Friday, 15 March 2013

FNSA - FORZIERI Orange Jeweled Satin and Leather Pump

I found these amazing sparkling shoes in the sales at just £97 and knew immediately that they would make an excellent FNSA. Their original list price was a whopping £224, so if you want them I would advise you snap them up now. Perfect for bridesmaids or any special occasion!

The colour is so pretty and just right for Springtime!

To style these pretty little shoes just add some simple pieces and let them be the star of the show.

Beige Sleeveless Vneck Shift Dress
Gold Apricot Blossom Earrings

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TFL - YVES SAINT LAURENT Purple Emblem Pattern Tribtoo Slingback Pump

As you can imagine, writing Shoeniverse regularly, I spend a fair amount of time looking at shoes and educating myself about new srrivals, trends, what's coming up and so forth. You could say that i am fairly relaxed about seeing new styles and don't often see too many that make me gasp out aloud - especially when they are even in my very least favourite colour. Such is the power of Yves Saint Laurent my friends, and the beautiful new emblem pattern version of the Tribtoo slingback. Wow.

They are reminiscent of course of the beautiful Tribtoo pumps, but I adore the new fabric looking python printed upper.

Purple Cap-Sleeved Stretch-Silk Dress
White Blazer

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DOLCE & GABBANA Red Mid heel Buckle Pump

My love affair with Mary Jane heels is long standing and well documented via Shoeniverse. So it's only fair and correct that we bring some into our Spring style posts, and when I found these from Dolce é Gabbana I knew i had found the ones to feature this week. The rich crimson suede works well against a multitude of neutrals and floral prints, and they would get a lot of wear both for work and play.

They have a touch of the Irregular Choice about the shape of the heels. And now to style them...

Green V-Neck Cardigan
White Loma Tank Top
White Floral Short
Brown Dillen Ii Letter Carrier Crossbody Bag

Would you wear them? The bright emerald green stops the deep red from looking too autumnal.

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Thursday, 14 March 2013

ZARA Black Fabric Wedge Shoe

There is so much monochrome in the coming season of styles that I thought it wouldn't hurt to squeeze in another pair - as it's time to Spring into Spring. This time it's a budget friendly pair (£39) from Zara, with a chunky wedge sole and a slightly retro feel to them.

They are rather lovely.

So many possibilities with these, but here is the outfit that sprang to mind as soon as I saw them.

Black Cotton Polka Dot Cardigan
Pink Big Wave Stretchcotton and Lace Camisole
Pink Skirt with Ruffled Hem
White Beach Bag

Such a sweet Spring look. I love it. Don't hang about if you do like the shoes, as otherwise you will only be cursing yourself as you desperately try to buy them on Ebay in a few months for twice as much...

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UGG Tea Rose Pink Mini Bailey Button Shearling Lined Shoe Boots

I had these boots as a Christmas present at the end of last year, and I can honestly say they are truly a beautiful colour and are amazingly comfortable. The colour is even better in person (they are AMAZINGLY pretty) and have earned themselves the nickname of 'The Marshmallow Boots' at work.

The fantastic thing about UGG boots, and the pretty new colours in particular, is that they are not only are the warmest, comfiest footwear on the planet, but that they are also incredibly greet to look at. The mini Bailey Buttons look a lot better paired with leggings and skinny jeans than the originals too, and I found them to be even more comfortable to wear.

With that in mind, here is my Springtime take on how to wear Mini Bailey Buttons in tea rose.

White Skull Print Vest
Blue Skinny Jeans
Grey Egotrip Short Wrap Cardigan
Yellow Tote Bag

Just about my perfect everyday outfit!

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CASADEI Blue Blade Heel Suede Ankle Boots

Spring time is getting warmer but there are often days when we get showers or it's just a little too cool for sandals and open shoes. This is where the versatility of ankle boots really come into their own. Plus they don't really get any more beautiful than these blade heel wonders from the ever-wonderful Casadei.

Surely these are the High Queen of all other ankle boots? Now to style them to make them work with something for every day... like this incredible Karen Millen dress!

Floral All Over Iris Print Dress
White Striped Over-The-Knee Wool Blend Socks

It will work with a light trench or cardigan too, plus you can wear without the socks if warm enough. Perfect.

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Wednesday, 13 March 2013

ASH Grey Bowie Suede Wedge Sneaker

The wedge trainer trend doesn't seem to be going anywhere anytime soon, so how to dress these gorgeous Bowie Ash trainer boots for Spring into Spring?

Just keep it super simple!

Grey Knitted Textured Grunge Crop Jumper
White Summer Floral Skull Vest
Grey Denim Look Skater Skirt
Pink Embroidered Rock Stud Bag

Perfect for every day wear - warm and comfy too if the sun peeks back behind the clouds.

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CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA Black Monacoco Linen Platform Pumps

Clean crisp linen and monochromatic styling, these beautiful Charlotte Olympia Monacoco heels are just perfect for Spring into Spring. They are probably one of the most versatile styles that will be featured this week, and the ways of wearing them are practically endless.

Monochrome with a splash of colour is in order I feel...

Red Embroidery Front Jumper
Black Polka Dot Verdugo Skinny Jeans
Black Striped Blazer
White Woven Leather Clutch

So cute... loving the mixed patterns.

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ALDO Purple Hosey Pumps

These shoes are on sale at Aldo and are just £35 - but apologies if by the time you check your size is sold out. They are a great Spring shoe with a nice dash of colour while still being neutral enough to work with a lot of different colours and prints. Smart indeed.

These would be great to wear with smart tailored separates.

Beige Teamo Contrast Trim Crepe Blazer
Gold Gable Sequin Top
Purple Tailored Trousers
Purple Amethyst Three row Necklace

What do you think?

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