3.1 Phillip Lim Espie Espadrilles (and Knock-offs) as seen on Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes was spotted wearing 3.1 Phillip Lim Espie Espadrille Slip-Ons while shopping at the Barneys New York store itself on May 6th, 2011. Mrs. Tom Cruise paired the flats with a pink tank top and J Brand skinny jeans (source). For a similar (less expensive replica), check out these black espadrille flat knock-offs (note canvas is cheaper than leather): Soda Bill-S Canvas Flats, $19.97 Franco Sarto Whip, $39.99 Black Espadrille Flat … [Read more...]

Tory Burch Contrast Elastic Espadrilles

As seen in the April '11 issue of InStyle and the March '11 issue of W Magazine, this Tory Burch Contrast Elastic Espadrille in Reptile Yellow and Khaki is turning heads and available directly from ToryBurch.com, $175. Bold color gives the classic espadrille a fresh update. Wear with shorts, capri pants and summer dresses for an easy chic look. Style Number: 12118408 Tory Burch Espadrille … [Read more...]

8 Pairs of Red White and Blue Shoes

Patriotic Platform Costume Heels

It's not too late to order some patriotic sandals in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend! Show your American pride on Independence Day with these stars and stripes inspired sandals and boots. Charles David Sail nautical slingback sandals, on sale for $140 with free shipping from Zappos.com (regularly $175) Embrace the nautical trend in this fabulous sling-back sandal. Canvas upper with contrast piping and stitching. Adjustable buckle closure. Leather and textile lining. Vertical … [Read more...]

Hand Sewn Spanish Espadrilles

Some of my favorite shoes I wore in highschool were some red patterned espadrilles.   I've saved them and even wore them to an 80's party earlier this year. Now twenty years later, my daughter has hoarded them, and they are practically falling apart. So I was ecstatic (as was my daughter) when Diego Arnedo, owner of Espadrillestore.ca sent me a pair of these Espadrilles with red stripes to review! Thank you! All Espadrilles (Alpargatas in Spanish) are entirely hand crafted in the small … [Read more...]

Sucker for Shoe Sales

Was at the mall last week, and can you believe I didn't take advantage of Famous Footwear's current BOGO offer?   I even had a coupon to use.   But I did make a haul at Payless. I got all of the above shoes that were marked down plus used my AAA card for another 10% off for under $20! [phpbay]espadrilles, 2[/phpbay] … [Read more...]