Fearless Friday: Gianmarco Lorenzi Snake Charmer Swarovski Stiletto Pumps

Have you ever seen a shoe so breathtaking?!  These Gianmarco Lorenzi Swarovski crystal-embellished pumps have held me under their spell for some time now.  I can’t stop staring at the gleaming snake eyes or the amazing high arches, and the rich color…to die for!  Handcrafted in Italy, these pumps are more art than footwear, and they are fit for an Egyptian queen (or goddess).  Who else could be majestic enough to do justice to the glass snake embellishment wrapped around each towering stiletto heel?  I’ve searched all over the internet and can’t find them except in a size 37 on (read more)

Boot Review: Johnston &Murphy Colleen Croc-Cuff Boots… + Coupon!!!

Odd as it might seem, I have never owned a pair of classic, black leather boots.  Trendy OTK boots?  Yes.  Sexy buckled high-heeled boots?  Check.  But no chic, timeless, wear-to-work-and-beyond boots.  Well, thanks to the generous people of Johnston & Murphy, now I do…and aren’t they gorgeous?!  These Johnston & Murphy Colleen boots will never go out of style, and I can tell you after wearing them on the streets of NYC that they are surprisingly comfortable, too.  This is thanks to a leather-covered memory-foam cushioned insole and leather lining.  Feminine stacked 23/4″ heel gives you enough va-va-voom to up (read more)

Interview: Trish Dishes About Her Love of Wedge Heels

Giuseppe Zanotti I96056 (Blue) wedges ($481.14) Today I’d like to focus on a style I rarely feature: the wedge.  From sky-scraping designer wedges to low, modest cork wedges, there are thousands of styles available!  Many times I find myself at a loss for what to wear with this unique style of shoe.  To be completely honest, wedges aren’t my favorite style; I prefer platform pumps and stiletto heels.  But I do understand their value (hey, comfort and height and better balance), so maybe it’s time to delve deeper into how to choose the perfect pair and how to wear them.  (read more)

How To Choose The Right Dyeable Shoes For Your Wedding

When it comes to coordinating shoes for your wedding, dyeable shoes are heaven-sent. They let you add a fun pop of color, or they can perfectly match your dress. While dyeable shoe options used to be fairly basic, many online suppliers now stock styles that follow contemporary fashion trends and are designed to withstand the dyeing process. When choosing dyeable shoes, here are a few things you need to consider to ensure your wedding day is picture-perfect: Pick a shoe made of a complementary fabric to your dress, and one that will fit the venue and the theme of your (read more)

Holiday 2009 Wrap-Up: Shoe-Related Gifts I Got (and Loved)

While Santa didn’t bring me any shoes, I did receive some darling, shoe-related things, one being this beautiful calendar featuring a shoe for every day!  Take a peek: I especially love the shoe featured for the month of my birthday, July. January’s shoe is a gorgeous, irridescent purple pump by Mr. Louboutin: In the front of the calendar, you’ll find this quote…so true: Another fun gift I received from my mom: Kleenex with cute shoe illustrations and quirky quotes on them.  I kinda hate using them when I blow my nose!  As for the purple Coach bag…well, let’s just say (read more)

Unforgivable Footwear Fashion Failures of ’09

It’s important in the New Year to re-evaluate our sense of style and to learn from mistakes of yesteryear.  And some “fashion statements” really must go.   Pretty and Poor listed on her blog many of the pet peeves I have when it comes to fashion flops (hate drawn-on eyebrows).  For a rundown of what other fashion bloggers are saying about the trends of last year, visit Bailey, Meister, & Co. Here I’ve outlined what I believe to be the unforgivable footwear flops of 2009.  What are the worst looks you’ve observed (footwear or otherwise) in the past year?  Do I (read more)