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  • Celebrity Style Bust- Rihanna, the girl of too many things but one good Givenchy Antigona bag

    Celebrity Sightings In Paris - October 22, 2011

    I’ll Have What She’s Having (from the waist up): Rihanna manages to ruin a few very good pieces with some dang tacky tights and a girdle for a dress. There, I said it! Rihanna was sporting some super chic fashion elements on her 3AM return to her hotel after her concert in Paris. There’s the well-proportioned floppy fedora (unlike that over-sized Kim Kardashian monstrosity), the covetable cropped jacket, and the to-die-for Givenchy by Riccardo Tisci “Antigona” bag… all in classic…

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  • Get Prepped- Tommy Hilfiger x G.H. Bass and Co.

    Tommy Hilfiger Penny Loafers

    Just as we’ve been eyeing penny loafers as they gain momentum with the cool-prep inspired girls around town from Alexa Chung to NYU grads as the classic shoes makes sense for these hi/lo sartorial times we live in, comes a smart new collaboration from two of America’s foremost preppy outfitters. Leave it to Tommy Hilfiger, the reigning king of collegiate cool, to update the American sweetheart’s stand-by, the classic G.H Bass “Weejun” penny loafer, with a canny dose of unexpected…

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  • Leg Work- Spring 2012’s Best Footwear -Celine, Dries Van Noten, Rochas, Yves Saint Laurent

    YSL Spring 2012

    After seasons of major statement making shoes with mind-boggling heel heights and preposterous ornamentation, we’re really feeling the simplicity of the footwear options we saw on the runways for next spring. That’s not to say that footwear has been reduced to the simplistic and merely functional, quite the contrary indeed. From YSL’s shielded heeled loafers to Rochas’ mirrored slides, there were plenty of options out there to lift your wardrobe’s potential and your spirits too.  Here’s a look at the…

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  • Adventures In Extremes- Alexander McQueen or Rockport Pumps


    Adventures In Extremes- Alexander McQueen or Rockport Pumps. I've always said that not everything appears the same way in a photograph as in real life- it's all about stylist tricks, ya know.On the other hand, having great style is not necessarily about the items themselves but about how YOU put them together.Case in point: A pair of jewel tone pumps.Whoddaevathunk that I put Alexender McQueen and Rockport in the same sentence?SHOP: DRESS PUMPSBut on the other hand, it's the look…

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  • Viva Designer Espadrilles, the on trend summer shoe, be it designer or classic


    I almost feel that its an oxymoron to say that espadrilles are right on trend this summer. Nothing says bring on the warm weather more than a pair of espadrilles!Espadrilles have got to be one of those summer classics that you can never go wrong with and are always super comfy and add an instant Euro beachy feel to whatever you are wearing.Dating back to the Pyrenees at about the 14th century, the cotton canvas espadrille is also one of…

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  • Royal Wedding Fashion- Kate's Honeymoon Comfy Wedge Pump Espadrilles Are a Shoe In

    Lanvin espadrille wedge pumps, like Kate

    Our collective feet are killing us from all the festivities… It certainly was the wedding of this century (so far)! I don't know about you, but I'm exhausted from it all but certainly don't want give up on style. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, didn't skip a beat in her polished, skeek "Kate Middleton style," when she left Buckingham Palace the morning after her wedding in some very chic and comfy black patent espadrille pumps.We've tracked the Royal Wedding getaway shoes…

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  • The Flatform Shoe is Fashion’s Newest Buzzword, Just Think Flat Platform Wedges


    Goodbye jegging, sayonara, shootie, it’s hola flatform! Say hello to fashion’s newest hybrid buzzword. It’s "flatform" floogie with a floy floy. Floy doy, floy doy, floy doy JAVA CORAL SUEDE PEEP TOE PLATFORM WEDGES at The Flatform Shoe. One part flats. One part platform. Looking best when on a wedge. What’s made an impact on the Spring 2011 runways, and a staple in my personal closet, is a very wearable, flat platform that’s been dubbed a flatform and causing…

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  • I Didn’t Need A Study To Tell Me That I’m a Shoe Queen. Listen, YOU Should Be Too

    Paris Fashion Week Haute Couture Fall/Winter 2011 - Franck Sorbier - Backstage

    Poll Finds Women Own (MERELY) 17 Pairs of Shoes… are they "fashion" women? Where is your inner Imelda, ladies?Don't get me wrong, I completely have respect for bag people. But the idea of of changing my handbag every 5 minutes never really thrilled me.However, in full disclosure, I do own a lot bags and some very "good' ones. Yet, it's still not my thing.BUT, can we talk shoes?!Maybe it's from having big feet and I feel a need to compensate….

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  • Wearable Art For Your Feet by Japanese Shoe Designer Tetsuya Uenobe


    Back in my early club days one of my most coveted pair of shoes was a pair of Tokio Kumagai black suede pumps with funny, little whiskers jutting out all over.At a time when Japanese designers like Rei Kawakubo for Comme des Garcons and Yohji Yamamoto were the must-have uniform for the downtown art set, Tokio Kumagai designs– particularly the shoes– were right in step. Often extraordinary and whimsical, the shoes shared the Japanese minimalist fashion aesthetic of the time…

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  • Kristen Stewart Red Carpet Misstep With Christian Louboutin Shoes That Didn’t Fit at the Twilight Eclipse Premier


    “It or Miss: If the shoe doesn’t fit, don’t wear it, even if they are by Christian Louboutin!Kristen Stewart was having her own version of a Cinderella moment on the red carpet last night at “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” premiere in Los Angeles.Her fabulous Christian Louboutin ‘Big Lips Pumps’ in beige suede looked like they were about a size too large.>> SHOP for Dress Pumps in your size!As a matter of fact, we usually love Kristen’s off-handed style, but last…

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  • Best platform wedge sandals comfy enough for diehard flat-wearers

    Robert Clergerie 'Arco' Espadrille at Nordstrom

    “How to find a flattering shoe with a bit of ‘lift’ when you are a flats devotee.Hey Sharon– love your piece on the best platform shoes of the season. I, however, am a chronic flat-wearer; the height of my footwear varies only if I wear thick socks with my Adidas.Which are the best (ie easiest) platform pairs to wear that won’t send me to my local podiatrist … know any good ones?!- (New York, NY via e-mail)”

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