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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Superhero Power

It seems like the summer was taken over by superhero movies across the country with releases of The Dark Knight, Spider-Man, and more. Just in time, many sneaker brands are jumping in on the action with licensed kicks to reflect our childhood dreams. From subtle color and texture plays, to all-out comic book covered, these sneakers are sure to brighten any inner-child's day! As part ...
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Rob Pruitt x Jimmy Choo

The highly anticipated Rob Pruitt x Jimmy Choo collaboration has finally arrived. Available on JimmyChoo.com, the capsule collection by the New York artist incorporates Pruitt's iconic elements such as zebra patterns, degradé and pandas.  Comprised of 18 styles of shoes, bags and accessories, the collection shows an irreverent take on classic Choo silhouettes. Below is a preview of the items available for ...
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Cold As Ice

From sneakers to boots, it seems there is some weather forecasting happening: ice. We are used to seeing the ice treatment done to rubber on the outsole, so we are more than excited to see it taking over the entire tooling of our favorite sneaker brands. Converse comes in hard with the triple black Chuck Taylor having the only element on ...
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One to Watch: Sophia Webster -

Newcomer Sophia Webster presented her debut collection earlier this month during London Fashion Week. The London native brought a fearless and fun selection for S/S 13, with the title "Welcome to the Dollhouse."  An apprentice of Nicholas Kirkwood, Sophia has a unique vision that that was harbored during her years with him, and are visibly recognizable in the collection. Zig-zags, polka dots ...
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We love: Violavinca

Regarded as one of the most influential trade shows in the industry, Micam always brings a fresh new perspective to the market, along with new and upcoming brands that have yet to make their debut stateside. One of these brands is Violavinca.  We first came across them in the last edition of Micam, and being a new brand, we were happy ...
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adidas Originals collaborates with 4Th Dimension

Fall is prime for collaborations, and it seems we just can't get enough here at Stylesight. The Active world is abuzz as we head into autumn and one of our favorites to watch right now is adidas Originals. With new collabs each season, and a new video project with the crew out of Paris called 4TH Dimension, the brand is on fire. Check out ...
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Casadei x Prabal Gurung -

Footwear and runway designer collaborations have become the norm over the last couple of years, bringing a fresh new perspective to footwear selections.  Last season the catwalk was a battle ground for Manolo Blahnik and Christian Louboutin to decide who had the highest runway collaborations, with Mr. Blahnik coming in first place with 18 collaborations vs. Louboutin's 13. NYFW has not ...
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Alexander Wang -

Alexander Wang's minimalist lines shined in his new S/S 13 collection. For Spring, the NY-based designer proposes sleek single-sole sandals as base for geometric T-strap uppers.  His touch of irreverence is manifested through supporting "garters" that emerge from the counter and buckle just below the knee. A polished and semi-gloss surface adds to the minimal approach to Wang's footwear selections, which appear ...
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Pierre Hardy presents F/W 13 at Saks’ 10022-Shoe

Earlier today Parisian designer Pierre Hardy stopped by Saks' new shoe floor, 10022 on Eight, to present his F/W 13 collection and for a meet and greet. The Stylesight footwear team had the pleasure to be present for the occasion, as well as get a few minutes with the man of the hour for a quick Q & A. Q:  Tell us ...
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One to Watch: Ask Alice

After a few weeks of trotting around the best North American footwear trade shows, the team here at Stylesight has bucked down to dissect all of the information (and shoes!) we have gathered over the last couple of weeks. One of the brands that caught our eye last season, has been revamped and relaunched for S/S 13.  That brand is Ask ...
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Spotted at Project LV – H by Hudson

It's always a pleasure to see the guys from H by Hudson, as they always deliver well-crafted goodness straight from the UK. For next season's selection, they brought an arsenal of fresh items ready to get us girls dreaming of our purchases for next season. Classic ankle booties are updated with a snake print-embossed suede, probably one of our favorite materials from ...
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We love: Gram Footwear

During our coverage of L.A.'s Lazr trade show we came across Gram Footwear. The Stockholm-based brand presented their S/S 13 collection which stood out from the pack for their clean aesthetic and attention to detail. Established in 2005, Gram has been in the European market for quite some time, but has only now entered the US market.  Their mission statement is to ...
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Inform, Inspire, Influence: LAZR Trade Show

That is the mission behind the newest trade show added to our industry's roster: LAZR. Stylesight was on location to cover the first edition of the event, which took place at Los Angeles premier site L.A. Live.  A 4,200 sqft tent housed the new trade show which has many asking the same reluctant question: do we need another trade show? We sat ...
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