Footwear

6 Non-Kinky Ways To Style Over-The-Knee Boots

There’s a fine line between chic and cheap.

June 6, 2016

Stiletto Heels That Won’t Put Your Back Out Now Exist

If this isn’t the best fashion news ever, we don’t know what is.

February 29, 2016

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Knee-high sandals are some of the hottest shoe trends of summer, since they can ultimately change the look of any outfit. Pair them with shorts, skirts, and shift dresses for a trendy look that is seriously effortless! Try some of our favourite outfit combinations below with your pair of knee-high sandals this summer.

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Shirt dress

Our favourite Kardashian sister was spotted with a killer pair of knee-high sandals in Los Angeles over the summer. Kourtney finished off this bohemian inspired look with a large-brim fedora hat.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Denim shorts

Get into the festival vibe this summer by pairing distressed denim shorts with knee-high sandals. Just remember to apply some SPF so you’re not left with a weird leg-tan!

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Baby doll dress

Keep cool in this stunning baby doll dress which is perfect for events during the evening. Finish off the look with a handbag to store all of the essentials.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Kimono jacket

Style your favourite denim shorts and knee-high sandals with a kimono jacket for the summer.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Coloured denim

Take it one step further and try some coloured denim mini shorts which are perfect with a summer tan. A crop top or bodysuit is the best way to keep cool during the warmer weather.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Skort

Style your favourite skort with a pair of knee-high sandals for a dinner date or drinks in the summer.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

Playsuit

Try a fun, summer playsuit with knee-high sandals for a quick and effortless look ideal for the beach.

How To Wear Knee-High Sandals This Summer

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July 24, 2015

5 Summer Shoe Essentials

There’s no denying that a good pair of shoes can take you places, especially during the summer. Pack away those heavy leather boots in favour of sturdy sandals, flip-flops and sneakers for exploring the summer in comfort and style. So whether you’re heading to the beach or going to a bar, here are five pairs of shoes you need for summer.

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Wedges

Want to wear heels without compromising the state of your feet? Wedges are a great option since they have so much more support than platform or stilettos and are completely weather appropriate.

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Espadrilles

A summer staple from the early 1960s, these unisex shoes are so quick and easy to style. Slip-ons, lace-up espadrilles and even a combination of the two are easy ways to take your look from beach to bar with minimal effort.

5 Summer Shoe Essentials

Sandals

Comfy sandals are the best way to dress-up a fun summer tunic and keep cool all day long. Make sure the pair you’ve settled on has a thick and sturdy sole which won’t put pressure on your feet or toes.

5 Summer Shoe Essentials

Sneakers

If you’re exploring the city or making the most of the warm weather, sneakers are the best option. Why? Although they might make your feet feel rather sweaty, they offer so much more support than sandals and flip-flops which only put pressure on your foot!

5 Summer Shoe Essentials

Flip flops

While these might not be the most glamourous choice, they are definitely practical for the pool or beach. Choose a fun and fashionable pair which match the rest of your summer wardrobe, or pack them in your beach bag for easy access.

5 Summer Shoe Essentials

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June 18, 2015

Footwear You Need This Summer

Although we really don’t need another excuse to buy more shoes, summer is the perfect reason to stock-up on a variety of footwear for the new season. But with so much variety out there on the market, where do we start?

Use the following footwear options as a sartorial guide for shoes that you need to survive the warmer season.

RELATED: 5 Shoes Making A Trendy Comeback

Wedge

Wedges are an incredible shoe for the summer, since they are still very dressy but comfortable at the same time. To show off your killer-tan, choose a colour such as brown or black (since this can also go with almost any outfit).

If you plan on wearing wedges for a long time, choose a pair which has a tiny platform – this will keep your feet happy all night long!

Footwear You Need This Summer

BETTS Toni, $99.99

Espadrilles

There’s no doubt about it that espadrilles are definitely staying in trend for summer. They come in a variety of different shapes, sizes and styles, all of which are flattering on every foot!

If your outfits are mostly monochrome, choose a fun pattern which will remain as the focal point of your entire outfit.

Footwear You Need This Summer

Missoni For Target Women’s Espadrilles, $40

Block heels

Every girl needs a pair of thick heels in their life – they’re easy to walk in, flatter the foot, and are appropriate for almost any time of formal event. Choose between gold and silver hardware if you shoes have an ankle strap, and make sure to match it with your other accessories.

Footwear You Need This Summer

ZU Shoes Cayman Nude Platform Sandal with Electroplated Ankle Strap, $130

Lace-up sandals

Whether you prefer a flat or heeled sandal, there is no denying that lace-up straps are a big trend this season. Wrap them around your ankle and make sure to tie with a double knot so they don’t come tumbling down!

Footwear You Need For SummerSenso Rhiannon I, $275

Footwear You Need This Summer…Just Because Ishka, $48.96

Mules

Last and not least have to be mules. Love it or leave it, but this trend has been resurrected from the late 90s, and it’s not going back anytime soon! Not only are mules extremely versatile, but they are a subtle and secure way to dress up your outfit without going over the top.

Footwear You Need This SummerTony Bianco Mary Heels, $118.96

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October 17, 2014

How To Style Lace-Up Sandals

Want to incorporate the hottest footwear trend into your wardrobe without going over your credit limit? Lace-up sandals are a versatile choice of footwear since they are often very affordable, and can be used to dress an outfit up or down. Below are just a few simple ways to style your new lace-up shoes.

Minimalist dress

If you want to channel some simple Swedish fashion-blogger vibes, then wear your favourite lace-up sandals with a classic dress. Make sure the fit of the shoes is comfortable and generally avoid buying online if you’re unsure of your sizing. Finish off with a chic satchel bag to carry all of your bits and bobs.

Suit

Not the kind of suit you’re thinking about! One of the hottest trends this season is coordinates – which usually consists of a matching blazer and shorts/skirt combination. Choose a pair of black, white, or neutral coloured sandals which won’t overpower the rest of the look.

Jeans

For the ultimate casual look, wear your favourite pair of distressed denim jeans with a cute pair of lace-up flats. Soft pastel colours work best with darker skin tones, and monochrome colours are perfect if you have fair skin.

Midi skirt

For a subtle hint of sophistication, pair your lace-up sandals with a form-fitting midi skirt. This is a classic look which is appropriate for the office, drinks or even a formal dinner. Just throw on a structured blazer and a textured clutch to complete the overall look.

How would you style your lace-up sandals?

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September 17, 2014

Fashionable Footwear For The Office

Finding appropriate footwear for the office which is both stylish and comfortable can often seem impossible. The comfy designs are usually outdated, and the stylish shoes will leave your feet in plasters by the end of the week. Look-up the following styles if you’re ever in need of new and stylish footwear for work.

Heels

Airflex is perfect option if you want a stylish shoe for the office which won’t compromise your feet by the end of the day. The Ultraflex comfortable shoes have been specially designed with high-tech outsole materials to maximise shoe flexibility for hours at a time. The unique memory foam insole aids in the relief of foot pressure, which is perfect for people constantly on their feet working full-time.

Airflex Solitaire Pointed-Toe Heels, $139.99

Fashionable Footwear For The Office

Flats

If your workplace allows it, flats are a great alternative to kitten heels since your foot won’t have as much pressure on it throughout the day. Sketchers offer an innovative non-slip sole with a memory foam cushion on the inside. The wrap-around heel makes the shoe comfortable to wear for hours at a time, without feeling cramped or constricted on the toes or heels.

Sketchers Transpire SR, $47

Fashionable Footwear For The Office

Boots

This stylish shootie (boot/shoe combination) features a 50mm heel, great foot coverage and an elastic fit so you don’t have to fuss around with zippers or laces. All Hush Puppies come equipped with a versatile design which is perfect if you want to look stylish while you work.

Hush Puppies Billie, $149.95

Fashionable Footwear For The Office

September 5, 2014

Photographer Extraordinaire For Aldo Shoes

Terry Richardson, one of the most prominent fashion photographers of our time, has captured the latest Aldo shoes campaign featuring the likes of Lily Donaldson, Jessica Stam, Ming Xi, Jourdan Dunn and Mathias Lauridsen.

The ‘Give Me Aldo’ concept captures every hot trend for the coming season for both men and women, with a focus on the monochromatic shades with a splash of lipstick red and cornflour blue to inject a pop of colour.

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The ranges consists of fashionable flats, ankle boots and sneakers. For women, sexy over-the-knee styles are introduced in luxurious leathers to transition you from day to nighttime dressing. A strong presence of the military boot and laced-up brogue styles are on offer for men, with a smokin’ slipper for preppy dressing.

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April 22, 2014