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Fashion Monday: Dress to Impress This Holiday Season with These 5 Designer Shoes

Let’s be honest ladies, shoe shopping is half the fun of the holiday season.  Great deals and new models are filling the shelves and it is our duty to capitalize on this opportunity. So here are 5 pairs of shoes that our Footcandy shoe experts recommend for this coming holiday season! Don’t worry, once the holidays are over, these shoes will still be turning heads.

 

1. Halloween

Halloween brings out some creative costumes and makeup, but who said Halloween can’t be all about your shoes! Designer Rupert Sanderson created a fabulous high heel that can be worn with an array of costumes. From a Witch, to Sleeping Beauty’s Evil Queen, to a Mardi Gras Gal, these heels are perfect for any Halloween costume. Not to mention these heels are absolutely comfortable so they will without a doubt get you through your entire night of walking.

 

Rupert Sanderson –  Favell

 

 

2. Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is not about stuffing your turkey, or rather your face, but spending quality time with family and friends and of course, fashionable shoes. The elegant “Roxy” ankle boot by Bettye Muller of course. This incredible design is made of a rich suede textile and the yellow tone mimics the changing colors of the season. Not only will you be able to wears these glamorous heels during thanksgiving but you will get so much use out of them even after the party is over.

Bettye Muller –  Roxy

 

3. Christmas or Hanukkah

Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah your shoes during this holiday seasonshould be fitting for a stunning celebration. Emma Hope Shoes makes the perfect holidayshoes. For Hanukkah, try the beautiful blue “11105-N” style heel or for Christmas thevibrant red “11047-R” style flat. Both are composed of an amazing suede textile and embellished with rhinestones. These shoes both embody elegance and are perfect for any Christmas or Hanukkah party. Not to mention they are fabulous conversation starters.

 

 

Emma Hope Shoes –  11047-R

 

Emma Hope Shoes –  11105-N

 

 

4. New Years 2013

New Years is all about glitz, glamour and fun. Bring in the New Year with Jerome Rousseau’s “Kier” and a glass of bubbly. These shoes are beautifully designed and not to mention they mimic the New York Times Square Ball. These shoes are simply spectacular and you will want to wear them every day of New 2013 Calendar Year!

Jerome Rousseau –  Kier

 

5. Valentines Day

Valentines Day is all about romance, flowers, chocolate, and shoes. Kate Spade makes the perfect shoe that all lovers across the globe can appreciate. Its simple little bow adorned with cheerful pink polka dots makes this a perfect date shoe. Not only will you fall in love with this darling design but you will absolutely love how many different outfits you can pair this shoe with.

 

Kate Spade –  Lisa

 

 

We hope these 5 shoes make it to your fabulous holiday parties

 

This article was written by the shoe experts at Footcandy.com, who have Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Manalo Blahnik in stock now.

Fashion Monday: E!’s Live from the Red Carpet Shoe Line

If you love watching the Red Carpet Shows to get your dose of glamour, fashion and face beatings (translation: gorgeous makeup), you will be overjoyed to know that the E! Network has teamed with Anavel Caparros to create the E! Live From the Red Carpet Shoe Collection.  The stylish line of high heels is now available at Macy’s, Lord + Taylor, LordandTaylor.com, and will debut at Von Maur on May 8th.

After the stunning success of Adrianna Papell E! Live from the Red Carpet  evening gown collection, as well as the Stila E! Live from the Red Carpet cosmetics line, the shoe industry is now taking everyone by storm and no prisoners.  This new addition to the E! Live from the Red Carpet brand will provide fashionistas the perfect accessory to complete their own red carpet looks.

To view more from this delicious collection, visit the Red Carpet section of E!’s website.

We Likey: Shoedazzle

shoedazzle fashion shoe club

Still searching for the perfect gift for your bridesmaids?  Dazzle them with a membership to Shoedazzle

Finding the perfect shoe at the perfect price can be hard for brides who have so many other things on their mind.  As for the bridesmaid, finding the perfect shoe to match your bridesmaid dress can be a nightmare, so let ShoeDazzle come to the rescue! The shoes are comfortable and affordable, as well as super chic and stylish. Everyone can find the perfect pair for the big day on ShoeDazzle.com and then share the secret with their best girlfriends (and wedding guests!). ShoeDazzle gift cards, available in denominations ranging from 1 month to 1 year, are also the perfect gift for all of your bridesmaids – After all, there is no better gift than the gift of style!

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About ShoeDazzle:
ShoeDazzle.com is an innovative online styling service delivering personalized monthly shoe, handbag and jewelry recommendations to members from its team of top celebrity stylists. Each recommendation speaks to au courant fashion trends and is selected based on each member’s own distinctive sense of style. The company was founded by Robert Shapiro and Brian Lee and launched in March 2009 with Co-Founder Kim Kardashian, who serves as the site’s Chief Fashion Stylist. ShoeDazzle allows members to experience the personalized service of shopping on Rodeo Drive at an affordable cost. ShoeDazzle’s no-obligation monthly membership cost of $39.95 includes the stylists’ selection service, a pair of shoes, a handbag or a jewelry set, as well as shipping both ways.

Getting Ruffled

Ruffles are all the rage this season, and I can’t think of a better design concept to throw into your wedding.  Let’s mosey along some beautiful details, shall we?

 

baby pink ruffled bridesmaids dress Lela Rose Style  LR123halter ruffle bridesmaids dress lela Rose LR125 in ivorydestination wedding dress Dessy Group Style 1026 One shoulder white gown Destination wedding dress white Dessy group Style 1006 ruffle bodice with cap sleeves

Styles by Dessy Group:  Lela Rose bridesmaids in styles LR123 & LR125
Destination wedding gowns by Dessy  in styles 1026 & 1006

These ruffled bridesmaids dresses and wedding gowns are perfect because they do not border on “cutesy”—they allow the allure and sophistication of being a bride shine completely through.  As you can see with the last picture, even adding a gorgeous flower to your hair accents the gown instead of detracting from it.  However, if you have a flair for the dramatic…

 

Speaking of wedding flowers with a little ruffle—this would be a perfect way to incorporate the trend if you do not want to show it in the attire of your bridal party.  Look for extremely lush flowers such as ranunculus, peonies

 

pink and purple bridesmaids bouquet with peonies, orchids and roses bridesmaids bouquet of peonies ranunculus tuberoses, tulips in green and  yellow with blue ribbon
            white wedding centerpiece with roses and peonies white wedding centerpiece of ranunculus and sweet peas
All photos courtesy of Brides.com

 

What about accessories and other areas of the wedding? surely there has to be room for ruffles with shoes, bridal purses and cakes!

 

Christian Louboutin ruffled heel ivory Martino Valero Letty Heel in Ivory

 

Shoes by Christian Louboutin ($875) and Martinez Valero ($130)

 

 white and yellow ruffled round wedding cake with roses rosettes ruffled wedding cake 

 

Let’s not this perfect going away dress from Nordstom:

 

 

Remember, ruffles can add a very romantic and classic touch to your wedding if they are not overdone.  Enjoy and embrace the romance of ruffles!

Dressing the Man

 

 

For the past few weeks, we’ve been featuring some of the best bridal designers and their new looks for the upcoming season.  Far be it from us to leave Mr. Fabuluxe out of all the fun.  Whenever Captain America and I go out or plan trips, it is always so much fun (and sometimes tiring, because trust me, honey, he can outshop me sometimes) to go with him to select his accessories or see him getting fitted.  I completely love how he will pick up something and say “This will bring out the [color] in the [article of clothing]”.  I know.  It’s all types of awesome.

So, I think of him as I write this post—his acute attention to detail and love of sophisticated style that every gentleman should have on his wedding day—no matter what his personality is.  There are so many ways to add some really luxurious details to your man’s look on the big day.  As long as he is not wearing an “extra medium” , I think we’ve pretty much have it easy.

 

David Yurman Cufflinks black tourmaline Pave Diamond Cufflinks David Yurman

silver gold and black cufflinks David Yurman Yellow Diamond Cufflinks David Yurman

Cufflinks from the David Yurman Collection

 

 

silver and black Omega watch black and white leather Armani watch

Watches by Omega and Emporio Armani

 

diamond audemars piguet watch

Of course I had to share this beauty by Audemars Piguet, if not for anything else but  admiration purposes alone.  This bezel and bracelet boasts 456 baguette cut diamonds.  Ahem.  That’s 47.45 carats…in case you were wondering.  (I know, I caught the vapors, too!)

 

 

 

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Shoes by Gucci, Kenneth Cole and DKNY

 

Do something special, too—something that will make him think of you as he gets dressed,  For example, even if he rents his tuxedo, have his dress shirt personalized with your monogram or soon to be initials.  You could even pick out (together, of course!) a special cologne for the wedding day.  Something you will find irresistible and alluring on him that he can only  wear on your wedding day.   Of course by now, you know your man’s likes and dislikes, so go through the extra effort to make sure that the groom feels special, confident and gorgeous on your wedding day.

Out on a Wedge

Out on a Wedge
Out on a Wedge – by fabuluxe on Polyvore.com

If you didn’t know, wedges are going to be white hot this spring, as are floral prints.  So, if you would, kindly lift up your rock and pay attention 🙂

 

All the fabulously riche designers like Marc Jacobs (check out the heart shaped wedge) and Prada are kicking off the season with great wedge designs.  Wedge heels have a personality all their own—they can be sporty or flirty to casual or formal.  Need luxe for less?  Try this ruffled set from Target or the Rio sandal by BP. You could find a pair like the ones above to wear with your gown, but a good wedge isn’t meant to be covered up. 

Wedges are fabulous because they distribute pressure throughout the foot, whereas heels concentrate pressure on the ball of the foot.  So this keeps you looking fabulous a lot longer (read about the other benefits of wedges here).  So while you may not choose them for your gown, I see absolutely no reason why you can’t have several pair for such grand occasions as e-shots, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, etc.