The European Shoe Invasion

Bruno Magli Espadrilles - Romane Photo

European shoes have long been hailed as the best type of shoe you can buy. The quality, focus on design and materials used are often superior to cheaper brands made in China. European shoes are becoming extremely popular in the United States due to their superior craftsmanship, comfort and style. Here are a few of the top shoe trends of this season: Glamorous Heels Heels from famous brands like Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik and Jimmy Choo are hot right now. There's a good chance they … [Read more...]

Manolo Blahnik Lasti Sandals

Freida Pinto ("Trishna" actress) wore Manolo Blahnik Lasti Sandals (available from Barneys New York, $595) with a Louis Vuitton dress to the London Film Festival on October 22nd, 2011 (Source). Stretch canvas open toe cross-band sandal with posted slingback 90mm cork heel Leather sole Available in Beige Made in Italy Barneys style #: 500992977 Manolo Blahnik Sandal … [Read more...]

Top 10 Cities for Shoe Lovers

KG by Kurt Geiger Harvey Slingback SandalAre you a shoe lover? Does your heart start pounding at the very sight of a pair of fancy heels at a store window? If you are a shoe lover, here are 10 cities to consider when you make your travel plans next. These are the ultimate shoe diva paradises! … [Read more...]

Ashley Olsen in Manolo Blahnik Pumps

I can never tell the Olsen twins apart, but I'm thinking it's Ashley Olsen that is rocking the yellow Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Pumps. First at the Tim Burton tribute event last month (left) and the Nine Premiere just last night in New York (right). Manolo Blahnik Hangisi Satin Pump, $945 from Barneys New York Satin pump with square rhinestone detail at taper toe. 105mm thin covered heel. Leather sole. Available in Yellow. Made in Italy. … [Read more...]

Pre-Owned Luxury Designer Shoes

Can you believe these Oscar de la Renta Estiva Black Slingbacks are only $153 at Portero.com? Retail Value is $695! And no, they are not knock-offs or replicas, but the real deal. What's the catch you ask? They are pre-owned. Yep, as in "used". And if you think about it, all shoes are "used" once you wear them once. No wonder so many people buy shoes from online auctions. Portero.com is an authenticated luxury market that carries high-end brands of handbags, fur, watches, art and more.   … [Read more...]