Shoe love: The Wingtip Brogue by Grenson for Tenue De Nimes.
Tenue de Nîmes enjoyed such positive reactions after the release of the first Grenson x Tenue de Nîmes brogue that a second interpretation had to follow soon.
This shoe has been part of English shoemaking heritage for well over 100 years. The wingtip brogue was originally a country shoe.…
'She is an outrageous mixture of sophistication and glamour that culminates in style.' -Shoelosophy
Yes, you heard correctly-R5,7 Billion($800m)! Labelux, a privately held luxury group, said Sunday that it had agreed to acquire the high-end shoe and accessories company Jimmy Choo from TowerBrook Capital Partners, a private equity company, and minority shareholders.
“Jimmy Choo has expanded from 60 stores to an international footprint of 120 sites and substantial…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on August 11, 2011 at 5:30 — No Comments
Shoelosophy notes: Peep toe, ankle boots are going to be huge trend S/S. This pair of Guiseppe Zanotti ankle boots is absolutely gorgeous and is a perfect example of this trend. For more details on the shoe click…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on August 10, 2011 at 16:00 — No Comments
Shoelosophy notes: A friend of mine wore a stunning pair of boots at a recent function. When I enquired as to the brand, she replied "Santa Lolla". Honestly, I had never heard of this brand. So as a true Shoelosopher , I embarked on a "Santa Lolla quest" to find out a little more.
These photos are from the Santa Lolla Winter 11 Ad Campaign…Continue
Curtis Anthony aka Parlaitin is a self taught sculptor who provides an array of wire sculptures. These may include contemporary sculptures, wearable sculptures, logos, etc. Each piece of art is hand-made, mind designed and may be specific to the consumers’ needs. Other elements can be interpreted into each piece to enhance its task for any design. He uses wire of all colors to…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on August 5, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments
Shoelosophy notes: Possibly one of my favourite brands, for those that have worn a pair, you will know why. I love this Ad campaign by Cesare Paciotti. Simple and beautiful.…
The shoe stores are preparing for the new spring/summer collections.
I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Preview store in Sandton, for a little pre-view of their soon to be launched summer range. I found myself in the store room, opening brand new boxes and discovering their treasures. One in particular is this Casadei.
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Moschino is synonymous with Italian Fashion trends and lovable Couture classics with a cheeky edge, whilst lending itself to luxury. Inspired by love and romance, and boasting delicate detailing and opulence; what’s not to love about this amorous creation? These suede stilettos are a wardrobe staple, yet boast a sassy twist with…Continue
Shoelosophy notes: 'A shoe is like a scent, a smile, a movement. You don't wear it, you are it'-shoelosophy by Socrati.
Shoelosophy notes: Alexander McQueen was more than a fashion designer. He was an artist who used the human body and fabrics as his canvas and treated fashion shows as theatrical performances. As head designer of the Alexander McQueen brand, he brought fantasy, abnormality, romance and…Continue
Kate Moss at Zuma restaurant in London
Shoelosophy notes: Love these stiletto pointy pumps worn by Kate. They look like Louboutin to me (unconfirmed).
Kate wearing a python print dress
YOYÓ-CREATIVO, in collaboration with 5 ROOMS AGENCY, designed this nice packaging presentation for Missoni and Havaianas to make them feel less like a flip flop and more like a piece of art.
Shoelosophy notes: (havaianas + Missoni) = I love!
Taken with instagram by Oscar PR Girl
Shoelosophy notes: Yes it is winter, but one has to have foresight and plan their wardrobe for summer!The above photo is part of the Oscar De La Renta summer collection. Cerise pink seems to be a trend going forward. Do I Love ? It's a little busy for me, but as with…Continue
Introducing the Chiquita Spike Shoes - 6 inch heel with a 2 inch platform.
Hand made to order with Swarovski stones.
Shoelosophy notes: Visually appealing, these will certainly get you all the attention you need.
There are times I like 'crazy' shoes, and this is one of those times. Worn in the correct context they could be…Continue
Two on 54, 6th street Parkhurst launches Mellisa Shoes.
I was fortunate to attend the launch of the Melissa shoes at Two last night. The store was buzzing with activity. Looking around I couldn't help but notice how nice the Melissa shoes actually look when worn. See the pic on the left? Well, I could not hold back…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on July 1, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments
Designer Marc Jacobs told journalists after the show, “We were thinking about obsession, fetishism, and we thought about an old hotel, with its chambermaids and the affairs that go on there, the crimes and scandals. And we just wanted to reveal all the amazing creatures who passed through there.” Sticking to classic black and white, with flourishes of red, yellow,…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on June 27, 2011 at 12:35 — No Comments
Shoelosophy notes: I see a prominent trend emerging for SA Spring 2011, pastel coloured peep toe sandals with bright socks.
Do I love? Initially no, but the more I look at this trend, the more I like it. Of course it has to be worn by a particular person. Not the look that anyone can pull…Continue
Added by Shoelosophy on June 24, 2011 at 6:00 — No Comments
Peter Lippmann and designer Christian Louboutin work together to create the new lookbook for Fall/Winter 2011. Inspired by classic portrait paintings, where in each of the pictures you can see a piece of the new Louboutin…Continue