Archive for the 'it's a shoe thing' Category
Shoes can truly make or break an outfit.
From snazzy designer kicks to bargain bin impulse buys, they fill up endless space in the closet, taunting us from their neatly stacked boxes and begging to be worn. The best shoes are ones that evoke feeling when worn or even glimpsed from above. Footwear speaks volumes about a person, so make sure you are sending out the desired signal. Do you prefer flats? Are you more comfortable in sneakers? Do you wear only high heels? All these factors are quite telling, and since all women notice other womens shoes, be certain that you are representing yourself properly.
Choosing what pair to wear underneath the wedding gown is a difficult, special, and highly personal decision. Only a few people may even get to see what is on the bride’s feet, so in a way it can be a bit of a secret that may1 comment
Valentino. Adored by many and rightfully so. He built an empire that captures sophistication and femininity. A design genius, his collections are amazingly crafted, rich, and beautifully orchestrated. But this post will not wax poetic about his clothing, but rather focus on his shoes. More specifically, those shoes with the iconic and signature bow detail, a truly Valentino trademark.
The Valentino Bow Pump - the minute you slip your foot into one of these beautifully crafted heels, your confidence soars and your outfit is elevated. There are several styles to choose from, all with the amazing bow detail. The sexiest and most fabulous would be the classic Mena Peep-Toe Sandal. This shoe is serious about style. The feminine silhouette looks perfect in silver or the new pearlized nappa hue. With a 4 1/2-inch covered heel, a side bow detail, a shockingly comfortable padded insole, and leather lining and sole, well this shoe has it all.
Or choose the Half d’Orsay Pump in oro vecchino (gold), black, or nude. The nude elongates legs and is instantly classic, never going out of fashion and making it a shoe to wear from season to season. With the bow detail on the2 comments
Nuptials are steeped in rituals and customs, many of which originated centuries ago when weddings were perceived as tumultuous times when the bride and groom were susceptible to bad luck and evil spirits. Traditions evolved to protect the couple and assure happiness and good luck as they began their new life together.
While several have become a bit played out or seem out of date, many charming traditions have stood the test of time and should be considered when planning the event. Make sure to explore beyond your own backyard – looking to different cultures can open the door to fresh and exciting customs that will make the1 comment