For ladies who love to make a statement with their footwear, the brand new Coleena Snake Print Ct Out Wedges from online fashion hotspot Missguided bring together no less than five hot-right-now trends in one. Cut out. Snake print. Black. Wedges. And ultra high, they are a wardrobe addition that screams buy me now.
Cutouts were all over the catwalks last season and the trend shows no signs of going anywhere soon. With pieces missing from tops, dresses, trousers and now shoes, it’s time to dare to bare. These wedges boast a 5.5” heel. With snake print, faux leather and suede they are sexy but still oh so sweet. £39.99 from Missguided.co.uk.
In the search for exquisitely beautiful wedges, it is difficult to go past Edmundo Castillo. The designer has created 3 of the prettiest wedge heels I can recall. We’re featuring them today, starting with Reina above (for other colours see Edmundo Castillo’s website).
Equally exquisite, and even more dazzling, is this blue ankle strap wedge. It is Edmundo Castillo’s Valerie. As with Reina, the designer’s website is the best place to go to locate a store to purchase Valerie.
Our final selection is this beautiful iridescent purple suede wedge heeled shoe. This stunning sandal is available online from luxury shopping website Luisaviaroma.com for $1,034. For more wonderful heels and other shoes from Edmundo Castillo visit the designer’s website.
It’s hard to imagine a more international shoe than these new Italian made, British designed and US-referencing wedges from Charlotte Olympia.
The six inch suede covered green wedge heel on these shoes from the label’s pre-Fall 2014 Hollywoodland collection is pretty eye-catching by itself. But the highlight is the huge Hollywood sign spelt out on the side of these crazy shoes in big leather letters.
They’re not as big as the iconic 350-foot long letters spelling Hollywood on Mount Lee in Los Angeles, but in their own way they’re pretty hard to miss. You could probably even hike up hills in them as they have a chunky 2 inch front platform giving an effective heel height of a mere 4 inches.
As for the “Hollywoodland” name of the collection, it would seem that it’s named after the original Hollywood sign which in fact really read “Hollywoodland.” The sign was erected in 1923 as an enormous advertisement for a real estate development company of that name which went bust. The sign was given a facelift in 1949 and the last four letters were dropped.
If the Hollywood lettered wedge sandal appeals to you, then we recommend you hurry. It’s part of the 2014 pre-fall collection but right now is online at Neiman Marcus only through Tuesday. The shoe retails for $1,195.
Wooden wedges are definitely fashionable right now, but have you seen some of the weird and wonderful designs for wooden heels that are making an impact this season? Amongst all the more “normal” wooden wedges there are some really bizarre designs that are worth taking a closer look at.
Our pick of the craziest are these grey leather wing tip brogues from B Store. The stacked leather heel on the sole of the brogue is attached to a solid wooden wedge platform to create a truly unique and mad effect. These are certainly an eye-catching shoe!
We farfetched the wedge-heeled brogues for €362.
Check out 5 more of the strangest wooden wedge heels below, starting with the new Minx wooden wedges in nude suede by Dolce Vita, available from heels.com for $139.99:
Holy wedges! This is Nella in bermuda pink by Jessica Simpson, $98.99 from heels.com:
The cutout theme continues with these 5 inch cutout wedges from Reed Krakoff. They’re pictured here in nude leather and python, and have a 1.5 inch front platform. £487.50 from net-a-porter:
With a 2 inch front platform, these peep-toe, slip on wedge heels from Camilla Skovgaard have a fairly traditional 5 inch wedge heel. What makes them unusual is the overlap of black leather on the wooden wedge, utilising straight lines and curves for an eye-popping effect. These heels are Camilla Skovgaard’s tanganica leather and wooden wedge mules – £329.17 from net-a-porter:
Finally, these Jessica Simpson Alexy 2 wedges are literally groovy:
Get your groove on at heels.com, where they’re available for $98.99.