The Nine West Fall 2010 Collection Preview

Creative Director Fred Allard launched his Nine West international tour and fall collection with a festive viewing last night at The Palace Hotel in NYC.  The Fall 2010 Nine West collection has something for every taste, from camo booties to velvet pumps to fur boots.  A few quirky bottom-halves of mannequins immediately catch the eye, surrounded by gorgeous shoes, luxurious fur and romantic lighting.  Take a look at the photos I took at the event below, and enjoy! The collection featured tons of chic tall boots… And fur… The military-inspired section won me over with tough and sexy looks… (I (read more)

Shoe Lust: Report Signature Kane Thigh High Boots

So, now that I’ve bought my first pair of OTK boots, I have the urge to own a pair of thigh-high beauties like these Report Signature Kane Thigh High Boots. It’s the logical next step this fall, right?  I don’t think $475 is too much to ask for such a flashy boot, with the zipper detail and beautiful leather or suede upper.  Square metallic studs adorn the 18 inch circumference collar and removable garter strap, which can be attached to a belt!  Partial side zipper and elastic goring ensure easy on and off.  The heel stands 3 1/8 inches tall (read more)

Shoe Smitten Featured in Oct/Nov Issue of Style Sample Magazine!

Flip through the Style Sample Magazine Issue #4 to page 14 and you will spot a mention of yours truly talking about my favorite fall trend: over-the-knee boots! I suggest everyone try the over-the-knee boot trend this fall, picking a pair in a versatile color.  OTK boots can be worn with bare legs and skirts, or over jeans or tights.  If you have larger, more muscular legs, try OTK boots that stretch, like these Nine West OTK boots. View the October/November Edition of Style Sample Magazine below:

Anna’s Top Ten Must-Have Shoes For Fall, $150 or Less

Fall’s just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about what shoes to buy for the season.  Below I’ve highlighted the hottest trends, and these are the shoes you need to add to your wardrobe before summer’s end.  I say this later, but if you only try one trend, I suggest you buy over-the-knee boots.  You don’t have to spend your entire month’s salary on a pair – just check out my picks below! HEAVY HARDWARE: Add a little rock n’ roll glamor to your wardrobe this season! Left: Keep it low-key by wearing this studded Ed Hardy (read more)

Trip To Von Maur In Search Of Over-The-Knee Boots

Today I took a trip to Von Maur in hopes of trying on some of this season’s hottest over-the-knee boots.  But, I guess it’s just too early to find those in department stores.  It is mid-August, and the temperature has been holding in the mid-eighties here.  However, my shopping trip was far from futile.  I spotted tons of cute cutout booties, knee-high boots, cage boots and strappy sandals.  Read on to see these trendy and affordable shoes, and where you can buy them online.

Guide To Wearing OTK Boots (Keep It Classy!)

Over the knee: Fall’s high notes bring knee-skimming styles to great heights. When you hear the phrase “over-the-knee boots”, you probably think of the movie “Pretty Woman“, like my Twitter friends @katefogarty and @MissGerri.  But move over, Julia Roberts!  Over-the-knee boots can actually look quite chic, when they aren’t pointy black patent stilettos!  Designers have created fresh styles in all colors and fabrics for the fall season that will work perfectly for a casual weekend and even a day at the office.  Over-the-knee boots (a.k.a. OTK boots) can add a wow factor to any look.  But the line between trashy (read more)

Some Ideas on Boots with Dresses

I’ll admit that I used to be one of those girls who relegated all boots to the back of my shoe closet, only to be released and worn with jeans as winter approached.  But this picture of Rihanna rocking a sweater dress and knee-high boots inspired me to try pairing boots with dresses myself, and not only in the fall but in all four seasons.  I marvel at all the stars who pull off the Boots with Dresses look, and it seems to be the next big thing.  Boots are one form of footwear you really should invest in because (read more)