“Hi Nelia, I’ve recently discovered your blog and I LOVE your style. I’m having a style dilemma, maybe you can help.What type of accessories would you wear with this dress, and is it ok to wear flats? I’m a mother of 5 so I never wear heels.Your help is greatly appreciated. Thanks.” – S
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Nelia, April 23rd 2013 |
ALDO’s ad campaigns never disappoint, and this one’s no exception. The fun and colourful images make me forget about this rainy week, and transport me to balmy summer days, when we can fire up the BBQ, lounge by the pool, and wear shorts and sandals!
And speaking of sandals…I’m obsessed with more than one pair of ALDO shoes right now. From their gorgeous ALDO Rise x Preen collab, to the cut-out ankle booties, to some plexiglass heels, I want them all! Oh…and let’s not forget about accessories! How cute are those pixelated sunglasses? I want one of each, please!
What do you think about ALDO’s Spring 2013 ad campaign? Any shoes that caught your eye? Share in the comments.
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Nelia, April 9th 2013 |
We’ve all been waiting for it – Alexander Wang’s first-ever collection designed for Balenciaga! Presented during Paris Fashion Week last night, Balenciaga Fall 2013 was full of chic covet-worthy pieces. “I’m going back to the roots, identifying the codes of the house, and translating them into a functioning, full wardrobe,” said Wang, and while I truly loved the entire collection, I fell IN LOVE with the shoes.
I mean…just look at them! These shoes are classic, and yet they are not. Chic, but edgy. Comfortable? Probably not, but I want them all nonetheless. These shoes are what dreams are made of. And today, I am going to enjoy dreaming.
What did you think of Wang’s first effort designing for Balenciaga? You can see the entire collection HERE.
Photo Credits: Style.com
Nelia, February 28th 2013 |
Speaking of gorgeous spring shoes…check out this amazing spread shot by the Canadian street style photog Tommy Ton for Saks Fifth Avenue! Featuring some drool-worthy styles by Salvatore Ferragamo, Fendi, Valentino, Altuzarra, Jil Sander, Derek Lam, and more, these photos are making me drool all over my laptop!
Right now, I am straight up OBSESSED with these lace-up Ferragamos. They are insanely hot, and I need them in my life ASAP. The heel looks super high, but the design also looks sturdy and secure, so I probably wouldn’t break my ankle. Just in case, I’d like these flat snakeskin Valentinos as well…you know, to mix it up!
What do you think about this photo spread? Are you getting excited for spring? Do tell!
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Nelia, February 4th 2013 |
Happy Monday, lovelies! It’s cold outside, but in my dreams it’s already spring, and I am wearing these beautiful Isa Tapia pumps on my feet. As a lover of all things whimsical, these bird-embellished Eloise pumps are right up my alley – colourful and fun.
Have you ever heard of Isa Tapia before? Do you like these shoes? Share in the comments!
Nelia, February 4th 2013 |
What could be better than a fun ALDO Shoes Spring 2013 preview on a frigid snowy day? In my books, it’s as good as it gets! Yesterday, I battled the elements to get to the preview, and was rewarded with a room full of drool-worthy boots and shoes, fun accessories, and a whole lotta items to add to my spring wishlist.
There was footwear from Madonna’s Truth or Dare collection (pastels, neons, and spikes, oh my!), spring offerings from Little Burgundy, Call It Spring, and GLOBO, and of course, some breathtaking stunners from ALDO. Some of my favourites included the entire ALDO Rise Spring 2013 line-up (Preen lace-ups are to die for!), ankle booties with buckles and cut-outs, sea-inspired bags, and fun sunglasses with floral accents. But really, I just want it all!
Some of the pieces will be hitting the stores as early as this month, with the majority of spring goodies arriving in April 2013…and I honestly can’t wait ’til we are back to cute-shoes-weather.
What do you think of ALDO Shoes Spring 2013 preview? Any pairs that you can’t wait to get your hands on? Share in the comments.
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Nelia, January 23rd 2013 |
I’ve been daydreaming about these amazing Alexander Wang Spring 2013 shoes for months now, and seeing them in this ad campaign shot by Steven Klein and starring Polish model Malgosia Bela has definitely reinvigorated by shoe-crush. These shoes/boots are (for the lack of a better word) HOT, and I hope I can get my hands on a pair this season.
What do you think about Alexander Wang’s Spring 2013 ad campaign? Do you like it? Share in the comments!
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Nelia, January 16th 2013 |
As soon as Christmas and New Year’s Eve are done and over with, my mind automatically fast-forwards to spring, because the thought of 3 more months of cold, snow, and slush is just too depressing to bear. But don’t fret, today’s wishlist item is as cheerful as they come!
This spring, my must-have pair of shoes is Charlotte Olympia’s Graca Pump from the designer’s Glamazon Cruise 2013 collection! A classic red pump at first glance, the heel reveals a colourful bird caged behind an exquisite “cage” heel. As a sucker for kitschy pieces, I am crushing on this pretty bird…hard. I’ll be surely stalking these at The Room, and online…until I get my
paws hands on them!
What do you think of this latest Charlotte Olympia design? Share in the comments.
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Nelia, January 9th 2013 |
Shoeaholics, rejoice! Coming to Toronto’s Design Exchange next year is the Christian Louboutin Exhibit! Expected to run from June 21 to September 15, 2013, the exhibit will most likely feature designs from Louboutin’s personal archives, showcasing handcrafted designs, and one-of-a-kind pieces, which will surely delight the die-hard fans of the designer.
“At the core of the exhibition will be a unique exploration of Louboutin’s design process, taking the visitor through every stage of the design journey, revealing how a shoe is constructed, from the initial drawing and first prototype through to production in the factory,” reports The Fashion Spot.
And while, I haven’t been too impressed with the most recent Louboutin designs, I am definitely excited about this exhibit! Are you going to check it out when it finally arrives in Toronto? Share in the comments!
Photo Credits: TFS
Nelia, December 11th 2012 |
Welcome to Day 2 of our Style Days of Christmas Giveaways! Today’s prize is a pair of awesome Teva Jordanelle boots. Light, waterproof, and collapsible, not only are these boots the most comfortable thing ever, they are super easy to pack too! The Jordanelle boots also have a removable inner Thinsulate bootie that doubles as a boot to drive to the chalet in, as well as use as a slipper for indoors following a cold day out on the slopes! So whether you’re into skiing, snowboarding, or simply spending time outside on snowy days, these boots will keep you warm and comfy no matter the setting. Want a pair? Enter below!
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Nelia, November 19th 2012 |