These heels feature sheer black suede mesh with a flocked velvet dot pattern texture, topped with a shimmering crystal and bejeweled hexagonal clasp at the toe. Half sizes are available.
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These contemporary and cosmic sandals feature black patent leather covered in sprinkled stardust flecked glitter, sexy front tie straps, double silver buckled adjustable ankle-straps and 100mm covered heel. Half sizes are available.
These retro glamour inspired heels are from the Fall 2014 collection featuring smooth white leather, a thick island 35mm platform and detachable gold studded anklet accessory. Half sizes are available.
Alberto Guardiani lipstick pumps | 115mm/4.5″ heel | shop at LuisaViaRoma for $806
These maquillage-themed pumps are truly the ultimate girl’s girl statement shoe. Donned by Hollywood’s leading ladies including Katy Perry and Lana Del Rey, Guardiani’s signature lipstick shoes are the perfect “spotlight accessory”.
They’re designed in a beautiful holographic snakeskin featuring a bright red lipstick tube stiletto with mirrored silver leather details, black patent leather covered heel, black leather covered sole and silver leather insole.
Gianvito Rossi’s Pre-Fall 2014 collection is beginning to hit retail and not surprisingly many styles are flying off the shelves. This alluring Frantic sandal blends my two key ingredients for a stellar shoe; it’s both classic and stylish (& not to mention super strappy!).
They feature black suede, angular trim, low cut sides, super thin long leather laces, high-rise back with a concealed zip and nude leather lining. Half sizes are available.
Sophia Webster Lacey sandal | 100mm/4″ heel | shop at Neiman Marcus for $695 on pre-order, shipping no later than June 23
I fell in love with this style when I spotted them on Sophia Webster herself via Instagram (and she also wore them on her big day!) This style marries two things I currently crave in a shoe: a strappy cage design and rose gold. They feature leather cord loops straps, lace-up front with super long leather laces, high-rise cut out sides & heel, concealed side zip and thin tapered stiletto. Half sizes are stocked and you also find Lacey available in black leather at Sophia Webster or black & white striped leather at Saks Fifth Avenue.
I first questioned the PVC trend which really took off with Christian Louboutin’s ‘Bis un Bout’ pump from the Spring ’12 collection. Since then, more & more designers, such as Gianvito Rossi, Rupert Sanderson and Stuart Weitzman, continue to embrace this material. When even the most classic shoe maestros, Manolo Blahnik, designs his own PVC cap-toe shoe you know it’s not just a fad but a true footwear trend here to stay.
One of Daniele Michetti’s signature design details is adding a cape-like bow attached to the back of the heel. The Thali pump is from the Spring/Summer 2014 collection featuring a black leather covered cap-toe, clear PVC sides, black leather insole, oversized bow in snakeskin with leather trim, gold-tone pyramid studs and black leather covered stiletto heel. Half sizes are available at LuisaViaRoma only.
Through design or composition, Zanotti includes at least one Americana-inspired style into every collection. These paisley puppies are absolute statement makers! They’re from the Spring/Summer 2014 collection featuring red Western bandana paisley-printed silk, black asymmetric leather cap-toe, whipstitch trim, two buckled leather straps, and leather covered stiletto heel. Half sizes are available and you can also find the same print in a crazy maxi wedge flatform.
This standout single-sole design is from Sophia Webster’s “Insect Slumber Party” themed Spring/Summer 2014 collection which focuses primarily on the beautiful butterfly. They’re one of those easy-to-wear shoes and a sure-fire way to upgrade any outfit; I would get so much use out of these!
Elle features black matte satin with a pointed-toe, pink, blue & red butterfly wing inspired print, scalloped trim, tonal embroidery, red & pink rhinestone embellishment, black pin heel, contrast white heel tip, nude leather insole and signature heart stitched sole. Half sizes are available.
Aquazzura Xena strappy snakeskin sandals | 100mm/4″ heel | shop at Barneys for $950
These eye-catching richly dyed emerald snakeskin sandals from Aquazzura’s Spring 2014 collection feature slender black leather cords knotted through a t-strap center floating strap, open-toe, exposed back zip with a matching pull-tab, covered high rise back and tan leather insole.
Xena is also stocked in blue snakeskin with a 110mm at Saks Fifth Avenue, mirrored gold leather with a 100mm heel at Barneys & Shopbop or blue snakeskin with a 105mm heel at Net-A-Porter. Half sizes are available.