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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?

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SHOE PORN: THE MOJITO – THE FUTURE OF FOOTWEAR

16 Jul
The Mojito Shoe Classic in electric blue.

The Mojito Shoe Classic in electric blue.

I’m a sucker for fashion that stands out which is why the decision to do this Shoe Porn feature was such an easy one. Allow me to introduce you to the Mojito, a stylish offering that is sure to quench your fashion thirst. The Mojito was conceived from the creative mind of London architect Julian Hakes, “It is a single wrapped geometry which starts under the ball of the foot, sweeps over the bridge, then down below the heel before twisting back on itself to provide the support for the heel”.

mojito2Hakes and his innovative edition have taken the fashion world by storm, winning the Drapers Footwear and Accessories Award in 2012 and appearing on countless style blogs and features in magazines such as Elle UK, Vogue UK, USA Today and many others. A definite conversation piece these eye-catching shoes are a work of art and apparently comfortable too. Made from carbon fiber, leather & laminated with rubber, these shoes provide strong support with every strut.

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I had the pleasure of seeing the Mojito in an email I received from Cityblis, an online fashion mecca that showcases the creative talent of designers and provides them with the tools to build their brand, and a pleasure it was.  This showstopper is available on the Cityblis website for $275, a steal for such a unique and timeless piece of fashion. Ladies and gentlemen the FUTURE OF FOOTWEAR IS HERE.

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What do you think of the Mojito? Is the futuristic fashionable footwear a MESS or a YES?

Pictures/Quotes: http://www.julianhakes.co.uk/index.html

Check out Julian Hakes and the Mojito on Cityblis: https://www.cityblis.com/www_julianhakes_us

SHOE PORN: “STUCK UP”

3 Jun

In today’s edition of SHOE PORN we take a look at INTERVIEW MAGAZINE’S shoe spread “Stuck Up”, featuring five of the hottest wedges, from various designers, that have been victimized by the dreaded gum. Don’t you just hate when that happens.

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Photography: Robbie Fimmano
Stylist: Vanessa Chow