckles. Pair them with leather pants or a little black dress and you are sure to turn heads!

Saint Laurent Paris Fall 2013

Saint Laurent Paris Fall 2013

Versace Fall 2013

Versace Fall 2013

Prabal Gurung Fall 2013

Prabal Gurung Fall 2013

Now you see why I love fall? I’ll take a sexy pair of boots over a flip flop any day! And now that the weather permits, I can!

Are you as excited about fall and all it’s many offerings as I am?

Is this year’s fall footwear a MESS or a YES?

MODEL MOMENT: THE SEPTEMBER ISSUES 2013

19 Aug

It is often said that “September is the January of the fashion world”.  Ahh, such an exciting time! Let’s take a look at a few of the magazines I recently picked up.

I was pleased to see Sarah Jessica Parker flashing her dazzling smile for Terry Richardson in a glittery Marc Jacobs dress. Very Carrie Bradshaw!

Harper's Bazaar US

Judging by the cover, I didn’t think the photos of Ms. Barrymore would be that great. But thankfully I was wrong. Her photos were wonderful, shot by Michelangelo Di Battista and styled by Melissa Rubini.

Instyle

I normally never buy Lucky, but that changed  when I saw Serena van der Woodsen on the cover!  Mrs. Ryan Reynolds never disappoints in the fashion department and this issue proved that. Photographed by Patrick Demarchelier and styled by Carlyne Cerf De Dudzeele.

Lucky Magazine

I like Jennifer Lawrence, I really do. This cover on the other hand… I could do without. Vogue is the original, the Holy Grail in the fashion world, so why on earth would this shot make the cover?! Where’s the fashion? Where’s the style? This cover does nothing for the Oscar winner’s unique beauty. It looks like she took a senior picture, that just so happened to be fabulous enough to make the cover of Vogue.

Vogue

I have to give major props to W Magazine for putting a real model on the cover of their September Issue. I mean seriously, my Model Moment segments are usually filled with actresses or singers on the covers of magazines and ads. There’s nothing wrong with that, however I feel we need to see models back on the covers of our favorite fashion publications. Thankfully, W read my mind. Mert Alas & Marcus photographed Cara Delevingne and her fabulously arched eyebrows for the coveted cover, wearing Marc Jacobs.

wmag

Happy Reading!