Archive for January, 2011
When it comes to shopping for shoes, I never thought I’d do it on a small handheld device that also serves as a phone.
More than ever before, shopping on your tiny little iPhone or your slightly more accommodating iPad is easy with special apps.
Most online shoppers know and love ShopStyle, which quickly and easily visually aggregates what you’re looking for. Type in “red leather sandals” and you get dozens of pages of choices. Now you can do the same on your ShopStyle iPhone app, and click on through to purchase (or email links to purchase later, if you happen to be waiting for a paycheck to come through!).
Click on through to see other favorites for iPhone shoe shopping apps.
There is no way I could ever wear this bodycon wedding gown (by wedding couturier Alba Eloisa d’Alessandro), but I’d love to wear the shoes, daring as wedding pumps, by Casadei. Take a closer look below.
posted by: HerberWellss in General
OK. There aren’t many shoes that I would consider paying more than $300. I am tight enough that I often squeak, especially my knees. I like to blame it on age, but it is really just because I am cheap. We talked about Victoria Beckham’s inspiration for the Brian Atwood shoes she featured in her last collection. They are now available for Pre-order at Nordstroms. These are the only $600 shoes that I would seriously consider purchasing. I have them in my shopping cart, and am trying to justify their purchase. . They are gorgeous.
If I could choose one designer to make an outfit for me, it would be Jean Paul Gaultier. He is a master tailor so the piece would be extremely well made, his ideas are not ordinary, and he has such a wicked sense of humor.
Gaultier presented his Haute Couture collection a couple of days ago in Paris. In the pre-show he described the outfits as “CanCan Punk.” Many were prepared for a hot mess because he had a loop of cancan music playing before the show and there was no seeming way the two components could combine to be very good.
Then music stopped and the show started. Catherine Deneuve described stunning, outfit after stunning outfit in French while the models held numbers, the old-world couture way.
The shoes, I dunno. Lace booties, pumps with bondage ankle cuffs, crochet sandals. True, he added crochet lace on the platforms. The lace, not only on the shoes but also in the stockings had a hand-made, old fashioned heft to it, but I was hoping for something prettier. His banana leaf shoes come to mind – a pair I would still love to own. Maybe I am being a little hard on him.
Let’s look at what he presented.
What shoes would you wear with this lacy, seductive Valentino number?
If you’re a Valentino girl through and through, dashing, romantic, and great in a sweet, sexy black lace, you go for one of the lovely pairs below.
What I really like about these shoes after the jump is that they’re powerful, but they’re delicate. They don’t scream their power, and they’re not overwhelming.
Photos after the jump.