Monday, October 25, 2010

Walkin' On Snow

The snow season is beckoning in parts of the globe where it snows (of course!). I haven't seen snow for real let alone walk on them. I dream of walking on them but scared of the chill it will bring. Maybe soon, we shall see but for now I am content with just checking out pretty shoes to shield the footsies from the harsh cold.

Faux fur trim is always a popular choice for winter, and this year, faux fur accents are especially hot. I also love the fact that these stylish winter boots have just a bit of a dressy feel to them. So, while they may not be rugged enough for really icy conditions, they will for sure do what it's meant for them to do.

The faux fur around the top of the upper part is striking and the wedge heel gives you the height you are seeking without making it too uncomfortable to walk in. 

This winter boots add a little luxury to your winter footwear with velvety soft rabbit fur and a warm fleece lining. TECHNICA TATIANA Made in Italy and retails at $405

This winter boots is inspired by timeless Swedish fashion. This is crafted of genuine hair-on goatskin with leather tassel and embroidered accent. Too girly!
TECHNICA SKANDIA Made in Italy and retails at $324

I would love the ones with heels but it's too risky to have them on outdoors. So wear at your own risk.

Well-heeled and luxe. This pair can be worn scrunched or pulled down over the heel. Made with imported faux fur/polyurethane/leather. Available at VICTORIA'S SECRET $158. 
Sudini's Princeton waterproof boot has a sleek leather uppper and a thick faux collar for that chic style and winter warmth a fashionista craves. SUDINI PRINCETON TALL BOOTS retails at $200

Go get yourself a pair of these boots and see what all the hype is about. You will be very pleased that you did.

Friday, October 22, 2010

Alber Elbaz @ The Milan Fashion Week

Alber Elbaz did it again—he created another unbelievably lustworthy shoe for Lanvin. At first glance, the mixed-material sandals with tough detailing teetered on impossibly thin heels. Then you realize they have a Lucite wedge to support them, adding another creative layer to the already-divine creations. Genius.

Will you wear this shoes?

Monday, October 18, 2010

Power Heels

I think if i start walking the halls of the office in these heels, I'd be scaring people to bits:

Why? Because it is not something that is usually seen at work. 

But I like it and I think I will try it...

I'll keep y'all posted.

Sunday, October 3, 2010

High Heels: Wonder and Woe

This towering Gucci platform may seem intimidating at first, but its exaggerated wide straps actually make it quite foot-friendly. Gucci Gail Platform Sandals in Nero
No surprise here—high heels have been both the wonder and woe of the female sex for generations. Each season, heels inch higher and higher, leaving the stiletto-clad feet of millions in major distress. Swollen feet are just the beginning of your problems—bunions, blisters, dead or ingrown toe nails, and in worst cases, foot deformities can result from wearing uncomfortable high heels, which constrict the natural shape of a woman’s foot.

Add this to the fact that high heels are usually paired with skin-tight jeans and body-binding skirts—painful, we know, but it’s a fashion thing—and you may end up with even more discomfort in addition to your throbbing soles.

The easiest way to avoid all this (apart from making not-too-tight fashion choices) would be to wear flat shoes, of which there are a growing number of fashionable options. There are ballet flats, loafers, moccasins, brogues, sandals, and even sneakers, to fit the bill. But if you aren’t willing to give up your stiletto addiction, try to at least add more comfort to your high heels. Choose a pair with a platform in the front, as this will decrease the pressure at the toe and make walking much easier. Also, make sure that your shoes have a cushioned instep, which should lessen the amount of soreness your feet may experience afterwards.