Friday, 1 March 2013

THEODORA & CALLUM Pink Hippie Heel

I cannot tell you just how much I love love LOVE this weeks Friday Night Bargain Alert. This week I finished watching the last season of Weeds (see here in IMDB) and these sandals are pure Nancy Botwin! Plus, even better than that, they are also down from £235 to just £40 - a total bargain!

If you do want inspiration for Nancy Botwin style then I suggest you take a look at this Pinterest board.

In the meantime let's think 'What Would Nancy Botwin Do' and style these babies up!

Pink Wide Sleeved Top
Red Floral Print Pleat Short
Brown Tan Slouch Hobo Bag
Brown Dframe Acetate Sunglasses

If you do fancy making these gorgeous summer sandals yours then be quick as sizes are limited at this price!

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TFL - CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Blue Bianca 140mm Patent Pumps

I cannot believe that I have somehow never shown Bianca on Shoeniverse, but seeing as I have just found this beautiful turquoise blue version, it would be rude not to! They are absolutely stunning and well worthy of being The Friday Luxe this week.

The colour of the uppers on these is so perfect, heightened even more by the colour that reminds me of a tropical sea.

How to style these beauties for a night out? Mix and match your favourites from these :D

Blue Silk Jersey Wrap Dress
Yellow Shannon Dress
Yellow Make Lemonade Bag
Orange Striped Tote Bag

Gorgeous. What would you wear with these super bright patent pumps?

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BALENCIAGA Black Stardust Skimmer

These gorgeous black flats from Balenciaga feature an abstract cutout vamp and a pointed toe. They make an interesting change from the average high street ballet pump, and would look amazing with rock-chick style outfits because the angles really give them a serious edge.

Simply stunning. So to wear them comfortably to the office, how to wear them?

Red Pussy Bow Blouse
Grey Woolly Tweed Skirt

Simple an covered, no high hemlines or aching ankles, but a look that's both conservative and fashion forward - beautiful. Plus the shoes will work just as well with leather leggings at the weekend too.

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Thursday, 28 February 2013

ERNESTO ESPOSITO Brown Snake Skin Printed Court

These classy multi toned heels comes from Ernesto Esposito, and I really really want to own these shoes. They would make a killing combo with a shift or a suit for meetings.

How to wear them my style? As follows, with mismatched grey tailored separates:

Gray Blazer
Grey Slim Leg Trouser

Add a red stretch vest and you will look amazing for work!

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DUNE Brown Riffy Biker Boots

I fell in love at first sight with these cute biker boots from Dune because of the colour of the brown suede upper. They look so soft and inviting, that in my mind's eye they look and feel a bit like UGG boots, and they immediately have my attention. Biker boots in suede? What's not to love?!!

They are pretty special, so how to bring these into your wardrobe? For me it's always best to pair them with something short!

Yellow Long Sleeve Tee
Structured Floral Jacket
Yellow Woven Cotton A-line Skirt
Red Washed Up Xbody

They are also great with jeans, of course.

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VALENTINO Green Rockstud Pump

Dearest readers of Shoeniverse, my darling Shoe Fairies, you will of course have no idea how much I have wrestled with these shoes! I love the colour, and in principle I love the shoes (cute studs, pointy toe) but the heel height is a little bit of an issue. However, after careful consideration I have decided to give them the Shoeniverse Seal of Approval - mid heel and all!

As mid heels go, this one is pretty sexy. I am still unsure I could wear them as I think you need to have really skinny calves to get away with mid heel shoes, but I do think they are an amazing looking pump that's extremely comfortable too.

So, what would I wear with these tricky little pointy toe pumps? I probably would avoid them for daytime but for an evening event where you might want to be on your feet then these would be perfect!

Multicolor Apple and Blush Crystal Glam Lock Flap Bag
Pink Sequins On Techno Mesh Dress

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Wednesday, 27 February 2013

BEBE Black Isabella Mirrored Wedge

Oh my word, these wedges are beyond fierce - just look at the 'worn' shot of these heels!

I am so so in love! They remind me of the Stella McCartney Lauren courts (and the associated ankle boots etc) which I loved for their daring flash of white at the soles. Somehow though it works even better in a super high wedge!

How to wear these daring edgy little shoes? Well the rock chick has already been covered, so how about getting away with them for a ladylike day out? It can be done!

White Eccentric Lace Jacket
Red Kadijah Dress
White Slouchy Tote
Black Skull Pashmina Scarf


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DRIES VAN NOTEN Brown Snake Skin Shoe Boots

These incredible snakeskin shoe boots from Dries van Noten are on sale and would make a wonderful everyday shoe for between now and the warmer weather. It will look impressive and individual with thick tights or leggings, but work well as the weather thaws out with cute knee high socks and shorts.

So my favourite way to wear these to the office would be like this:

Blue Make The Most Of It Top in Teal
Black Floral Lace Waistcoat
Pink Collette Short
Beige Dot Knee-High Socks

A really cute little twist with the mixing of the clashing patterns.

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