Sunday, March 31, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/31/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Lacie Hi-Vamp Platforms, $110, by and available at Topshop. Get mellow yellow vibes this spring with this 70s inspired pastel platform by Topshop. The super chunky platform and heel add comfort and sky towering height to your favorite spring staples. A criss-cross front in a sugary sweet yellow hued suede adds a jolt of on trend color. The perfect little platform for spring and summer pair them with a cream colored boho blouse and super short cutoffs for a fresh leg baring look.

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So Shoe Me a pair of sunny signature sandals with a sky high platform and heel for adding a bright spot to my summer separates.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via topshoip.com

Saturday, March 30, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/30/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Metallic 7 Eye Boot by T.U.K., $90, available at Dolls Kill. Create some metallic mayhem in these super sonic blue combat  boots. This iconic grunge style is given an electro update with a high shine metallic finish. A chunky rubber sole is ready to rock and roll through the mud, concrete and more with its sturdy construction that will only get better with a bit of wear and tear. Lace these baby blues up tight or rock them loose and easy for a versatile festival staple that you can wear all year round. Pair these rave ready combat boots with a trippy tie dye bikini and shorts set along with some beaded hemp bracelets for the perfect festival ready outfit.

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So Shoe Me a pair of electric blue boots that will add a high shine finish to my favorite cutoffs, tees and dresses this summer.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via dollskill.com

Friday, March 29, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/29/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Lo Res Lo, $110, by and available at United Nude. These fascinating faceted flats take on the dramatic digital design of its high heeled predecessor. With these forward thinking computer aided design process clean cuts create a crystallized finish for the ultimate statement piece while keeping a simple and practical shape. The rich oxblood hue of this signature design adds a sleek sophistication to this 3D futuristic flat. Pair these total gems with a pretty pastel leather shell, a statement necklace and relaxed denim for a casual yet chic weekend look.

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So Shoe Me a pair of 3D faceted flats that add a signature digital detail to my everyday wardrobe.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via unitednude.com

Thursday, March 28, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/28/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Endless Temptress Fringe Booties, $52, available at Threadsense. Add some fringe benefits to your spring style with these pink pointed toe booties from Threadsense. A dusty rose faux suede and vegan leather combo add the perfect mix of texture and on trend pop of pink to your wardrobe. The budget friendly price tag will let you test out a signature shade and boho embellishments without breaking the bank. The bootie shape and sleek pointed toe add a contemporary leg lengthening style while the fringe accents is the festival friendly and can be worn with dresses or cutoffs. Pair these pretty pink boots with some distressed cutoffs, a loose and lean tunic and a long thin necklace for an easy spring outfit.

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So Shoe Me a pair of fantastic fringed booties that add a pretty pop of pink into my wardrobe this spring.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via threadsense.com

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/27/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Katerina Suede Pumps by Plomo, $350, available at Shopbop. Make a point in these dreamy seafoam heels by Plomo. The distressed stiletto and statuesque strapped shape create the perfect balance of elegance and casual versatility. The seafoam blue-green suede along with the worn white heel create a cool beachy vibe for a luxe pop of pastel this spring. Handcrafted in Spain these powerful pointed toe pumps will create a long and lean frame in just one step. The icy hued suede is perfect for pairing with neons, pastels or neutrals so you can't go wrong with this signature stiletto. Pair these heels with a paisley patterned crop top and trousers for a modern take on coordinated spring separates.

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So Shoe Me a pair of soft seafoam heels with a strong pointed toe and sky high stiletto for the perfect mix of beach and chic this spring.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via shopbop.com

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/26/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the As Daisy Goes By Sandal by Bamboo, $20, available at ModCloth. Dreaming of Daisies? Well this powder blue and bright white rubber sandal will add a healthy dose of flower power without depleting your budget. Fun and flirty flowers are accented with a brass center stud for the perfect little beach sandal with a punch of pastel color. The budget friendly price tag makes these daisy embellished sandals doubly cute. Pair these for the beach with a signature swimsuit, cutoffs and an open weave knit in complimentary sherbet shades.

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So Shoe Me a pair of delightful daisy sandals in a baby blue hue that will become the perfect little beach shoe this summer.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via modcloth.com

Monday, March 25, 2013

Festival Frills


Festival fashion isn't just for the cutoff, crop top and heavy spiked crowd. Find your inner boho babe in pieces that will rock on and off the festival grounds. With flirty and feminine dresses in pastel hued prints along with simple tees and flower power shorts you'll find the perfect middle ground between edgy muCHICal fashion and sweet summery styles. Look no further than Chicago's "one stop shop", Art Effect, for the perfect mini-to-maxi dresses and summer ready accessories this festival season.

Shop Festival Frills:

1) This sweet&strapless pastel hued mini dress is the perfect signature dress that will look pitch perfect with a braided leather belt and flat fringed sandals.

Strapless Print Bustier Dress by MM Couture, $88, available at Art Effect

2) The boxy silhouette of this bright floral mini dress is perfect for staying comfortable at cool while indulging in drinks, food and music this season.

Floral Shift Dress by Black Sheep, $70, available at Art Effect

3) A floor length maxi is the quintessential hippie chic style for festival season and the boat neck shape with a tucked-in waist is a refreshing departure from skin baring styles.

Regal Print Maxi Dress by MM Couture, $108, available at Art Effect

4) Take iconic imagery like the Ferris wheel at Coachella and add it to a free flowing summer dress for a statement making look that is a literal take on festival fashion.

Photo Print High-Low Surplice Dress by Plenty by Tracy Reese, $278, available at Art Effect

5) A bright hued cross-body satchel is a must-have for outdoor festivals.

Lemon Yellow West Broadway Satchel by IIIBeCa, $198, available at Art Effect

6) A simple white tee is a must-have for pairing with some custom cutoffs and this semi-sheer style is super versatile since it can be paired with a printed bikini or bralette without showing too much skin.

White Slub V-Neck Tee by Michael Stars, $50, available at Art Effect

7) Studded cutoffs don't need to be heavy handed. These fun and floral hand cut, distressed and embellished shorts are a simple way to standout while still keeping a bit of femininity.

Floral Studded Shorts by 312style, $39, available at Etsy

8) A psychedelic pouch with a cheeky quote is perfect for storing festival essentials without lugging around your everyday tote.

Can't Buy Me Love Coin Purse, $5, available at Art Effect

9) Share a little Illinois love with this cute little recycled sterling silver necklace.

Illinois Silver Charm Necklace by Dogeared, $48, available at Art Effect  

10) A candy coated pop of pink make these simple shades standout.

Strawberry Cupcake Sunglasses by A.J. Morgan. $20, available at Art Effect

 P.S. If you're in Chicago be sure to check out Art Effect in person at 934 West Armitage!

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

So Shoe Me ~ 3/25/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Jezzica Flat by Report, $70, available at Piperlime. The tribal print Jezzica is my new flat-out favorite for a comfortable yet polished style this spring. The monochrome design and two-piece construction add an airy feel and tribal touch that's perfect for transitioning into spring and summer. The printed textile upper offers a graphic two-tone design along with easy clean up. Perfect for wearing all day or as a commuter shoe these budget friendly flat are the perfect step up from boring basic black styles. Pair these flats with a pair of cropped boyfriend jeans and a button-up blouse for a chic weekender look.

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So Shoe Me a pair of functional flats with a signature monochrome print that will add a touch of tribal into my everyday wardrobe.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via piperlime.com

Sunday, March 24, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/24/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Pixe Sequin Pumps, $132, available at Pixie Market. Shimmer in pink sequins, shine in eye-catching crystals and seduce in black mesh. This little black pump holds all the elements of the perfect party pumps with flirty feminine details and sexy transparent touches. Monochrome trim adds a modern finish to this prim and proper pump so you'll be able to wear these heels with sporty separates or daring dresses. The sheer upper shows off just the right amount of toe and adds a signature see-through touch to your fresh spring style. Pair these pink paillette heels with a black body con dress and a pink blazer for a look that can go from day to night.

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So Shoe Me a pair of pretty little pumps that will add a high shine pop of pink to my wardrobe this spring.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via pixiemarket.com

Saturday, March 23, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/23/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the 1339-E10 Platform Sneaker by Buffalo X Solestruck, $240, available at Solestruck. Live the American Dream in these patriotic platforms by the cult favorite Buffalo brand. Stars, stripes and everything nice make these nineties-esque sneakers the perfect nostalgic finish for vintage cutoffs and flowing mini dresses this summer. Freedom flatforms that reach a sky-high four inches will add a statement to your everyday summer look and will only get better with age (a little wear and tear actually adds character to your Buffalos). Pair these Americana sneakers with an athletic mesh tank, bikini and striped cutoffs for a fresh independent style this summer.

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So Shoe Me a pair of luxe liberty sneakers with a stars and stripes design that will add a signature twist to my funky&free style this summer.

And remember, Don't Tread On Me!


xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via solestruck.com

Friday, March 22, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/22/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Nina2 Heel Jelly Sandals by JuJu, $52, available at Topshop. You'd better get ready for this jelly! With glossy jelly jam styles making a comeback this summer get ahead of the trend and pick up these retro glittery rubber heels for a touch of playground style to pair with all your sleek summer staples. This 90s strappy design shines with flecks of glitter and the crystal clear rubber takes on the totally transparent trend this spring. Join the plastic party and wear these budget conscious heels with a mix of light hued prints and some tie-dye socks for a pastel pixie look this spring.

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So Shoe Me a pair of glitterazzi jelly heels that will add a clear shine to my everyday style with a nostalgic retro twist.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via topshop.com

Thursday, March 21, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/21/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Pink Mist French Tips Flip Flops by TKEES, $50, available at Art Effect. Take a cue from Chicago boutique, Art Effect, and add a pretty Pop of Pink to your spring wardrobe. Soft and feminine but without the sugary bubblegum overtones  these smoky mauve and pastel pink flip flops will add a chic finish to beach coverups and full-length sun dresses. Glossy patent leather in a duo-tone design adds comfort and texture along with a genuine leather upper. The slim minimalist shape makes this sandal the perfect no-fuss staple for casual days or dressed up nights. Pair these sleek and straightforward sandals with a delicate lace crop top and maxi skirt for a bold bohemian vibe this festival season.

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So Shoe Me a pair of pretty patent sandals in a complimentary colorblocked design that will be a luxe little step up from the everyday flip flop.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via shoparteffect.com

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/20/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Alva Alphabet Sneaker by Jeffrey Campbell, $215, available at Karmaloop. Forget the alphabet soup and slip into these alphabet shoes, mmm...mmm...good! The slick black quilted leather upper is gobbled up in gold embellishments from the heavy metal letters to the cool Cuban chain. The slip on style and elastic side vents create a casual cool design with an eclectic alphabetic edge. A white rubber sole adds traction and an athletic style to this leather loafers. Pair these luxe letter shoes with high waisted vegan leather shorts and a caged bralette for a sexy spring look with a sporty spice vibe.

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So Shoe Me a pair of amped-up alphabet shoes that will add a heavy metal twist to my everyday style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via karmaloop.com

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/19/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Fever Platform by Unif, $190, available at Nasty Gal. Catch the feline fever with these leopard print platforms by Unif. The crazy, chunky cool platform and block heel create an on trend 90s silhouette purrrfect for prowling the streets, day or night. The Unif Fever makes prey of the competition with a luxe pony fur upper and sick silver studding for a rad summer sandal you won't want to take off. Pair these stomp worthy sandals with a curve hugging little black dress and crystal clear accessories to let these shoes really purr.

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So Shoe Me a pair of luxe leopard platforms with a rad nineties vibe and sexy strappy design for the perfect day-to-night summer sandal.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via nastygal.com

Monday, March 18, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/18/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Nefertiti Wedges by Ivy Kirzhner, $525, available at Shopbop. An exotic enameled embellishment adds an Egyptian opulence to this everyday wedge. Woven leather straps and natural jute trim are classic spring and summer textures and are the perfect contrast to the decadent decorative brooch for the perfect mix of utility and glamour. The towering 5.5" wedge and 1.75" platform offer all-day comfort and a flattering silhouette so you can wear these sandals all day and night. Give these eclectic Egyptian wedges a beachy boho twist by pairing them with a brightly hued split sleeve mini dress and gold cuffs on each wrist and a long pendant necklace.

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So Shoe Me a pair of summer ready wedges that mix the casual comforts of jute and leather with a bold and beaded enamel brooch for a statement making signature sandal.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via shopbop.com

Sunday, March 17, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/17/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Finite High Heel Ankle Strap Sandal, $175, by and available at BCBGMAXAZRIA. A simple single soled sandal is a must have this season and this sleek little shoe by BCBGMAXAZRIA adds a double dose of color in a chic compact style. Go black and blue in this sky high heels that add the perfect amount of metallic shine that can go from day to night. The minimal ankle and toe straps will add a modern touch to clean lined basics this spring giving you a signature staple with ultimate versatility. Pair these no fuss heels with a retro geometric print dress for a party ready style that will keep all eyes on you.

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So Shoe Me a pair of modern minimalist heels with a hint of metallic sheen that will add a subtle shine to my signature spring style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via bacbgmaxazria.com

Saturday, March 16, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/16/2013



Today's So Shoe Me is the Elma Wrap Bootie by New Kid, $194, available at Need Supply. I'm just a bit obsessed with modern mesh accents for transitioning into spring and these woven wonders by New Kid are the perfect mix of minimalist and classic for a flat that can go from flirty day dresses to slick leather slacks. The black and nude color way is simply chic and adapts to any style while the signature woven upper adds a downtown edge to this sleek spring ready flats. Pair these see-through flats with a fringe embellished designer tee and suede leggings for a look that creates the perfect modern boho babe.

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So Shoe Me a pair of wicked woven flats that will add a hint of skin to my transitional spring basics for a signature seasonal style.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via needsupply.com

Friday, March 15, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/15/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Multicolored Lace-Up Sandals, $129, by and available at Zara. Participate in some pattern play this season with this brightly hued heel by Zara. Vivacious vegan leather and funky fabrics add tons of texture and signature finishes for a high end design with a budget conscious price tag. The woven monochrome sides, reptile embossed cobalt blue and neon yellow leather are all pulled together with a multi hued Ikat print and will add a super saturated statement to all of your favorite spring staples. With a lace-up front and easy zip up back you'll find yourself wearing these versatile stilettos with everything from crisp and clean dresses to relaxed boyfriend jeans. For the perfect punch of pattern pair these sandals with a monochrome crop top and pencil skirt and neon bright accessories.

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So Shoe Me a pair of zany Zara heels that mix plenty of prints with tons of texture for a signature sandal with sky-high style and a ground level price.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via zara.com

Thursday, March 14, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/14/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Harness Sandal by K.T.Z., $465, available at Solestruck. Another harnecessity for spring these bondage based boots offer just the right amount of fetish, fantasy and basic black leather. Industrial silver hardware adds a utilitarian edge and the luxe black leather is soft to the touch and hot&heavy to the eyes. The pointed toe adds an instant bad ass vibe while the cool cutouts are perfect for transitional spring weather as well as showing off a hint of skin. This super punk rock style is perfect for pairing with a trippy tie dye tee and signature cutoffs this festival season for an all-weather look with a luxe hard edge.

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So Shoe Me a pair of hellishly hot harness sandals that will become a harnecessity for spring and beyond with a basic black upper and bold bondage details.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via solestruck.com

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/13/2013





Today's So Shoe Me is the Cowboy Lace Up Shoe by F-Troupe, $218, available at Karmaloop. Don't let your flat footwear flame out this spring. With the mesh and suede western cut upper on this awesome oxford by F-Troupe you'll get the best bits of country meets rock and roll. Modern mesh sides add an on trend transparent touch that is also practical for keeping cool during hot spring and summer weather. Fiery red and neutral navy suede in traditional western patterns are the perfect cowboy twist to this everyday oxford for a must have mix of menswear meets the wild west. Pair these lace up shoes with an Aztec print denim dress, comfy cardigan and leather headpiece for the perfect boho look this spring.

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So Shoe Me a pair of wild western oxfords that mix stylish see-through sides with classic cowboy details for the perfect everyday flat this spring.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via karmaloop.com

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/12/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Ceres Pump by London Trash, $170, available at Akira. Get laced up in a luxe leopard pump with a serious stiletto and stacked platform for prowling your territory in light or night. The caged elastic front adds a flash of fetish while keeping feet secure and confident while walking on slick club floors or stomping through the concrete jungle. The leopard print pony hair adds a luxe texture for the perfect mix of wild and chic. Pair these modern sky high pumps with a cutout summer dress, loose fit denim jacket finished off with a playful pink pout for a fresh spring look ready for day or night.

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So Shoe Me a pair of sex kitten heels with a bold shape and print for adding the purrfect feline flair to my favorite pieces this spring.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via shopakira.com

Monday, March 11, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/11/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Elevation Clear Sneaker by Y.R.U., $80, available at Solestruck. From Day-Glo Mornings to Neon Nights you'll have the perfect plastic party kicks for playing from sun-up to sun-down. Rave ready neon yellow transparent sides are accented with a spiked patent leather upper and a sporty monochrome platform sole. The transparent sides offer limitless styling options since you can pair them with bare feet, signature socks or nifty nylons for a fun hint of color and/or pattern this spring. Pair these electric yellow sneakers with a beary cute bralette, a mesh zip jacket and high waisted shorts for the perfect 90s club kid look this season.

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So Shoe Me a pair of party friendly flatform sneakers that will add a rave ready edge with total transparency this summer.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via solestruck.com

Sunday, March 10, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/10/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Desert Beaded Sandal by OTBT, $99, available at Free People. March on into festival season with these beaded boho beauties by OTBR. The mix of rust, copper and camel hues create the perfect neutral palette that can be paired with just about anything this spring. Antique copper finishes sequins and metal beads add a subtle shine that's perfect for dressing up your basic cutoffs and tees this summer. Fringe benefits come in the form of simple rust thread that adds a boho edge and a signature shot of color. And with a zip-up back and supple suede upper you'll be able to wear these sandals all season long without missing a beat, or bead. Pair these fringed and beaded sandals with a hippie chic jumpsuit and a flowing kimono topper for an easy spring style perfect for Coachella and beyond.

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So Shoe Me a pair of copper covered suede sandals that will add a bold boho touch to my festival basics this summer.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style


Saturday, March 9, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/09/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Malice Shoe by Jeffrey Campbell x Karmaloop, $148, available at Karmaloop. Screw political correctness and share your anti-social feelings on your soles with these fantastic "Fuck Off" metal plated heels by Jeffrey Campbell x Karmaloop. The simple on trend shape and gold dipped heel add a chic 90s edge to your favorite skinny jeans or body hugging party dress, but the nasty name plate lets creepers know not to kill your vibe. The zip up back offers easy on and off access so you can throw these malicious metal heels on whenever the mood strikes you. Pair these killer kicks with a cutout black dress with a holographic clutch and copper nails for a major mix of metallics for your next girl's night out.

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So Shoe Me a pair of fierce no-fuckery sandals that will add a killer cool edge to my favorite nocturnal looks.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via karmaloop.com

Friday, March 8, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/08/2013

Today's So Shoe Me is the Cutout Leather Sandals by Pierre Hardy, $795, available at Net-a-Porter. Sleek circular cutouts create infinite style possibilities this spring in a rich all-black design. Symmetrical geometric patterns make for a modern skin-barring design that will add a signature touch to day or night. An all black construction adds an ultra luxe feel while still remaining a versatile everyday sandal that can be paired with dresses or denim. Pair these cool cutout sandals with a geometric seamed monochrome dress and a pop of pink in a circular clutch.

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So Shoe Me a pair of circular cutout sandals that mix modern geometric shapes with classic black leather for a fresh and versatile design.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images via netaporter.com

Thursday, March 7, 2013

So Shoe Me ~ 3/07/2013


Today's So Shoe Me is the Champion Metal Shoes by K.T.Z., $730, available at Solestruck. Conquer the world in these World Champion wedge sneakers by cult favorite, K.T.Z. Take your reign as Queen of Kicks in these luxe leather wedges with oversized metal embellishments. The K.T.Z. name etched in gold and surrounded by an intricate scrolled pattern creates a display-worthy metal plate that will kick up your new sick sneakers. A heavy metal chain and substantial d-ring up center add a retro rapper quality to these high end street style shoes. Pair these 4.75" wicked wedges with a lingerie inspired garter dress and a chic&short kimono for the perfect mix of modern and retro.

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So Shoe Me a pair of heavy metal sneakers that let my World Championship reign as Queen of Kicks be known wherever I step, strut or stand.

xoxo ~ Lisa + 312style

images vua solestruck.com