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We hope that everyone is having a warm, sunny summer with their family and friends! As Fall approaches, now is the time to grab some go-to heels that will last you through the winter. Boots, booties and peep-toe pumps are our favorites from Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale.

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Here are our top ten picks:

L.K. Bennett Lara peep-toe bootie

L.K. Bennett Lara peep-toe bootie

Sorel 1964 premium canvas waterproof wedge bootie

Sorel 1964 premium canvas waterproof wedge bootie

Hunter Short Moto rain boot

Hunter Short Moto rain boot

BCBGMAXAZRIA Billee color block pump

BCBGMAXAZRIA Billee color block pump

Cole Haan Hayes block heel bootie

Cole Haan Hayes block heel bootie

Rag & Rone Kinsey bootie

Rag & Rone Kinsey bootie

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Stuart Weitzman Perfection suede bootie

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Pedro Garcia Tesla platform sandal

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Alexander Wang Stefania suede pump


Charlotte Olympia’s electric Pre-Fall 2016 Mechanix collection was inspired by Fritz Lang’s ‘Metropolis’ sci-fi epic. It’s a match made in heaven for Charlotte’s signature retro style as the film portrays a “highly stylized futuristic city” complete with snazzy robots, 1920s’ glamour and of course a dramatic love plot. Here’s a look at our favorite 5 styles:

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Amped Up Dolly pump | shop at Charlotte Olympia
Featuring red patent leather, pearl-like baubles along the platform, gadget embellished heel and jade covered platform.

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Merylin wedge | shop at Charlotte Olympia
Featuring a circuitboard inspired embroidered wedge with silver  crystals and textured metallic gold leather strappy upper cage design.

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Millicent sculpted pump | shop at Charlotte Olympia
Featuring black suede and think chunky sculpted heel and covered platform.

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Vreeland platform sandal | shop at Shopbop
Pin-up inspired sandal in burgundy with a knotted suede strap across the front, croc-embossed leather platform and thin wrap-around ankle-strap.

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Sky Scraper platform sandal | shop at Nordstrom
Textured silver leather Art Deco obelisk-shaped sandal with a thin wrap-around strap at the ankle and flying saucer inspired crystal bijoux at the peep-toe.


Giannico-Spring-2016Set up the margarita station, bring out the donut pool floats, slip on your tiny bikini, lather up with sunscreen and turn up the reggae beats because it’s summer! At least that’s what the Giannico Spring/Summer 2016 Collection is celebrating.

The Eternal Summer Collection is inspired by cocktail-sipping under an umbrella in Hotel Martinez in Cannes, taking a dip in the Beverly Hills Hotel pool or super stylish Jackie O walking down the picturesque streets of Capri. Giannico’s collection is definitely packed with happy sunshine.

The vibrant color palette perfectly captures the electrifying spirit of the season. From zippy shades of yellow, orange and fuchsia, to refreshing sorbet hues of sky blue and baby pink, prep yourselves for an unforgettably dreamy summer. Created by the talented young designer Nicolò Beretta (born in Milan in 1996), the line really does capture his unabashed enthusiasm for color and style, with a hint of romanticism.

Reminiscent of beach umbrellas, white and yellow striped-prints decorate the eye-catching sandals and stilettos, while the tropical print of banana leaves gives mules, sandals and boots its summer stamp. The Marina flats and pumps in nautical blue are fun and flirty with its tiny bow or little bouquet of pastel-colored flowers crafted from vintage swimGiannico-shoes-Summer-2016 caps. There’s also a pop of animal print here and there, fiercely adorning the cap of a wedge sandal or the platform of a block heel pump.

One of our favorite twists on the summer shoe is the Super Lola. Your classic nude pumps just got some summer lovin’. The 110mm-heels with quilted velvet insoles get peppered with patent leather fuchsia kisses. Mwah!

The Lolita pointed-toe ballet flats are like shiny pink gumballs you’d love to wear with a sundress. They will definitely be a sweet and cheery addition to any shoe collection.

We can’t neglect the fact that there are summer nights too. When the sun sets and the large moon and sparkling stars transform into a disco ball with surrounding twinkling lights, dance to the rhythm of summer in a sexy pair of Madison open toe pumps in midnight black accented with a cheetah print heel.

Cheers to summer and fabulous pairs of shoes to celebrate with!

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Blair pump in white monochromatic black & white leather and yellow slingback strap.

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Esther pointed-toe d’Orsay ankle-strap pump with block heel, teal leather detailing and star perforated leather front.

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Esther d’Orsay ankle-strap pump in gunmetal textured leather with black block heel and floral embellished front; available in a similar style at LuisaViaRoma.

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Julienne slingback sandal in baby blue leather, origami wrapped cheetah-printed front and orange textured heel.

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Lola bootie in leopard-print pony with a perforated star front and nude lip details.

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Lola nude patent-leather pump with high-cut sides and fuchsia lip front.

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Lola Summer yellow, blue & pink slingback; available at The Corner and ShoeScribe

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Madison patent leather open-toe pump with cheetah-printed pony stiletto

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Picasso Mule in baby blue leather with a striped front and floral embellished detail; available at LuisaViaRoma.

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Picasso Mule in white leather with a baby blue stiletto and palm-print toe; available in blue leather & pony at LuisaViaRoma.

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Roxy Wedge in hot pink patent leather with a palm-printed wedge and braided raffia trim; available at ShoeScribe.

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Super Lola nude patent leather pointe-toe pump embellished with fuchsia lips throughout.

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Julienne slingback pump in black patent leather with metallic gold leather straps, striped front and baby blue leather heel.

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Lola Open Toe pump in gunmetal textured leather accented with a fuchsia lip and toe.

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Lola Sandal slingback in nude patent leather accented with red lips; available at Yoox.

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Lola Sandal black patent leather slingback accented with fuchsia lips.

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Roxy Julienne yellow & white striped leather wedge with monochromatic base and espadrille trim.

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Roxy Pony metallic gold leather wedge with cheetah print pony front and black patent leather straps.

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Esther d’Orsay pump in white leather with red patent leather details, cheetah print pont platform and black block heel.

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About the author: Romina Tobias is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer who is also a hopeless shoe-addict. She thinks her 5’4″ height and her love for long walks make her deserving of all the stilettos, pumps, sandals and ballet flats in the world. If only the cupcakes she expertly bakes can be traded in for a new pair (or two, or hopefully, more). 


Liudmila-Spring-2016-Collection-HeelOnce you get your hands…errr…we mean your feet rather, into these shoes, prepare to immediately group message your girlfriends because you’d want to party plan, stat. But not just any party. You’d want a fancy soiree that screams Alice in Wonderland, Marie Antoinette, fairy tale balls, English gardens, quirky hats, parasols and sipping tea with pinkies in the air –that’s how whimsical the collection is. And don’t be embarrassed if you suddenly want to conjure up a butler who announces: “Your carriage awaits, Madam.”

Liudmila founder Najeeba was inspired by photos of the Nizams of Hyderabad –the Indian rulers of the Mughal Empire. Even if they were just re-touched photographs, she was captivated by the images of the abandoned palaces and perhaps, imagined all the exciting events that took place in such magnificent party playgrounds. Najeeba then created a color palette that seemingly paints the story of royals who were always ready to celebrate. Pearlescent leather in jewel and candy-like hues such as pink, purple, baby blue, silver and ivory –all exude opulence that is eminently approachable.

Najeeba ensures that her heels never go above 100 mm because she believes shoes should enhance and not hinder your life. But where it lacks in height, it makes up for statement-making style.

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Channel your inner Disney Princess when you slip into the Mame ankle- strap sandals in periwinkle or blush suede, adorned with a chunky crystal and ostrich feathers. Or shoe gems like the Sari –curved platform wedges in amethyst or bubblegum pink satin, with gold or silver tassels you can tie around your ankles or up your calf –for the warrior princesses out there, perhaps? The delicately-sloped Piali kitten heels in gold or silver nappa are charmingly tied with floral-printed bows –like little presents for playful ballerinas.

And if princesses were to saddle up their horses, there’s the Juba short boot with a 50 mm heel, a dainty lilac pearl color and a fun cut-out design at the front. Not that you’ll need any mode of transportation, really. These fantastic shoes were made for walking (you’d want to find opportunities to flaunt them all the time, anyway).

Who needs Prince Charming when you can get your happy ever after with these precious shoes?

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About the author: Romina Tobias is a freelance fashion and lifestyle writer who is also a hopeless shoe-addict. She thinks her 5’4″ height and her love for long walks make her deserving of all the stilettos, pumps, sandals and ballet flats in the world. If only the cupcakes she expertly bakes can be traded in for a new pair (or two, or hopefully, more). 

 


Gianvito-Rossi-sandal-Spring-2016Lengthened legs, practical shoes and minimal foot pain is Italian designer Gianvito Rossi’s ambition when crafting shoes. His latest designs were presented during Milan Fashion Week where we finally saw the stunning Spring/Summer 2016 collection. From the height of the heels to the materials, Rossi’s aesthetic continues setting the designer footwear trends. He’s shortened the heels ever so slightly maximizing comfort yet maintaining the exquisite design.

Rossi pairs his exceptional craftsmanship with the use of new technical materials like a stretch open-knit and stretch jersey combined with frayed dark denim. We also see the use of intricate geometric tribal embroidery and tricolor suede. One must-have is the Phoenix ankle-wrap sandal featuring layers of white & gold piped leather all fused together. Our other favorite styles include the Queen feather suede sandal and beautifully bright Antigua teal sandal with triangular embroidery.

The black woven leather open-toe Marnie bootie is a recent favorite of Chrissy Teigen and we can see why. It hugs your foot with an accent of wrap-around ankle tie and the slim stiletto is a perfect touch keeping a sleek appeal.

He also drew inspiration from the Navajo tribe embellishing several of his signature styles with bonded piping and geometric embroidery on canvas. Rossi’s trademark single sole staple pumps debut in a fresh color palette such as cyan, mustard and tamarind.

Whether you’re looking for an ultra-feminine ballerina pump, modern gladiator sandal or playful wedge, the collection has something for every shoe lover.

Shop this collection at Barneys, Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf GoodmanFor international orders, visit Gianvito Rossi.

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Antigua turquoise suede ankle-strap sandal with blue stitched embroidery.

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Antonia bright turquoise cross-strap sandal with long ankle-wrap laces.

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Azar strappy sandal in metallic bronze piped leather with ankle-wrap laces.

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Bardot crochet ankle-wrap sandal with a mesh underlay and ecru leather.

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Brooklyn open-toe suede block heel bootie in brown suede.

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Carla soft round-toe pumps with ballerina-inspired ankle wraps.

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Cheyenne embroidered cross-strap sandal with a thick block heel and contrast ankle tie.

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Chrissy cross-strap sandal with long wrap-around ankle tie in black and tabasco.

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Denim thigh-boot in dark denim with block heel and soft almond toe.

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Dree metallic gold leather thigh-high boot with stiletto heel.

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Dree short ankle boot in metallic gold leather with almond toe.

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Frances dark denim boots with frayed trim and patches.

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Lola stiletto sandal with frayed trim and buckled strap.

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Marnie woven leather open-toe bootie with long ankle wrap and sleek stiletto.

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Maska white leather open-toe pump with corset lace-up front and ballet-inspired ankle wrap.

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Mojave signature pointed-toe pumps in mustard, turquoise or tabasco suede.

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Phoenix ankle-wrap sandal in white leather with piped gold & white cross-straps.

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Signature Portofino sandal in tricolor suede and fishnet with a high back and bucked ankle-strap.

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Postofino ankle-strap sandal in suede & leather with a thin front strap.

Gianvito-Rossi-Spring-2016-Queen-SandalQueen black suede ankle-strap sandal with white suede feather embellished ankle-wrap.

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Rylee strappy denim sandal with thick block shaped heel.

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Shiny patent leather pointed-toe pump in pearlescent pink.

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Sofia half d’Orsay pump in glossy patent leather and slim buckled ankle-strap.

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Vires open-toe boot and booties in stretch knit with a leather covered stiletto heel.

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Roma staple pump with a soft almond-shaped two and tapered heel.


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Charlotte Olympia Celebration Meredith wedge sandal | 4.5″/115mm heel | available at Net-A-Porter, Neiman Marcus, Bergdorf Goodman and Charlotte Olympia for $1395.00

These festive heels are from the new Cruise 2015 collection featuring a multicolored embroidered jewel base, vibrant beaded embellishment and stone linen. A 55mm platform gives a more comfortable feel along with a adjustable buckled ankle-strap. Celebration Meredith is made in Italy, half sizes are available.

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Jennifer Lopez was spotted at the 39th Annual Hampton Classic Horse Show wearing Christian Louboutin Cataclou wedges. They’re from the Spring 2014 collection featuring nude leather, espadrille midsole, grommet detailing and 140mm heel height. You can find new fall styles at Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue.

Outfit Details: Gucci floral print sleeveless dress & Dragonfly studded belt, a black leather Chanel quilted gold chain shoulder bag plus silver hoop earrings.

Check out more shoes spotted on Jennifer.



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Jessica Alba was spotted out in New York City promoting her new movie ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For’ wearing Chloé platform wedges. These heels feature nude leather, two thick front straps, a adjustable gold tone buckled ankle-strap plus a 40mm platform and  125mm wedge. They’re available at Forward by Elyse Walker.

Outfit Details: Alice + Olivia Richley drop shoulder blouse, MaxMara ivory wide leg pants, a Christian Louboutin Farida snakeskin bowler tote plus Jennifer Fisher Hollow StudBridge & Perforated brass cuffs.

Check out more shoes spotted on Jessica.