Detail of the Day – OUTSOLE LEDGE

Outsole ledges emerge on Fall/Winter 13 runways-  Alexandre Herchcovitch looks stick out (pun intended) among the selection, delivering subtle yet unexpected updates to familiar silhouettes. The finish is contemporary cool with dyed-to-match stacked wood stiletto heels that contrast against the natural leather outsole, accentuating its extended presence.
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Runway Trend Alert – High Vamp Pumps -

High Vamp Pumps storm New York F/W 13 runways in v’d cut lines that deliver an alluring coverage. Olive outsoles give shiny black Iguana uppers a fresh finish while whitewashed silhouettes are minimalist chic. Electric blue has a piercing effect and lipstick reds exotics convey a luxe retro cool. –Savannah Todd
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Detail of the Day- MATTE BLACK

Tibi brings texture to F/W13 runways with MATTE BLACK piecing and toe caps that contrast against polished leathers. The subtle disparity creates a larger impact, breathing new life into the ever-present non-color. Matte is the New Black. –Savannah Todd
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SHOE OBSESSIONS @ FIT

The Museum at FIT has launched their latest exhibit, this time featuring fancy footwork. Open to view through April 13th, the curation showcases a range of designers and silhouettes on dramatic display with dim-lit galleries spotlighting only the feature; footwear.  Notable styles such as the Christian Louboutin 'Fetish' extreme ballerina stilettos can be seen in the real (check out his collab with film-maker David Lynch). Nicholas Kirkwood ...
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From the collection of Lynn Ban

PEEK-A-BOOT

Boot silhouettes bare skin on F/W 13 runways. Cutout vamps create hybrid looks while straps give an ankle cuff effect. Pointed toes with shaft heights climbing over the knee bring sleek sex appeal, while rounded toe shapes and bootie heights are edgy and fresh. Rich winter hues of deep olive and ruby red make an impact. –Savannah Todd
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Runway Flash – Slip-Ons -

Mens slip-ons emerge in Fall/Winter 13 boasting cathedral glass prints and allover color. Vibrant rubber galoshes slip on over classic Oxfords offering a cheeky practicality. Low vamp coverage and brogue detailing reference traditional eras while high shine patent pairs with fierce red creating a contemporary look. Earth-tone exotics add luxury. – Savannah Todd                
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Nike – BHM Collection 2013

Each year sportswear giant Nike releases a limited edition collection celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month. An extensive assortment spanning both performance and lifestyle models,  this year speaks to the impact that three specific athletes - Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, and Didier Drogba - have in their communities through efforts to give back. "Nike recognizes the importance of this ...
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Runway Flash – Dandy Loafers -

Dandy loafers were key for Pre-Fall 13 in all sorts of variations, building a dramatic effect in sleek buffed leathers or exotics, detailed with elongated, sculpted tongues. High-rise platform wedges reference the 90s, while cone-shaped heels bring a modern sophistication. Sheer mesh insets, rich oxblood and crisp white deliver refinement, and gilded rose gold uppers add a youthful edge. – Sharon ...
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Luxe Sneaker Takeover

The sneaker market isn't reserved for just shoes worn for sports anymore. In recent years construction techniques, silhouettes and even performance materials are being adopted into the fashion world more every season. From highlights on the runway to staples in the biggest design houses, the trend is here to stay. With the  perfect meeting of comfort and style, here are ...
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Sebago – Six Degrees Collection

With multiple hot collaborations in tow this Fall, the newest Women's collection from Sebago is no exception.  The collection named 6 Degrees features the iconic boat shoe from four female designers and is inspired by the idea that everyone on earth is only separated by six interactions. Sebago x Sandrinette "She invited four designers to revisit with her the most iconic model of the brand Sebago.  The creative team, composed of ...
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Converse x Kevin Lyons

Converse Inc. and Kevin Lyons teamed up for a collection of Chuck Taylor All Star sneakers this Holiday season. Sold exclusively at Parisian boutique colette, the shoes feature the artist’s designs across the white canvas sneakers while the original Converse All Star remains intact. Lyons’ signature monster drawings decorate the shoes in the store's signature shade of blue. Bursting from the ...
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Sneaker Con NYC – 2012

Taking place in New York City inside Basketball City, Sneaker Con went down yet again this year on Saturday, November 7th, 2012 to a sea of hungry sneaker fans. The day was filled with swapping, selling, and flat-out admiring at the venue with the line out of the door of people waiting to register. The floor was filled with everything from ...
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OAT Fall 2012 – Shoes That Bloom

Founded in 2008, footwear brand OAT entered the market with unique innovation - its shoes could literally be planted to grow wildflowers. Since then Stylesight has kept an eye on the young brand through collections, innovation awards and other milestones. “The future of fashion lies in a reconciliation between nature and industry. OAT Shoes strives to lead the way to that ...
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Bring on the Rain

With the rain quickly approaching, we here at Stylesight aren't so excited to give up our most coveted footwear to protect it from the elements. Lucky for us however, some of our favorite sneaker brands aren't letting a little rain get in our way. New releases just in time for Autumn showers have us searching for puddles to jump in! Always ...
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Bonfaire arrives in the luxury e-commerce market

Bonfaire.com launched last month with the mission to showcase the best accessory products from the world's most talented designers.  The new shopping destination functions as a membership-only "showroom", with new designer collections launching on a daily basis and available for pre-order. “Bonfaire a new kind of ecommerce experience and platform that connects consumers in a much more direct way to ...
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