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...]

Marc by Marc Jacobs polka-dot canvas & leather wedges as on Cheryl Cole

Cheryl Cole wore Marc by Marc Jacobs spotted canvas and patent-leather wedges (available from Net-A-Porter, ) to match her Sonia by Sonia Rykiel polka-dot cotton and silk-blend dress while in Chicago on May 20th, 2011 (Source). Marc by Marc Jacobs T-bar wedges: white-spotted navy canvas and patent-leather, ridged wedge heel measures approximately 125mm/ 5 inches with a 25mm/ 1 inch platform, light-brown stitched leather trim, gold stud embellishment, almond toe, rubber sole. … [Read more...]

CO-OP Barneys New York Zipper Ankle Boots as seen on Demi Lovato

Barneys style #: 500531897

Demi Lovato wore these CO-OP Barneys New York Zipper Ankle Boots in Black (currently on sale for $259 from Barneys New York, regularly $660) yesterday (August 5th, 2010, source) during a Press Conference in Chicago. Vintage nubuck platform peep-toe ankle boot with cut-out heel and zipper trim. Side zip. 130mm carved stacked heel. Leather sole. Made in Italy. zipper ankle boots … [Read more...]

Shoe Review: Aerosoles Eyelet Slides

Kim wearing Aerosole black wedge slides in NYC

I recently ordered these What's What by Aerosoles Eyelet Slides from Famous Footwear to wear next week while I'm in Chicago. I wanted a pair of   half-way dressy black slides to look nice yet be comfortable enough to walk in, plus not break the bank. These are currently on sale for $19.99 at FamousFootwear.com (regularly $39.99). I plan to wear them with black walking shorts and no socks (I think that's obvious). The heel height is perfect for me (2 1/4" wedge with 3/4" platform), and they are … [Read more...]