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Paging through Tommy Ton’s coverage of fashion show street style for Style.com is always fun, but when it comes time for Paris Couture Week, things always take a turn for the bold and slightly insane. And that’s the only way to describe the Natacha Marro Heelless Platforms in which Ton captured fashion icon Daphne Guinness trotting (or perhaps “tottering” would be a more apt term) around after a show. Read More…

For the average footwear lover, having a pair of bespoke shoes is a lifelong fantasy. For Lady Gaga, it’s a day-to-day reality, most recently, Gaga has made waves in two pairs of custom-made cowboy boots by legendary American bootmaker Tony Lama, both themed around her new album Born This Way. We’ve got detailed shots of both pairs from the manufacturer, who says that creating these incredibly intricate boots took a crew of 20 people 500 man hours to complete. Read More…

I remember the first time that I ever saw a red Christian Louboutin sole. I was about 12 or 13, leafing through one of my mom’s copies of Vogue, and during that time period Condé Nast used an imagine of sky-high, lime green silk Louboutins, shot from the bag to reveal the sole, to advertise the magazine’s website. I did know that’s what they were at the time, but I remember doing a double take at the red lacquer and being blown away. Read More…

TalkShoes detectives, I need your help. A reader sent in this photo asking if we could identify the utterly blingtastic shoes contained therein. Megs and I are both having brain farts, but perhaps one of you out there will be able to help your fellow reader out.

I seem to remember reading something recently about an ultra high-end (possibly Middle Eastern) shoe manufacturer opening its first outpost in the States (Vegas maybe?), and the company’s speciality is shoes with lots of intricate crystal work like these. Read More…

How do I even explain Coco? She’s married to rapper and Law & Order: SVU star Ice-T, first of all, and she’s also the owner of a rather tremendous backside. She posts hilarious/graphic/oddly fascinating pictures on her Twitter account of various things (well, mostly her backside) and seems to be at least partially in on her own joke. She totally lives her character, which sort of reminds me of a non-singing stripper-y version of Lady Gaga. Read More…

Who wore the gorgeous Brian Atwood Cristal Pumps from the Fall Winter 2010 collection? Read More…

Who wore the fierce heelless platforms from Noritaka Tatehana? Read More…

Who wore the Nicholas Kirkwood Sprayed Suede Lace-Up Sandals recently while being photographed in the airport? Read More…

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