Interview with Naomi Reid of Latigo Footwear

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*+-Latigo Footwear, DNA Footwear’s Brand Crush for the end of this May, is one of my personal favorites. Latigo’s sandals and booties are all beautifully made with the softest leather and perfect for matching your summer style. It is unbelievably refreshing to find a line of shoes that transition so well from the laid back California

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Designer Spotlight: NewbarK

*+-What gal doesn’t heart cute shoes? Designers and sisters Maryam and Marjan Malakpour literally “heart them” for their spring NewbarK collection. As a stylist, I’m always looking for unique shoes for photoshoots, as well as fashionable and comfortable ones for my own busy feet. So, when I came across this fairly new shoe line from fellow stylists,

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Brian Atwood Spring 2012 Footwear Collection

*+-Brian Atwood is a favorite among many and for good reason; the Milan-based designer with American roots, design shoes that are the epitome of style. Since 2001, Brian Atwood has poured his creativity into amazingly chic women’s shoes. His style harnesses both modernism and glamour, combined with a raw sex appeal and impeccable construction. The

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Designer(s) Spotlight: Vivienne Westwood + Melissa

*+-What do you get when you mix quirky British style with eco-friendly Brazilian shoes? Possibly the most interesting and unique collaboration in footwear history! “The Queen of Punk Fashion”, Vivienne Westwood, has for decades been known for making “punk” mainstream. She has come a long way from being known as the designer who famously create killer

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Designer Spotlight: Vanessa Mooney

*+-Inspired by the world around her, Vanessa Mooney tries her hand at footwear designing. The designer creates handmade footwear inspired by the vintage shoes you wish you could fit into, as well as by the arts and crafts she finds in her travels—but there is nothing crafty about them. These shoes are carefully hand stitched

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Louboutin 20th Anniversary Collection

*+-We’ve heard a lot about the Louboutin 20th Anniversary book but it wasn’t until the February issue of InStyle that we got to preview the Anniversary Collection. From classic lace peep-toe boots to Pluminette feather embellished pumps, the Louboutin Anniversary collection stays tue to the designer’s signature style. With the “goal to create shoes that

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Golden Globes 2012 Footwear Roundup

*+-“The biggest stars of film and television descended upon the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 15 for Hollywood’s “biggest party” and for the announcement of this year’s 69th annual Golden Globes” (Hollywood Reporter). Television and film icons dripping in jewels, gowns, and tuxes proudly walked the red carpet as cameras flashed and fans gawked in awe

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Trend Alert: Bloggers Kick It With Isabel Marant

*+-One blog post featuring Isabel Marant sneakers. Two blog posts featuring Isabel Marant sneakers. Three. Four…the features highlighting the infamous designer’s kicks are flowing in, so why not have DNA jump on board the sneaker train?! Worn by both celebrities and bloggers, Isabel Marant is making her mark on the footwear community. Thirty-something Parisian Isabel Marant’s

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Designer Spotlight: Brian Atwood

*+-Brian Atwood is kind of like the homecoming king of shoes. He has it all—model looks, great taste, and some serious popularity on the red carpet. Now, he’s reaching women all over the country with his more affordable line, “B Brian Atwood.” Launched this past fall, “B” may be one of the best collections from a

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Jeremy Scott Spring/Summer 2012 Footwear Collection

*+-Eccentric designer Jeremy Scott continues creating a footwear legacy in collaboration with Adidas Originals for his Spring/Summer 2012 collection.  The collection will include a plethora of plush animals from gorillas to leopards and even a cow; not leaving out his signature wings. As usual, Scott does not shy away from sneakers, combat boots, loafers, and sandals but he

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