Fashion Forward Summer Wedges Under $100

Wedges, particularly espadrilles and cork wedges are the best thing about Summer. Check out the video above in which Sears Shoe Fashion Expert Francesca Mills highlights some of the season’s trendiest wedge styles. Below I’ve suggested a few of my own wedge picks that feature a few of my favorite things – bold shapes, neon and texture.  Tell me, which fits your style best? Wood: Two Lips Ditto Slingback Sandal, $62.81 at Endless Cork: Michael Antonio Globe Wedge Sandal, $45 at Endless Espadrille: Rosegold Cali Raffia Wedge Sandals, $97.50 at Shopbop Also check out my recent post about my 5 favorite (read more)

Spring Essential #2: Charles by Charles David Canoodle Sandal Bootie

Say hello to spring essentials number two – the sandal bootie! Charles by Charles David Canoodle Consider this the ultimate trendy way to transition from winter to spring…the Charles by Charles David Canoodle sandal is made for flirting, featuring delicate lace that covers the foot, and wraps all the way up your ankle. The sexy side cutouts and open toe design coupled with the daring 4″ heel ensures you’ll make a statement wherever you go. A back zipper makes these easy to take the shoe on and off.  The beige version is a perfect companion for spring’s bright garments, but (read more)

Spring Essential, #1: Sam Edelman Dawson Sandal

As part of this week’s “Spring Forward” topic , I present to you the first featured spring shoe from my closet… Sam Edelman Dawson Sandal in black Sam Edelman‘s low wedge “Dawson” sandal is the perfect casual style to complement sheaths, knits and denim. The intricate beading and polished stones create a trendy look that is as versatile as it is edgy. The universally flattering strappy design is flirty, and the soft toe post and covered heel ensure a comfortable fit. I’m sure this will be one of my favorite embellished sandals of the season! Buy it now: Sam Edelman (read more)

Spring Forward With The Season’s Hottest Shoes

Today marks the first official day of spring, which means it’s time to bring out those sandals!  During this week I’m going to present to you a few shoes from my own collection that I just can’t wait to wear.  LOOK FOR VIDEO CLIPS! :)  I’ll be showing off embellished flats, thong sandals, sandal booties and more, so stay tuned!  Now here are my thoughts on some of the top shoe trends for spring 2011: Espadrilles My favorite!  This is a popular look every spring, but this year look for flats, wedges and even platform pumps with rope soles.  If (read more)

How To Rock The Military Shoe Trend This Spring

A little military inspiration can add just the right amount of tough-chic appeal to your spring look.   Sears Footwear created a great Fashion Military Trend video on Vimeo in which Fashion Shoe Expert Francesca Mills visits the West Village to get inspiration from hip New Yorkers on how to get the look. My favorite way to wear the military look is with ankle boots.  Which of these hot picks do you like? Report Women’s Mozelle Open-Toe Ankle Boot $59 – GUESS Women’s Owens Ankle Boot $76 – BCBGeneration Women’s Zuton Ankle Boot $140 – N Y L A Frissy (read more)

What’s On My Spring 2011 Wish List

I was in the shower this morning, and suddenly it hit me that I haven’t talked much about spring ’11 fashions yet, let alone put down a proper wish list.  I have just started a shoe wish list on ShoeHunting, but I’ve been pretty focused on winter fashions.  Blame it on the NYC Snowpocalypse, or going home to Kansas for the holidays.  Regardless, it’s time to look ahead because there are a whole lot of amazing shoes and beautiful pieces to be had.  I’m really feeling  the 70s glamour movement, especially those oversize tinted sunnies and far out prints.  Here’s (read more)

What’s New At Marshalls: Toning Shoes and Chunky Platform Sandals for Spring

Last October I wrote about how you could get the season’s must-have shoes at Marshalls, and it was so popular (and so much fun for me!), that I’ve decided to report on my Marshalls shopping trips on a regular basis!  If you go to the store this week, you’ll find everything from work-appropriate Nine West nude pumps for $34.99 and cozy Born slides for $39.99.  As usual I spotted an assortment of dress shoes and designer heels, wellies and fur boots.  But what’s news…chunky platform shoes, a hot spring trend, and TONS of toning shoes to get in shape in (read more)

Starla Sandals For An Elegant Winter Getaway

Happy New Year readers!  Sandals are the last thing on my mind with snow on the ground here in New York.  But just in case I’m invited on a winter getaway to some tropical island (in my dreams) or a romantic day at the spa for Valentine’s Day, I’m glad I received these Starla sandals for review. Starla Sandals are made of luxurious leather and encrusted with sparkling crystals.  The brand was born of the tropical lifestyle found in Southern Florida.  Like jewelry for your feet, the sandals lend a casual elegance to any outfit.  I have a feeling I’ll (read more)

Tsubo Fall 2010 & Spring 2011 Shoes Preview

While Christmas is right around the corner, I need to start prepping you for the fact that spring shoe collections are already being discussed, and once the New Year arrives it will be high time to start seriously shopping for spring shoes!  I had the pleasure of catching up with a few of the passionate  people behind the Tsubo brand last month during a press preview for the fall and Spring/Summer 2011 collections.  Tsubo shoes can be spotted from a mile away and stand out amongst their competitors, thanks to their edgy-yet-classic designs and comfort technology.  I have now reviewed (read more)