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If you were hoping for a Balenciaga Resort 2014 that’s innovative and effortlessly chic, then this is everything you had hoped for. This collection marks Creative Director Alexander Wang’s first resort effort for the brand, and when we look at the Balenciaga Chain Track Sandal and Chain Track Flat Sandal, Wang clearly holds true to his own design aesthetic of approachability and modernism, while still accounting for the brand’s signature details. Read More...

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Just the word “Crocs” gives me the heebie-jeebies, so you can imagine what happens when I cross paths with one of the rubber clogs. We’re not here to talk about my disdain for Cros, though; it’s worse. According to Fashionista, Crocs has “received a staggering $200 million investment from The Blackstone Group — which now owns a 13 percent stake in Crocs…Share prices for the amusingly abbreviated CROX stock surged nearly 13 percent Monday following the announcement.” With that in mind, what might be ahead for the much-maligned rubber shoe company? Read More...

Rihanna Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps

Everyone knows the bar for NYE is set unreasonably high. Unless you’re Rihanna, and you’ve got an invite to a New Year’s Eve party at the Jay-Z-owned 40/40 Club in Manhattan. Ri-Ri donned these eye-popping pink Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Silk Pumps especially for the occasion. These shoes were first made famous in the original “Sex and the City” movie (in blue), and this is a decidedly more subversive use of them. Read More...

Givenchy Floral Print Leather Sandals

With regular, hundred-dollar Birkenstocks showing up all over the feet of fashion people and celebrities alike last summer, we all knew that we could count on a lot of German orthopedic shoe “inspiration” in Spring 2014′s footwear. We know that some terrible Isabel Marant wannabe-Birks are coming, but for now, we’ll have to sate ourselves with the Givenchy Floral Print Leather Sandals. Read More…

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Normally, a Perfect Pairs post is all pre-planned. This Perfect Pair was founded by accident, though, and this accident brought about a pleasant surprise. First, I spotted these Lanvin Polished Leather and Satin Pumps on Net-A-Porter, and they’re oh so lust-worthy. Between the fuchsia satin upper and the patent leather back, even I can be on board with this colorblock pump. Read More...

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We’ve all seen various versions of spiked pumps; everyone from Christian Louboutin to Manolo Blahnik to Alexander McQueen has adorned their heels with this edgy ornamentation. Spikes have been set anywhere designers can seamlessly incorporate them on a shoe, but one unusual place I’ve never seen spikes placed is on the outersole. Until I saw the BCBGeneration Odessa Spiked Pumps, that is. Read More...

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It’s the third day of 2014, and I can’t think of a better way to start the new year than with a roundup of Shoe Deals! Because of the holiday last week, we didn’t get to our Friday ritual, but the online sales happening this week certainly making up for lost time. Start the year on the right foot and click through the gallery below to find some of my favorite deals that I hope you will enjoy too! Read More…

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Without verbal explanation, the image above says all when it comes to the theme of Charlotte Olympia’s 2014 Resort collection. Charlotte Dellal’s sandals have taken a journey under the sea to the aquatic world of fish, sea stars, lobsters and mermaids, and like many of Olympia’s past collections, these shoes are as literal as they come.

The creative wave that’s sprung from Dellal is bound to make a splash into the hearts of even some people who don’t consider themselves fans of Charlotte Olympia. Read More...

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