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Look for Less – YSL Deauville Wedge Sandals

Posted by Sophie on Friday, April 29th, 2011

Yves Saint Laurent Deauville

Looking for new sandals for this spring/summer?  Yves Saint Laurent’s Deauville Wedge Sandals will give just the right style lift that you need this season.  Constructed with cool canvas upper and cork bottom, these summery-chic sandals are popular among celebs including Megan Fox (above).  Retails for $695 and also available in off-white ($556).

canvas wedge sandals

Steve Madden’s Taytum is just the perfect alternative for fashionistas on a budget.  Get them in navy, black, or natural for just $89.95.

cork platforms

Spring style

Posted by Sophie on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

Today I’m happy to share a very helpful & informative sponsor post covering the latest shoe trends to chic spring/summer styling tips.  All the fabulous shoes featured in this article are from Daniel Footwear where you can find an extensive collection of designer shoes and more.  The rest of the accessories & apparel featured below could be found by simply clinking these links  – shirt, pants, bangles, coral tint for lips & cheeks.

Now is the time to break out the sunglasses and dig the summer clothes out of the wardrobe.  Women’s shoes can be a mine field; what exactly should we be wearing this season?

Well, one trend which every woman can pull off with ease is the jewel clothes we have seen all over the fashion press.  A brightly coloured pair of wedges or heels will add an interesting twist to any outfit.  The bright colours we see on the high street have of course been inspired by the high end designers.  Jil Sander brought back jewel colours in a big way with her colour blocked collection.  Red, blue and purple are a great colour combination if you are stuck on where to start.

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Look for Less – Christian Louboutin Cork Wedge Slingbacks

Posted by Sophie on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Christian Louboutin’s Une Plume wedge sandals retail for $595 at Barneys.  Cork wedges are light and comfy, and the patent finish adds cooler appeal.

Or, save lots of cash with a lookalike pair, Steve Madden’s Keeton wedges.  This affordably chic pair is yours for only $79.95.

Another similar style by Steve Madden – Wissper wedges have a bit chunkier platform and thicker strap.  So CUTE! They retail for $90 at Piperlime or for for $89.95 at Zappos.

Look for Less – Prada Perforated Slingback Wedges

Posted by Sophie on Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Prada’s Perforated Slingback Wedges look amazing worn with denim jeans as Sienna Miller rocks them herself.  These perfect warm-weather wedge sandals are now mostly sold out.

Here are three similar pairs you can indulge in for much less!  Perforated wedges let your feet breathe while adding a fresh look that is perfect for spring and summer.  Wedges are among my favorite styles offering both a chic look and comfy steps.

Ciao Bella Desert

Boutique 9 Lelaina

BCBGeneration Tudor

Most Wanted – Dior Tahiti Ribbon Pumps

Posted by Sophie on Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Christian Dior SS 2011 (style.com)

Doir’s Tahiti Ribbon Pumps from SS 2011 are the perfect vacation dream shoes (hence the price of $1500).  If this pump doesn’t scream summer holidays than I don’t know what does!  Dazzling espadrille pump featuring flirty ribbon ankle ties, braided straw edging, in gorgeous yet subtle beige tone.  Simply breathtaking!  Now available for pre-order at Saks.

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