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October 28, 2010

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Blue Suede Shoes

Shoes: Salvatore Ferragamo “Fausto” There is something about a blue suede shoe that just speaks to me. Maybe it’s because my favorite color is blue, maybe it’s because they are rarely found or maybe it’s because in suede, blue looks better on a shoe? While I am not sure why I am so gravitated towards them, I do know that there is nothing quite like them. It would seem that I am obviously not the […]

October 14, 2010

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Shoe Of The Day

I finally found a company that did exactly what I think every company should do: make a great model and offer it in 6 different colors, because really, who just wants black or brown? Thank you Oliver Sweeney!! This model called, “Orate,” is a great example of a classic style touched by a modern twist. A beautiful whole-cut, decorated with perforations and a good amount of burnishing. Simple yet sweet! Why don’t more companies think […]