Tuesday, July 29, 2014

So Shoe Me ~ 7/29/2014

Today's So Shoe Me is the Alice Chelsea Hi in Steel, $319, by and available at United Nude. This futuristic steel heel has a feisty fembot vibe with a chrome leather upper and a pastel pink heel. Black side vents create an easy slip on style and add an on-trend elastic detail to these futuristic heels. The party pink architectural heel adds a fun modern touch to these high shine booties and will add an interesting design detail to your pre-fall separaates. Pair these booties with some electric silver separates for a fun futuristic fembot style.

Style Suggestions:

So Shoe Me a pair of cool chrome booties that will add a punch of modern metallics into my pre-fall wardrobe.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via unitednude.com

Monday, July 28, 2014

So Shoe Me ~ 7/28/2014

Today's So Shoe Me is the High Heeled Sneaker by Adidas Originals x Jeremy Scott, $200, available at Solestruck. Spark a sporty style revolution in these 90s nostalgic high heeled sneakers. The iconic Adidas stripes and lace-up front add an athletic edge to these football inspired sneakers while the red and white leather add a classic sporty colorway. This highly coveted style is right on trend with the athletic inspired pieced from the F14 runways and is a budget friendly way to update your wardrobe. Pair these sporty sneakers with a classic tennis skirt and updated quilted jacket for a chic and sporty look.

Style Suggestions:

So Shoe Me a pair of high heeled sneakers that will add an iconic sporty style to my favorite pre-fall pieces for a luxe athletic look.

xoxo ~ Lisa

images via solestruck.com

Sunday, July 27, 2014

So Shoe Me ~ 7/27/2014

Today's So Shoe Me is the Lavish Flats by YRU, available at Nylon Shop. Get trippy toadstool toes with these tie-dyed denim flats by LA based brand, YRU. This mushroom magic slip-on will add an on trend trippy touch to your favorite seasonal separates. The cloudy denim upper and mushroom embroidery will add a signature touch alond with the rad rainbow stitching. Pair these psychedelic fun flats with a chambray dress and vegan leather backpack.

Style Suggestions:

So Shoe Me a pair of shroomtastic tie dye flats that will add instant impact to my daily style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via shop.nylon.com

Saturday, July 26, 2014

So Shoe Me ~ 7/26/2014

Today's So Shoe Me is the Argo Platform Sandal by Jeffrey Campbell, $155, available at Nasty Gal. White out your summer with these chunky party platforms by Jeffrey Campbell. A nostalgic nineties' silhouette featuring a substantial sawtooth sole and all white construction is perfect for stepping up your festival style. The strappy upper holds your heels in place while the chunky construction adds all day comfort to these sandals. Pair these flatforms with a black mesh romper and monochrome bikini for a club kid style this summer.

Style Suggestions:

So Shoe Me a pair of super sized sawtooth soled sandals that will add a heavy heeled step to my summer style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via nastygal.com

Friday, July 25, 2014

So Shoe Me ~ 7/25/2014

Today's So Shoe Me is the Hat Trick Leather Sandal, $67, by and available at Asos. Keep it fun and futuristic with these hot holographic heels by Asos. Thick straps and a chunky heel add an on trend 90s touch to these iridescent sandal, plus the sturdy shape adds day-to-night comfort. These high shine heels are the perfect pick-me-up to update boring basics and the on trend shape will still be in style next summer. Pair these heels with a butterfly crop top and full tulle skirt for a 90s cool style.

Style Suggesitons:

So Shoe Me a pair of holographic heels that will add a step up to my summer style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via asos.com

Thursday, July 24, 2014

lifeSTYLE: Illinois Lottery #APMusicSeries - Vans Warped Tour

Getting warped on a sunny summer Saturday afternoon courtesy of the Illinois Lottery's Anything's Possible Music Series; Life couldn't rock more. A view from the top thanks to a rad VIP deck and a sea of fellow festival friends made this year's Vans Warped Tour a concert to remember.

I decided to mesh around with the transparent trend since temps were high and the sun was shining. Pairing one of my fave "hands-off" vegan leather embellished Dimpepiece Designs tees with these futuristic Nasty Gal Collection shorts and some quintessential flatform boots by TBA for a fun&flirty festival look.

While I loved the energy of the crowd, sometimes it's nice to get away and the VIP #APMusicSeries Deck was the perfect place to take in the music on my own personal platform. The main stage had lots of rad rock performances heavy on guitar, drums and vocals for a spot to wave around with the crowd or sit and relax at the back.

Another reason I loved hanging out at Warped Tour was walking around the First Midwest Amphitheater and checking out the food, drinks, shops and artist signings. Lots of local artisans had set up shop around the event and it was the perfect way to support local business and find some sweet little accessories for my next fest.

Checking out the smaller stages, like the Beatport Stage, gave me an opportunity to switch off of rock and on to other genres like rap and electronic. Most of the artists were local talent so it was an easy way to immerse myself in new music throughout the day.

While casually walking around I found myself at a Battle of the Bands with performances by Phosphene and Face the King. It was my favorite spot since I could listen up close and personal. I also met Phosphene's photographer, Julie, and she was super sweet! You can check out her work, here. All in all it was a great day for listening to music and enjoying a mixed beverage (the selection there was impressive :D). I can't wait to attend next year, thanks Illinois Lottery and the #APMusicSeries.

P.S. Check out the #APMusicSeries hashtag on twitter for more reviews and events.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

So Shoe Me ~ 7/24/2012

Today's So Shoe Me is the Ajax Laceback Boot, $198, by and available at Free People. Laser-etched leather and a lace-up back give this boho boot by Free People a signature edge. The perfect pre-fall style these open-back boots show just the right amount of skin for summer, but can also be paired with chunky socks and jeans for fall. The softly scrolled upper adds the perfect little print to these luxe leather booties and will add interest to your everyday style. Pair these laceback boots with a paisley printed romper and a signature hat for a relaxed boho style this festival season.

Style Suggestions:

So Shoe Me a pair of pretty leather-etched booties that will add a kick of cool to my pre-fall style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via freepeople.com