Christopher Coy Collection Aug02

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Christopher Dixon Save Christopher Coy is a new label creating a serious buzz in the luxury shoe market and it is the creation of Christopher Dixon and childhood friend and Carolina Panther Cortland Finnegan. Growing up in North Carolina both men were brought together by their love of sports, fashion and footwear. Mr. Coy...

Antonio Marras Pre-Fall 2016 Jul29

Antonio Marras Pre-F...

Antonio Marras Mr. Marras was born in Alghero, Italy in 1961. Antonio was surrounded by fashion as a result of his father owning several fashion boutiques. Marras did not have a formal fashion education but was so good that an entrepreneur recognized his skills and invested in his ready to wear venture. Shortly, after this...

Clox Shoes Jul26

Clox Shoes

Mia Marić A couple of my friends told me about this interesting brand and I am happy to do an article on them. The label puts functioning clocks on its shoes and you can set each clock in a different time zone. The label was started by Mia Marić who came up with the idea for the brand in 2008. Marić wanted to create a label...

Christopher Kane Pre-Fall 2016 Jul25

Christopher Kane Pre...

One of the influences for Pre-Fall 2016 is technology. The third style in this article has a futuristic silhouette due to its metallic silver color and oversized rubber bottom. Another worthy influence I see comes from the neon crazed 80s and it is the color palette of choice for the boots in this article. This collection...

I’Alave Jul21

I’Alave

Eva Lai I’Alave is the brainchild of designer Eva Lai. Eva was born in Taipei, Taiwan and as a result of her burgeoning love of fashion decided to attend the London College of Fashion. During her final year at the college Lai realized her true passion was shoe design and decided to pursue this love after graduating in...

Gianvito Rossi Pre-Fall 2016 Jul19

Gianvito Rossi Pre-F...

The Rossi name is a significant one when it comes to shoe design. From Sergio to his son Gianvito they both have made significant strides in the fashion industry.  Pre-Fall 2016 mostly focuses on booties and as you can see two of the styles in this article are made out of suede. The second style from the top really caught...

Tom Ford Pre-Fall 2016 Jul13

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Pumps are the focus of Tom’s 2016 Pre-Fall collection. Each one has a spike stiletto and has a pointed-toe. The first one has a lovely lock made out of gold and skinny straps. Mr. Ford’s shoes are just as desirable as his apparel and each style can be purchased from the mytheresa website. Images from...

Melissa Wanna Be Rio Jul13

Melissa Wanna Be Rio

The Wanna be Rio oxford peep-toe flatform has arrived just in time for the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Each style is made out of plastic and is perfect for the beach or chilling by the pool. Each style can be purchased from the Melissa website  and you can see the other flatform colors...

Salvatore Ferragamo Pre-Fall 2016 Jul11

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I like the styles of Ferragamo’s 2016 Pre-Fall collection because it is less conservative than styles from their previous collections. Three out of the four styles in this article have pop colors and the grey pointed toe d’orsay has a sexy fur trim. Despite the fact that these styles might not be suitable for...

DEL TORO Jul08

DEL TORO

Matthew Chevallard The story of DEL TORO begins with founder Matthew Chevallard. Matthew was born in Torino, Italy and the label’s original focus was men’s shoes. Chevallard started the company in 2005 to fill a void in the marketplace for affordable customized velvet slippers. After the company’s initial...

Alexandre Vauthier 2016  Paris Couture Fashion Week Show Jul06

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J. Mendel 2016 Paris Couture Fashion Week Show Jul06

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Patuna 2016 Paris Couture Fashion Week Show Jul05

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Iris Van Herpen 2016 Paris Couture Fashion Week Show Jul05

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Atelier Versace 2016 Paris Fashion Week Show Jul04

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Yuima Nakazato 2016 Paris Couture Fashion Week Show Jul04

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Casadei Pre-Fall 2016 Collection Jul02

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Here is another sumptuous collection from Casadei. The label’s ever-popular blade stiletto is in full effect and appears in three out of the five styles in this article. In addition to the use of vertiginous heels Cesare also used feminine pump silhouettes to appeal to the well-heeled shoe lovers out there. The color...

Marion Ayonote Jul01

Marion Ayonote

Today I am happy to showcase these water snake sandals from Ms. Ayonote. Marion started her label in 2000 and since then has been known for her stand-out and timeless heels. Both of these sandals and other styles from Marion are made to order and can be purchased by going to her website:...

Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2016 Collection Jun29

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Elie Saab Lebanese Saab was born in 1964 and the self-taught dress designer started selling his designs to women in the neighborhood at the age of nine. In 1982 Elie opened his couture atelier in Beirut and word quickly spread about his talent. Due to Mr. Saab’s increasing couture clientele he was invited by the Chambre...

Brian Atwood Pre-Fall 2016 Collection Jun28

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Mr. Atwood is back with a tribal influenced collection for Pre-Fall 2016. Brian does this by using fringe,beads and very rich colors. This influence is also seen in the leather pattern that appears on the black suede bootie in this article. Brian has been very consistent in the marketplace and help from Steve Madden does...

Sergio Rossi Pre-Fall 2016 Jun23

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Today I am pleased to showcase the 2016 Pre-Fall collection of Sergio Rossi. The collection is full of luxury material staples such as crystals, fur and snakeskin.  Each silhouette has a daring stiletto and is marketed to the evening, glamorous set. Alas, even though the company is doing well on the International front the...

Raquel Allegra | Resort 2017 Jun23

Raquel Allegra | Res...

words_ dena rochelle Another day, another Raquel Allegra post. I am a loyalist with a closet full of RA to prove it… so here’s the latest. Resort 2017 is looking good. See the entire collection at Vogue.com Shop some of my current RA picks below (including some sale finds). ...

Bianca Georgescu Jun18

Bianca Georgescu

Bianca Georgescu Ms. Georgescu who is from Romania obtained her undergraduate and graduate degree from the University of Bucharest’s Dept. of Fashion. Bianca’s passion for fashion began to manifest after undertaking various collaborations with various workshops in Bucharest. Her education when it came to the...

Rupert Sanderson Pre-Fall 2016 Jun15

Rupert Sanderson Pre...

For Sanderson’s early Fall collection he focuses on the silhouettes that a lady on the town would enjoy. There is a tan suede peep-toe bootie for the latest skinny jeans and the first three styles are a perfect combination for any evening dress. Rupert also takes a ride on the exotic side by using pheasant feathers...