Unlike traditional boat shoes that are made out of leather or suede, SWIMS offers a water-compatible alternative. The loafers offers the utmost in versatile footwear: you can wear them on the beach, on a boat, in the city, at the office and even out for dinner. They are made with adaptable and breathable nylon and since they are entirely water-resistant, you can even throw them in your washing machine! The loafers also feature an anti-slip, natural rubber and non-marking sole and EVA insole with ventilation system.
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With spring and summer around the corner we thought it was the perfect time to offer GILT members a little something special from the iconic espadrille brand. GILT has twenty styles you won’t find anywhere else in the U.S! Castaner is a brand with such rich history. From iconic beauties like Grace Kelley to Hollywood stars like Penelope Cruz the brand has proven to have real staying power in the fashion world. We wanted to share more about the brand with you- so we went straight to the source to get details on how the brand got started and where they are now. Gilt Editorial Director, Tracey Lomrantz Lester has all the scoop – including how YSL played a large role in the evolution of the brand. You can read a full interview on Style File here. I have included a few of our favorite styles below– a similar style was worn by Penelope Cruz in a Vogue editorial. To see all of the exclusive styles available on GILT check out our event launching Wednesday, March 6th at 9 pm ET.
JustFab.com launched an exclusive collection with Online Fashion & Beauty Gurus, Elle and Blair Fowler. The collection marks the first shoe and handbag line for the social media gurus which includes stylish detailed shoes and refined handbags that are perfect for transitioning from day to night events. The full line is available at JustFab.com at an affordable price of $39.95.
Talk about loving shoes, Madonna was spotted traveling with her boyfriend Brahmin through Rome, Florence and Amsterdam taking her favorite black & white Mary Jane wedges by RITCH ERANI NYFC exclusively at CHUCKiES New York. Not only does Madonna love the shoes but her daughter, Lourdes does too. A gal can’t go wrong with a classic pair of black and white wedges!
The Simmons sisters –you know MTV’s Run House and daughters to Rev Run of the infamous Run DMC– created Pastry back in 2007 to fill a void in the sneaker market for fun fashionable footwear made for women (by women). The brand’s concept and message to girls and women around the globe is to “Live Life Sweet.” The new Fresh Baked Collection comes in an assortment of flavors from — the Glam Pie Lite and the Sire Classic Canvas. There’s nothing like a fresh baked pair of Pastry sneakers. Available at www.lovepastry.com.
Jimmy Choo announces the launch of ‘Choo 24:7 Stylemakers’, an interactive microsite at www.choo247.com and accessible via www.jimmychoo.com that brings to life the personality of Choo 24:7, the brand’s ‘perfect shoe wardrobe’ of iconic Jimmy Choo styles. Mirroring the creative concept for the brand’s advertising campaign, the site celebrates street style photographic reportage with an image gallery showcasing fans wearing Jimmy Choo across time zones, day to evening, 24:7. Because haute shoes are to be worn 24:7, it was only a matter of their that one of the worlds leading footwear brands creative such a brilliant campaign to celebrate their fans. The site invites fans and photographers to participate by submitting their own street style images illustrating their personal style. A selection of the best images are uploaded onto the site and shared with fans internationally, reflecting the global personality of Jimmy Choo.
The site responds to the growing interest in street style photography and the social aspect of sharing fashion and style imagery. Users will be able to create their own Stylemaker photo galleries on the microsite and post images direct from Facebook or from personal digital photo albums. Stylemaker photo galleries on the Choo247.com microsite may then be shared via social media. Photos tagged on Instagram with #choo247 will also feed to the site.
To launch the program, Jimmy Choo has collaborated with renowned street style photographer, Eddie Newton, best known for his fashion blog www.mrnewton.net. Newton has photographed headline Stylemakers exclusively for the choo247.com site
– his subjects for Jimmy Choo are frequent personalities of street style photography – Caroline Issa in London and Jessica Joffe in New York. New headline Stylemakers will be added each season in different cities around the globe throughout 2012/13. Next stop: Milan, Antwerp, Paris, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
The site also features curated content with archive images of celebrities, ad campaigns and Jimmy Choo events. The gallery of pictures may be filtered by time of day and city.
Actress and mom-anista Halle Berry has teamed up with popular German retailer Deichmann Shoes to create her very own shoe designs. The Revlon spokeswoman was on location in Germany for a private shoot which will showcase her ’5th Avenue by Halle Berry’ collection. The world will expect towering heels from a supermodel, right? Wrong!
The 40 piece, limited edition line focuses on comfort and features mostly flats and wedges, perfect for those fabulous moms on the go.
When it comes to Paris and couture, theres no telling what we can expect. One things for sure is that there wil be some eye popping and jaw dropping pieces that will pass your way. Try walking in these towering heels by Jantaminiau. These shoes give the illusion of an elongated leg or more like a model on stilts. Then again, If Lady Gaga can walk in them, then so can you.
The very stylish, Olivia Palermo has partnered with Stuart Weitzman for a good cause. The shoe giant approached Palermo to design these stunning sandals for charity. Cranberry red is just perfect for FW 2011 and pair nicely with the current colors of this season including soft melon, hunter green, periwinkle, rust and mustard.
According to WWD, Scarlett Johansson, Hayden Panettiere and Michelle Trachtenberg have also created footwear to help raise money for ovarian cancer, so if you want to support their efforts, log onto tart saving those pennies and head on over to stuartweitzman.com and get your very own pair in September when they land.
Shoes, shoes and more shoes. Every season the average women buys at least three to four pairs of shoes. Why? for some it is a fetish, for others its a habit and for the most part, its a fashion necessity to give last season’s outfit a touch of whats currently trending. Fall is just around the corner but you don’t need to put away all of your open toe sandals. In fact, designers have incorporated peep toes into their Fall/winter 2011 collections. You favorite designer sandal can be worn with our without hosiery depending on occasion and season.