We’re crazy for these signature Lotus sandals by delightfully quirky Italian-Brazilian desgner Paula Cademartori. Gaining popularity for her whimsical crossbody bags, her footwear collection lends playful pop art for your feet too.
Lotus features an anguled block heel, corset lace-up front design, long wrap-around leather laces and colorful fanned out design wrapping around the heel. Half sizes are available and we’re equally in love with this multicolor style:
Lotus graffiti mutlicolor leather sandals with red suede details | shop on sale at FarFetch
Giuseppe ZanottiColine sandals | 120mm/4.7″ heel | shop on sale at Moda Operandi
Sale season is officially here! One of our favorite boutiques, MO has launched a Friends & Family sale beginning today 11/14 running until 11/20. Use the promo code FRIENDS for 50% the sale selection! Which means, these sandals are half off the retail price!
They feature black suede with triangular laser cut trim throughout, corset inspired lace-up front, back-zip and long wrap around laces. Half sizes are available.
We love warm temperatures and gladiator sandals but have to admit that we’re definitely ready for the crisp air of autumn and closed toe shoes. It’s finally time to stash away the sandals and get ready to slip on the fall’s number 1 staple, the boot!
Here are our ‘best boots of fall’ featuring booties and boots. From the must-have stretch velvet to the staple lace-up boot and even Gucci’s amazingly exaggerated turquoise boot – plus everything in between:
Gianvito RossiBrandy black booties | available at Barneys. Beautiful glossy patent leather paneled boot with exposed side zip.
Valentino beige lace-up ballerina boots | available at Ssense. We also featured these in our recent top shoes post; we love Valentino’s romantic take on the bootie featuring long grosgrain ribbons laces – swoon!
3.1 Phillip LimKyoto royal blue stretch velvet boot; available at Forzieri. Why we love it: The beautiful vintage-inspired crushed velvet combined with the moden stacked heel and touch of metal.
Marco De Vincenzo leather & velvet ankle boots; available at FarFetch. You may have seen Vincenzo’s popular braided velvet sandals and now he’s designed a beautiful bow-embellished boot also available in black leather too.
Zimmermann lace-up dress booties; available at Shopbop. We usually go turn to classic black however we would love to style this smooth burgundy leather into our fall wardrobe.
Christian LouboutinHotero lace-up fishnet booties; available at Barneys. These sheer booties may not keep your feet warm but it’s worth it – we love the sexy shape of the stiletto and long wrap-around laces.
Loeffler RandallIsla ankle booties; available at Loeffler Randall A classic choice featuring block-shaped heel and sleek toe; easily one of our top choices from the list.
Gucci turquoise leather with red buckled straps bootie; available at Gucci. This is actually a Pre-Spring ’17 bootie but made it on the list since it’s available at the end of this month (November).
AquazzuraUlyana mink-trim-bootie; available at Neiman Marcus. Another classic with a hint whimsy featuring mink poms poms down the front.
GedebeCaroline black & white leather ankle boots; available at FarFetch. Another favorite, these booties are covered with crystal charms of ‘love’ and ‘pow’ complete with pom pom laces.
Sergio Rossi Changeling lace up boot; available at Stylebop Featuring a lace-up front, stacked heel and almond toe; also available in leather at Sergio Rossi.
Alexander WangKori studded booties; available at Nordstorm. Completely covered in flat silver hardware with a spliced heel.
Miu Miu velvet bow booties; available at Matches. These are darling in a dark blue velvet, piped patent trim embellished with a grosgrain bow at the heel.
Laurence DacadeMila sequined covered booties; available at Neiman Marcus It’s not a complete ‘boot list’ without a number from Dacade and we’re loving these tonal sequin embellished stunners.
Stuart WeitzmanClinger mid-calf booties; available at Stuart Weitzman Another stretch velvet choice, this time from boot maestro Weitzman featuring a column heel.
Ivy KirzhnerStarlite embellished booties; available at Ivy Kirzhner. Statementmakers from Kirzhner embellished with rose gold hardware and cutout trimmed star at the ankle.
CasadeiDaytime black suede lace-up booties; available at Casadei. Another top choice embellished with polished hardware at the front lace-up, also available in bright oak suede.
GiannicoSuper Lola embellished bootie; available at Giannico. A playful take from the always whimsical Giannico featuring nude patent leather details on top of red and navy suede.
CasadeiCity Rock lace-up biker boot; available at Casadei.
Casadei’s take on the biker boot featuring a chainlink front, long wrap-around laces and rubber track sole.
Elie Saab suede over-the-knee boots with tonal embroidery; available at Moda Operandi.
Le SillaGossip black suede over the knee thigh-boots; available at Le Silla The name says it all – Gossip is a statement boot featuring hidden side zips and 120mm stiletto heel.
Tamara MellonHelmut stretch grey suede over-the-knee thigh high boots; available at Tamara Mellon From Mellon’s newly re-launched in distressed grey suede, we equally love the ‘Go West’ version as well.
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There are more talented designers and high quality crafted shoes than ever before. Retailers are stocking as much as the can; exclusive designs, premiere collections, pre-orders….and as much as I love how accessible fashion has become, it’s also seems quite cluttered.
Since we started this blog (6 years ago!) we continue to enjoy curating and searching through the masses to bring you the best, the standouts.
Here we have it, our must-have shoes right now (good to bookmark too for the fast-approaching end-of-season sales!):
Jimmy ChooTrick strappy buckle sandals; available at FarFetch.
Gucci Mary Jane black patent leather and snakeskin bow embellished pumps; available at Net-A-Porter.
Gianvito RossiRegalia embroidered red satin strappy sandals; available at Net-A-Porter.
Aquazzura black suede Wild Thing fringed lace-up pumps; available at Net-A-Porter.
Gianvito Rossi red silk fringed satin ankle cuff sandals; available at Net-A-Porter.
Valentino ballerina-inspired nude leather booties; available at MyTheresa.
Alaia black suede lace-up eyelet-embellished ankle booties; available at Net-A-Porter.
There are a few brands we turn to for those wear every day, all day shoes and we love these styles on sale at Coach right now. Our favorite shoes featured below are designed in beautiful suede and leather with just the right amount of height – the perfect match of wearable and walkable. We’ve also listed the ones on sale (currently 40% off right now).
Lena suede lace-up bootie in black and burgundy; available (on sale!) at Coach.
Westyn suede fringe boots with a stacked wood heel in black & saddle brown; available at Coach.
Shae Tea Rose cut-out leather pump with long wrap-around laces in black leather and racing green available (on sale!) at Coach.
How HOT! We’re in love with these vampy Dani lace-up sandals by Jimmy Choo. Even a little reminiscent of the Christian Louboutin Nymphette sandals seen on Mary-Kate, no? They feature black suede zig-zag straps, PVC side panels, black leather covered platform & heel plus long wrap-around suede laces. You can also find them in 100mm option at Jimmy Choo and FarFetch – half sizes are available.
The dark yet sassy Gothic Glam trend is coming back this Fall season. On the runways we are seeing lacquered sky-high chunky platforms, chokers, leather jackets paired with fishnets and negligee dresses/skirts. Harper gives us a punk-gothic vibe with smooth black leather, a lace-up ribbon ankle tie, inner side zipper and stacked block heel. If you’re feeling a sassy-yet-gloomy kind of way pair these boots with a signature leather jacket, fishnet tights and velvet choker.
Malone SouliersMontana pump | 4″ / 100mm heel | available in green suede at Net-A-Porter, in grey suede at Nordstrom and red suede at Matches for $850.00
These new Fall 2016 Malone Souliers pumps are crafted in Italy from rich suede and supple leather. Montana features a dramatic corset inspired lace-up vamp, a sharp pointy-toe silhouette and flattering side cutouts. Wear them by day with cuffed blue jeans, or try them with a stretch-leather mini skirt for a perfect date night outfit.
You can shop more Malone Souliers Fall 16′ styles at Moda Operandi.
Dsquared²Riri sandal | 4.7″/ 120mm heel | available in black satin at LuisaViaRoma for $9650.00
These sexy heels are from Dsquared² Fall 2016 collection, which was inspired by three fierce influences: military, Victorian and samurai. Through out the collection we see bold shapes & accents with a touch of contrasting feminine fabrics. Crafted from smooth satin or python printed leather, Riri features lattice-straps with dipped silver-tone aglets that wrap around your ankle. Half sizes are available.