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Katharine McPhee wore Barbara Bui pumps to the People/Time White House Correspondents’ Weekend Cocktail Party in Washington, D.C. These shoes are from the Spring 2013 collection featuring rust suede and 115mm heel. You can find similar styles from this collection (on discount!) at Yoox or shop new spring shoes at ShoeScribe and Barbara Bui.

She had a very busy weekend in the capital attending event after event. Katharine arrived to the party wearing a burgundy sleeveless cocktail dress with a fit-and-flare skirt, sheer mesh paneled underlay and gold lace embroidered throughout by Katharine Kidd from from the Fall 2013 collection.

Her hair was left down in a side part with the ends loosely curled before finishing with a tawny rose lip. She also accessorized with a Diane von Fürstenberg Flirty nude snakeskin clutch and Mr. Kate Decay Starbust earrings.

Check out more shoes spotted on Katharine.

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Anna Kendrick wore Barbara Bui pumps to the 2014 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. They’re from the Spring 2014 collection featuring silver python leather, mirrored silver leather and 120mm heel. Until this style hits retail you can shop Barbara Bui shoes at Yoox, ShoeScribe and Barbara Bui.

She presented the award for Best New Artist wearing a dove grey silk crepe Azzaro Oxana strapless gown with floral crystal embroidery, tonal grosgrain trim, v-shaped cutout and thigh-high slit from the Fall 2013 collection.

Anna carried a Rauwolf Emerald Cut Gemstone silver clutch and also accessorized with a boldy brass Alligator cuff by Joan Hornig. With her long auburn hair styled in cascading side-swept curls, she finished her look with Chimento diamond flower earrings.

Check out more shoes spotted on Anna.

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Nikki Reed wore Barbara Bui lace-up booties to the Unlikely Heroes Recognizing Heroes Awards held at W Hotel. They’re from the Fall 2013 collection featuring black tulle panels, black leather trim, open-toe, front lace-up design and 120mm heel. They’re available at Barbara Bui.

The 25-year-old actress looked lovely wearing a two-piece outfit including an emerald green Rae Francis Tyson silk double slit maxi skirt with a leather waistband plus a black GUiSHEM top. She also accessorized with a Lauren Joy Mini necklace by Dana Rebecca Designs, Aviva Rose diamond flower earrings and Diane von Fürstenberg Tonda studded leather clutch.

Check out more shoes spotted on Nikki.

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Elizabeth Banks is featured in the September 2013 issue of Women’s Health wearing Barbara Bui sandals. These heels feature intertwined black suede & teal snakeskin straps, pin hole ankle-strap and 110mm heel. They’re available (on sale!) in metallic leather at Shoescribe or teal suede & metallic leather at Barbara Bui.

She played one of my favorite characters in ’30 Rock’ and also stars as Effie Trinket in ‘The Hunger Games’ trilogy. Elizabeth posed for James White wearing a Katy teal backless party dress by  backless party dress by Martí.

Check out more photos from her feature including a behind-the-scenes video and other shoes spotted on Elizabeth.

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Jaimie Alexander wore Barbara Bui pumps to the 12th Annual InStyle Summer Soirée held at the Mondrian Los Angeles. They’re from the Spring 2013 collection featuring black suede with PVC side panels, high back and pin heel. You can find a similar style from the same collection (on sale!) at Barbara Bui.

She also wore a black web-like embroidered Shakuhachi strapless romper with a flat layered peplum and square shaped neckline. In July, Jaimie had a short bob and for this event she added quite a bit of length with curly shoulder-length locks. Other accessories included a diamond lattice ring by ELAHN Jewels plus Rebecca Minkoff sky blue snakeskin minaudière.

Check out more shoes spotted on Jaimie.

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It’s become tradition – every season I enjoy looking through the Accessories Index at Style.com and selecting my top 10 shoe picks.

First, these are market director Marina Larroudé’s top choices:
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I would love to know what’s on your must-have list. Sophia Webster’s embroidered boot is such a standout! Another easy addition to my list was the crystal-embellished sandal by Tabitha Simmons – it’s so stunning. Not surprisingly, Ms.Olivia Palermo has already snatched up & worn the beautiful Aquazzura Madison feather pumps.

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I’ve been collecting lookbooks and making notes of trends all summer – a giant fall trends post is coming up next.

I’m also working on a personal post of the shoes I’ve been wearing recently & I promise it will be posted soon. X

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Miranda Kerr was spotted wearing Barbara Bui Punky black suede wedge ankle boots while out in NYC. These heels are from the Fall 2011 collection featuring a pointed-toe, exposed side zipper and two buckles. They’re available online (on sale!) in black leather and suede at Yoox.

She stayed warm wearing an Isabel Marant Khan grey tweed coat paired with a printed blouse and black leather leggings. Miranda also accessorized with Miu Miu gold glitter sunglasses and carried a Valentino Grand Lock studded leather bag.

The Punky boots are a celebrity favorite and already seen on Zoe Saldana this week. Check out more shoes spotted on Miranda.

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Noticeable Spring/Summer 2013 shoe trends:

Iridescence

This reflective technique was the first trend I noticed. Designers have used it on both snakeskin and patent leather. It’s also seen in Dior and Pierre Hardy’s collections (not pictured).

Stella McCartney seems to be one step ahead & if you can’t wait until spring, she designed a faux-leather iridescent pump available at Bergdorf Goodman.

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Mixed Media Madness
There are several obvious examples of this mixed media trend and I chose designs featuring 3 or more different materials. The styles below are colorful and show the designers’ playful side.

For me, the combination of different textures & colors is a hit-or-miss. Christian Louboutin uses mixed media wildly throughout his collection.

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Embroidery

I love embroidered details, they give a fun, special touch. Barbara Bui and Balmain have several styles completely embroidered whereas Rupert Sanderson & Isa Tapia feature parts of the shoe embroidered with tropical birds.

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Colorful Lace

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Nectarine

Looking through Style.com’s Accessories Index I’ve spotted several orangey tones. Then I saw nectarine listed on the Pantone Spring 2013 Fashion Color Report which has also migrated to footwear. Nectarine has a warm coral touch and is also a skin flattering tone.

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** Read Part II of the Spring 2013 trends post**

Images via BPCM, Walter Steiger, Sophia Webster, WWD & Style.com

I closely watched the runways this September and reported on the shoes seen at the major fashion shows in New York, London, Milan & Paris. I love Style.com’s accessories index and they just recently published the spring bags, shoes & jewelry.

Each season I enjoy picking out my favorite designs and comparing it with the editor’s selections. There are usually 1 or 2 matches (see last season) however this season our choices were widely different.

Editor’s picks from Style.com: 
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ShoeRazzi’s picks:

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I will be doing another post this week on my favorite shoes from all sources including look books (since not all designs & collections are posted on Style.com) and another post on shoe trends.

Do you see any must-haves? I really love – okay, all of them really, but could live in the Roberto Cavalli, Diane von Furstenberg & Gianvito Rossi sandal.

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Kristen Stewart wore Barbara Bui ankle-strap pumps for her appearance on ‘El Hormiguero’ in Madrid. These heels are from the Spring 2013 collection featuring a black & white print and a studded ankle-strap. This pump will be available at Barbara Bui in Beverly Hills & NYC.

She wore a dark grey top by Alternative Apparel and Rebecca Minkoff Alex shorts with black leather pockets. Kristen also accessorized with a Cartier Juste un Clou and Iwona Ludyga Tribe Beaded Flag bracelet, Scapular necklace by Francisca Botelho and silver watch.

Check out a video clip of her appearance on the show and more shoes spotted on Kristen.

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