Tibi Pre-Fall 2018 Collection Jan20

Tibi Pre-Fall 2018 C...

Amy Smilovic Tibi’s Amy Smilovic was always surrounded by art growing up due to her artistic parents. She grew up on a small island off the coast of Georgia loving fashion and creating new clothes to be sold to local boutiques. Later on in life Smilovic graduated from the University of Georgia and soon began to work for...

Alchimia Di Ballin Pre-Fall 2018 Jan17

Alchimia Di Ballin P...

Alchimia Di Ballin is another brand from the famous Italian shoemaking Ballin family. The label was started in 2016 and is more fashion-forward and experiential than the main Ballin brand. Sci-fi and the disco are the main inspirations for Pre-Fall 2018 via puffer boots, specchio leather and varnished leather used to give...

Safa Sahin Jan15

Safa Sahin

Safa Sahin Today I am delighted to showcase the works of Turkish shoe designer Safa Sahin. Mr. Sahin graduated from the Turkish Shoemakers Industrialists Institute Foundation (TSIIF) in the Department of Shoedesign in 2008. Safa also attended other schools such as the Accademia Albertina Delle Belle di Arti, Mamara University...

Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2018 Collection Jan10

Cushnie et Ochs Pre-...

According to Cushnie et Ochs designers Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs the inspiration for their RTW collection came from three artists Henri Matisse, Sol LeWitt and Richard Serra. Looking at the shoes from the Cushnie et Ochs Pre-Fall 2018 collection Mattise was the inspriation for those items.  Cushnie and Ochs used...

Prada x M’O Exclusive Shoe Capsule Pre Fall 2018 Jan06

Prada x M’O Exclusiv...

To celebrate the addition of Prada to the Moda Operandi website the two companies collaborated on a capsule shoe collection for 2018 Pre-Fall. Each shoe has a pointed-toe with Prada’s iconic kitten heel in either crocodile or patent leather. Also, most heels come with a removable ribbon and are available in pastel...

Attico Spring 2018 Collection Jan04

Attico Spring 2018 C...

Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio. Attico in Italian means penthouse and is the label created by social media stars Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio. Attico launched in February 2016 and shoes were added for Spring 2017. Tordini and Ambrosio believes in creating shoes that are dressy and can be worn in the day as well as the...

Monse Pre-Fall 2018 Collection Jan02

Monse Pre-Fall 2018 ...

Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday and New Year and now it is back to business. Today I am happy to showcase the designers behind Monse and their shoe collection. The label was started by Laura Kim and Fernando Garcia in 2015 after working at Oscar de la Renta for a combined eighteen...

Gianvito Rossi Spring 2018 Collection Dec21

Gianvito Rossi Sprin...

When creating his Spring 2018 collection Gianvito Rossi found inspiration in the lingerie world and its overt sensuality.  Rossi uses ostrich feathers and elegant sandals to convey this mood.  Also, the “boot sock” trend is also represented and is the fifth style on this article. The sock portion is more...

NEOUS Dec16

NEOUS

NEOUS is a minimalist shoe label started by decade long friends Vanissa Antonious who is a stylist and designer Alan Buanne. When creating the label’s concept,  Antonious and Buanne wanted to create a label guided by Bauhaus design principles. Each shoe is made in Italy and sold at a contemporary price point....

Sophia Webster Spring 2018 Collection Dec13

Sophia Webster Sprin...

The Sophia Webster Spring 2018 collection is a whimsical one filled with ruffles, jewels and wing adornments. Each season Sophia Webster creates a collection that is designed to take you on a fairyland adventure with her focus on bright playful colors and feminine silhouettes. Satin is the material mostly used for Spring...

Kendall Miles Designs Dec11

Kendall Miles Design...

Kendall Reynolds Kendall Miles Designs is the creation of Chicago native Kendall Reynolds. Ms. Reynolds is the daughter of Loop Capital Markets founder and CEO James Reynolds. Growing up Kendall was always surrounded by the exquisite heel collection of her mother Sandy and really fell in love with shoes when she received a pair...

Elisabetta Franchi Dec05

Elisabetta Franchi

Elisabetta Franchi On this December evening I decided to do an article on Elisabetta Franchi and her shoe collection. This Bolognesità was born in 1968 and attended the Aldrovandi-Rubbiani Institute. Elisabetta opened her first workshop in 1996 and she has not looked back. A staff of five is now a staff of 200 and the label...

Artefact.NYC Fall 2017 Collection Dec04

Artefact.NYC Fall 20...

Currently, in the marketplace the low top sneaker silhouette has been mostly dominating the marketplace. Artefact.NYC aims to change this with their N°85 basketball sneaker. The sneaker is made out of Italian leather and its inspiration comes from the style and culture of NYC. N°85 is available in caramel, atmosphere,...

Valentino: 40% off Sale-Farfetch.com Dec02

Valentino: 40% off S...

The Valentino shoes in this article are currently marked down 40% off on Farfetch.com. The mink fur sandal and studded shoes have been very popular for Valentino and here is the chance to purchase one on sale. Any of these styles will be the perfect Holiday gift for yourself or that special person in your life. Inventory...

M Missoni Spring 2018 Collection Nov29

M Missoni Spring 201...

The Spring 2018 collection from M Missoni is a feminine playful one filled with ribbons, scalloped footbeds and unique color combinations. According to the label the inspiration for the collection came from the colors and objects associated with the sea. This can be seen especially with the final style that takes its...

O Jour Spring 2018 Collection Nov28

O Jour Spring 2018 C...

When creating the O Jour Spring 2018 Collection Giorgia Caovilla found inspiration in the beautiful marinas in the Mediterranean. Precious stones whose surface mimics those of seashells are used on one of the styles in this article. Also, the first sandal in the article has a flower that opens up like an anemone....

Golden Goose: 30% off sale at SSENSE Nov22

Golden Goose: 30% of...

Two of the biggest sale events of the year is upon us and I just want to share with you the 30% off sale that SSENSE is having on popular sneaker brand Golden Goose. Hi-top and low-top silhouettes are on sale and most sizes are currently available for each style. My favorite styles were chosen for this article and more can...

Christian Louboutin Spring 2018 Collection Nov21

Christian Louboutin ...

The Christian Louboutin Spring 2018 collection is for those who love bold designs and colors with mostly skyscraper stilettos. Florals appear throughout and are on mules and sandals created by Louboutin. Pop-art is also used for Spring 2018 and are combined with one of the most popular materials for the...

Spring 2018 Preview: Casadei Beedrill Nov17

Spring 2018 Preview:...

The Casadei Beedrill is one of the early styles from the Spring 2018 collection. Cesare Casadei found inspiration in bees and their positive energy and movement. He also chose bees because they reminded him of women who are able to live their lives with strength,perseverance and elegance. The Beedrill has the famous Blade...

Antolina Paris-Spring 2018 Collection Nov15

Antolina Paris-Sprin...

Mariela Schwarz Montiel Antolina Paris is a new shoe collection started by Mariela Schwarz Montiel. Montiel was born in Paraguay in 1971 to a family where the pursuit of artistic endeavors was encouraged. Mariela’s mother taught art and her father worked in the wood business and he designed furniture in his spare time. It...

No. 21:50% off sale at Farfetch.com Nov13

No. 21:50% off sale ...

For those of you who are getting an early start on your holiday shopping Farfetch.com has a 50% off sale on select Knot sandals from No. 21. The Knot silhouette is one of the most popular and recognizable shoe styles in the marketplace and will be a perfect Holiday gift. Sizes are limited for these items so please do not...

Malone Souliers Spring 2018 Collection Nov10

Malone Souliers Spri...

The Malone Souliers Spring 2018 collection is filled with a little rock star glam and gala sophistication. Luxury faves such as pearls and multi-colored rhinestones appear throughout the collection. Also, in a takeaway from Fall 2017’s successful collection leather laces are used in two of the styles in this...

Alexander White Spring 2018 Collection Nov08

Alexander White Spri...

The Alexander White Spring 2018 collection is filled with ethereal delights for your feet. Metallic gold and silver shoes appear and have laser-etched leaf designs or 3D roses. White uses leaves and roses to help remind the buyer that this is definitely a Spring collection and should be worn in celebration of the...

Nora Aÿtch Nov07

Nora Aÿtch

The time has changed in NYC and I was able to do a lot with the extra hour I received this weekend. During the weekend I came across some styles from Nora Aÿtch. The label was started by Nora Habbal and her reason for starting Nora Aÿtch is because she loves shoes which is good enough for me. The silhouettes are definitely...