Designer Shoes: Embellishment

Details: Balenciaga dark gray leather and turquoise suede colorblock sandal with wooden heel | 4″ heel | available at MyTheresa in sizes 36, 37, 38, 39 & 40. The colorful block wooden heel made this shoe the most coveted of … continue reading

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The exotic textures Chrissie uses like stingray, python and iguana are so striking. I’m in love with the fun platform boots featuring Mongolian, alpaca and squirrel furs continue reading

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Details: L.A.M.B. Pier suede lace-up platform bootie with faux fur shearling cuff | 5″ heel continue reading

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Sarah Burton worked with Alexander McQueen for 15 years and the shoes in this collection not only display Sarah’s amazing talent but also her connection with the late designer. This season I’ve noticed many different forms and interpretations of Baroque, … continue reading


This shoe collection is (to me) “very Karl”, probably due to the leather and tweed motorcycle boots. This spring shoe collection featured thick wooden block heels and embellished peep toe booties. continue reading


The Christian Dior Spring 2011 “South Pacific fantasy” featured very bold designs and bright colors. Similar to their Fall 2010 couture collection, the espadrille-style platform sandals & pumps below also designs that wrap up the ankle. continue reading


Prada’s Spring 2011 RTW runway shoes were all about checkers, stripes and scrolls. Miuccia Prada described the collection as “minimal baroque”. continue reading


Peter Pilotto – Spring 2011 | London Fashion Week Kirkwood has produced the Peter Pilotto’s show shoes for the past two seasons. This collection includes open toe sandals with a stylised laser cut metal heel, accented with a polished leather … continue reading


These design is from their newest fall collection. I did a review on the entire collection and loved seeing this design available online. continue reading

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Many people didn’t like Katy’s “ice skater” Marchesa dress. What made this look even more like a high school dance uniform to me was her accessories. These shoes didn’t flow with the outfit and the straps and stars distracted from the dress. continue reading