MAISON Faux Fur Block Heel Sandals

Ahh Topshop; everyones high-street favourite. Just when I was feeling like I’d ‘outgrown’ you (whatever that means), you surprise me again. I bought these fur balls last week and, my oh my, do I love them. Sexy yet playful. I wore them to a wedding last weekend and got a number of compliments from both men and women. The study block heel is a twist on the stiletto heel that fluffy pumps usually come with and, because of them, I managed to dance the night away in comfort. These come highly recommended!

Maison Faux Fur Block Heel Sandals – Topshop

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Added to my Wardrobe: Skaters

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How are you guys doing? I hope you had a weekend full of goodness. It was a quiet one for me up until yesterday when me and a bunch of friends checked out Winterville in East London – the cool alternative to Central London’s Winter Wonderland. If you’re thinking of heading down there I suggest you do. The rides and mulled wine left me feeling not short of happy. To protect myself from the cold, I layered up and wore these felt skaters which have become somewhat a guilty pleasure of mine. I bought them about six weeks ago, the same day that I bought these python platforms, although Elena wanted them first. Vowing to check in before wearing them to meet up, we both bought a pair. I’ve lived in them ever since or, I’ll admit, since breaking them in. They were painful at first but fine now. I’ll pair them up for you soon :)

Grey Skater Sneakers – H&M (unavailable online I’m afraid. Soz!)

 

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Ode to Nikey

Air Max Thea Nike_edited-1Air Max Thea – Pair One here // Pair Two here

My Monday fix! Hmm cute right? My fetish for Nikey’s hasn’t gone away since I bought these last winter. I’ve told myself that I’m going to be good this year and not buy more than one or two pairs. I have quite a few that I rarely wear so only I’m taking the stance of only conscientious shopping from now on. Haha, well I can at least try anyways right… Really feeling these black Air Max Thea’s by Nike. I bought an orange pair a few months ago; remember these? I now need a new pair to see me through winter but I think it’s time to tone it down a little. Really like the bottom pair, the ones on top are cute too. We’ll see which way I swing!

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Courts

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Morning birds and bees!

I realised that I didn’t show you my new court shoes. You saw them in Fridays outfit post but there’s no close up shots. I bought these about 2 weeks ago and decided to go for something with a little twist, hence the sling backs. As of late I’m getting really good at strutting my stuff in heels. Okay, I don’t exactly strut but you know what I mean. Whoever said practise makes perfect just may have had a point…

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Gecko Black Leather Courts – Topshop

Added to my wardrobe: Hollywood Heels

Recently I decided that I need to start being a little more adventurous with my footwear. You may remember from my previous post on Aquazzura a little while back: I can’t walk in heels. Okay… Can’t walk may be a little bit of an exageration, but  honestly I’m no pro – that’s for sure! One of my New Year resolutions is to improve my strutt and this I am determined to do. What was it they say about practice making perfect again?!

So, with that in mind I ordered these beautiful, minimalistic ‘Hollywood’ heels from ASOS a couple of days ago.  As high as they are they’re slightly tricky to walk in but I’m just too in love to send them back. Aren’t they just divine? I can’t wait to rock these! I better get practicing….

ASOS Hollywood Heels

Available here

Printed Delights

Ugg Shoes Print Winter FashionEarlier I was looking at the Ugg website, hoping to order some new Ugg boots. Not exactly the prettiest of footwear but definitely the most comfortable; it’s starting to get really cold in London and I’m not a fan of frozen toes. On logging onto the website, I saw these cute shoes. I like the fact that Ugg are becoming more of a image conscious brand without compromising their appeal of comfort. These daywear pumps look really cute and extremely comfy. It’s a shame they aren’t available in the UK!
Ugg ‘Exotic’  Pumps – all available here

Still searching for…

So, evidently, I decided not to go with the Black Plexi Ankle Boots from Maison Martin Margiela. As much as I loved them (and still do), I just couldn’t see how they would fit into my wardrobe. Nor did they look very practical, heel-wise. Remember this? But I am still looking for a pair of black ankle boots to see me through the winter. These have caught my eye and I love them all for separate reasons. Maybe I’ll just buy them all… I wish! Haha

Leather High-Heel Ankle Boot – ZaraAwake Chelsea Boots – TopshopGili – AldoUltimate Chelsea Boots – Topshop;

Special Delivery – Mango

This weeks ‘Special Delivery’ comes from Mango. I’m loving the studded cashmere jumper, leather belt and quilted leather jacket. We all know that studs are a huge look for fall fashion this year. Equally, you may remember our ‘berry crush’ post from August. Adding berry coloured items to your winter wardrobe will help keep your look bang on trend. Pretty helpful as berry is one of those colours that compliments pretty much everything!

Top row:

Two-Tone Long Dress, £134.99; Cashmere Jumper, £34.99; Wrapped Lapel Cardigan, £34.99; Sleeveless Long Jumpsuit, £44.99

Second row:

Striped Cardigan, £59.99; Metal Mesh Necklace, £22.99

Third row:

Touch – Studded Suede Peep Toe, £69.99; Studded Leather Belt, £44.99; Quilted Leather Perfecto, £139.99

 

 

Unze London – ‘Diamonds are a girls best friend’

‘Diamonds are a girls best friend’ – how right they are!

The Eastern world has always showed their love for bling in the right way and can teach us a trick or two when it comes footwear. From J Lo to Heidi Klum, the red carpet is always glistening with heavenly creations by Christian Louboutin and Manolo Blahnik, but a pocket friendly alternative can be found at a little treasure chest called Unze.

From the moment you walk into an Unze shoe store, you are quite literally blinded by sparkling Swarovski and rhinestone encrusted shoes. With Bollywood music playing in the background you’ll find yourself imagining yourself breaking into song and dance at the starting point of ‘shoes, glorious shoes….’

From flats to 9 inch heels they stock every style in all colours of the rainbow, so colour matching is never an issue. And if they haven’t got your size in stock there is no need to shed a tear – these lovely people will post it to you as soon as the following day. So, all you need to do is get the pedicure sorted; these guys definitely have the shoes covered.
http://www.unze.co.uk/

Added to my wardrobe: Autumn Pumps


Two new additions to my shoe collection-absolute must have pumps for this season. Leopard print with velvet toe, I can’t live without, from Oasis (£35) and a Dynamo slipper from Miss Selfridge (£30),  all over studs and small black heat. These two are super versatile, whether its to complement a day outfit, or for an easy relaxed night time look. I am sure pay-per-wear will be totally justified with these pairs!

Special Delivery: Topshop

Aztec prints, faux leather and brushed suede – this week ‘special delivery’ from Topshop is totally fierce. This post is all about ‘new items in’ at high street. Every week we will pick one store to focus on, so make sure you check back next Friday for next weeks ‘Special Delivery’.

1. Mexico Aztec Tasslers Loafers, £28; 2. Alisha Scallop Edge Boots, £75; 3. Two Button Short Gloves, £24; 4. Galactic Studded Court Heels, £60; 5. Vintage Oval Ring, £8.50; 6. Premium Twist Chain Necklace, £40; 7. Moto Coated Leigh Jeans, £42; 8. Moto Scandi Floral Leigh Jeans, £40; 9. Petite Moto Leigh Jeans, £38; 10. Bleach Hem Check Trousers, £36; 11. Knitted Dogtooth Jumper, £42; 12. Knitted Garcon Jumper, £40; 13. Knitted Camoflage Jumper, £40; 14. Knitted Necklace Jumper, £45; 15. ZZ Dress by Motel, £58; 16. Audrey Dress by Jones by Jones, £60; 17. Cherub Heart Stud Earrings, £6.50; 18. Faux Pony Leather Purse, £30; 19. Longsleeve Bib Tie Blouse, £36; 20. Catseye Cross Two Finger Ring, £8.50; 21. Mammal Suede Shoes, £30; 22. Pax Chain Riding Boots, £150; 23. Lace Trim Ankle Socks, £3.50

Kick Ass Boots


It’s all about the boot when it comes to this seasons footwear. And no ordinary boot it is… embroidery, studs, embellishments,  prints, animal skin- you name it! The louder, the better! We have decided to search the high street for it’s offerings on this trend. Here are the best picks of those kick ass cowboy boots.

From left to right, top row, Michael Kors leather and calf hair cowboy boots, £810; Zara high heel cowboy boot with mini studs, £99.99; Zara high heel cowboy ankle boot with cow leather inserts, £69.99.

Second row, Chloe ‘Susanna’ studded leather boots, £850; Sam Edelman ‘Stevie’ , £190; Topshop Arson Flame western boots, £95.

It’s in the Bag!


This weekend has been a very good shopping one -I have left with a bargain and a treat! I would like to say that I am a very organised shopper, never buy on impulse and always think about items for a while before going for it. There is no point of owning something that just lives in your closet, every piece deserves to see the day light…or moon night. And it feels just so much better when you spend your money on something that you absolutely love!

These heels were on my mind for a while. I have passed Kurt Geiger shops many many times, seeing them on a shelf, but this weekend I have taken the further step and tried them on. Once I did there was no going back! Unbelievably comfortable pair of heels is a must have, especially when they look so cute! Snake print is super hot for this season so that’s a double whammy, Im a happy girl!

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This Aldo bag has reminded me of the time in Rome, this spring, when I stood in front of Valentino boutique, drooling at their new collection. They had a number of studded totes and purses and if you have been reading this blog for a while you know how I feel about studs! Unfortunately with prices from £1600 for a medium sized bag,  there was no way to justify it. But once I saw this one, I couldn’t resist!

Aldo ‘Saurel’ studded detail satchel, £50 and Carvela Kurt Geiger ‘Arietta’ leather and suede heels £45 (originally £110).