Angela Nuran Eternity Wedding Sandals

Angela Nuran Purple Wedding Shoes

Remember me saying my sister, Kaitlyn was looking for wedding sandals for big feet? Well, shoe designer Angela Nuran Gokturk came to her rescue! Kaitlyn picked out the Eternity Dyeable Sandal with a 3.5" from the Angela Nuran 2011 collection and chose to have them dyed a "Regency Purple" shade. Here is a closer photo of the shoes with Kaitlyn's actual engagement ring placed on the heel. Angela Nuran Gokturk sent me the nicest, most descriptive and caring emails. Here is an excerpt from … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Reconstruct Summer Shoes for Fall

Colin Stuart Lace-up Platform Bootie Photo

We all love a great D.I.Y. when it comes to changing up the look of our shoes. There are tons of ways to turn shoes that you just can't bring yourself to wear anymore into fresh new pairs of closet favorites. The same can be said for transitioning from summer styles to fall fabulosity. And, the best thing about re-constructing your own shoes is that it costs next to nothing and you can make your friends jealous with your new one-of-a-kind kicks. Whether you're new to D.I.Y. or a seasoned pro, … [Read more...]

Guest Post: Homage to Haflingers

I always thought slippers were for loafers, homebodies and grandma. Sure they are cozy and cushy, but they always felt a little sloppy and cumbersome. I never saw them as an essential item in my shoe collection. Today, however, I pay homage to my Haflingers. This German based slipper company designs and produces slippers of unsurpassed comfort. The clog-like design makes slipping them on easy"”no bending over or fancy foot wiggles required. The arch support (yes! Arch support in a slipper) is … [Read more...]

Shoe Review: Plattoes Wedge Sandals

Plattoes

Fellow shoeaholic Erin reviews the ingenious Plattoes Sandals to create a variety of looks.   Erin came up with several sandal styles using the wedge base with a 5/8" striped pink and brown ribbon. Here is just four of the looks she came up with: And here is what she had to say about them: These very versatile and trendy shoes are so comfortable. I love how I can lace the straps anyway to change the look of my shoe to match any outfit. Very easy to walk in and use. The straps … [Read more...]

Zappos Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, Sandals, Slippers & More

I just got home from BlogWorld in Las Vegas where I was a speaker and spoke about this very shoe blog! When I was in Vegas either this year, I took a tour of Zappos, and have recommended it everyone I know that visits there!   And it's free (and better than most other paying tours available in Sin City). So when my friend took Squeak and I out to dinner on Friday night at the Wynn, he gave me one of the free books he received on his tour the day prior - Shoes: A Celebration of Pumps, … [Read more...]