It seems like the entire shoe industry has been abuzz with curiosity over Sarah Jessica Parker’s new shoe line, SJP, since the project was first announced, and with good reason: George Malkemus, CEO of Manolo Blahnik, has been helping her out with the line’s development. Based on the line’s preview video from The Coveteur, you can see Blahnik’s influence all over the designs. Read More...

By now, you’ve probably all seen the clip of Emma Thompson presenting an award at the Golden Globes on Sunday, properly sauced and holding both her Christian Louboutin Pumps and a martini in her hands at the podium. The Golden Globes are notorious for letting stars drink and fraternize while the awards are given out, and that means that the crowd becomes progressively drunker as the night goes on. Read More...

Based on this week’s picks for Want It Wednesday, the TalkShoes team is split. On the one hand, we can’t wait for spring to show up and our new open-toe shoes to make their debut, and on the other hand, we’ve still got some closed-toe shoes and boots in mind that we’d like to squeeze in to our collections before it’s too warm to cover our feet too much. Read More...

Thanks to some permissive hemline trends at the 2014 Golden Globes, we saw a lot more shoes than we tend to see at formal awards shows. We’re not complaining; one can only hope these creative hemlines find favor for the rest of awards season, allowing us to peek at footwear usually hidden by dresses. Perhaps also because of the raised hems, attendees chose some more interesting shoes than we’ve seen in recent years. Read More...

PVC remains a controversial material for many luxury consumers, even as it becomes more and more popular for shoe makers looking to create the types of illusions that the material’s transparent possibilities allow. When it comes to taking advantage of the material in a way that simply wouldn’t be possible with leather, no shoe has done it as well as the Fendi Colorblock PVC Sandals. Read More...

Minimalism, in a strict sense, can be difficult to pull off in accessories. Bags, and especially shoes, necessitate a fair number of elements by their very nature; there have to be sturdy closures and durable joinings, and often those things make themselves noticeable externally, no matter how crafty a designer gets. That’s what makes the Alexander Wang Glossed Leather Mules so notable: they completely lack all those unwanted design intrusions. Read More...

Other than a deep red lipstick, there are no beauty products I do a worse job resisting than a blue nail polish. In the spring, I go back to the nail salon for robin’s egg blue week after week, despite the fact that I’m not a pastel girl in the least, and in the fall, I want I deep navy to grace my nails at all times. Read More...

Now that Christmas and New Year’s seem like a distant memory, we’re proud to say that we’ve made it more than halfway through another work week. Right after two weeks of holidays, that seems like an accomplishment indeed. Right now, we’re here to celebrate like we do on every Want It Wednesday – by listing the things that are tempting our finances and sanity this week. Read More...

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