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Giuseppe-Zanotti-Design-logoIt’s hard to believe that Giuseppe Zanotti’s twenty year road to success was not paved in stiletto-friendly golden cobblestones. He reminisced to WWD, “I started with stilettos that were superglam, superfeminine and sexy — and the business was a flop. For the first two or three seasons, it was a tragedy.” With the ink still damp on his LMVH partnership and an ever-growing fanbase, it’s hard to envision a fashion world bereft of his sleek and sexy footwear. It makes you want to go into your closet, pick up your favorite Zanotti stiletto – at least four inches high – and feel thankful that we live in an age of sass, verve, and sartorial savviness.

So, how does Giuseppe Zanotti celebrate twenty phenomenally successful years in fashion? Not with a tell-all book or autobiographical movie, but – as per our expectations from the Italian footwear maestro – with more shoes; a four part delightful capsule collection, to be precise. Taking inspiration from the past while looking to the future is innovative and clever, a way to pay homage to those who were with him at the start of his journey to new coming fans that can’t get enough of his trademark snake embellishments.

With the gorgeously glamorous Spring 2014 collection still fresh in our minds (and hearts, and dreams…you get the picture), we were wondering how those exotic and quintessential Zanotti themes would appear in an autumnal context. If we had any doubts that he still had it (we didn’t, this is hypothetical), they would have been swept away by golden snake-embossed leather slingback stilettos and gotta-look-twice red quilted leather moto heels.

Glitter, suede, and python-embossed leather – oh my! This collection is one to start budgeting for, carrying designs fit for every lifestyle and fashion twist. From the stunning geometric suede and rhinestone-embellished booty to the golden leafy filigree on an open-toed sandal; from the glittery flat boot to the crimson mule; just when you think Zanotti can’t top his last collection, he finds a way to make you lust after a pair of kitten heels. And, really, is that not real power? In addition to the flattering and statement making silhouettes, there is a plethora of dainty silver chains, buckles, calf hair, snake emblems, and gold plating to make sure that one look from onlookers will  have them keeling over in envy.

If these designs are any indication of the genius of Zanotti, we can only imagine the adept hand and skill used to craft his 40th anniversary. That’s just around the corner, right?

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Gold filigree sandal in black suede embellished with gold leaves embroiderey and clusters of crystals; available at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Cut-out black suede sandal with crystal embellished buckles down the side; available at Neiman Marcus

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Red velvet sandal with a gold rope chain and crystal encrusted chain link t-strap

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Midnight blue velvet ankle-cuff sandal with a leather covered heel and covered platform

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Mirrored gold snake-embossed leather slip-on mule sandal with two bands

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Silver snake-effect leather slip-on mule sandal with a covered 120mm heel

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Black leather sandal with two adjustable buckled straps, armor-like gold-tone plate and silver studs

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Black patent leather sandals with a buckled ankle-cuff and silver-tone pin heel

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Black suede peep-toe bootie embellished with gold studs and triple wrap-around leather straps

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Cutout peep-toe bootie in black suede with wrap-around leather straps and concealed side zip

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Bright red suede pointed-toe cutout bootie with a slender buckled ankle-strap; available in red & black suede at Neiman Marcus

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Black suede pointed-toe mule bootie with a dipped vamp; available in black suede or black patent leather at Neiman Marcus

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Metallic gold python embossed leather slingback pointed-toe pump and stiletto heel

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Glossy black patent leather slingback pump with a stiletto heel and tonal insole

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Black suede pointed-toe pump with a v-cut front and oversized side bow

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Two-tone pointed-toe pump in black suede with a mirrored gold leather inlay and small bow attached at the toe

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Gold python embossed leather kitten heel pump with a slender t-strap and sleek pointed-toe

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Black leather kitten heel pump with a pointed-toe and skinny buckled t-strap

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Pointed-toe pump with a black suede cap-toe, strass crystals and stiletto heel

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Glossy black patent leather and black suede d’Orsay pointed-toe pump

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Black suede pointed-toe bootie with a strass crystal embellished panel; available at Neiman Marcus

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Glossy black patent leather boot with small straps, silver-tone adjustable buckles and short heel

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Mixed media black suede boot with colorful embroidered leather panels and crystal studs

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Black suede sandal with angular cutouts; available with a 110mm heel at Saks Fifth Avenue

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Bright red suede pointed-toe bootie with a dipped vamp and flame motif trim

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Metallic gold snakeskin embossed leather Chelsea boot with black elastic side panels and kitten heel

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Black suede boot with a stacked chunky heel and silver zipper details

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Glossy black patent leather boot with a stacked short heel, leather lining and thin buckled strap across the front

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Black leather biker boot with a tonal padded & quilted leather panel, stacked heel and silver zipper details

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Bright red suede pointed-toe biker boot with a thin stiletto heel, quilted & padded leather panels and oversized silver-tone zipper details

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Black leather pointed-toe boot with silver chain lace-up panels and back pull-tab

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Black leather pointed-toe boot with three buckled straps, gold tone armor-like plates and sleek heel

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Military green suede platform boot with a sleek pointed-toe & platform plus concealed side zip

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Black suede pointed-toe boot covered in fluffy blue fur

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Stretch black velvet over-the-knee-pointed toe boot

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Smooth black leather cowboy boo with a stacked short heel and side pull-tabs

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White leather cowboy boot with a stacked heel and crystal embroidered rattlesnake

Written by Shannon Weston

Christian-Louboutin-Allenissima-black-patent-leatherWhen it comes to modern, iconic footwear – a brand that ceaselessly melds class and infectious sex appeal into every design, there is only one brand that (rightfully) springs to mind: Christian Louboutin. A designer so obsessed with his craft that he slept in his design studio for eight years while launching his career into stratospheric heights, it isn’t remotely surprising that he consistently delivers jaw dropping collections.

The Fall 2014 collection – the one we had a glorious, if fleeting, sneak peek of back in March – showcases Louboutin’s love of versatility, as well as his total adoration of fabulous, ankle-breaking heights.

Lovely floral prints, delicate laser cut filigree and strappy styles in both classic and rich suedes harken back to the iconic Louboutin image that grab celebrity ambassadors by the handful. Our favorite twist on the classic? Louboutin’s ingenious use of crackled metallic leather; we’d call it the new snakeskin, but judging from his pristine use of python in some of the other designs, we have to consider the gorgeous crackled metallic in a league all of its own.

One of the most notable silhouette additions comes from the dramatically corset-laced sculpted pumps, first seen on the Fall 2014 Marchesa runway. Initially inspired by ballet, the Conquilla lace-up concave wedges are one part kink and two parts “please get in my closet, now.” However, those aren’t the only soles to make a massive visual impact; for example, the Pigalle Follies Strass are crystal-studded masterpieces that we would possibly give up croissants for life in order to have. We also see candy-colored studs used elsewhere, both complementing metallic hues and floating atop of clear PVC.

Other gotta-look-twice features of the collection include lattice-like laser cut suede, oversized grommets accented with whipstitch trim and glitter infused sheer fishnet.

The brand that has forever cemented red-lacquered soles and Christian Louboutin’s legacy into the Fashion Dictionary (chicly sandwiched between Chloé and Coco Chanel) has done it yet again. Whether you’re a woman who gravitates to Louboutin’s classic and sleek designs, or if the mixed media AztecGalata, and Gortik designs are right up your edgy alley, this legendary designer has got you covered.

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Allegra cut-out sandal bootie in leather & suede with a 120mm heel and front tie fastening; as seen on Marion Cotillard

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Allenissima open-toe slingback in black leather & patent leather with a 130mm heel

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Audrey ankle-wrap sandals in gold metal chevron leather with a 100mm heel; available at Christian LouboutinSaks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus

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Aztec mixed media sandal in silk, python, suede leather & stingray with a 120mm heel

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Berlinissimo bootie in black suede with a lattice style front and 100mm heel

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Chester Fille peep-toe bootie in tiger print calf hair with a 100mm heel; available in eveque suede at Christian Louboutin

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Conquilla 120mm sculpted wedge in tiger printed calf hair and black leather with a corset-style lace-up back

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Foilles Resille pointed-toe pump in gold mirrored gold leather and black suede with a sheer fishnet front; available in black suede at Christian Louboutin UK

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Franca cutout ankle-tie pump in eclipse suede with a 85mm heel; available in eclipse suede and nude leather at Christian Louboutin

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Galata cut-out 120mm pump in pink patent and mirrored gold leather with purple suede and clear PVC inserts; available at Christian Louboutin and purple suede at Saks Fifth Avenue or black & silver at Neiman Marcus

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Galata pointed-toe pump in eveque patent, tinted PVC and glitter sirene with a 120mm heel; available at Christian Louboutin and purple suede at Saks Fifth Avenue or black & silver at Neiman Marcus; as seen on Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Gortik pointed-toe bootie in glitter floque platine with patent leather straps and 120mm heel; available in black leather at Neiman Marcus

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Hot Chick patent leather pump in black & papaye with symmetric curved sides and 120mm heel

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Iriza d’Orsay pointed-toe d’Orsay pump with a 120mm heel; available in yellow suede at Barneys, pink patent leather at Neiman Marcus or fishnet-inspired suede at Saks Fifth AvenueNeiman Marcus & Christian Louboutin; as seen on Emma Stone

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Iriza Strass pointed-toe half d’Orsay pump in lichen with a 120mm stiletto heel; as seen on Marion Cotillard

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Just On sandal in covered specchio platine, black patent leather or glitter floque platine with a 120mm heel; as seen on Zoe Saldana and Emma Stone

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Mandolina laser-cut bootie in papaye leather with a pink specchio backing and 120mm mirrored gold heel; available in black leather at Neiman Marcus

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Miluna pointed-toe pump in rouge de mars or black with a sheer tonal fishnet toe and 120mm stiletto heel

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Ostri Sling pump in eclipse suede with gold grommets, red leather details, eclipse suede and 120mm gold specchio leather covered heel

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Pensamoi ankle-strap sandal in black & pink silk satin with a 120mm heel and crystal-embellished two-tone flower detail

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Pigalle Follies Strass Dégradé crystal covered pointed-toe pump with a 120mm heel

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Pigalle Follies Strass pointed-toe pump in glitter sirene with a 120mm heel; as seen on Nicole Richie

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Pigalle Follies in a beauitful maxi fiori printed silk with a 120mm stiletto heel

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Pigalle Follies pumps in glossy nude patent leather with a 120mm heel

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Pina Spike d’Orsay ankle-strap sandal in black patent leather with a mirrored gold spike covered counter and 5″ stiletto heel; available at Neiman Marcus

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Pina Spike open-toe d’Orsay ankle-strap sandal in glitter flocked velvet and patent leather with a spiked heel counter

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Spike Me clear PVC pump with candy-colored studs, pink patent leather details and 120mm heel

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Viennana vintage inspired snap-button strappy pumps; available at Saks Fifth Avenue and Christian Louboutin UK

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Lamadone knee-high lace up boot in black leather with a 120mm heel; Plakamina boot with peek-a-boo fishnet panels in black suede & merlot plus a 120mm heel; Tinafrange black suede fringe boot with a 120mm heel

Written by Shannon WestonImages from Christian Louboutin

Oscar-Tiye-Zoe-rose-gold-sandal-Spring-2014When we covered the amazingly creative new luxury accessories label Oscar Tiye back in November, it was hard to form coherent sentences through our passionate gushing about the brand and their unique Fall 2013 collection. We are happy to report that their Spring 2014 collection meets the quality of the last one and amplifies it, creating a stronger and larger line that is so jam packed with stellar designs, you are going to start apologizing to your credit card now.

We’re seeing a lot of the gorgeous shapes featured in the Fall 2013 collection return in an array of warm weather colors and must-have-it-now variations. D’orsay iterations that put the wow in wow factor, fabulous cut out pumps that can seamlessly transition throughout the year, and an intriguing laser cut keyhole motif that is incorporated into sandals, sky-high pumps, and killer hybrid gladiator boots are all recognizable highlights. Our favorite comeback kid? The scarab beetle wings that echo the emblem of the brand – specifically, if we don’t get a pair of those scarab beetle winged sandals, we’re not sure if Oscar-Tiye-bootwe’re going to make it to their next fall collection.

However wonderful those old themes are (and they truly are unique in the best way), with every new collection comes new themes. Gorgeous color blocking collides with fringes and a stellar black and white geometric motif, twining leather straps on ankle sandals add a hard edge to a classic design, and ornate interlocking leather creates a knot embellishment on sandals. Alongside the scarab wings are shoes that incorporate their scarab insignia in a laser cut leather motif, often acting as the front of a sandal or flashy pump.

The Egyptian symbolism continues with the inimitable elongated neck of the ibis that serves as inspiration for a stunning lace up sandal booty, done in shocking yellow, vibrant blue, and luscious rose gold. Whether you’re a fan of fabulous flats or sky high statement heels, there is a pair of shoes out there just perfect for your shoedrobe.

With us being knee deep in red carpet season and the Academy Awards just around the corner, it’s time to rock your own Oscars.

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This collection hasn’t hit retail yet but you can find Fall ’13 designs at LuisaViaRoma and Antonioli. Spring styles will be stocked at H. Lorenzo, Antonioli, LuisaViaRoma, Avenue 32, The Box, Liska, Santa Eulalia, Passhion, and Alter.

Written by Shannon Weston

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with their friends & family! If you didn’t find that shoebox under the tree not to worry, after Christmas sales are here & they’re the best deals of the year!

Here’s a quick look at the best shoe sales, I’ve also listed my top picks at the bottom.

Happy shoe shopping!! Neiman-Marcus-Christmas-Sale-after-2013-shoes Neiman Marcus | DealSave up to 60% off when you take an extra 25%-33% off already reduced prices.

Brands to look for: Charlotte Olympia, Aquazzura, Giuseppe Zanotti, Manolo Blahnik Saks-Fifth-Avenue-After-Christmas-Sale-shoes Saks Fifth Avenue | Deal: Up to 70% off today

Brands to look for: Brian Atwood, Manolo Blahnik, Giuseppe Zanotti, Sophia Webster

Nordstrom-shoe-sale-Christmas Nordstrom | Deal: Look for new markdowns with free shipping & free returns

Brands to look for: Jimmy Choo, Saint Laurent, Charlotte Olympia, Manolo Blahnik

Barneys-shoe-sale-Christmas-2013 Barneys | Deal: Up to 60% off thousands of styles

Brands to look for: Gianvito Rossi, Manolo Blahnik, Isabel Marant, Saint Laurent, Walter Steiger, Tabitha Simmons

Shoescribe-shoes-sale-Christmas ShoeScribe | Deal: Up to 50% fall/winter styles plus free shipping on orders over $300 *Update - receive an extra 20% off Fall Winter items with code IWANTEDSHOES. Code ends 1/2/14*

Brands to look for: Aquazzura, Casadei, Jerome C. Rousseau, Rupert Sanderson, Aperlai, Giuseppe Zanotti

Net-A-Porter-Shoe-Sale-Christmas-2013 Net-A-Porter | Deal: The sale continues – now up to 70% off!

Brands to look for: Charlotte Olympia, Alaïa, Nicholas Kirkwood, Jimmy Choo

Luisaviaroma-shoe-sale-Christmas-2013 LuisaViaRoma | Deal: Receive an extra 20% off sale items with the promo code END20 – valid until Thursday, January 2

Brands to look for: Casadei, Charlotte Olympia, Giuseppe Zanotti, Jimmy Choo, Pierre Hardy

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Shopbop | DealThe end-of-season sale continues with new markdowns and new items added!

Brands to look for: Aperlai, Jerome C. Rousseau, Paul Andrew, Jason Wu

Matches-shoe-sale-Christmas-2013 Matches | Deal: More designers added plus get an extra 10% off sale items including over 400 brands – enter the code EXTRA10 at checkout – only valid until midnight December 26

Brands to look for: Givenchy, Charlotte Olympia, Gianvito Rossi, Nicholas Kirkwood

My-Wardrobe-shoe-sale-Christmas-2013 My-Wardrobe | DealReceive an extra 10% off on sale items using the code XMAS10

Brands to look for: Alexandre Birman, Aquazzura, Aperlai, Bionda Castana

Avenue-32-shoe-sale-Christmas-2013 Avenue 32 | DealSave up to 50%

Brands to look for: Bionda Castana, Jerome C.Rousseau, Aperlai, Liam Fahy Designer e-stores: Jimmy ChooCasadeiCharlotte OlympiaGiuseppe ZanottiB Brian AtwoodRupert Sanderson

My top picks:

Top-shoes-sale-picks-2013 Fendi striped fur bootie | Manolo Blahnik Misto ankle-strap sandal | Gianvito Rossi two-tone bootie | Proenza Schouler curved heel pump | Tabitha Simmons snakeskin Marina sandal | Givenchy striped eel ankle-strap sandal Shoe-sales-Fall-Winter-2013 Casadei for Prabal Gurung buckled blade sandal | Tabitha Simmons crystal covered Bailey sandal | Alexandre Birman leather strappy bootie | Giuseppe Zanotti gold studded sandal | Rupert Sanderson Moiki strappy pumps | Aperlai blue suede ankle-strap pump Shoe-sales-designer-2013 Giuseppe Zanotti fur ankle cuff sandal | Saint Laurent Janis metal plated sandal | Alexandre Birman feather-embellished sandal | Nicholas Kirkwood striped ruffle pump | Aquazzura fishnet Sexy Thing bootie | Sophia Webster Mollie polka-dot sandal Shoes-on-sale-designer-2013 Aquazzura Coralie teal satin sandal | Proenza Schouler curved heel pump | Aperlai pom pom pump | Jerome C. Rousseau Flicker floral velvet pump | Bionda Castana gold lace Daphne fan pump

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Lily Aldridge wore Isabel Marant Scarlet wedge boots for her appearance on top of the Empire State Building in NYC. They’re from the Fall 2013 collection featuring black suede, ponyhair panel, leather velcro straps and 90mm wedge. Scarlet is available on sale in black leather/pony at Barneys & Net-A-Porter or midnight blue leather/pony at Farfetch , Forward by Elyse Walker and Matches.

With fellow VS angels in LA & scattered throughout NYC making promotional appearances for the Victoria’s Secret 2013 Fashion Show, Lily struck a pose wearing the VS Sport ivory two-in-one puffer jacketNew York 2013 graphic tee and leather leggings (similar style).

Check out more shoes spotted on Lily.

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Saoirse Ronan wore Christian Louboutin Miss Zorra booties to ‘The Host’ NYC screening. These heels are from the Fall 2012 collection featuring black leather with a cut-out strap that wraps around the ankle. Miss Zorra is no longer online however you can find shop new Spring 2013 designs at Saks Fifth AvenueNeiman Marcus andChristian Louboutin US.

She chose a beautiful blue & green Pre-Fall 2013 dress by Proenza Schouler and stayed warm under a Dolce & Gabbana flared paisley print coat. Saoirse carried an emerald PS11 clutch by Proenza Schouler.

Jennifer Lawrence has also worn the Miss Zorra booties.

Check out more shoes spotted on Saoirse.

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Diane Kruger wore Christian Louboutin Big Lips boots to ‘The Host’ NYC screening. These thigh-high shoes debuted in the Fall 2010 collection featuring black suede and 120mm pin heel stiletto. This style is no longer available online however you can find the latest Spring 2013 styles at Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and Christian Louboutin US.

I love her Chanel pearl embroidered mini dress but wish she opted to save this look for next fall…(around September) since springtime just officially arrived. She also accessorized with several pieces from Stephen Webster’s Throne Noir collection including Thorn drop diamond earrings and bracelet.

Check out more shoes spotted on Diane.

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The footwear that made their debut on the runways in Milan was quite the mix of styles. We saw wooden platforms, thick tractor rubber soles and stitched satin detailing at Prada (much more wearable than last season).

Fendi says you can indeed wear Nemo (a clownfish print in fur) on your feet and presented colorful fur booties which complemented the other fur accessories including monster puff balls, mohawks and sunglasses.

I wasn’t too surprised by Versace’s designs as they were still “sexy rocker chic” as ever. They used the same spikey embellishment which we saw on several Tom Ford styles this spring.

Dolce & Gabbana’s Byzantine and Venetian mosaic influence translated into their footwear as well…particularly on the golden platform wedge. There were also a few golden cage designs with romantic floral wrapped around the bars.

One of my favorite styles was the cross-strap pump at Emilio Pucci which featured a stingray covered pointed-toe and skinny stiletto.

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The Paris Fashion Week review is coming soon! Check out the shoes spotted at New York and London Fashion Week.

This season we saw an interesting variety of shoes strut down the catwalk in London. Manolo Blahnik had the greatest number of collaborations (just like at NYFW) followed by Christian Louboutin, Nicholas Kirkwood, Charlotte Olympia, Bionda Castana (for Fyodor Goland) and Desirée Barroso (for Emilio de la Morena).

Designs I liked: Mary Katrantzou pumps with a lush velvet wide strap, Michael van der Ham pin heel pumps and Erdem brogue heels featuring an oversized western style buckled ankle-strap.

Not surprisingly, Tom Ford wins for the most elaborate & embellished designs. There were several different colors of suede knee-high peep-toe boots completely covered with sequin floral embroidery.

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Christian Louboutin for:
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Nicholas Kirkwood for:
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Charlotte Olympia for:
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Others:
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Check out shoes spotted at New York Fashion Week.

Now that the major bulk of red carpet events are almost over I put together a quick post on some of the memorable shoes we saw on the runways last week.

Once again Manolo Blahnik had the most collaborative collections, I count 9 total. Other highlights include Christian Louboutin for Marchesa, Gianvito Rossi for Altuzzura, Casadei for Prabal Gurung and Jean-Michel Cazabat for Lela Rose.

Collections that stood out: I’m quite impressed with Monique Llhuilier’s new shoe line. I also liked Casadei for Prabal Gurung, Manolo Blahnik for Victoria Beckham and Manolo Blahnik for Carolina Herrera.

Here’s an article featuring close-up photos of Kate Spade‘s shoes.

Shoe highlights for Fall 2013 at New York Fashion Week:
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Christian Louboutin for:
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Manolo Blahnik for:

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Check out last season’s post too – New York | London | MilanParis