We’ve got some exciting news to share: we’ve merged with our sister site, PurseBlog! All of our TalkShoes coverage will now be housed under the Shoe category over on PurseBlog, where bags and shoes are now under one roof. We’re in the process of moving all the existing posts from TalkShoes over to the PurseBlog archives as well, so stay tuned!


Here’s Olivia Palermo, promoting her Ciaté nail polish collab at Brown Thomas department store in Dublin, Ireland. She’s wearing a red suede pair of the extremely popular Christian Louboutin Toerless Muse Suede Pumps. You can currently find Olivia’s exact Louboutins for $995 at Net-A-Porter.

Olivia has been promoting her new nail polish line for over a month now. We saw her wearing a gorgeous pair of Freda Salvador ankle boots at Ciaté’s NYC launch during New York Fashion Week. You can see more of the highlights of Olivia’s designer pump collection in The Many Shoes of Olivia Palermo.

We’re taking the day to celebrate with all of our family and friends and we hope that you are too! We wish you all a Happy Labor Day and we’ll see you all back here tomorrow with your daily dose of shoe news.

By now, you’re all familiar with one of the brands we included among 2015‘s shoe designers to watch, Malone Souliers. It’ll soon be a year since I had the chance to chat with the London-based designer Mary Alice Malone about her first collection when it arrived at Bergdorf Goodman, and ever since, I’ve been following the brand with interest. For Fall 2015 Malone Souliers captivates us with luscious suede, more contrasting color, and the return of interesting mules.

The brand loves to play with juxtaposing colors, and the results feel much more sophisticated and natural than other colorblocked shoes I’ve seen on the market. The rich contrasting colors are sleek and look ultra luxurious, especially in suede. The brand continues to reinvent the controversial mule, and its signature lace-up sandal makes another seasonal appearance. The ankle boot is a new style being added for Fall 2015, and it is one of my all-time favorites from the brand. It’s modern, innovative and sleek, which perfectly captivates the Malone Souliers brand.

Check out the newest collection from Malone Souliers below.

Here’s Mom star Anna Faris, walking the red carpet at the LA premiere of Jurassic World with hubby Chris Pratt. Anna is wearing a metallic silver pair of Stuart Weitzman Myslide Sandals, which really pop with her textured silver minidress. A very similar pair is currently available for $415 at Neiman Marcus.

The mule-style Stuart Weitzman Myslide is stylistically very similar to the Stuart Weitzman Showgirl Sandal, which has also been popular with celebs in recent months. If you’re curious as to what other covetable sandal styles the brand might be hiding, you should definitely check out The 6 Stuart Weitzman Sandals You Need to Know About.

Actress Grace Gealey (aka Anika on Empire) recently donned a gorgeous pair of gilded PVC and leather Tamara Mellon Frontline Sandals to the Television Academy’s public Empire cast performance and Q & A event at The Grove in LA. You can find Grace’s exact sandals for a mere $595 at Saks.

If you’re an ardent fan of Empire (and who isn’t, at this point?) you may be relieved to know that Season 2 will make its debut on FOX on September 23rd. Empire fans may also be interested to know that Grace and her Chanel-loving Empire costar Taraji P. Henson are both frequent fliers on our bi-weekly celebrity handbag round-ups on our sister site, PurseBlog.

We know you love Instagram as much as we do, and we know you love showing off your shoes just as much, too. If you follow TalkShoes on Instagram, we promise there’s no shortage of studs, red bottoms and all kinds of fabulous footwear! We love featuring our followers’ amazing shoe collections, so be sure to tag @TalkShoes for a chance to see your shoes on our Instagram account! (more…)

Like mother, like daughter! Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than with matching mother-daughter shoes? Whether you’re an expectant mom, a new mom or a mom with grown kids (or not even close to being a mom, like myself), there’s no denying the cuteness of these doppelgänger itty-bitty baby shoes!

The arrival of Princess Charlotte had me thinking about how they will be dressing the newest member of the royal family (and if Princess Charlotte will be twinning with momma Kate–my mind tends to wander). In honor of Mother’s Day, check out all our favorite matchy-matchy mother-daughter shoes!

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