4 Must-Have Shoes for the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

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December is the season to be jolly and to buy shoes, lots of shoes. However, with so many things happening this time of year and shoes to select where do you start and what do you buy? I got the hook-up and selected four fantastic shoes from SHOEme.ca that will cover all of your holiday needs and make you do a little dance in your heels. Take a look and get ready to shop.  Continue reading

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Shoe of the Moment: Nike Air Zoom Structure 18 by Nike

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This week I did something I haven’t done in a very long time, I went for a run for the first time in years. Those of you who follow me on Twitter and Instagram know I’m very much into my yoga and have recently taken up ballet. Being healthy and in shape is important to me; however, the one physical activity I haven’t been very good at keeping up with is going to the gym. I haven’t been in months and feel like my membership (and the money to pay for it) is wasting away.  Continue reading

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Footwear in the News: Solange Knowles’s PUMA Collection is Wild and Bazaar

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Within the past year my shoe obsession has expanded to include sneakers; it started with the proliferation of the slip-on sneakers and from then on it was all downhill. So naturally, when I heard that Solange Knowles, one of my favourite artists, was dropping her second collection for German brand PUMA I had to take a look.  Continue reading

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Shoe of the Moment: Jamie Bow Pump by Club Monaco

Club Monaco carries shoes! Yes ladies, I was surprised as you were when I happened to click over to their website in the attempts to find a sweater on sale and saw the category listed in their dropdown menu; how did I not know this before is an enigma. When I clicked on “Shoes” I was pleasantly surprised at the selection of Italian leather footwear laid out on my computer screen, but one heeled wonder caught my eye and that is the Jamie Bow Pump.

The design is classic, a standard pump with a gently sloping arch and a manageable four inch heel; that is until you hit 5:00 p.m. after wearing them for eight hours. What makes this beauty stand out is the subtle, yet edgy, lizard effect texture on the outer combined with the lady-like grosgrain bow. It can be worn with anything from jeans to dresses and, if you dare, jogging pants for the comfy chic look. Buy online.

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Footwear in the News: TOMS Animal Initiative Puts the Elephant in the Room on Your Feet

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There’s an elephant in the room and it’s not what you think. TOMS has launched its second TOMS Animal Initiative, where the American do good brand partners with non-profit animal conservation organizations to create and increase awareness, as well as fund animal protection around the world.  Continue reading

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Shoe of the Moment: Burgundy Chelsea Boot by Zara

Oh snow! Yes, I said it and if you live in the Great White North (aka: Canada) or are one of those poor souls digging out from the Everest size snowfall in Buffalo, NY, having a pair of boots on your feet is akin to Carrie Bradshaw wearing a pair of Manolo Blahnik heels on her wedding day to Mr. Big; they go hand in hand or should I say foot in shoe.

Now, depending on where you live slipping into a pair of knee-high or over-the-knee boots may be a bit premature. And being on the cusp of the holiday shopping season you, I and every other shoeaholic are looking for an affordable, stylish and, most importantly, comfortable ankle bootie that can go with everything, from a pair of skinny jeans to a slick midi-skirt. Therefore, I have for you this über chic Chelsea boot by Zara. Made from leather, in a rich burgundy colour, it’s the perfect alternative to buying your umpteenth black shoe. Plus, it costs less than $100! How can you ever think of resisting it? Buy online.

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Footwear in the News: Sophia Webster for J.Crew Part 2

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The holidays are here and as you get your hair and nails did, throw on your most fashionable frock you need – and I can’t stress this enough – the dopest shoes to go with it. Yes, you can get the glittery, sequin stuff that everyone has, which screams boring, or you can pony up part of your pay cheque for these must-have shoes by Sophia Webster for J.Crew.  Continue reading

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Toronto Fashion Week Spring 2015 Recap: Favourite Shows, FOMO & Partying with Solange Knowles

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I’ve taken a few weeks vacation from the blog but now I’m back and raring to go. And I can’t think of a better way to start things off by discussing the spring 2015 collections shown at World MasterCard Fashion Week (aka: Toronto Fashion Week) this past October.

During fashion week, I was having a conversation with blogger BFF Sharon (The Backseat Stylers) and as we discussed the latest collections hot off the runway we both realized 2014 marks the fifth year we’ve been attending WMCFW. Where the time has gone we couldn’t tell you and how the fashion scene has changed in the city over the years is mind boggling when we reminisced.  Continue reading

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Shoe of the Moment: Gertrude Flat by Laurence Dacade

As soon as fall or winter rolls around in the calendar year my mind turns to two things: 1) stay indoors at all costs, because Canadian cold weather is not very kind and 2) give me flats, as in flat shoes, because during times like these the need for practical footwear kicks in like a bad habit.

One such shoe that fits the bill is the Gertrude flat by French designer Laurence Dacade. She combines the silhouette of a men’s oxford shoe with women’s pointy flat to make footwear goodness and, not to mention, that elegant faille bow detail on the front will have anyone say “Oh la la” as they hit the add to cart button. Buy online.

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Footwear in the News: ALDO RISE Collaborates with MISHA NONOO

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It may be a tad early to think about what shoes you’re going to wear come spring. Heck, first we have to survive it through the winter! However, one thing remains true for all die-hard shoeaholics and that is it’s never too early to get a jump start on shoe shopping; and with ALDO RISE’s new designer collaboration for spring 2015 to look forward to, getting through snow and ice storms doesn’t seem so bad after all.  Continue reading

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