The Search for the Comfortable Heel

*This is a sponsored post brought to you by Sargossa High heels are the boon and bane of any shoe lover. On the one hand, they look absolutely stunning, and on the other, they can be horrible for our feet. Every shoe lover knows the struggle of finding the perfect heel but not being able to wear it too often because of foot discomfort. But let’s face it: high heels are beautiful, and if you’re anything like me, impossible to live without. Last year, a few cocktail waitresses in Connecticut shed some light on the high heel dilemma when they fought (read more)

Purple Satin Holiday Heels

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to shop for holiday heels! (PS, are you ready for Black Friday?!) Pretty purple satin stilettos are definitely on my list. I’m a fan of pretty much all shades of purple, and these Natalia evening heels are simply stunning. Diamante embellishment and a 4-inch chrome heel add elegance to the shoes. Plus I love the contrasting red sole – so fierce! Look tall and steal the spotlight at all of your winter festivities in these holiday heels. I’d wear them to a formal evening event with my favorite little black dress (read more)

Stocking Stuffers For Shoe Lovers

Looking for the perfect little gifts to give the shoe lover in your life this Christmas?  I’ve created a list on Pinterest featuring my favorite stocking stuffer ideas.  I own all of these items and have found them to be both practical and fun.  See the latest additions in the blog sidebar, or check out the full list on Pinterest:  stocking stuffers for shoe lovers

Holiday Party Dressing With Curves

The holiday season is upon us, which calls for flattering party dresses and cute shoes to match.  If you wear a dress size 12 or larger, this task can be daunting.  I’ve found the chicest UK-based online store that makes plus-size dress shopping a cinch and lots of fun!  Marisota has a great selection of dresses for ladies with curves. You can even shop the dresses by “Figure Fixers” to find just the style for you. What is just as fabulous is their selection of fashionable footwear! Here are a few of my favorite dresses from Marisota, along with some fabulous (read more)

Christmas Party Shoes

Christmas is just around the corner and many of us are beginning to think about updating our wardrobes to make them Christmas party ready. If you are unsure if your Little Black number is festive enough, throwing on some great heels is a great way to make your look ready for the party season. A good pair of heels can transform an outfit, doing all the talking without the need for heavy accessorising. The women’s party shoes shown above are great to wear with any party dress, they are all in neutral tones so will go with your whole party (read more)

Holiday Dressing With An Edge

When it comes to dressing for the holidays, you can either go bold or go home.  This year, I don’t know about you but I’m feeling particularly brave, ready to try new styles and break free of the normal attire.  Forget the tried-and-true formal dresses and black pumps.  Give me peplum!  Give me spikes!  Give me statement necklaces!  After all, it helps to have a conversation piece to get things going at those dinner parties, does it not? Why Peplum? Peplum dresses are not only perfectly on-trend; they are flattering on any figure.  The fold of fabric cleverly conceals any extra (read more)

Merry Christmas From Shoe Smitten!

Wherever you are, I hope you’re staying warm and enjoying the holidays with friends and loved ones!  Meet the love of my life – Jeeves.  It’s his first Christmas, and he didn’t seem to mind playing Santa and pulling toys from his stocking. Oh, you want to see my holiday heels?  I nearly forgot… Get a closer look at Nine West’s Timepiece platform pump, courtsey of Zappos:

3 Tips For Choosing Your Holiday Shoes

Christmas is just 5 days away, and with the upcoming holiday dinners and events it can be a little overwhelming to choose what to wear.  But if you start with your shoes and work your way up, it becomes a breeze – just decide on the mood you’re going for, and go for it!  Here are 3 elements to look for when choosing your Christmas and New Year’s shoes. 1. Red Velvet Is So Delicious No material conveys Christmas quite like velvet, and when you deck your feet with red velvet pumps, you’ll be the queen of the evening.  Case (read more)