Monday, April 27, 2015

The Boot Goes On: Grenson Declan Suede Chelsea Boot

Grenson Declan Suede Chelsea Boot

Don't get boots off the brain just yet!  The perfect alternative to the desert boot silhouette for those ankle hugging tapered trousers that've been invaded menswear as of late is the Chelsea boot.  Grenson has a nice one in their Declan Suede Chelsea Boot for Spring.  Supple suede, that patented elasticized side panelling and handmade British craftsmanship make this boot a nice addition for the season.  Available now at

Shoe of the Day | Femmes Sans Peur Astra Booties

We've been bursting in anticipation on sharing the most beautiful and striking shoes we've seen in a long time. It's footwear designs like this that makes us love writing about women's shoes. You know the feeling of seeing something so breathtakingly gorgeous, your mouth remains agape in disbelief that something so beautiful exists? That's how we felt when we preview the stunning footwear from new luxury footwear brand, Femmes Sans Peur, French for "Fearless Women". We're highlighting the bold (and beautiful) Femmes Sans Peur Astra Booties as today's Shoe of the Day (we'll be highlighting the entire collection on our Examiner page soon).

This bold beauty boasts supple kid suede upper, dutch braided topline, two playful layers of fringe, pointed toe, hidden inside zipper, a platinum mirror leather heel breast, and a 4" scaled Python leather covered heel.We would personally go bold in the above Laguna Blue, but if you love a neutral or a standout metallic shoe, the Astra also comes in Camel, and Creme metallic snakeskin. Get your favorite color for $525.00 at

Friday, April 24, 2015

Shoe of the Day | BareTraps Belicia Gladiator Sandal

Happy #FootwearFriday fellow shoe lovers. We have definitely found our go-to, everyday sandals for the summer. Boasting a low wedge heel, and a faux leather upper with elastic bands for a more secure fit, this BareTraps Belicia Gladiator Sandal gives you a bit of elevation, and lots of comfort. You'll love the Belicia for its gladiator style silhouette, metal stud accents down the vamp, cushioned footbed, almond-shaped open toe, back zipper closure, great color selection (besides the above Lake Blue, the Belicia is also available in Black, Honey Yellow, Fuschia, and Cognac), and its comfy, 1 1/2" genuine wood wedge heel. You will also love that this super cute gladiator sandals are currently on sale on for $49.99.

The Supple Slip: Trask Heath Suede Loafers

Trask Heath Suede Loafers

How're these for supple?  Track's Heath Suede Loafer for Spring is a buttery soft penny loafer in masculine rich colors.  Both the leather and suede parts of the upper are constructed of Horween® leather, American bison and American steer respectively, and are hand sewn with moccasin construction and contrast stitching.  Go socked or sock-less in these dandy gems as they are sheepskin lined and quite the comfortable Spring footwear addition.  Available now in both color ways at