Topic: oxfords

30 Delightful (And Wearable!) Shoes From NYFW’s Spring ’14 Collections

30 Delightful (And Wearable!) Shoes From NYFW's Spring '14 Collections

Fashion Week has but two days left! We’ve seen a lot of the expected for Spring 2014–bright citrus colors, florals, white looks, unfortunate crop tops and more unfortunate peplums–and a little of the refreshing (trapeze tops! swing coats!). But, thankfully, anchoring so many of Spring collections are a whole lot of wonderful, colorful, wearable shoes.

And when we say wearable, we (mostly) mean it–designers are all about chunky sandals, flatforms and sweet boots for Spring. Here’s a smattering of some lovely shoes from NYFW… More »

Ready-To-Click: Blogger Jet Set Style

Ready-To-Click: Blogger Jet Set Style

Susie Bubble on how to be stylish while living out of a suitcase. -Styleite

Cords and Oxfords: fashion lessons from your professor. -Refinery29

The 10 best moments of fashion month. -Fashionista

Everything Beyonce wore in that “Countdown” video. – The Frisky

Mary Janes for Fall. -Betty Confidential

Lady Gaga dressed like a normal person at iheartradio music festival. – College Candy

The Kardashians are in favor of pairing black and brown. -The Budget Babe

Unexpected style evolution: Susan Sarandon. -StyleList

Cities are fighting over Fashion Week schedules. It’s getting ugly. -The High Low

Dry brushing sounds like some kind of crazy miracle. -Birchbox

Scientists will never figure out if wine is good for you. -YouBeauty

Shopping Guide: Affordable & Adorable Floral Print Flats

Shopping Guide: Affordable & Adorable Floral Print Flats

I’ve been seeing a lot of really lovely floral-print flats lately (like this gorgeous $390 pair by Jil Sander) so I put together this gallery of affordable styles. Yes, one man’s affordable is another’s extravagance. However, I can say comfortably that the shoes in the following gallery are affordable… compared to pricey designer options. Prices start at $16 and cap at $100. More »

Shopping Guide: 13 Saddle Shoes Fit For The Kentucky Derby

Shopping Guide: 13 Saddle Shoes Fit For The Kentucky Derby

The recent ridiculous fashions at the Kentucky Derby had me thinking about what one might wear to such an outdoor event without looking like a shameless cartoon character. This got me thinking about saddle shoes, a great casual style that’s perfect for an all-day outdoor event that requires a lot of milling about and drinking bourbon cocktails. The saddle shoe (not to be confused with the very similar “spectator” shoe) is a low-heeled oxford characterized by its distinctive “saddle” usually (but not necessarily) in a contrasting color. Saddle shoes are cool and–while scoping label 80%20′s designs this morning and sad to discover their excellent saddle wasn’t available anywhere–I set about putting together a shopping guide.
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