Taylor Swift wore Charlotte OlympiaBelinda sandals to the 2015 BRIT Awards held at The O2 Arena in London. These heels feature crimson red leather, delicate cut-out detail, scalloped edges, tie-up closure plus a 35mm platform and 150mm heel. Belinda is available at Farfetch, Neiman Marcus, Net-A-Porter and Charlotte Olympia.
Outfit Details: Roberto Cavalli black silk cady gown with a decollete on the back in silk tulle, a romantic red lip and Lorraine Schwartz jewels.
These sparkling sandals are from the Fall 2014 collection featuring mint green & periwinkle purple patent leather trimmed in black suede, covered with mini silver crystals, black suede tie-up front laces and stiletto heel.
Katie Holmes wore Proenza Schouler cut-out pumps to ‘The Giver’ New York premiere held at the Ziegfeld Theater. These heels feature black and apricot lizard effect leather, perforated cut-out design and 115mm heel. You can shop current styles at Shoescribe, Saks Fifth Avenue and Forward by Elyse Walker.
Outfit Details: Zac Posen Spring 2014 plisse chiffron sleeveless pleated dress with a shallow v-neck and bustier-style bodice, Lorraine Schwartz ruby & pink diamond bangles and ruby & white diamond cluster earrings.
Maria Sharapova wore Walter SteigerTheo d’Orsay pumps to the 2014 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. They’re from the Spring 2013 collection featuring cut-out black suede, pointed toe and signature claw-shaped heel. We’ve also seen these heels on Adriana Lima. You can shop current styles at Walter Stegier.
Outfit Details: Antonio Berardi embroidered layered jersey skirt cocktail dress from the latest Fall 2014 collection, a Jennifer fisher gold Double Knot pinky ring, Bottega Veneta clutch and Irene Neuwirth black onyx flower earrings.
Maria Sharapova posed in front of the Eiffel Tower holding her 2014 French Open trophy wearing Christian LouboutinAir Chance pumps. They’re from the Spring 2014 collection featuring panels of black leather, suede & patent leather plus clear PVC and 120mm heel. You can find new fall styles at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.
Outfit Details: Jay Ahr black & gold two-tone dress with a flared skirt and cut out sides, plus a TAG Heuer timepiece watch.
Rita Ora wore Jimmy ChooRumba sandals to Gabrielle’s Gala held at the Old Billingsgate Market in London, England. They’re from the Cruise 2014 collection featuring black suede, holographic PVC inserts, mirrored gold leather details and 110mm heel. Rumba is available at LuisaViaRoma.
She’s gearing up for a summer full of upcoming concerts while finishing her second studio album. Rita had that Midas touch wearing a long gold silk button up Emilio Pucci dress completely covered in gold sequin embroidery with matching belt and beaded collar from the Fall 2014 collection.
She channeled Old Hollywood with a classic red pout and glamorous smooth curls framing her face. Other accessories included a custom Jennifer Fisher Jewelry gold burnish white diamond Rita necklace and Lorraine Schwartz diamond knot earrings.
Laura Marano wore Oscar TiyeCleopatra pumps to the 2014 Radio Disney Music Awards held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. They’re from the Spring 2014 collectionfeaturing white leather, laser cut scarab design and 110mm heel. You can shop Oscar Tiye at LuisaViaRoma and The Queen.
The 18-year-old teen actress was one of the best dressed on the red carpet wearing a white silk crepe cady mini dress by Elisabetta Franchi with a hand-embroidered and beaded sheer silk yoke with a Spring 2014 collection.
Laura finished the look with a radiant pink rose glossy lip and her hair styled in cascading curls. She also carried an aqua silk Amanda Pearl Octo clutch.
‘Tis the season for weddings and they’ve seemingly invaded every area of my life as of late…my younger sister just got married, my best friend is recently engaged and I’m supposed to be planning my own wedding!
Whether you want to walk the aisle in a classic pump, silk satin peep-toe slingback or glitter covered ankle-strap sandal, Christian Louboutin’s Spring 2014 Bridal collection has something for every bride – I can’t think of a more perfect shoe brand worthy of a bride’s big day.
Jazzy Doll gold metallic sandal with a twisted t-strap, ruched front and 100mm heel; available in metallic gold at Neiman Marcus or several other styles at Christian Louboutin
Just Soon 85mm open-toe pump in white leather with an asymmetric front bow; available in several styles at Christian Louboutin
Martha 100mm t-strap sandal in white leather with sheer mesh lining, oval-shaped strappy cage design and 100mm; as seen on Charlize Theron, available in white or gold metallic leather at Christian Louboutin
Sarah Hyland was spotted on her way to the ‘Late Show with David Letterman’ wearing René Caovilla satin pumps. They’re from the Fall 2014 collection featuring teal silk satin, silver glitter sole and cutout trim embellished with black Swarovski crystals. Until this style hits retails you can shop Spring ’14 styles at Shoescribe, The Corner and Neiman Marcus.
She looked fab wearing a dark grey notched lapel oversized blazer and high-waisted cream crepe wide leg trousers, both by Jenni Kayne, plus a spandex blend Osklen sleeveless crop top.
Sarah made her way to the studios with a Christian Dior Lady Dior cannage quilted leather bag thrown over her shoulder. Other accessories included Neil Lane diamond cluster earrings and Alexander McQueen gold studded sunglasses.
It’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 doesGiuseppe 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?
Gold filigree sandal in black suede embellished with gold leaves embroiderey and clusters of crystals; available at Saks Fifth Avenue
Cut-out black suede sandal with crystal embellished buckles down the side; available at Neiman Marcus
Red velvet sandal with a gold rope chain and crystal encrusted chain link t-strap
Midnight blue velvet ankle-cuff sandal with a leather covered heel and covered platform
Mirrored gold snake-embossed leather slip-on mule sandal with two bands
Silver snake-effect leather slip-on mule sandal with a covered 120mm heel
Black leather sandal with two adjustable buckled straps, armor-like gold-tone plate and silver studs
Black patent leather sandals with a buckled ankle-cuff and silver-tone pin heel
Black suede peep-toe bootie embellished with gold studs and triple wrap-around leather straps
Cutout peep-toe bootie in black suede with wrap-around leather straps and concealed side zip
Bright red suede pointed-toe cutout bootie with a slender buckled ankle-strap; available in red & black suede at Neiman Marcus