Today's So Shoe Me is the Spellbound Spike Platform, $115, available at Nasty Gal. Everyone needs a daring pair of dancing shoes and these twisted cutout wedges do not disappoint. Deliciously spiked with a deviant cutout heel these spectacular spellbound shoes will add just the right amount of black magic to your favorite Friday night separates. The geometric cutouts and super spiked back add an instant edge to summer basics and will be perfect for wearing with a mini dress at night or a flowing maxi during the day. Give 'em hell in heels by pairing these sandals with a molten metallic mini dress for a sleek and sexy night out look.
So Shoe Me a pair of signature spiked sandals with a killer cutout wedge that will add a signature edge to my favorite summer separates.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Barry Leather-Trimmed PVC Sandals by Oscar de la Renta, $895 $269, available at The Outnet. Nothing like adding a pinch of pastel pink and PVC to update your current summer wardrobe. Even though this lace-up sandal is from a previous season it still has all the up to date trends like a transparent upper and light pink trim. Menswear details like the oxford trim and tasseled laces add an office appropriate finish to these fancy feminine sandals. Pair these see-through solemates with a white midi length dress with some subtle sheer cutouts for a fresh lunch date outfit this spring.
So Shoe Me a pair of pretty in pink sandals with a transparent touch that will add a signature standout finish to these dreamy designer heels.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Leather Gold-Trimmed Army Boots by Versus, $625, available at SSENSE. Add a pin-up finish to your everyday favorites with these glossy gold-trimmed ankle boots by Versus. Taking inspiration from the always iconic Versace Safety Pin Dress, you'll add a must-have 90s staple that will remain a signature classic. The super slim stiletto in a high shine gold finish adds sleek detail to this punk meets glam bootie. Pair this punchy pinned ankle boot with a leather accented mini dress and a matching safety pin purse for cocktail attire that supplies a serious edge.
So Shoe Me a pair of signature safety pin accented ankle boots that will add a piece of iconic fashion history into my personal shoe collection.
Today's so Shoe Me is the Premium Page Woven Boots, $300, by and available at Topshop. This woven western wonder in a super saturated red hot suede is sure to add a spicy kick to your signature style. An intricate upper featuring a basic basket weave and traditional western stitching is given a modern update with a rich red hue and luxe gold details. This rockin' red ankle boot has just enough country for rural lovers, but is still slick enough for urban dwellers. Pair these woven western boots with an easy cream mini dress and a black cowboy hat for a modern boho style.
So Shoe Me a pair of wicked woven western boots that will add a luxe and modern edge to my favorite little dresses this summer.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Cutout Suede Sandals by Gianvito Rossi, $1235, available at Net-a-Porter. This Memorial Day celebrate your right to bare legs (thanks to the current, former and fallen troops) with a pair of red hot heels by Gianvito Rossi. The single soled sandal is made from a saturated red suede constructed in a ladder-like strappy design that will add a signature step to daytime separates or bodycon favorites for night. The sleek shape and saturated shade of red will add the perfect pop of color while still looking chic and elegant. Pair these hot hued sandals with a minimalist dusty rose shorts and shirt set for a simple style that will let these signature soles shine.
So Shoe Me a pair of chic and strappy sandals that will add a red hot pop of color into my summertime wardrobe.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Infini Flat by Ash Shoes,$175, available at Piperlime. Get starry soled in a pair of celestial studded flats by Ash Shoes. A star spangled loafer that perfect for stepping up your patriotic style these flats are the perfect option for adding a superstar twist to the everyday slip-on. The glossy gold star studded upper has a versatile black leather base that can be worn with distressed jeans or a super chic pencil skirt. Pair these embellished slip-ons with some high-waisted skinny black denim and a deconstructed black tee for a comfortable yet put together weekend look.
So Shoe Me a pair of star studded slip-ons that will add an intergalactic shine to my everyday staples.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Outlast Floral and Burgundy D'Orsay Flats by Chinese Laundry, $59, available at Lulu's. Take a break from edgy grunge-inspired flatforms and step into a pair of feminine floral flats by Chinese Laundry. Raspberry satin and a floral mesh front add the perfect dainty detail to your spring and summer style. The in-bloom mesh front adds a modern airy quality while still remaining timeless and chic. Pair these floral flats with a little white dress and a signature white blazer for a comfortable day-to-night look.
So Shoe Me a pair of spring ready floral flats that will add a feminine finish to my favorite little dresses this season.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Cut Out Chain Boots by Underground, $230, available at Topshop. Get creepy in a pair of bossy buckled flatforms from London favorite, Underground. This creeper staple is given a signature step up with a zippered trim, silver studs and oversized buckles. The chunky flatform sole adds the iconic Underground edge to these cutout boots for the perfect little grunge finish to your favorite cutoffs, jeans and dresses. Pair these pointed toe creepers with a black wash tight denim dress and a utilitarian anorak jacket for a cool weather festival look.
So Shoe Me a pair of flatform creepers that will add an edgy effect to my everyday street style this summer.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Joyner Platform by Jeffrey Campbell, $155, available at Nasty Gal. Pair patent and transparent textiles for a hot hellish heel that takes on futuristic fashion with an on trend 90s twist. The sky high block heel is sturdy enough to get your groove on without loosing balance or feeling from an uncomfortable sole. Cosmetic laces at the back add an edgy accent and when paired with the clear panels and patent leather it creates a sexy meets grunge vibe for that throwback 90s feeling. The perfect modern mix of shine and transparency these peep toe stunners are a must-have addition to your summer wardrobe.
So Shoe Me a pair of anything but basic black heels that will add a futuristic finish to my favorite little back dresses this season.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Distressed High-Top Flatform Sneaker by Bess X OU, $129, available at Urban Outfitters. Step into the BESSt super distressed flatform sneakers this season with this exclusive high-top collaboration by Bess and Urban Outfitters. Haphazard splatters and a chunky layered sole create the perfect grunge ready sneaker A heavy exposed front zipper and woven laced front adds an instant edge and keeps the quintessential sneaker details front and center. Pair these pre-destructed sneakers with some sporty leather shorts, a graphic tee and an electric hued bag for a comfy and casual weekend look.
So Shoe Me a pair of distressed high-top flatforms that will add a distinctive edge to my favorite summer staples.
Step up your solecial status with a pair of signature shoes from Chicago's own City Soles. The selective mix of independent footwear brands and local artisan accessories is one of the many reasons this Wicker Park Boutique is one of my top must shops when I'm in the city. It's also conveniently located at 2001 West North Avenue which is steps away from the CTA's Damen Blue Line Stop. And if you can't make it to their brick-and-mortar location or just want to shop an even larger selection of shoes you can head over to CitySoles.com and pick your next solemates.
Check out my interview with City Soles TV which explains a little bit about my blog, how I got started, complete with the quintessential awkward pause (Hey, I'm a newbie with this on-camera stuff!).
And City Soles is making it a little bit easier to splurge on some fashion-forward footwear with a 20% off discount by using the code "Lisa312style20" at the checkout!
Today's So Shoe Me is the Ralley Single Sole Heels, $120, by and available at Topshop. Add some white hot heels to your summer wardrobe with these simple, strappy and sexy single soled sandals by Topshop. A modern approach to the classic high heeled sandal this strictly strappy style will add a fresh signature touch to office ready basics or tight and tempting club wear. Super chic and on trend you'll find that no detail was left unfinished from the all-leather construction to the glossy gunmetal hardware. Pair these all white heels with a beaded coral shorts and jacket set for the perfect summertime work look.
So Shoe Me a pair of bright white sandals that will add a modern finish to my favorite summer separates.
Today's So Shoe Me is the H001 by A Moi, $490, exclusively available at City Soles (Enter code "Lisa312Style20" for a 20% off discount at City Soles until 6/8). Add a doll-up of Mexican charm to your style with these handcrafted multi-textile ankle boots by A Moi. Carefully hand crafted in Mexico City these super stacked wood heel booties are truly an artisan find that won't be seen anywhere but your feet. The authentic thread-made muñecas quita penas add a sweet signature finish to these one-of-a-kind heels. Artfully constructed these suede and fabric booties are the perfect addition to your all-seasons shoedrobe and with a hidden platform and secure lace-up front you'll always feel comfortable and confident. Pair these boho booties with some destroyed cutoffs, a colorful crochet bikini and a delicate beaded maxi vest for a chic beachy vibe this summer.
So Shoe Me a pair of exceptional handcrafted booties with authentic Mexican details and a modern silhouette for the perfect mix of traditional and current styles.
xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style
P.S. You can check out my City Soles TV Interview right here, and don't forget to stop by the shop via CitySoles.com or in person at 2001 W North Avenue, Chicago. It's literally a few steps away form the Damen Blue Line stop!
Today's So Shoe Me is the C Hera Sandals by See by Chloe, $260, available at Revolve Clothing. Totally tubular sandals add a futuristic fix to your everyday summer staples. Get pretty in pink metallic with these luxe leather flats for a high end finish to an everyday shape. Plumped up plush straps add to this sandal's modern vibe and will give your soles a signature step. Pair these metallic magenta sandals with a seeing eye sequin crop top and destructed cut offs for a rave meets beach day look.
So Shoe Me a pair of the perfect pink sandals that will add a signature step to my everyday summer style.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Bridle Sandal by Trippen, $270, available at Solestruck. Trip out in a pair of minimalist must-haves with an innovative architectural shape for a step up from boring summer basics. Trippen is a modern German company based on sustainability and creating a future in fashion that's all their own with simple monochromatic designs in bold structural shapes. Stand out in stilt shaped heels that take inspiration from historical Geta footwear but with an updated modern appeal. Wear these iconic heels well with a little black romper and a saturated red lip this summer for a bold look that will keep onlookers hot
(for your forward style) and bothered (for your one of a kind footwear).
So shoe Me a pair of strappy signature sandals with a standout architectural design that will add an instant impact to my favorite summer separates.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Zena Sandal by 7 For All Mankind, $158, available at Piperlime. Add the purrfect punch of print to your summer style with these comfy coral sandals by 7 For All Mankind. Sharp edges, gold hardware and a calfhair cheetah accent add a signature pick-me-up to your everyday summer favorites. The coral leather upper is a top tied winner and the cheetah print adds a classic yet exotic edge to this chic and simple design. Pair these summer ready sandals with a pair of cheeky shorts and a cute crop top for a sweet way to beat the heat this season.
So Shoe Me a pair of laced up sandals with a comfortable flat sole that will add an exotic punch of print to my everyday summer staples.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Parachute Fish, $668, available at Heavy Machine. A heavy handed architectural design with bold blocks of primary hued leather creates a futuristic sandal that will make a stylish impact this summer. This hot heavy hitter is comprised of luxe leather and a lacquered heel for a striking combination of textures and colors. The oversized platform and lightweight architectural heel keep this modern sandal comfortable enough for day-to-night wear. So let your
feet do the talking in this color-blocked delight made for the comfort conscious and style seeking heel connoisseur. Pair these geometric heels with a simple shift dress to make sure your soles steal the show. Style Suggestions:
So Shoe Me a pair of high end heels with a technologic twist that will add an architectural edge and saturated hues into my chic summer wardrobe. xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style images via heavymachinedesign.com
Today's So Shoe Me is the Koop Sneaker by Unif, $189, available at Dolls Kill. Step up your soles with the crystal clear Super KOOPer by Unif. A signature spiked sneaker with a transparent vinyl upper leaves your styling options open. You can pair these pumped up platforms with printed hosiery or bare legs for a versatile shoe that can change with the switch of a sock. The on trend transparent upper adds a cool 90s futuristic club kid element to basic tees and cutoffs this summer. Pair these see-through spiked sneakers with must-have mesh separates for a modern summertime style.
So Shoe Me a pair of super soled sneakers with an on trend transparent touch that will add a cool clear finish to my summer favorites.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Night Walk Sandal, $45, by and available at Nasty Gal. A new harnessity has hit the Nasty Gal scene with some on trend bondage buckles and an on budget price tag. Vegan leather makes this summer essential a universal must-have while the sturdy gunmetal hardware adds a 90s punk feel while still keeping a day-to-day versatility with its classic slim single sole. Pair these hot harness sandals with a high waisted distressed maxi skirt, a structured bustier and a grunge clip-on nose ring for an authentic 90s style.
So Shoe Me a pair of heavy hardware harness sandals that keep an everyday silhouette with a signature strappy style.
Today's So Shoe me is the Snakeskin Platform Sandals with Butterfly Detail by Nina Ricci, $980, available at My Theresa. Take a summery step forward in these butterfly accented sandals in a textural bright white snakeskin by Nina Ricci. A duo of beautiful butterflies accent this pair of pretty platform heels adding sweet sugary spin to the cold-blooded and decadent snakeskin upper. The chunky platform and basic block heel add a comfortable lift to these dreamy designer heels. Pair these bright white butterfly sandals with a hi-lo hem dress with a boho meets warrior leather bodice for the perfect mix of hard and soft this summer.
So Shoe Me a pair of summer ready sandals with a signature butterfly embellishment that will add a flirty flutter to my favorite carefree dresses.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Libra Suede Slippers by Charlotte Olympia, $695, available at Net-a-Porter. Happy Mother's Day! And how fitting that these ladylike horoscope flats are the perfect pair for my lovely Libra Mom. The soft seafoam suede and decadent bejeweled and enameled hardware creates a luxurious loafer for any woman, regardless of style or age. Glossy gold trim completes this standout slipper and this personalized style comes in all of the astrological signs so there's a pair made just for you. Pair these luxe day-to-night flats with a sheer paneled white blouse and pants and a signature jacket for a chic daytime look.
So Shoe Me a pair of awesome astrological loafers that will add personalized touch to my everyday separates.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Carmelo by Jennifer Chou, $135, available at Solestruck. Give you style the shock treatment with a sky high heel in an atomic neon hue. A towering 6" heel and chunky 2.25" platform add a dramatic twist to the everyday sandal and the shocking highlighter yellow hue will give you a signature step up from basic and boring neutrals. Tubular stitching adds a futuristic finish to these hot hued heels and make sure no detail was left unnoticed. Pair these budgeted babes with monochrome separates with some space age details for a night out look that's out of this world.
So Shoe Me a pair of electric yellow heels that will add a shock of bright color into my favorite monochrome staples this summer.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Rees 2, $124, by and available at Topshop. Make it a monochrome moment in these two-tone zip-up heels by Topshop. Contrasting colors and textures make these black and white heels a showstopping must have. With a sleek open toe and zippered back you get the comfort and of an everyday shoe with a dresses up design. Pair these monochrome heels with a backless leather dress and simple accessories for a sexy nighttime look.
So Shoe Me a pair of sleek black and white heels that will add a cool contrasting finish to my summer style.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Neptune Heel by Ego and Greed, $140, available at Dollskill. Better than your basic black heels these shimmering holographic sandals add the perfect amount of pixie party girl into your carefree summer style. Holographic confetti chunks radiate with every step you take for a colorway that goes from black to bright in record time. The substantial platform and chunky block heel make these sparkling sandals comfortable enough to wear for standing, walking, dancing, whatever! Pair these rainbow rave heels with some booty baring shorts and a bone baring ribcage harness for a killer summer look.
So Shoe Me a pair of hot holographic heels that will add a punky party edge to my favorite summer staples.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Off-White Rubberized Glow-In-The-Dark Agata Heels by Alexander Wang, $725, available at SSENSE. Have a glam glowment with these signature glossy sandals by Alexander Wang. A sleek and modern style for day turns into a raving rad party shoe at night. The transparent pvc upper and patent leather straps creates a minimalist must-have while the trippy glowing design adds a signature designer detail to the dark. Pair these heels with a crisp and modern all white ensemble for a chic day to night ensemble with an unexpected nighttime twist.
So Shoe Me a pair of minimalist white hot heels that will let me go for the glow this season.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Light Year Sandal by City Classified, $38, available at Need Supply. Add an iridescent edge to your summer staples with the futuristic Light Year Sandal by City Classified. A budget friendly way to try out the hot holographic trend, you'll have a versatile summer style that adds a flash of light to your favorite cutoffs and tees. A metallic tube adds a major metal detail and pairs perfectly with the high shine holographic upper. Pair these everyday electric sandals with a caged bikini and a sheer paneled coverup for an easy beach day outfit.
So Shoe Me a pair of rad rainbow sandals with a holographic hue that will add a high shine finish to my everyday favorites.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Leather Carved Sole Platform Sneaker by K.T.Z., $960, available at SSENSE. Scroll up and stare at the carefully carved sole that adds an iconic K.T.Z. edge to this 90s inspired platform sneaker. These Baroque beauties might leave you broke but at least you'll be penny pinching in style. Sporty shapes mixed with decadent details creates a signature street wear edge that can be worn with minimalist basics or amped up athletic separates. Pair these all-black luxe leather sole stunning sneakers with a leather and lace embroidered crop top, a brass branded cap and simple leather shorts for a high-impact look with a super street edge.
So Shoe Me a pair of sick scrolled sneakers that will add a nostalgic nineties edge to my everyday street separates.
Today's So Shoe Me is the 1300-T Sneaker by Buffalo x Solestruck, $290, available at Solestruck. Step up to the 90s in these chunky retro hi tops fit for summer fests and all day raves. The iconic Buffalo brand styling adds an authentic appeal to these high end all-seasons sneakers. Black-on-black-on-black keep the grunge levels up and are prime for distressing and destructing all summer long. Made for mud and concrete alike you can wear these totally tough hi tops to just about any event this summer and they'll seamlessly transition into fall with a pair of skinnies and a plaid button down. Pair these rad retro high heeled sneakers with some cutoffs and a graphic tee for a versatile daytime look.
So Shoe Me a pair of nasty nineties hi tops that will add a chunk of on trend style to my favorite festival separates all summer long.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Oxford Creepers by Marc by Marc Jacob, $398, available at Shopbop. May the Fourth be with you in some Yoda green oxfords with a signature studded tongue and plenty of high end textures. Mixing sophistication with street style these contemporary creepers add a masculine edge to your everyday favorites and are comfortable enough for all day wear. Two tones of army green add interest and texture in the form of shiny patent leather and super soft suede and the rugged rubber sole adds just enough creep to this menswear oxford. Pair these tough oxford creepers with some suspender boyfriend jeans and a loose crop sweater for an easy spring outfit.
So Shoe Me a pair of awesome olive oxfords that will add a signature studded step to my weekend wardrobe.
From concrete streets to high end runways holographic finishes have been all the rave this season. I'm pretty much obsessed with the high shine vibe a little hologram can deliver to my everyday wardrobe, so I took inspiration from Paco Rabanne's chain link dresses and 90s rave ready looks and created a one-of-a-kind crop top that can be worn alone or layered this season. For festival frills and raving rad style here's a few ways to send out holographic heat this summer.
With a simple change of shorts and shoes you can go from sexy to sweet to festival freak in this chain link crop top. The matching choker really brings a cohesive feel and can be worn alone for a trippy technologic twist to everyday favorites.
Holographic Chain Link Choker by 312style, $19, available at Etsy
(Contact me on Etsy for a custom order of my holographic crop top.)
A pair of pink patent leather hot pants and flower power flatform sneakers creates a pretty pixie festival look that will help you standout from the crowd with cheeky cool style.
Pink Patent Leather Hot Pants by Asos, $92 $22, available at Asos
Flower Power Flatforms by 312style, $79, available at Etsy
A caged bikini top and black zippered hot pants adds a bit of bondage appeal to this rainbow rave crop top and choker. Pair it with chunky black heels for a crazed club kid finish.
Add pastel hair and a natural lip for a pixie punk aura.
Superman Bodice by One Teaspoon, $88, available at Dolls Kill
Today's So Shoe Me is the White Hot Pointy Heels, $98, by and available at Pixie Market. These crisp and clean court shoes reveal a clear point to the benefits of modern design. The bright white upper and transparent ankle strap add a high end modern finish to this classic pointed toe pump. With a versatile 3" heel these chic little shoes can comfortably go from day to night. Pair these white hot heels with a modern tuxedo style jumpsuit and simple accessories for an unexpected cocktail look.
So Shoe Me a pair of simply sophisticated pumps with a modern white and clear colorway that will add a chic step up to my current wardrobe.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Odine Clear Bootie by Jeffrey Campbell, $175, available at Nasty Gal. Yep, you're staring at true blue transparent treasure that will add a modern pop of color and futuristic finishes into your summertime wardrobe. The crystal clear cool blue colorway adds a refreshing signature hue with the same shape at the see-through Attina boot by Jeffrey Campbell. This futuristic blue hued boot takes inspiration from the high end Maison Martin Margiela without the budget busting price tag. And due to the transparent design these zip-up boots can be paired with socks, tights or bare legs for a shoe that can transform and take on new trends. Pair these clear blue boots with a trippy tie dye crop top and pencil skirt and bright blue eyeliner for a rave ready day-to-night look.
So Shoe Me a pair of totally transparent heels that will add a pop of color with a pinch of club kid crazy to my signature summer style.
Today's So Shoe Me is the Wanda Leather Strip Wedge, $150, by and available at Topshop. A trio of tawny tones in a substantial striped design create the perfect summertime wedge. A super-sized platform and wedge add a retro 70s shape that's comfortable enough to wear all day and night. Strips of tan and beige leather are given a bright bite with a refreshing twist of lime. Pair these wedges with a simple jersey maxi dress and a utilitarian harness for a versatile daytime look.
So Shoe Me a pair of standout striped wedges that will add a towering touch to my favorite summer staples.