Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Color yourself pretty with All Black

You know those mornings when you wake up fully rested, the sun is coming through the windows, and you're delighted to find that yes, you actually did remember to set the timer on the coffee? A priceless fresh start that renews the spirits and puts a much needed exuberance back in your stride. I don't think I have to explain this kind of elation, do I? And to celebrate this spirit of bliss, it seems only fitting to have a pair of shoes on hand that look as jubilant as you feel.

I offer these ladylike flats by All Black, which are anything but. Perfectly balanced sophistication with Brazilian craftsmanship and keen eye for color.

Graphic $123

A gorgeous taupe and black graph canvas provides a coveted neutral base for the bubbly collection of gold, coral, and turquoise baubles adorning these chic and comfy flats. Be the envy of the office, coffee shop, or wherever the day may take you.

Green Quilt $100

Verdant, grassy, leafy, lush. Slip into these quilted, metallic gold-lined skimmers and you'll be blooming from the ground up.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

Sustainable style from Coclico

Pronounced "Koh-Klee-Koh" and brought to you by a third generation shoemaker from the coquelicot flower spotted hillsides of Brittany, France.

Driven by the belief that "style can meet sustainability", the line's creator Sandra Canselier, along with designer Lisa Nading, offers exquisitely beautiful and exceptionally comfortable goods, made from Mother Earth-friendly materials, such as vegetable tanned leathers, sustainably harvested wood and cork, and recycled hardware that is both lead and nickel-free.

Life and times are leading us all to consider more the world around us. Let the outer reflect the inner with a pair of wedge heels or booties from Coclico, available now.

Odalisk $304

Ruching at the ankle strap, keyhole opening, and suede-covered 3.5" heel.

Give your basic black booties a break and decorate your stems with these electric blue beauties. Pair with textured tights and a favorite tunic dress, a blazer, scarf, and go! Talk about all weather.

Nymph $325

Peep toe wedge in butter soft leather, 3" heel and buckle closure.

Sometimes the name really does say it all. But if I may add one thing... these with cuffed-up boyfriend jeans, any city street, sunshine, and you. Spring is near, transition time is calling.

Monday, January 11, 2010

New Sam Edelman Flats

Flats are truly the perfect transitional shoe. When you are tired of wearing boots but it is definitely not warm enough for sandals, throw on a pair of cute flats are you are all set. Both of these styles are cute and practical enough to wear now and later.

House of Harlow 1960 Jewelry

Nicole Ritchie's new jewelry line is clearly inspired by the vintage styles from the 1960's and 1970's. These wearable and affordable pieces are a little art-deco, a little boho and all over chic. Priced from $25 to $135, they won't completely break the bank though each piece is 14K gold plated and made to last.