A Chukka boot is a style of ankle boot with laces, usually with a plain toe and out of suede or leather uppers. Now popularly known as a ‘desert boot’, the Chukka style first became popular with men in the late 1940s through the 1960s as casual wear, but nowadays Chukkas are also popular among… Read More Word of the Week: Chukka (Boot)
Halloween has arrived, and whether you’ve got your entire outfit planned or are just piecing it together, you’ll need shoes to complete your look. Chances are these shoes are already sitting in your closet, but if not, no worries! Shoes.com is currently having a spooktacular sale and I’ve tracked down some of the hottest styles that will serve you… Read More 5 Halloween Costume Shoes You Probably Already Own
http://youtu.be/KadkoTpj5_g This giveaway’s for the men! Take home a brand new pair of adidas Originals trainers every month for the next 12 months, courtesy of adidas Originals and Mainline Menswear! To enter to win, simply leave your name, email address and mobile number on the entry form. One lucky person will be picked at random. The giveaway closes… Read More Win a Year’s Supply of adidas Originals Trainers!
When cutting-edge technology and fashion collide, the results can be truly out of this world. Alexander Grove and Azusa Murkami of Studio Swine have proven this with their outlandish meteorite heels. Inspired by the comet landing of the ESA in November and sponsored by Microsoft for an ad, the design duo set out to turn… Read More Meteorite Heels: One Giant Leap For Fashion
Black Friday sales officially start tomorrow, although there are several sales you can shop right now! Here are the sales on women’s boots that you should be sure to shop. Bass Pro Shops: Riding Boots & Shearling Boots Bass Pro Shops is having a sale on two styles of their Natural Reflections brand boots: The ‘Megan’… Read More Can’t-Miss Black Friday Women’s Boot Sales
Last week I was inspired by the coming of fall, and also the need to find deals on shoes. Read on for a summary of what I wrote for Toovia.… Read More Toovia Roundup: Transition to Fall & Find Shoe Deals Online
I’m excited to announce that I’m now writing for Toovia! This means I’ll be writing about a number of topics, including general fashion, food, travel, technology, and of course, shoes. I’d like to share with you what I’ve written so far. Each week, I’ll write a post on Shoe Smitten with links to my latest… Read More Weekly Toovia Roundup: Fall Boots, Office Sandals, Summer Hair, Shoe Museums
I have some exciting news to share! About a month ago I started working with a company that is creating a new luxury website, but not just any website. Better.com will allow customers to connect with their favorite brands and read about better travel destinations, restaurants, automobiles, events and more. We have just launched an… Read More Help Make It Happen For Better.com!
Lately I’ve been using the popular virtual pinboard Pinterest to organize my latest shoe finds and must-have looks. You should check it out! You can find and follow my boards at http://pinterest.com/shoesmitten/ For example, I’ve gathered a list of warm weather style inspiration to keep my outfits fresh all season long! This bright colorblock ensemble… Read More I’ve Been Pin(n)ing Away!
Happy Shoe Year! Time for each of us to reflect on the past and resolve to change in 2012. And it’s no different for Shoe Smitten. I started the blog as an outlet for my passion, and as a way to learn more about shoes and how they are made. Over the past four years I’ve… Read More What would you like to see on Shoe Smitten in 2012? [Poll]