Along with transitional cutout bootie, we’re transitioning into fall a bit differently this season. Instead of opting for dark, autumnal tones right away, we will ease ourselves into the warmer color palette by wearing soft shades. Nude and blush shoes are great transitioning colors to slowly take us from the summer brights we’ve been wearing these last few weeks to the warm hues that will be ubiquitous soon. I guess you could say we are looking at the sugary side of things. Check out our ten favorites below! (more…)

Moto boots in seasons past have been daintily emblazoned with studs and spikes for a faint downtown cool attitude, but bigger may be better when it comes to this season’s wave of motorcycle boots.

All kinds of ankle booties are an excellent fall accessory, and it looks like our favorite motorcycle boot are taking a walk on the even more rebellious side this season. Studs and spikes are going to be the add-on of choice for fall, but don’t be fooled by the motorcycle boot name. Between all the crystals, studs and chains, these edgy boots can compliment even the most feminine of ensembles!

Check out my favorite moto boots in the gallery, and check out even more great boot styles at Neiman Marcus!

Perhaps you thought it would never be possible, but your new 9-to-5 pump may be a printed one. Designers are challenging us to see prints not just as playful and casual, but to see things like leopard or even camouflage as sleek and sophisticated. Whether you like the printed python So Kate pump (my personal faves) or a modern, polka-dotted Sergio Rossi pair; check out which printed shoe you might be strapping into come the fall!

I have a love/hate relationship with the month of August. It’s the month I squeeze in the last of summer fun, but it’s also the month to get prepared for the crisp weather that will hit us sooner then we ever expect. Regardless of what Mother Nature is telling us, in the world of fashion, summer is long over and the e-commerce shelves are being filled with fall and winter shoes.

While I’m not ready for summer to end, I would be lying to you if I said I wasn’t a pinch excited for some of these great trends that await us. Check out some of my favorites below and how I will be wearing these fabulous shoes in the upcoming months!

1. The Not-So-Basic Pointed-Toe Flat
Oscar de la Renta Evelyn Snakeskin and Suede Mary Jane Flats
$725 via Moda Óperandi

Classic pointed-toe flats are essential in every women’s closet, but this season it’s all about the playful patterns, giving off an urbane vibe. The contrasting prints give a modest flat an extra dose of fun, and when paired with slim-fitting cigarette pants or wide-leg trousers, you’ll love the effortless chic feel these flats will bring to any outfit.

Oscar de la Renta Evelyn Snakeskin and Suede Mary Jane Flat

2. The Jewel Tone Pump with an Asymmetric Twist
Prada Bicolor Suede d’Orsay Pump
$790 via Neiman Marcus

Not only are jewel-tone pumps trending, but the asymmetrical design of this classic pump can’t go unnoticed. I’m always in favor of a classic silhouette with an innovative twist, like the high-cut back of these Prada pumps. This d’Orsay pump would go great with anything from a fashion-forward little black dress to a slimming pair of your favorite dark skinny jeans. With shoes in this deep hue, I would keep my entire outfit dark for a dramatic monochrome impact.

Prada Bicolor Suede dOrsay Pump

3. The Ubiquitous Ankle Bootie but with a Twist
Chloé Buckle Leather Boot

The ankle is bit longer and the heel is a bit chunkier, making this ankle boot one to remember. This new style of ankle boot will be popping up a lot this season, and all boot lovers can rejoice over the comfortable, sleek look these boots evoke. I love to wear my ankle boots with skinny or boyfriend jeans and paired with an oversized chunky sweater, making this one of my favorite looks of the season!

Chloé Buckle Leather Boot

Trust me when I say there are few things in life I love more than a sexy, strappy stiletto, but the truth is, sometimes they’re just not practical. This season, I’ve pushed the majority of my stilettos aside and instead opted for what I’m deeming my new best friend, the chunky heel. As someone who is a bit vertically challenged (measuring 5’3 on a good day), I need all the help I can get when it comes to height, but I also need comfort because I walk quite a bit.

Apart from providing way more support than what a normal heel does, the chunky heel is casual enough for daytime and can easily be dressed up for night. While these heels are great for summer, they also tend to provide more coverage for your foot, which allows them to be easily transitioned into your fall wardrobe.

Take a look below to see the 10 Best Chunky Heels to transition you from summer into fall!

This winter called for all kinds of metallic shoes, and it looks like these iridescent hues aren’t going anywhere anytime soon! As fall shoes start to come off pre-order, it’s hard not to notice the abundance of reflective choices. These metallic counterparts are modest enough for day and add a sleek touch for night. With their vast versatility, it’s no wonder metallics are going strong for another season. Check out some of our favorite metallics for fall below! (more…)

It’s no secret that here at TalkShoes, we are partial to the black pump. What shoe lover isn’t, really? For Fall 2014, our basic black pump is about to be tweaked. In the upcoming months, expect to see on some of your favorite shoe silhouettes adorned with a hint of embellishments.

Whether it’s a hint or an overload, crystals, studs and gems are the solid black pump’s counterpoint. These ornamental details will be on the rise, and your decorated black pumps will offer the same versatility as your solid ones!

There’s something about the combination of neutral shoes and summer that just feels right. A neutral shoe is the summer’s perfect counterpart, and whether you have a pair or two or three, it’s hard not to live in your nude shoes! Summer’s neutrals come in all forms, and you know it’s truly summer when you get to break out all of your neutral shoes. Check out some of our favorites this season in the gallery below! (more…)

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