love of the day – embellished sneakers

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I love sneakers and I think they have been an awesome trend… my feet are grateful to have had a breather from heels for the season. For Spring, wedge sneakers are stepping aside in favor of studded, embellished sneakers. Here are a few of my favorites:

YSL Malibu Sneakers, 550

ysl saint laurent malibu sneakers

 

Frye Kira sneakers with gold studs, 188

sneaker frye kira studded high top grey gold

 

Steve Madden Twynkle Sneaker, 100

steve madden twynkle sneaker black

 

 

Kelsi Dagger Kilee sneaker with silver studs, 90

sneaker kelsi dagger kille studded black silver zippers

 

miu miu sneakers with studded toe cap, 495

 

miu miu sneakers with stud

 

Pour La Victoire Heydi Hi sneaker in leopard pony, 192

sneaker pour la victoire heydi hi leopard pony

love of the day… the smoking slipper

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More chic than a ballet flat, more feminine than an oxford… I am really into smoking flats this Fall.

Del Toro offers everything from glitter to skulls to stars and other patterns, and has a custom monogram option as well.

del toro, 325 – 455

stubbs and wooton foquet velvet slipper, 400

giuseppe zanotti swarovski crystal and suede slippers, 1295

christian louboutin sakouette slippers, 695

alexander mcqueen sequin skull slippers, 645

love of the day – giuseppe zanotti fall 12 shoe collection

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Giuseppe Zanotti just released their Fall 12 collection, and it may be their best yet. Featuring metal details, spikes studs and a generous assortment of Gaga-inspired maxi-wedges, the collection has enough to make any shoe addict fall in love.

patent heel with metal heel detail, 650.00

platform bootie sandal in red suede and black crocodile print, 1150

purple peep toe bootie, 1095.00, and suede peep toe heel with back detail, 850.00

suede bootie maxi wedge, 995.00, and suede maxi wedge heel with strap, 895.00

maxi wedge bootie with crystal and spike detail, 3025.00, and spiked cuff, 550.00

suede boot with metal heel detail, 1195.00, sandal with metal pyramid detail,  930.00

love of the day – the cinderella shoe

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Shoe genius Christian Louboutin has finally made all of our princess dreams come true with a pair of limited edition “glass slippers”.

The “glass slippers” are not for sale – the limited 20 pair run will be given away in conjunction with the re-release of Disney’s “Cinderella”. They are made of a delicate white lace and covered in Swarovski crystals with butterfly accents;.

“I have been so lucky to have crossed paths with Cinderella, an icon who is so emblematic to the shoe world as well as the dream world,” said the designer.

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Are they what you had imagined?

In case you aren’t one of the twenty lucky ladies to score a pair of the shoes (my heart is crying imagining a five year old wearing them around the hosue to play dress up), here are some suitable alternatives that are still made for a princess, maybe even a queen.

Jimmy Choo Clue Slingback Pump, 695

Christian Louboutin Daffodile crystal pumps, 6395

Jimmy Choo Vamp,795

 

Christian Louboutin Very Riche, 3995

 

Nicholas Kirkwood glitter heel, 1050

 

closet crush – heidi gores

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Crushing hard on this recent entry via the coveteur, featuring Heidi Gores. Who is Heidi Gores, and how does she have so many amazing shoes? She is one of the founders behind Pressed Juicery (Brentwood, Malibu and now in We-ho). Regardless, I love a clean white closet as it is the perfect background for showcasing a beautiful wardrobe.

all images via the coveteur

The wedge sneaker was more of a hate for me before it was a love, I just didn’t quite understand it. I love Isabel Marant, but the clunkiness (and the price) of the sneaker threw me for a serious loop.

Until I went to New York. These are the perfect Saturday afternoon shoes with leggings and a great tee or jacket… check out some of my favorite street snaps of ladies working the sneaker trend correctly. Gisele is my favorite, she can do no wrong – obviously!

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The Isabel Marants are still a little spendy for a trend that I don’t think will last more than a few months, but these Ash sneakers have become my new favorite.

ash wedge sneakers, 225 – 250, via shopbop.com

My NYC based girlfriend picked up a pair of Steve Madden wedge sneakers a few weeks ago… I have been google stalking them ever since to no avail. I was about to give up until tonight, when their Olympia version was right there. Click, click, ordered!

olympia wedge sneakers via stevemadden.com, 99.95

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love of the day – jeffrey campbell rock and roll worthy shoes

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Favorite shoe grouping I have come across in a while – these Jeffrey Campbell rock and roll inspired shoes. Complete with a great shape, studs and just all around sexy vibe, I need any of the below on my feet immediately!

jeffrey campbell ponytail heel, 284

jeffrey campbell elegant st. flat, 164

jeffrey campbell kylie studded heel, 249

all via nordstrom.com

love of the day – spring worthy shoes

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It’s no secret that I am an official spring-junkie. I get an adrenaline rush the first time I slip my feet out of motorcycle boots and into the perfect pair of summer sandals. The thought of wearing a white sundress gives me goosebumps. Mojitos, days by the pool, getting a tan somewhere besides a tanning bed… don’t even get me started, I may cry!

I don’t really care to shop for winter, I feel like I always end up in all black, but spring is another story. That explains why, on this rainy LA day, I am lusting over these perfect summer shoes. Nordstrom has really been killing it with their assortments recently – I love that they are showing everything from Jimmy Choo to Jefferey Campbell on the same shoes page. It’s the perfect way to shop, because I think most women will buy from both pricepoints. Lusting over the following (via nordstrom.com)…

steven by steve madden macki bootie, 198

 

 

steve by steve madden bammba sandal, 188

 jeffrey campbell martini flat with silver studs, 174

jessica simpson cat sandal, 109

 

 

giuseppe zanotti caged sandal in blue, 1150

jeffrey cambpell str8t lace wedge, 169

gucci sofia peep toe slingback, 635

Hope these help get you through a rainy day! xx

 

love of the day – b brian atwood frederique pump

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Cute now with a black cocktail dress and perfect for spring with some skinnies and a bright silk tank, and at half the cost of the original brian atwood line… such a win! They are only python “embossed”, but still beautiful! Tall enough to be sexy but they look comfortable enough to be reasonable… I’m about to add these to my shopping cart!

b brian atwood frederique, intermixonline.com, 325

love of the day – giuseppe zanotti holiday picks

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Move over Christians… while your red soles may scuff after a few wears, Giuseppe Zanottis feature a distinct architechture and construction that is unmistakable, and screams luxe from the top of your foot (not the sole).

Celebrating my absolute favorite shoe brand of the moment, a few of my favorite beautiful shoes from their holiday collection.

double platform pump in bronze, 650

mirrored bow sling backs, 750

swarovski crystal peep toe pumps, 1495

red suede peep toe pumps, 695

peep-toe leopard print pony hair, 850