Women’s shoes.

Fall’s pointed pumps: classic with a twist

It's a cliche but it's undeniably true: a classic pair of pumps will truly serve you both day and night. That's one of the beautiful things about the return of the pointed pump. Pair with a pencil skirt, skinny jeans or sumptuous lace frock: they're reasserting themselves as a fall must-have, and it's the colour and detail that counts. Read on for more.

Man-style shoes for women: a time-travelling device in the world of fashion

With British shoe artisanship being at its best this year many a style of shoe, such as Dr Martens and brogues, have been adapted to fulfil a feminine clientele. This year these traditionally British shoe brands have supplied the demand and branched out to create various interpretations of the female equivalent of male dominated shoe designs; breaking the boundaries of man-woman fashions and resulting in…

Shoes worthy of your closet: Aperlai

When you look at shoes, names like Picasso, Piet Mondriaan and Pollock wouldn’t usually come to mind. Especially in today’s pop culture driven industry where fictional characters like Carrie Bradshaw and Kim-whoever-Kardashian are inspiring shoe designs. But amidst this madness is a luxurious art-inclined accessory line waiting to be unveiled to the world of shoe addicts. Introducing Aperlai, a Paris-based shoe house that has deeper…
Aperlai 'Geisha' shoes F/W '12
Aperlai 'Geisha' shoes F/W '12
Aperlai 'Geisha' shoes F/W '12
Aperlai 'Geisha' shoes F/W '12
Aperlai 'Geisha' shoes F/W '12

Ana Locking accessories from a time capsule

Ana Locking’s fall 2012 collection imagines a time capsule, buried in 1922 and opened in 2012. This mythical capsule forms the basis of a collection that ties twenties fashion with the now, evident in the silhouettes of Locking’s clothing – but also in the accompanying accessories. Shoes are moccasin style for both men and women; the heeled women’s versions with their leather tassles would fit…

Marni’s luxe shoes for fall

Complimenting Marni's sixties-inspired fall 2012 collection is a shoe range that spans man-style brogues to kabuki-soled platforms, reptile pumps to sturdy high-heeled sandals. After the break, a closer look at the quirky brand's footwear offering for fall.
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection
Marni F/W '12 '13 shoe collection

Catwoman’s heels are both sexy and deadly

Catwoman as a character has a darkly sexy, fetishist appeal. The upcoming The Dark Knight Rises film looks to play to that in such a way that Anne Hathaway’s costuming could be the spark that ignites a host of tight leather spot fires across fashion. And the shoes? Razor sharp metal stilettos. We can’t help but wonder if this costume will give Hathaway’s Catwoman the…

8 styles of shoes to make a statement out of summer

It’s one of many ‘numbers’ you never want to share with the world. Age. Lovers. Shoes. It’s considered socially unacceptable to discuss many such numbers, and the latter in is included amongst them as a girl can never have enough shoes in her closet by to publicise a number is to appear gauche. Each season, we see styles change, heels evolve and the colour palette…

Accessorising Deco with Anna Dello Russo

An Art Deco inspired dress may have a vintage feel to it, but it’s not difficult to modernise the look away from the ’40s. At Gucci’s Milan fashion week show, Anna Dello Russo paired one of the house’s Deco-esque dresses with these: gold and python stilettos, the modern woman’s accessory for a decadent flapper look.

Jason Wu and the luxe fall shoe

If you remove the oriental inspirations and focus your attention on the pairs that curve a lick of red leather onto a black body, Jason Wu’s fall 2012 shoe collection might look a little like it’s playing in the same space as Prada’s hot rod heel. But that little hint of flame-like red is where the similarities end. Instead the exotic influences dominate with plush…

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