The best things in life are not meant to be easy. A good slingback heel often fits in that mantra. (Photo credit: Milanoo – shop slingbacks here, through our affiliate link). Slingbacks often get a bad rap. They can be as difficult to walk in as any high heeled sandals. The strap can rub and … Read more Sassy slingbacks are back!
Buyers of both cheap and expensive stilettos are accustomed to seeing the words “vero cuoio” often stamped on the soles of the shoes. But what does this actually mean? Vero cuoio is an Italian phrase which simply means “real leather”. It is often accompanied by a logo that looks like a leather skin, like the … Read more What does “vero cuoio” mean on the bottom of high heeled shoes?
The days when the exhilarating feeling of buying heels was relegated to a trip to the department store or corner shoe store are long gone. Internet sales of shoes are booming, with retailers desperate for a slice of the online action despite return rates of up to 40%. Best sites to purchase high heels online … Read more Some great stores to buy high heels online
There’s nothing like a celebrity shoe controversy to excite fashionistas. And one long-standing celeb footwear controversy that refuses to die is this: who made Kate Moss’s wedding shoes? Was it Manolo Blahnik or Christian Louboutin? It is easy to see how confusion could have happened as Kate Moss’s 1 July 2011 wedding to Jamie Hince, … Read more It’s official: Kate Moss wore Manolo Blahniks as her wedding shoes (not Christian Louboutin)
Born inMalaysia in 1957, Jimmy Choo is considered a grand-master of the stiletto heel. Choo made his first pair of shoes at the age of just 12 when working in the family business that was based out of their home. Choo attended Cordwainer’s Technical College to perfect his knowledge of shoemaking while visiting relatives in … Read more Jimmy Choo
Manolo Blahnik is the modern legend for today’s stiletto heel, probably the greatest shoemaker of the 20th and 21st centuries. The maestro of mules did not come from fashion royalty: Manolo Blahnik was born in 1943 on his parents’ banana plantation in the Canary Islands. After an unsuccessful time studying law and politics in Geneva, … Read more Manolo Blahnik
Converting between international high heel sizes is not as difficult or painful as you might think. Our free shoe size conversion chart will help you swap between USA shoe sizes and European, Australian and British sizes easily. Below the chart you will find lots of helpful information to help you to convert high heel sizes. … Read more High heel size chart
In this post we explain how to accurately convert heel heights from millimetres to inches (or vice versa). The simple fact is that there are no tricks to converting heel heights! It is just easy math, with the key formulas being that 10mm = 1 cm and 2.54cm = 1 inch. In reverse, 1mm =0.039 of an inch. The need … Read more Converting high heel heights from inches to mm
The sparkle season – or the festive period as ordinary people refer to it – is almost upon us. Have you got your killer Christmas party shoes yet? If not then take a look at these gold studded stunners. With a pinpoint gold heel, slinky peep toes and a striking double buckle, we admire the … Read more Sparkle Season
Who can resist the classic appeal of black and white? This two piece stiletto is the ultimate shining star of any outfit. Whether you need to dress up a work ensemble to take your look from day to night, or need a stylish 11cm boost for a first date, this pair will do the trick. … Read more It’s all Black and White…