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Tue 04.26
Espadrille Season

Espadrille Season: Making the Braid

‘Tis the season of the espadrille! With acutely-modern metallic leather Guccis and pompom-accented Aquazzuras, it’s easy to forget just how long this shoe has been around. The style dates back 4,000 years. Some of its best iterations come from Pyrenean Catalonia (Spain – France) and the Occitania region, where the footwear has been made since the 14th century. While the term “espadrille” is French, it has roots in the Catalan language, deriving its meaning from espart, a tough Mediterranean grass used to make rope. Clearly, today’s designers have a rich history to draw upon, and they’ve immersed themselves in it to create some of the most gorgeous espadrilles yet. Whether you like yours embroidered or crafted from classic canvas, flat or towering, inexpensive or investment-worthy, there’s no shortage of shoes to pick up for summer!

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Mon 04.11
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER

Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER: The Trends Justify the Means

If you haven’t used post-spring cleaning closet restocking as an excuse to buy new shoes yet, then I have another reason for you: the latest trends. Block heels from the likes of Mansur Gavriel, metallics via laser-cut Alaïas, and most prominently, lace-up shoes that climb like vines along your ankles are the styles at the top of every fashion girl’s shopping list this season, and NET-A-PORTER has them all. Put those winter boots away until next year and indulge in my new favorite shoes below…

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Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Top 7 Spring Shoes on NET-A-PORTER
Fri 01.22
Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air: Kick Up Your Heels for Spring’s Best Shoes

There’s nothing like a little escape come this time of year, and the next best thing to going off on a tropical getaway with a suitcase full of brand-new resort wear is looking ahead to spring. Spring’s best new shoes have already hit stores, and I’m ready to get a jump-start stocking up. From in-your-face floral appliqués to nautical accents to majorly-elevated flats, there are plenty of reasons to get excited on the early side.

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Wed 11.04
Top Fur Shoes

Top Fur Shoes: I’m Fur Real

My sentiments for fur shoes differ greatly from fur bags. Think about it: Your wallet doesn’t get cold – but your feet do. That’s why fur shoes are a big SNOB for me.

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Top Fur Shoes
Top Fur Shoes
Top Fur Shoes
Mon 10.19
Top Shoe and Jeans-to-Cuff Pairings

The Right Cuff: Top Shoe and Jeans-to-Cuff Pairings

We’re all concerned about how to cuff, which we should be, but really it’s about which cuff goes with which shoe. You want to cuff your jeans so you can showcase your shoes but make sure you’ve got the right cuff. There’s an art to it. Just look at this array of recently cuffed celebs.

Mon 08.24
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Elina Linardaki Sandals: Life in the Penny Lane

With the summer’s number one destination being Mykonos, Greece, it’s not surprising that the season’s must-have sandal originates nearby. Handmade in Athens, Elina Linardaki’s boho-style shoes make you want to book a trip to the Mediterranean ASAP.

Fri 08.07
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Top 10 Black Tie Shoes: Bow Down to the Bow

I’ve always said that ankle straps are like seat belts for your feet (and we could certainly use those – safety first!), but with these shoes, designers are taking that functional feature and tying it up in a pretty bow.

Fri 07.31
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Top 5 Chic, Comfortable Shoes: Body and Sole

Last week I covered artistic heels that have zero regard to comfort. Well, it’s Friday now, and I’m past the point in the week when I’m going out of my way to impress people! It’s time to find the best of both worlds.

Thu 06.18
Top 5 Vivid Sandals

Top 5 Vivid Sandals: The Way to a Vibrant Summer

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…