Marsell for the Hobo Chic or the Fashion Trendy???

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In 2011, Adam our west coast contributor enlightened us with Marsell's hobo-chic Oxford lace ups. My cousin quickly emailed me, "You've got to be kidding". Fashion bloggers questioned my taste. I'll admit they looked bizzarre....as if they belonged on a bum, hobo, clown or schlepper. Certainly not for a stylish fashionista. I had to buy the oxford lace-ups and test them out. … [Read more...]

TOD’S The Original Driving Moccasins with The Bumps!!!

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The last few years I seemed to have forgotten about TOD'S classic moccasins with the rubber driving sole and hand-made stitching. I used to wear them ALL the time and loved how comfy they were. Like everything else fashionable... I finally tired of them and stopped wearing my "beloved" TOD'S...formerly known as J.P. Tod's. While recently in New York City, I was walking by the … [Read more...]

Valentino Rockstud Espadrilles!

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I've always wanted a leopard espadrille! Actually, when I was growing up Jacques Cohen canvas and jute epadrilles were the thing to own. I'm sure some of you remember these! They came in every color. Fast forward to all grown up!When I heard that Valentino was coming out with espadrilles and in my favorite color...LEOPARD (is leopard now a color????) I was beyond excited. Who … [Read more...]

Need to Camouflage Your Love?

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The dreaded/beloved holiday known as Valentine’s Day approaches. To that end, let's check in with Italian designer Valentino, who's recently released a curious and sexy collection of camouflage goodies. These treasures include: Valentino’s rockstud canvas and leather clutch; a camouflage silk twill caftan top; a rockstud canvas and leather tote bag; and leather camouflage … [Read more...]

Jenni Kayne’s D’Orsay Flats May Just Replace My Lanvin Ballet Flats

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Jenni Kayne's D'Orsay flats are very cool and one of the most unusual looks I've seen recently. This particular style...the D'Orsay, elongates the foot giving it a slim sexy look. You can see how the pointed-toe leopard flat looks on my foot on instagram @afewgoodygumdrops. I'm sure you'll agree...very cool. Not only do these shoes look great they are extremely comfortable. … [Read more...]

There Are Endless Possibilities with Jenni Kayne’s D’Orsay Flats

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Just a few days ago I had the pleasure of stopping in Jenni Kayne's namesake store. I loved the clean understated look, the simplicity and feel of the boutique...very appealing. I fell in love with two pair of pointed flats. (featured above) My Roger Vivier pony flats (which were on my feet) were totally shedding/shredding  with a gash in the sole. Kayne's shoes by comparison … [Read more...]

We Are “Roaring” To Go with Kenzo’s Tiger Loafers and Fun Spirited Looks!

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I wore Kenzo years ago and purchased many pieces from his boutique in Paris on our first trip. I hadn't really thought about Kenzo since the line's recent resurgence. Rewind...I'm now totally obsessed with Kenzo's velvet loafers with the tiger motif, the red pony-skin tiger flats and the satin flying tiger loafers.( I just maybe tossing aside my tamer Charlotte Olympia Kitty … [Read more...]

Balmain Jeans Are Tough-Chic but Tried & True Time and Time Again Especially with Kenzo’s Loafers!

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If ever a pair of jeans have inspired me to lose a few pounds these are it! Balmain's Quilted Stretch Denim Biker Jeans are totally cool with their own signature detailing. Their edgy pattern and design adds a funky twist to a typical pair of casual jeans. Naturally, the price is anything but casual. That being said...Balmain's jeans are ultra-stylish with all their intricate … [Read more...]

Stand-Out Spikey Louboutin Flats

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Being the quintessential shoe freak that I am...I'm always on the hunt for the perfect flats. I live in flats which I throw on with my skinny jeans, body slimming trousers or leather leggings.When it comes to style, I like my flats to be just a bit over-the-top. When my daughter originally suggested that I buy the Glitz Flat I thought to myself...hmmm...I'm too old for them! … [Read more...]

Jeffrey Cambell Purrs Close To The Real Thing!

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Many of our readers emailed us about the price of Charlotte Olmypia's very stylish and expensive Kitty Flats. So I started to peruse the Net and found Jeffrey Campbell's Eyes Flat in Black Suede/Nude Suede for much less. (featured above) I think they're the purrrrfect copy! Typically, Jeffrey Campbell's shoes are so over-the-top bizarre that I usually write about just that. … [Read more...]