Custom Strassed Heels by Numa Boutique

Looking for awe-inspiring special occasion shoes? Rather than splurge on a popular pair of designer shoes, why not create something even more spectacular?   Before and after…magic!  Let me introduce you to Numa Boutique, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based shop that offers custom shoe strassing services. Whew, say that 10 times fast! I’ve never hidden my obsession with all that glitters. Needless to say, when LaTanya of Numa Boutique offered me a custom pair of strassed (aka crystalized) heels, I was more than excited. What could be more fun than envisioning a pair of crystal-bedazzled shoes and seeing that vision come to life?

Design and Create Your Own Milk & Honey Shoes (Gift Idea)

The ultimate treat for any shoe lover would be to get to design a gorgeous pair of shoes, from heel to upper.  Well now that is possible, thanks to  Keep reading for a fun Q&A with co-founders and sisters Ilissa and Dorian Howard, and take a peek at my very own Milk & Honey™ creation.  SHOE SMITTEN EXCLUSIVE!  Get free shipping with promo code “shoesmitten” for one week starting today! How did you come up with the idea of creating Milk & Honey™ Shoes? M&H: We’re girls! And we’re high-maintenance! We got so tired of walking through the department (read more)

Create Your Own Perfect Pair At Lanalia Shoes (Exclusive Coupon Code!)

Perfect for the fashionable bride-to-be and any woman who enjoys owning one-of-a-kind footwear, Lanalia shoes gives women the ability to fully personalize their purchases, from choosing a desired heel height and color to the crystal decoration.  Every pair is handcrafted and hand-sewn in the heart of Los Angeles, California and decorated with Swarovski Elements crystals.  Lanalia provides on-trend styles with a mix of luxury and practicality.  But these shoes aren’t only gorgeous – each one features a full-length cushion of Poron, a NASA-created high-density cushioning with built-in arch support.  Your feet will stay dry and cool throughout the day thanks to (read more)

And the Winner of the Eidia Lush Contest is…

Alison of Make Me A Hot Mama!!!  CONGRATS!  We (Nicole of Eidia Lush and I) chose your shoe design “Noir Goddess” and accompanying outfit as the winner of the Eidia Lush/Shoe Smitten Contest.  We loved how your cat eye glasses match the shoes, and that glass pearl necklace is to-die for!  As your prize, you will be receiving a free pair of your custom “Noir Goddess” Eidia Lush shoes.  Nicole will be in touch with you as to how to get your prize to you. Alison said she would wear her “Noir Goddess” pumps with her: -Vintage Thrifted Black Leather (read more)

Eidia Lush Contest: Create & Share Your Unique Style!

Journey into the world of custom-designed shoes at!  Choose a style, pattern and colored heel detail, and you end up with a unique shoe that represents your style. You even get to name your shoe! Check out my creation: “Rockin’ Retro”.  Eidia Lush hand-selects shoes made of high quality materials from a local wholesale supplier in Chicago that have been tested to work with the Eidia Lush design process, and the company’s cobblers bring your custom designs to life. I’m excited to announce that Shoe Smitten has partnered with Eidia Lush to bring you a one-of-a-kind contest. Show off (read more)