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Covet: Casadei Pumps


Casadei – Flora Swarovski Platform Peep-Toe Shoes

Casadei’s Flora peep-toe pumps in snake-embossed leather feature a dazzling array of Swarovski crystals complemented by a charming flower and seductive cutout details. Dust bag included, Made in Italy.


Pretty, but that price. Yikes!

Is It Possible To Have Too Many Shoes?

Not if you keep them organized.

I finally sorted through my shoe collection. It doesn’t look anything like a celebrity closet. But I had heels and flats and sandals and boots strewn all over my bedroom.

Fortunately, I don’t throw anything away–ever. So, I put all of the shoes back in their original boxes. But first I took polaroids of the shoes and glued the photos to the outside of the boxes. This way I can see at a glance what each box contains. I read this tip in a magazine years ago and have never forgotten it.

How do you keep your shoes orgazined?

My First Poll Is About Shoes


I was trying to think of something to poll my readers. A male friend of mine suggested this quickie:

He has no idea what that even means. He thinks all I blog about are shoes.

Covet: Peep-Toe Bootie

Peep-Toe Booties

Mario Bologna Black Shiny Leather Peep-Toe Bootie – $752.00

When I saw these booties in profile, I thought they looked cute. But when I saw they were peep toes, my thoughts turned to lust.

Mario Bologna’s sleek patent leather peep-toe booties feature luxe gold-tone buckles and zippers along with vertiginous stacked heels for a rocker glam vibe. Made in Italy

Peep-Toe Booties

Available at Forzieri.

Covet: Salvatore Ferragamo Nord Shootie

Salvatore Ferragamo Nord Shootie

Salvatore Ferragamo Nord Shootie – $820.00

These pumps have an air of Hollywood glamour. Can’t you picture them on Rita Hayworth or Carole Lombard or me?

Black satin with ruched detail at heel and open toe. Covered heel. “Nord” is made in Italy.

Covet: Ferragamo Patent Boot (for him)

Salvatore Ferragamo Patent Boot for Men

These could be the perfect boot. Dress them up or down. I could definitely see these with a pair of jeans or flat-front pants.

Salvatore Ferragamo Patent Boot – $650.00

Toro (brown) patent leather. Elastic gusset; tonal topstitching. Stacked heel. Made in Italy.

Covet: Salvatore Ferragamo Oxfords

Salvatore Ferragamo Oxfords

A post for the men.

Salvatore Ferragamo Torrent 2 Oxford – $850.00

• Nero (black)/white leather.
• Pinked and perforated detail.
• Lace-up front.
• “Torrent 2” is made in Italy.

Looks like something Chuck Bass would wear.

Shoe Sale at Soft Surroundings

Sequined Wedge from Soft Surroundings

Anne from Soft Surroundings was kind enough to let us know these coveted shoes are now on sale for only $24.99.

I snatched them up in cobalt blue. While I was there I couldn’t resist the rest of the unique shoe selection. So I bought three others. Take a look.

Canvas Espadrille from Soft Surroundings
Canvas Espadrille with open toe and wedge heel – on sale for $17.99

Antille Shoe from Soft Surroundings
Antille Shoe – Victorian-inspired shoes that lace up – on sale for $34.99

Matisse Pia Slide from Soft Surroundings
Matisse Pia Slide with colored stones and intricate stiching – on sale for $49.99

Get ’em while they’re hot, girls.

Must-Haves for Summer – Part 1: Shoes

Stella McCartney Floral Wedge Sandals

Stella McCartney Floral wedge sandals – $785
Multicolored floral print canvas sandals with a 5-inch wooden heel for height and a 1.5-inch platform to making walking easier. These Stella McCartney sandals have a buckle fastening ankle strap and a rubber gripped sole.

Miu Miu Pastel Basketweave Wedge Sandals

Miu Miu Basketweave strap wedges – $357
Multicolored pastel patent leather slingback wedges have basketweave straps with a 5-inch wooden effect wedge and a 1-inch platform. These Miu Miu wedges have a buckle at the back to fasten the slingback strap and an almond-shaped open toe.

Castañer Gingham Espadrille Wedge Sandals

Castañer Dika espadrille wedges – $125
Red canvas gingham print slingback espadrilles with a 4-inch wedge heel and a 1-inch platform. These retro-inspired Castaner wedges have a peep toe and simply slip on.

All available at net-a-porter.com

Covet: Mario Bologna Pumps

Mario Bologna Suede Lilac Pumps

I’ve always loved purple shoes.

Lilac Suede Peep-toe Pump Shoes

A fresh way to start the warm weather season, Mario Bologna’s peep-toe pumps add some modern-retro charm in purple suede with white piping, stacked heel and clear resin buckle. Made in Italy – $587

Available at Forzieri.com