Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Who’s to say flatties aren’t glamorous?

 Penny Loafers + Glitter = IT SHOE OF THE SEASON

…& for work see below!

The anti bunion brigade to the rescue.

Thank you Mui Mui!

(Source: vintagevicar22.wordpress.com)

Thursday, 19 July 2012

Oh the weather outside is frightful......but the footwear's so delightful! Check out A/W!

Since the weather outside is truly awful and not living up to its Summer promise I have decided to pack up the summer wardrobe and invest for the Winter. Starting with footwear! 
Yes there are the usual trends, Military, pointed toes, studs.... (HURRAH, just check out Valentino, everything from bags to shoes covered in little golden embellishments!)..etc

 But I'm here to introduce my favs and more exciting prospects for A/W 2012.

  Trend 1: Mixed Media (Runway Girly's top pick)
I feel that designers wanted to play and get creative after all those girly pretty pastels of Spring Summer.
Here anything goes. Mix woven leather with suede, velcro and plastic... the crazier the combination the better.

Runway Girly’s pick is Proenza Schouler updated hybrid high tops, the comfy choice for height...peep toes, sporty Velcro straps and a statement cobalt heel.
Perfect way to toughen up S/S floaty dresses....helping you get more out of that redundant Summer wardrobe.

Trend 2: Ye Old shoes
It’s the shoes of the past that have caught the designer’s attention, think Shakespeare, Pepys and 'Thanks Giving' suppers.
Marc Jacob's Pilgrim shoe…..not totally convinced but if it were flat and metallic I might change my mind. It's the Alexa Chung type choice....a nerdy secretary look.

Trend 3: The Oxford….still hugely popular, seen on countless catwalks... "thank god for flatties at last" say the models. 
(P.s. spotted Olivia Palermo in a silver pair!)

Above, Derek Lams Golden pair. LOVE LOVE LOVE. 
(Plus another BIG A/W’12 trend METALLIC!)

Trend 4: All Tied Up
Here Balenciaga has taken the sporty trend of high tops and translated it to an evening shoe. 
This tied up look could translate to everything from boots, heels even flats.

Trend 5: The Up dated Glass slipper, it's Lace, slightly more durable!

Ok, ok this was from Valentino's Fall Couture Show but a girl can dream.
Just imagine these with a little dress and a cropped jacket, or in black with jeans.
Maybe it's the little girl inside me still wanting to play dress up.

Hyper feminine and a relief from the androgynous looks/shapes of the seasons.

(Source:anotherzoeday.blogspot.co.uk, tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com, dfashionidea.com, glamour.com, bloginity.com)

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

The girl in black….

So much for that New Years resolution of introducing colour to my wardrobe.

Blame it on the Zara Sale.....(and let's not forget the awful weather!!!)

Autumn wardrobe at the ready! 

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

When fashion reflects life!

LOVE Prada’s latest clutches!
Hoping this becomes a trend everywhere….what would your clutch look like?
Mine would be a coffee cup and a bag of percy pigs!!!! Prada you listening?

(Source Style.com)

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

The colourful styling’s of Sophia Webster

Readers I have to introduce the next name in High heels….Sophia Webster.
Previously worked as assistant to the Epic footwear genius that is Nicholas Kirkwood. Her experience has paid off and I can guarantee we will see these Technicolor artworks everywhere.

….Plus when the weather is as bad as it is, running through the rain in a pair of her creations might bring a smile to the wettest of faces!

…or perhaps wait for her to bring out a line of wellies?

(Source: 2012fashion.info, style.com & vogue.co.uk/)

Monday, 9 July 2012

Print with restraint?

As you know print is BIG for A/W’12. From the Geometric prints of Prada to the otherworldly looks of Mary Katrantzou.
But how to do the print look in everyday life… for the office for instance?

J.W Anderson has the answer. Subtle, sophisticated and totally covetable.

Psss do you think pig print is the new leopard?

(Source: fashioneditoratlarge.blogspot.co.uk)

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Who needs mascara with sunglasses like these!!!

How Devine.......Tatty Devine!!!

(Source: TattyDevine.com)