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Platforms – the shoe trend that Paris Hilton loves and Manolo Blahnik hates!

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If you want to get *really* high on heels then there’s a simple answer: platforms! Combined with a high heel, a platform can add many inches of height but without the pain from a really high spike stiletto. The key to these awesome leather ankle-strap stilettos is indeed in the platform. While the heel is 7.9…

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Single sole glitter pumps from Jimmy Choo and Casadei

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If two leading shoe designers are doing it, then we think that makes it a shoe trend. The trend we’re talking about is single sole (no platform) glitter pumps. The designers who are getting into the festive spirit with this blinged-out footwear include Jimmy Choo and Casadei, with both labels glittering up their most famous…

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Marvelous in Magenta

Ah, Jimmy Choo. If you could have just one of his iconic shoes in your closet which would it be? We reckon these drop dead gorgeous Magenta lovelies would have to be pretty close to the top of the list. Elegant and unendingly chic, the Lang patent leather sandals are power lunches, brunches with the…

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How much do Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik REALLY care about comfort?

Manolo Blahnik shoe sketch

Back in April 2012 poor old Christian Louboutin was quoted as telling Grazia that he had “not so much sympathy” for women wearing his designer high heels. “High heels are pleasure with pain. If you can’t walk in them, don’t wear them,” Christian thundered, causing a predictable outcry. This followed 2011’s hullabaloo when Christian told…

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What is the hardest high heel shoe to make according to leading shoe designers?

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Here’s a little something that might well surprise you: according to leading shoemakers, the hardest high heel shoe to make is actually the one that looks the most simple. Believe it or not, those in charge of high heel design at Christian Louboutin and Jimmy Choo have both labelled the classic, high heeled pump as…

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Nicole Kidman models Jimmy Choo’s new rope knee-high sandals for Spring / Summer 2014

Nicole Kidman in rope sandals for Jimmy Choo

Jimmy Choo’s Catwalk Collection for Spring / Summer 2014 has arrived in store, and there are some hawt numbers included. None more than Keane, the bondage-sexy knee-high rope sandals which we’ve featured above. The intricate knotting details which comprise the uppers of these €1,395 high heel sandals are hand-constructed entirely from rope, but Jimmy Choo promises they…

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Metallic Jimmy Choo slingbacks, because you can never have too much of a good thing

If the new metallic Tilly slingbacks from Jimmy Choo’s spring / summer 2014 collection have a hint of familiarity about them, then that is no bad thing. Tilly is a beautiful slingback, in fashionable metallic finishings and with a practical 3.5 inch heel. All of which reminds me of the India slingbacks from Choo which were…

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