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Jul 29, 2014

Roger Vivier Fall 2014 Collection

Roger Vivier Fall 2014 Collection

Burgundy patent leather pump with lacquer stiletto
Purple satin and lilac sandal with jeweled brooch
Stingray pointed-toe d’orsay

The pumps for the Fall 2014 Roger Vivier collection are so elegant and classy. Materials such as patent leather, stingray and satin heightens the sophistication level of each heel. Also, Creative Director Bruno Frisoni makes these heels more desirable by adding an…

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Jul 25, 2014

Paloma Barcelo Spring 2014 Collection

Paloma Barcelo Spring 2014 Collection

Manuel Barcelo Martinez

When telling the history of the Paloma Barcelo label it begins with Manuel’s father, Manolo who opened the COSI-COSI footwear factory in 1960. The elder Barcelo was a master rope maker, weaver and espadrille designer. After spending years learning from his father Manuel started the Paloma Barcelo brand in 2002.

Paloma Barcelo focuses on classy and cultured women who loves…

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Jul 24, 2014

Pierre Hardy Fall 2014 Collection

Pierre Hardy Fall 2014 Collection

Grey and black suede art-deco boot
Black, grey and orange asymmetrical boot
Red, yellow and grey art-deco inspired boot

For Fall Pierre dips his hand in Deco and ends up with a positive result; especially for the first boot. The boot is striking because of its winning combination of grey/black, supple suede and strategic Art Deco lines.

Second boot has a bit of asymmetry going on due to the…

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Jul 22, 2014

Ving Ming

Ving Ming

Today or Tonight(depends what part of world you are in) I am pleased to do an article on Mr. Ving Ming. Ming who is from Singapore was exposed to fashion via his shoemaker grandfather and fashion designer aunt. Ving is a self-taught shoe designer who prefers eclectic rather than standard designs. His inspirations are varied and range from sci-fi, fantasy literature, visual oddities and…

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Jul 21, 2014

Valentini Argyropoulou

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All of these heels are from the mind of Valentini Argyropoulou. Ms. Argyropoulou’s foray into fashion began in her native Greece where she focused on fashion styling and jewelry design. Valentini left Greece in order to obtain an MA in Fashion Footwear from the London College of Fashion.

The inspiration for this final collection comes from Ancient Greek civilization…

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Jul 18, 2014

Alberto Guardiani Spring 2014 Collection

Alberto Guardiani Spring 2014 Collection

Alberto Guardiani
115mm Lipstick Patent Leather Pumps


Alberto Guardiani
115mm Iridescent Elaphe Pumps


These two lovely pumps from Alberto Guardiani are currently available. Each pump has a unique lipstick heel and are made of patent leather and iridescent elaphe. Click on the style of your choice in order to purchase these items from Luisaviaroma.

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Jul 16, 2014

Pedro Garcia Fall 2014 Collection

Pedro Garcia Fall 2014 Collection

Multi-colored oxford ankle boot
Blue suede and ponyhair peep-toe ankle boot
Distressed metallic gold pointed-toe pump

Mr. Garcia took classic silhouettes and gave them a modern update for Fall 2014. The first ankle boot has a timeless oxford pattern with multiple colors such as purple, brown and black. Also, the peeptoe bootie gets a millennium update as a result of its ponyhair trim and…

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Jul 15, 2014

Filippo Gabriele Spring 2014 Collection

Filippo Gabriele Spring 2014 Collection


For the past couple of months I have been hearing about the heels coming from Filippo Gabriele. The label is the brainchild of designer Alessandra Tonelli and entrepreneur Filippo Maria Guidotti.

Tonelli and Guidotti come from different sides of the fashion coin but are able to come together to create a strong 2014 Spring collection. Alessandra’s designs are eccentric,…

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Jul 14, 2014

Nicholas Kirkwood Fall 2014 Collection

Nicholas Kirkwood Fall 2014 Collection

Chocolate brown suede sandal with metallic gold “musical note” heel
Black leather and suede geometric sandal
Brown suede d’orsay with straps and houndstooth pattern
Brown suede tall boot with blue and brown leather houndstooth

Suede, houndstooth and boots are the items that are harbingers of Fall and Nicholas uses them for his upcoming Fall collection. All of these heels are nicely done and are…

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Jul 9, 2014

Valentino Fall 2014 Haute Couture Show

Valentino Fall 2014 Haute Couture Show

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli.
Black leather gladiator sandals

Images from Vlamos/Gianni Pucci/

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Jul 9, 2014

Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Haute Couture Show

Giambattista Valli Fall 2014 Haute Couture Show

Giambattista Valli
Pointed-toe striped pump with metal toe-cap

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Jul 8, 2014
Jul 3, 2014

Fall 2014 Preview: Maiyet

Fall 2014 Preview: Maiyet


I am happy to show a boot with different colorways from Maiyet’s Fall collection. My favorite one of the two is the ivory one and I cannot wait to see more 2014 styles from Maiyet.

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Jul 1, 2014

Louis Vuitton Fall 2014 Collection

Louis Vuitton Fall 2014 Collection

Red leather boot
Black alligator chelsea boot
Brown suede and black leather boot
Black leather strapped boot

These boots represents the first wave of accessories created and released under new Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquiere. His appointment is one that was positively accepted by the fashion industry and I cannot wait to see more styles from him.

Most of the boots in this collection have a…

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Jun 30, 2014

Gianna Meliani Spring 2014 Collection

Gianna Meliani Spring 2014 Collection

White leather and metallic gold d’orsay
Fuchsia leather pump
Black leather and python sandal
Beige and black leather sandal

Pretty sandals and pumps are the order of the day from Ms. Meliani’s 2014 Spring collection. Each heel is made in Italy and Gianni’s inspiration for this collection mainly comes from the 60s. The inspiration from that time period can be seen via the platform heels and…

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