20% Off Sitewide at ShopTheShoeBox.com, 2 Days Left!

ShopTheShoeBox.com just launched last week, and for 2 more days you can take advantage of their sitewide 20% off sale by using promo code SpringSale at checkout.  Find designer brands such as Casadei, Corso Como, Giuseppe Zanotti, Pour La Victoire, UGG and more!

I have my eyes on the Sam Edelman ‘Tate’ Wedge ($169.00, pictured below), a strappy leather wedge adorned with brown stone detailing at front.  The platform and wedge are made of wicker:

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What I Bought: Corso Como ‘Posy’ & Marciano ‘Tana’

Well, I finally did it – I bought the two shoe styles I’ve been wanting for some time – silver flats and black peep-toe booties.  I’m going to have to adjust my budget for a while to compensate, but the purchase was totally worth it.

I couldn’t wait to try out the Marciano ‘Tana’ booties, so I wore them to work today.  All I can say is, wow.  They look amazing, and (believe me or not) they are the most comfortable heeled shoe I own!  The 4 1/2″ stiletto heel, coupled with the zipper detail and peep-toe gives this shoe an elegant, rocker-chic look.  You can buy a pair for $286 at Zappos.com.

I haven’t worn the Corso Como ‘Posy’ silver flats yet, but they look beautiful and I love the hardware on the vamp.  (how do you like that?  I’m exercising our Word of the Week!)  I want to wear these with skinny jeans and when I wear a tunic and leggings.  I got them for $159 at Zappos.com.

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Word of the Week: Kiltie

Kiltie is the term for the fringed tongue traditionally found on brogues, oxfords and penny loafers that folds over, covering the lacing.  Oxfords and brogues were the ‘it’ shoe in the early 1900’s for both men and women.  The kiltie was fringed for decorative effect.

This look is back in style with the return of menswear-inspired heels.  I spotted this pretty Oh Deer! off-white kiltie spectator heel on Fashiontribes that will add the perfect touch to your menswear chic look.

Shoewawa found two other great options when it comes to kiltie pumps, no matter your budget.  Go designer with Bottega Veneta’s version (left) for $690, or hit the high street for Faith’s ‘Clanter’ (right) in various colours for £50.

Don’t like heels?  Don’t worry – you can sport the kiltie look with an updated version of the penny loafer.  I find this Corso Como Jackie kiltie flat absolutely adorable!  While the shoe is menswear-inspired, the red ribbon bow and shape of the shoe lend it girly charm.  Plus, the fact that the shoe is plaid (another seasonal trend) makes it a fantastic addition to your fall wardrobe.

Check out previous Words of the Week, and read the shoe glossary for more footwear lingo!

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