Friday, 5 July 2013

FNSA - ZARA Fuchsia Suede Court Shoe

This week's Friday night bargain comes from Zara and a little tip I posted over on the Facebook page Wednesday night. These beautiful, vibrant suede heels are now just £25.

Perfect with this cute shift for a budget take on this week's TFL. You can grab all three pieces for less than £100.

Yellow Petite Exclusive Bodycon Dress With Cut Out Sides And Bar Detail
Green Emmie Clutch

Perfect way to show off a tan! Love the bright colour clash for Summertime.

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TFL - VALENTINO Pink Studded Pump

The Friday Luxe this week features these amazingly beautiful pumps which have just a tiny row of the rockstud studs, and they are all the better for it. These heels are super designer priced at £302 (down from £502) but still may well be very much out of your price budget. If so check back at 5pm as I'm going to do a budget call of the entire outfit in this post which will leave you with change from £100 for all three pieces.

But first... to Valentino.

Add a bright bodycon dress and a cute clutch for a look that's sure to turn some heads. I love these colours together but you could also mix it up with cobalt blue, turquoise, orange or scarlet as well.

Yellow Draped Stretch Cottonblend Dress
Green Pandora Perspex Box Clutch

Perfect to show off some summertime skin and head out for a night on the town. Love it.

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The Return of the Sharon! - GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI Sharon Pumps in Two New Colours!

Just when you thought you had seen the back of them... they're back! Sharon was definitely *the* style of 2013 for Shoeniverse posts with everything from multicoloured crystals to hot pink suede, sporting a wooden heel to sparkling black glitter, acidic lime green to liquid metallic, and nude suede slings to soft emerald tones. As you can see I rather like them! They were undoubtedly the Shoeniverse Shoe of 2012.

And then along comes this little beauty and proves that Sharon isn't dead and gone just yet. What a stunning take on the monochrome trend! Wear them with a cute top and a red wiggle skirt for maximum impact and sex appeal you can still wear to the office.

Just add these!

Black Offshoulder Polka Dot Peplum Top
Red Knee Length Skirts

How would you wear this particular variation of the Sharon style? Were they your shoes of 2012?

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BUT WAIT - there's more - fancy another new colour variant? A bit of black suede with a hint of gorgeous metallic coming right up.

Absolutely gorgeous - I will never tire of these heels!

Another beautiful variant.

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Thursday, 4 July 2013


Now these are a breath of fresh air! Gorgeous emerald green and fresh turquoise with twin straps and a sleek shape. Gorgeous!

What would you wear them with? Grey demins and a cute top for me, as below:

Grey Midrise Skinny Jeans
Green Silk Chiffon Flutter Sleeve Top
Green Circular Bib Necklace Emerald
Grey Mai Tai Box Clutch

Buy OSCAR DE LA RENTA Green Sisi Pump

Designer Classics - CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Pink Python Lady Peep

The latest iteration of the beautiful Lady Peep style from the maestro Christian Louboutin. Some other links to past posts if you fancy them in a different colour as below:

Blue Lady Peep 150 Mini Glitter Pumps
Neon Pink Lady Peep 150 Platform Pumps
Pink Lady Peep 150 Platform Pumps
Lady Peep 150 in fuchsia pink - the first Shoeniverse TFL!

There are so many versions and I think I have just about said everything that could be written about these stunning shoes. So let's just enjoy some more pictures of the new colour shall we?

What do you think? Hot or not?


Designer Classics - CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Daffodile Extreme Platform Pumps in Black or Snakeskin

Neither of these styles are new, of course, but I've never actually featured the regular Daffodile pump on Shoeniverse. And so I decided that this was as good as time as any to rectify that and give them a showing off.

It's funny. I remember vividly when I first saw these heels and for such a long time I detested them. But as platforms grew I slowly became accustomed to them, and they are actually still probably not only the first but also the very best example and execiution of the style.

The only real question here is of course, how on earth do you walk in them?

Click either style above to buy if you dare!

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Red 100mm Suede Pearl Pumps

I love the simplicity of these pearl adorned pumps from Alexander McQueen. So many of the McQueen label designs are edgy and rocky, so it's good to remember that there is actually a lot of classic timeless style available too from McQueen. These wouldn't look out of place in a Chanel lookbook. Timeless. Elegant.

The perfect red pumps.

And this is what I'd wear them with.

Black Short Dress
Red Heroine Small Brushed Leather Handbag
Red Brooches
Black Skull Print Scarf

NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD Black Elaphe Metallic And Patent Leather Sandals

These look like something Cruella De'Vil might wear. All kinds of crazy awesome in one beautiful heeled sandal. I am rather in love with them.

Plus they look incredeible when worn with classic separates in edgy materials. It really helps to take the mixed media edge to an extreme. Worn with a wool twill top and leather skirt, the overall look is staggering.

I'd be happy just to wear them with jeans to be honest. I could probably just sit down with them on my feet and look down at them and still be blissfully happy. They are not even really my style, but I do believe they would make me feel like a Princess. And on some level, that's what shoes are all about.

They are also on sale at Net a Porter. Go get 'em!

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Traditional Wedding Belles - STEVE MADDEN White Aftrdark Pointed Pumps

These sweet little pumps are perfect for a traditional minimalist bride. Steve Madden has come up trumps with them, and if you like white heels they are very wearable afterwards too. Plus as an added bonus they are just £85 too. Easy to fit into an ever expanding wedding budget.

Could these be your dream pumps for your big day? Or do you know a bride to be that would love them?

Why not share them and let them know - I imagine that they will sell really well.

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Tuesday, 2 July 2013

ZARA Yellow & Green Ankle Strap Sandal

From seriously hot designer beauties to something altogether more affordable. Zara has these heels on sale at just £40 now, and they are perfect for some cool summertime lunching. The one good thing to come from a disappointing summer weather-wise is an abundance of shoe sale bargains. These will not be around fo long so grab them while you can to avoid waiting and risking the ebay catch up (with inflated prices to boot) later.

Really classy, just add one of these...
Yellow Ekubu Stretch Cotton Dress
Green Stretch Wool Crepe Dress

Perfect date night or elegant dinner party dressing.

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