The Twentieth Century Sandal

Birkenstock Women's Mayari Sandal

Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, was often pictured completely naked apart from her sandals. Every ancient civilization had its version of this simple flat structure and, arguably, very little changed until the twentieth century with the invention of the heel and, more crucially, the metal arch support in the 1920. The exposure of the foot and its potential as an erogenous zone was already well known, and was even frowned upon in the 1930s. This was further enhanced by the arch created in the … [Read more...]

Kate Moss Debuts in Striking Stuart Weitzman Spring 2013 Campaign

Kate Moss Debuts in Striking Stuart Weitzman Spring 2013 Campaign

International fashion icon, wife, mother and entrepreneur, Kate Moss has been named the new face of Stuart Weitzman and will be showcased in the brand's global print campaign for spring 2013, photographed by Mario Testino. "I had a great time shooting the Stuart Weitzman campaign and I'm so happy to be face of the brand this season," said Kate Moss. "Working with Mario Testino is always fun and it was wonderful meeting Stuart on set." This is the first time that Kate Moss has modeled in … [Read more...]

Perfect Pleaser Pageant Shoes

Pleaser LIP 150 Open Toe Lovely Slingback Pumps

Do you think of fashion when you think of pageantry? You certainly think beauty, class and elegance. As a pageant girl you need to dress in the parameters of your pageant rules. Americas Miss Junior Pageant says when picking a gown you must have "presence and composure". Where you actually get the chance to splurge on originality would be when you're picking your shoes! Selecting the right pageant pandal can certainly add the perfect touch to any ensemble. But, the shoes you choose can … [Read more...]

Fashion Trends 2013: Real Funky Shoes

Jessica Simpson Raurie3 Bootie Photo

Jessica Simpson Raurie3 Lace Platform Bootie The styles that are making a big hit this year are actually just a few creative blasts from the past. There are some real funky shoes that have hit the stores everywhere and have everyone talking. The year 2013 brings with it a multitude of fashion trends. Lace is something that not all people realize is a fashion trend 2013 brings from the fifties. High color platforms wrapped in dark lace is more than the popular choice for many. The best part … [Read more...]

Best Foot Forward: Shoe Shopping in Chicago

Shoe Shopping

You're on a typical business trip to  Chicago; you've spent the day shuffling papers and crunching numbers. Mercifully, your trip takes a sudden turn for the better when your evening budget meeting is canceled. You immediately know  what you want to do with your free night in Chicago--you'll spend it shopping the city's renowned stores in search of the perfect pair of shoes. So, change into some comfortable shoes in the hotel and hit the street for some shopping. After all, what souvenir could … [Read more...]