We all have pairs of cork or canvas wedges for summer, so why not do one better and indulge in shoes with a little something extra? Embroidery is by no means a new fad in fashion, but on sandals? Well, the style seems to be having a moment! And no one’s gotten it better than Jimmy Choo.
Summer is when I let loose with everything, especially my wardrobe. I guess the best explanation is that matching somehow takes on a different meaning when the heat has fried my brain. Besides, a season of carefree and reckless pairings demands mixing prints and colors…
While I’ve had my summer wedges and flat sandals picked out for some time now, I’ve been in need of a special heel that goes above and beyond chic, offering a unique element that brings excitement to any look I build around it.
Those with weak ankles, rejoice! And pretty much all of us can enjoy a break from sky-high stilettos. Because it’s all about the chunky heel right now. When working a heel with some heft, it’s important the shoe have some feminine details. Otherwise, the look gets trashy way too quickly.
One of my favorite things to do in Florence is shop at uniquely Florentine boutiques like the new Aquazzura store at the Palazzo Corsini. Besides the concept space serving as the brand’s headquarters and flagship, it’s located in a gorgeous, historical building built by the Medicis in the 15th century that was later bought by Maria Machiavelli.
Now is as much the time to stock up on cute wedges as it is the time to collect winter coats. Why? Because you should be leaving those bulky jackets behind and hopping on a cruise! When I know I have a seafaring adventure on the horizon, the first thing I shop for is the perfect wedge.
Feeling like things look a little dull now that holiday festivities are on their last leg? There’s nothing like the perky colors of the rainbow to enliven your wardrobe, and there’s nothing like a great new pair of shoes to make you see things from a whole new angle.