Maison Margiela Crack Up Sneakers

The knit revolution isn't just for the performance megalith labels.  The camp at Maison Margiela infuses the knit technological with their famed artistic verve for this Crack Up Sneaker.  The upper features a plaster imitation technique on top of a knit nylon and polyester sock base that's all anchored onto a black-stained white sole.  Comfortable, innovative and artistic!  The Margiela aesthetic endures.  Available now at MaisonMargiela.com.

Filling Pieces Apache Runner Low

Here's a Spring update to a new silhouette from one of my favorite sneaker brands Filling Pieces.  Their Apache Runner Low first surfaced last Fall with a suede upper and a gum sole.  Here we see an update for Spring with a premium textural black leather with a decorative whipstitch all along the lower vamp's seam and the characteristic diagonal lacing detail.  This version also sees an update to the sole with the FP Sac Sole in stark white.  It's a crisp update in black and white that can go with a lot in your casual Spring wardrobe.  Available now at FillingPieces.com.



It's impossible to not fall in love a gorgeous shoe. there are some shoes, like today's Shoe of the Day, that will take your breath away. This olive beauty is one of the many footwear styles we've fallen head over heels for the from Baldinini Shoes....look at them, how can we not be enamored. They're like warrior heels! In fact, these Gimmy Baldnini Calfskin Sandals are the shoes we imagine the modern Women Woman would wear on a night out. The heel detail (read more about that below) would coordinate perfectly with her armor.

The Italian made, Olive Calfskin Sandals (a limited edition style from the Gimmy Baldnini capsule collection), boasts some spectacular details only seen in this capsule collection. It features an olive calfskin upper, strategic geometric cutouts on the vamp trimmed with tiny gold chain links, a matching gold buckle on the ankle strap closure, a patented lacquered leather sole, a statuesque 4 1/2" heel with a less than 1/2" platform, and our favorite detail - the stunning sculptured heel with carved braid detailing. Luxurious Italian made shoes like these do cost a bit more. These beauties can be yours for €747 or $821.00 from www.baldinini-shop.com.


Saint Laurent Brown Suede SL/10H Court Classic High Sneakers

The highbrow high top is making a triumphant return for Spring.   A notable version is streamlined and trim as is the case with this Brown Suede SL/10H Court Classic from Saint Laurent.  The upper is a crisp cigar brown suede with black leather insets.  It boasts a thin tall shaft to add for a more streamlined silhouette and to also make pulling tapered denim over the top plausible.  Pair this with all that is Spring 2017 from cuffed denim shorts to crunchy-ankle denim to cropped trousers.  Available now at Ssense.com.
When it comes to checking out the footwear during NYFW, unless you are backstage or have high performance camera, you don't really get to really take in the footwear styles making their collection debut down the runways. Luckily not every fashion week show is runway, presentations allow you to really check out the hot shoe styles and collaborations. Take for instance the just launched footwear collaboration, Adidas Originals by Farm Rio Collection. The limited edition collection boasts three classic Adidas footwear styles - Stan Smith Sneakers, Superstar Sneakers, and the Adilette Slides, with the bold, printed details farm Rio is known for.

SNEAKERS


The shell toe Superstar Sneakers feature a black and white lacy floral print on the 3-Stripes and the heel tab, a subtle debossed Trefoil logo, the famous rubber shell toe, and a herringbone-pattern tread. These retail for $80.00

The women's classic Stan Smith Sneakers is available in two options, both of which feature a vibrant print inspired by the flora and fauna of Bali, a full-grain leather upper, and Adidas's trademark perforated 3-Stripes on the sides and a signature Stan Smith logo on the tongue. One features an all-white body with a Balinese-inspired print of exotic flowers, fruits and birds on the heel patch; the other boasts the all-over Farm Rio Bali print with a white heel patch. The all-white with the floral heel patch retails for $80.00, and the all-over floral print is available for $85.00.

SLIDES


The Adilette Slides are also available in two color options. The poolside and locker room must-have comes in a vibrant jungle-inspired print with pastel blue and white upper, or the black and white lacy floral print. Both colors retail for $35.00 each.

To see clothing from the collection, head over to our sister site via this link - Farm Rio FW17 Collection.
O'Keeffe Bristol Oiled Chelsea Boots

Don't take boots off the brain for Spring just yet!  The Chelsea works for the season with tapered crunchy-ankled denim, cropped trousers or with crisp suitings.  Here is a great dress up dress down version from O'Keeffe.  Their Bristol Oiled Chelsea Boot features a full suede upper with the classic elasticized panel insert, real heel tab and an oiled toe which gives this perfect almond toe-shape a weathered yet refined appearance.  It's enough of an effect to wear well with jeans, but also gives suitings that suave dash of casual cool.  Available now at Mr. Porter.com.





Play Commes des Garçons X Converse Chuck Taylor All Star 70 Polka Dot

Doesn't just about everything seem more fun and whimsical with polka dots? Play Commes des Garçons and Converse are releasing a four new versions to their cheeky collaboration.  The Chuck Taylor High and Low Ox in Both black and white have been updated with polka dots and the iconic 'staring heart' is back in full glory again.  This launches exclusively today at Dover Street Market in New York City and online at the DSMNY E-shop online.
Shoe lovers and fashionistas proved that no storm can deny them the opportunity to help Tumblr celebrate it's 10-YR Anniversary. Braving the freezing cold and journey out of the city, attendees swarmed to Tumblr's opulent dance party, sponsored by Melissa Shoes and Stoli Vodka, at National Sawdust, the artist-led, non-profit venue in Brooklyn, during NYFW to celebrate their 10th anniversary.


Along with great music, guest were treated to yummy hors d'oeuvres, a never-ending supply of delicious Stoli Blueberi Vodka cocktails to keep us warm, and some cute Stoli Vodka swag


While we certainly enjoy all of the above, we were most certainly there for the shoes. In partnership with Melissa shoes, all guests were treated to go home with their very own pair of blueberry-scented Melissa shoes from their new spring 2017 Mashup Collection. After much back and forth (how do you choose a favorite?) we decided on the Melissa Shoes She, a slick, flat closed toe slide which is definitely a future Shoe of the Day candidate on Shoeography.


Tumblr’s Head of Culture Content, Valentine Uhovski, briefly took the stage in between DJ sets to talk about Tumblr’s trademark artist and blogger program, with almost 100 of Tumblr’s NYFW alumni past and present in the crowd. Also in attendance were Tumblr Founder and CEO, David Karp, and top models from the agencies who are most active on Tumblr.


Puma X Stampd Clyde Sneaker

Combine the modern cool kid savvy of Stampd with the patented classic verve of Puma's Clyde Sneaker and you must have a winner.  Puma and Stampd has teamed up for this remix to the infamous Clyde Sneaker.  The entire upper is a rich perforated leather even down to Puma's iconic wave.  With tonal laces and matching sole this sneaker becomes a great, easy to wear, pop of color for the Spring/Summer or keep it inky and downtown with the black color way.  Both color ways available now at Puma.com.

You know what they say, when it comes to great style and fashion, it's all in the details, and we're loving all the details in this peep-toe style boots. The Missguided Quilted Peep Toe Ankle Boots boasts a faux leather upper with quilting details, decorative stitching, the aforementioned peep-toe, a single sole silhouette, and a 4" block heel. Ideal for the transitional time of the season, these classic boots are bound to please. Get yourself a pair for $72.00 (psst, they're currently on sale for less) at www.missguidedus.com.
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