Shoe Trends For Spring/Summer 2016

Well, aren’t we all excited about spring finally being here, thankfully there’ll be more to look forward to than just a closet full of sweaters, jacket and nothing but boots. For shoeaholics who are always on the hunt for trends to transform their shoe collection in innovative ways, there’s so much you need to plan for. However, to take your shoe game to a whole new level you should know what the runways and celebrities are adorning their feet with to walk a mile or more in style. We’ve summed … [Read more...]

Wayne’s Shoe Collection: Part 3 (Mules)

This is a third post in a series that showcases the formerly shoe-obsessed Wayne’s shoe collection (and Wayne knows about my love of mules). Commentary by Wayne himself: A pair of Nic's by Cyclonic slipper mules (I don't think the company exists anymore): They didn't even come with in a box, but in a canvas bag! Finally, how about a pair of men's slingbacks? And from The Wild Pair?? (Notice the logo on the insole.) Get a load of the Cuban heel...I bought them around 1993 (+/- 1 year), … [Read more...]

The Twentieth Century Sandal

Aphrodite, the Goddess of Love, was often pictured completely naked apart from her sandals. Every ancient civilization had its version of this simple flat structure and, arguably, very little changed until the twentieth century with the invention of the heel and, more crucially, the metal arch support in the 1920. The exposure of the foot and its potential as an erogenous zone was already well known, and was even frowned upon in the 1930s. This was further enhanced by the arch created in the … [Read more...]

Donald J Pliner Isky mules

Wayne knows I love mules, but these Donald J Pliner Isky mules in Khaki Metallic are just plain fugly! And they are $350 from Zappos to boot!    A little,  okay A LOT  out of my price league. I guess I'm just partial to earthtones and heels (and bargain prices)  for my mule muse. [phpbay]donald pliner, 1[/phpbay] … [Read more...]

Kim got her Mary-Jane Brown Mules!

I have been wanting a pair of Mary-Jane Buckle brown mules ever since Squeak bought a black pair of the Aerosole Gift Snap shoes. Payless had a knock-off version for awhile, but I missed that boat. Then one of my friends wore a pair she had gotten from Target to my brother's birthday party last week, and said they were really comfortable. I was doubtful of them since I love my Aerosole mules so much, but took her word for it. So when Squeak called me last week to say the Merona Abigail Buckle … [Read more...]