Trend Alert: Pretty Punk — Botanical Beauties

*+-Gawking in awe at Spring prints, New Yorkers wonder when we’ll get the chance to brighten our wardrobe with botanical beauties. We won’t be able to live with ourselves come spring if we don’t find some way to incorporate florals into our wardrobe without looking like a 16-year old teenybopper with a propensity for Lisa

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Footwear News: Halle Berry Launches Shoe Collection

*+-Apparently having a shoe collection is the new “IT” thing to do; it feels like every day we report that some celebrity or reality star wants an in with the fashion industry.  One such celebrity is Halle Berry, who is quickly becoming a woman of all trades. The actress slash Revlon spokeswoman teamed up with popular German

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Sundance & Social Media Sorel Style

*+-Sundance & Social Media Sorel Style “Now through January 29, consumers have a chance to score customized lace plate boot accessories and a pair of Sorels, compete in a Polyvore Style Challenge, and get real-time updates from the festival” (Yahoo). Bringing the Sundance excitement to their Facebook fans,  Sorel is giving users the exclusive opportunity to create custom

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Milly X Sperry Top-Sider Spring 2012

*+-Time travel back to the 60’s with Milly’s limited addition Sperry Top-Siders available in vibrant prints and neon brights. Putting a spin on the classic American shoe, Milly turns boat shoes and wedges from drab to fab. The collection ranges from $90 to $225 for women’s and $45 to $75 for girls and will be

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Footwear News: Karl Lagerfeld Launches Lower-priced Line, Karl

*+-The man can do no wrong — Karl Lagerfeld, the “king” of fashion, never fails to amaze us with his many styling and design talents (not to mention the 30 iPads he carries with him at all times). Lager­feld’s dif­fu­sion line, Karl, launched January 25th and is sold exclusively online at Net-a-Porter. Alike to his own personal

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Footwear News: Converse to Launch Skate Shoes

*+- {Sources: Bing & Pinterest — Current Collection Photos Unavailable} On January 18, 2012,  Nike announced that the beloved Converse corporation will launch several collections of skate shoes in Spring 2012.  As part of the Converse Skate Ambassador Collection, pro skaters Nick Trapasso, Anthony Pappalardo and Kenny Anderson will each have shoes released on February 1st,

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Mark Fast, J.W. Anderson, Preen and Libertine Collaborate with Selfridges

*+-On  Thursday Jan. 19, Mark Fast, J.W. Anderson, Preen and Libertine announced their collaborations with Selfridges for ALDO Rise collections. The London Fashion Week foursome were tapped  to put together their own ranges to sell in Selfridges’ Shoe Galleries in London with an exclusive pre-launch on Jan. 18th. Purchasing the collection shows support ALDO Rise, “a

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Eco-Friendly Footwear: OKA b. Shoes Launches Ballet Flats

*+-The brand you already adore for their quality flip flops, OKA b., recently launched a ballet flat collection. A leading U.S. manufacturer of eco-chic and recyclable footwear, OKA b.’s sleek and slim fitting ballet flats are designed with their signature craftsmanship and recyclable materials. Not only are the flats eco-friendly, but they are also bacteria resistant, non-slip,

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Sole Mates

*+-Love is in the air and Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. For all of you coupled up (*gag*), remember that a couple that shops together stays together. Whether you’re having a  snowball fight, rocking out at a concert, enjoying a dinner for two, or making googly eyes at a gala, we’ve got shoes to fit

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Collaboration Alert: Adidas + Opening Ceremony

*+-While  no pictures have been released, this week it was confirmed that famed athletic shoe company Adidas is teaming with Opening Cermony for a capsule collection of reinterpreted Adidas Originals. The 100 piece collection will honor this summer’s Olympic games, an event that Opening Cermony holds true to their heart. “The idea of Opening Ceremony

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