Q&A: Franco Sarto Typhoon Sandal

Franco Sarto Artist Collection 'Typhoon' Sandal (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Q: Where can I find the Franco Sarto sandals that were featured in the April 2010 issue of Ladie's Home Journal*? A: The Franco Sarto Artist Collection 'Typhoon' Sandal is a Nordstrom Exclusive, available directly from Nordstrom.com, $89.95. Differently sized straps are woven together on chic leather sandal styled with twin buckles and a sturdy stacked heel. Two adjustable ankle straps with buckle closures. Approx. heel height: 3 1/2". Leather upper/synthetic … [Read more...]

Yo-Yo Hole in the Heel Sandals

When I went shopping last week, I didn't have time to scope through all the shoes on sale at Maurices. But yesterday I did! And I came away with these Donut Gladiator Sandals for $5.50 (originally $26) and these Tyra stretch croco boots for $9.99 (originally $39). The sandals remind of a pair of "Yo-Yo" sandals with a hole in the rubber soled heel that I had back in junior high school! And what's even more ironic is that I recently received this email from Samme: Hi, Just how old are you!! … [Read more...]

Please ID these Purple Suede Shoes

Lauren of BiadaBella would like help identifying these shoes... I NEED to know the origin of these purple suede shoes.  I've posted them on my blog, but no one seems to know the brand.  I want them soo badly, and I know that I could count on my fellow shoeaholics to identify them.   Thank you! … [Read more...]

Patent Synthetic Blowfish Seize Flats

Q: Are the blowfish women seize shoes made of real leather patent or man made patent? thank-you. ~ Heidi A:   Blowfish 'Seize' Flats (as seen on the Barefoot Tess website) contain a "PU Upper". PU stands for Ployurethane Upper which is totally man-made.   The patent synthetic Blowfish 'Seize' Flats are available in White, Red, Navy, Green, Black for $39 from BarefootTess.com. Barefoot Tess caters to sizes 10 and up. So if you need a smaller size, you can also find the Blowfish Seize in … [Read more...]

Q&A: Leighton Meester’s Shoes

Melanie has been trying to months to find the cute mary-janes that Leighton Meester as Blair wore in the Gossip Girl "The Ex Files" (Season 2, Episode 4) and has asked for her fellow shoeaholics help on identifying them!   Check out Melanie's Best Face Forward blog for more pictures that can be enlarged for more detail. If you can recognize the label, please comment on this blog post - Melanie will be most appreciative! I haven't been able to pinpoint the exact designer brand myself, but I … [Read more...]