Friday, 8 August 2014

SHOE PORN ALERT - ALEXANDER MCQUEEN Silver Appliquéd Metallic Textured Leather Sandals

It's my last day at my current job (woohoo - I am SO happy to leave!) and then I am off to pastures new next week which I am super excited about. I am almost as happy as I was when I first saw these silver beauties from Alexander McQueen. Sarah Burton has come up with a pair of almost ethereally beautiful heels, and the entire collection is fantastic. I may have squealed out loud and bounced up and down in my chair. Maybe.

"Wild Beauty" was Sarah Burton's inspiration for Alexander McQueen this season. These Italian-made silver textured leather sandals have straps crafted to look like leaves. I want to wear them with tailored capri pants and a boxy tuxedo jacket.

Black Tuxedo Jacket

Black Serged Front Zipcuff Capri Pants

They look even better when worn (see below) and are a thing of exquisite beauty for a beautiful day. Have a great Friday everyone and a wonderful weekend x

Thursday, 7 August 2014

Shopping the Debenhams Shoe Sale August 2014 - plus vote for your favourites!

Faith Tan leather chain strap sandals
Was £32.50 / Now £22.75 / Now £16.25
50% Off / Save a total of £16.25

My pick of the current online sale picks.... enjoy! Ooh, and don't forget to vote for the best of the five picks at the end of the post (or leave me a comment).

Mel Yellow scented peep toe sandals
Was £28.00 / Now £14.00 / Now £8.40
70% Off

Call It Spring Black 'Ybaevia' woven block heeled sandals
Was £45.00 / Now £22.50 / Now £13.50
70% Off / Save a total of £31.50

Carvela Gold 'lara' high heel court shoes
Was £100.00 / Now £49.00
51% Off

Jasper Conran Navy 'Jumana' asymmetric heeled sandals
Was £69.00 / Now £55.20
20% Off

Which of the shoes above do you like the best?
Faith Tan leather chain strap sandals
Mel Yellow scented peep toe sandals
Call It Spring Black 'Ybaevia' woven block heeled sandals
Carvela Gold 'lara' high heel court shoes
Jasper Conran Navy 'Jumana' asymmetric heeled sandals
Poll Maker

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

SALE ALERT - PAUL & JOE Beige Darling Glitter Strap Wedges NOW £99 (were £329)

If you are after a late Summer Holiday designer bargain buy, or just to put away for your winter sun break, these sandals are amazing value for money - and effortlessly stylish.

Paul & Joe's glitter strap wedges are a subtle way to make a statement. These sleek modern wedges add a touch of sparkle with contrast glitter straps, perfect to pair with a floaty maxi dress. Shoe features: leather covered wedge, leather inner and inner upper, glitter detail upper outer and zip back to secure.

Super pretty!!!

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

The Closest Thing EVER to Real Life Barbie Shoes - MELISSA Women';s Gloss Pop Court Shoes in Pop Pink

I know, they're plastic. They looks like Barbie shoes. They only have a 3 inch heel. But despite all of this, these heels from Melissa are flipping FANTASTIC!

Made from soft but durable Melflex PVC plastic, the Melissa Women's Gloss Classic Court Shoes in an eye-catching pop pink feature a pointed toe and comfortable mid height heel. Accentuated with cut out detail to the heel, the shoes exude classic style with a low cut vamp and slightly padded footbed. A small 'M' logo pin to the back and a gloss effect finish the design.

They might be my favourite ever Melissa heels. This includes the Lady Dragon heels. And yes I do realise that's quite the statement.

The resemblance to Barbie shoes that we all played with as children is startling... remember these?

And now you can have your own! What do you think? Super amazing kitsch find, or just too sugary sweet for you to wear?

Would you wear these Barbie inspired pop pink courts?
Yes - they're gorgeous!
Only as fancy dress or cosplay!
No way...
Poll Maker

Monday, 4 August 2014

Samantha's Autumn Wishlist - featuring Isabel Marant, Alexander McQueen and Giuseppe Zanotti

Purple Coline Suede Cutout Peeptoe Bootie

Gold Studded Mini Heroine Bag

Beige Hacene Belted Coat

One of the things that I love to do is shop off season. Whether it's buying bikinis in January or buying fur boots in the summer sales, it's something that I've always done. So whilst it's been absolutely scorchingly hot the past few weeks here in the UK (and trust me I am not complaining), I do love to look ahead and plan for what I need to add to my wardrobe. So with a new job starting next week, the past few weeks have been spent buying knitwear basics (thank you AllSaints!) and workwear for the winter. And then I saw this coat...

It's a beauty, right? Like a super soft stylish duvet that you can keep wearing on the train. It might just be the perfect commuting coat, and I am utterly in love with it.

The purse is McQueen...

Please please can someone gift it to me? It's just so PRETTY! Plus it would also be perfect for work.

The shoes of course are not nearly so practical, and unusually for me, are purple. You know it takes Giuseppe Zanotti to make me covet a pair of indigo suede shoes.

This of course has nothing to do with practicality, workwear or commuting. I don't want to wear them when it rains, on a train, or actually even for walking more than a few metres at a time. I just WANT them, you know?

What pieces are you after this fall?