Shoes: Prada Wedge-Heel Strappy Sandal

Price: $1,075 via Barneys

Why They’re the Shoe of the Week: These Prada sandals are taken straight from the Fall 2014 runway show, and it’s a wedge unlike any other because of the intense architectural detailing. We picture ourselves wearing these sandals with a chic wrap skirt and tights, and Muccia Prada once again proves that shoes really can be a work of art.

Here’s actress Audrey Tautou, looking exceedingly French and adorable at the New York premiere of her new film, Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo. Her bright red heels are the Prada Ankle Strap Sandals, from Prada’s latest season. Audrey also wore these same Pradas to the premiere of Emma Stone’s new movie earlier this week. You can get a similar style of Prada sandals in blue patent leather for $690 at Bergdorf Goodman.

Audrey Tatou fans may be surprised to learn that Amelie, one of my all-time favorite films (and probably yours too), came out a whopping thirteen years ago. Mood Indigo looks to be another French film in a similar vein, and it might just make your summer. Or, at the very least, it might provide the whimsical French antidote to the eternal downer that was The Fault in Our Stars. Fingers crossed.

Shoe:Prada Fringe-Trim T-Strap Sandals

Price:$850 via Barneys

Why It’s the Shoe of the Week: Taking a cue from Western influences, this Prada fringe sandal in its rich hunter green shade makes for a perfect season-transitional shoe.

Here’s Taylor Swift, leaving the gym (again!) wearing nude Prada Suede Mary Jane Slingback Pumps and carrying what we suspect to be a Tod’s bag. These shoes are sadly nowhere to be found online, but you can shop an extensive selection of Prada pumps at Bergdorf Goodman. We just saw T-Swift skipping around NYC in an adorable yellow pair of Gucci Suede Pumps last week.

Taylor bought a place in Tribeca earlier this year, so she’s been all over New York for the past few months. It seems like she’s finally falling in to a regular New Yorker routine that’s surprisingly easy for paps to track. In related news, I’ve absolutely loved everything Taylor Swift has worn in the past few weeks, which is a strange feeling.

Keira Knightley was recently spotted exiting her New York hotel in an eye-popping, pastel blue Prada dress and Prada Mirrored Pumps. She’s also carrying a Prada clutch, and I’m going to go out on a limb and say her sunglasses are probably Prada as well. Keira is headed out to do a little press for her new movie, Begin Again, and I think she looks absolutely impeccable. You can find a similar pair of mirrored Prada pumps for $650 at Bergdorf Goodman.

I’d like to think a “normal” woman who didn’t have Keira Knightley’s body type and the unadulterated love of Miucca Prada could somehow attain a similarly perfect, “inspired by” look. But let’s be real here: I just don’t think that’s feasible. You probably can’t even french braid your own hair, can you? I can’t either. Let’s all try not to lose any sleep over it.

Made-to-Order boutiques are nothing new in footwear, and it seems like they get more popular by the day. Designers like Stuart Weitzman and Manolo Blahnik will now tweak signature designs to cater to the wearer’s material and heel preferences, among others. The latest designer to jump on this customization bandwagon is the one and only Prada.

According to The Cut, Prada will soon offer the Décolleté pumps with a variety of customizable options. These pumps will start at $745, and nearly ever aspect can be customized, including:

Style: Point-toe, round-toe or peep-toe
Material: Patent, smooth or saffiano leather, satin or suede
Heel height: 45mm, 85mm or 110mm.
Shoe Color: Almost every hue you can think of will be made available
Sole Color: Pale blue, nude or black

Last but not least, one of my favorite aspects of this personalization process the sole monogram, which sits near the Prada logo that graces all of the brand’s shoes. This personal touch makes your pair really yours. This feature will be made available at all Prada boutiques, so go to to find a boutique near you.

[Image via The Cut]

Here’s comedienne/actress Sarah Silverman, attending the LA premiere for her new movie A Million Ways to Die in the West, wearing a bold blue pair of Prada Asymmetric Embellished Suede Sandals. They’re part of the brand’s Spring 2014 runway collection, which was full of styles that some might describe as challenging. Even so, Sarah successfully pulls these sandals off by pairing them with a sublimely simple strapless white minidress. Most of Prada’s Spring 2014 shoes have sold out, because Prada fans are some of the most obsessive, but you can actually still find these in green suede for $1,300 at Barneys.

Sarah’s shoes are a force to be reckoned with, but I think the real news item here is that she’s dating British actor Michael Sheen! (You probably know him best from the Underworld movie series, and Showtime’s Masters of Sex.) Apparently the couple took their romance public at the Met Gala earlier this month. I think they make a pretty adorable pair.

It’s always exciting to have an opportunity to feature Vogue Nippon creative director and Editor-At-Large Anna Dello Russo on PurseBlog or TalkShoes. Her street style is somewhat legendary, and the highly eclectic ensemble that she recently donned at the Marni Fall 2014 show in her hometown of Milan is right on par with what Anna usually throws down at runway shows. Anna rounded out her look with a pair of Prada Front Zip Lug Sole Booties from Fall 2013 that she’s been wearing all week and a minty green Bulgari Isabella Rosellini Alligator Mini Bag. Sadly, neither her shoes or bag are available online, but you can shop Prada via Neiman Marcus.

As the driving creative force behind one of the most progressive fashion mags in the industry, Anna is, of course, obliged to make appearances at all the world’s fashion weeks, and we were sure to include her in PurseBlog’s profile of “50+ Bags and the Celebrities Who Carried Them at New York Fashion Week Fall 2014.” More recently, Anna wore an appropriately outlandish Moschino outfit to the same Moschino Fall 2014 runway show we spotted Rita Ora at last week.

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