SHOE PORN THURSDAY: Charlotte Olympia

If you’ve been following Trends & Tribulations for a while, you are probably aware of my unhealthy obsession with a certain number of designers of the namesakes Charlotte Olympia, Sophia Webster, Nicholas Kirkwood, Giuseppe Zanotti, and Christian Louboutin.  Therefore, I try extremely hard to showcase other designers in our beloved SPT’s, basically so its not just alternating between the aforementioned 5.  Once in awhile, however, I just can’t help but show off a new shoe love.

Without further ado, I present Miss Charlotte Olympia’s ‘Mascot’ Pumps.  In a vibrant cherry red color, these are basically the epitome of classic cool, and look like they belong on the feet of our favorite It girls, like Alexa Chung or Olivia Palermo.  

Pair these lovely kicks with a pair of cropped cigarette jeans or with a crisp, structured mini skirt for an all-out preppy look.

Charlotte Olympia 'Mascot' Pumps, $780

Charlotte Olympia ‘Mascot’ Pumps, $780



What do you think of these preppy pumps?  What would you wear them with?

xo, T&T

Current Obsession: “Taylor Says” Unique & Artsy Stilettos

Taylor Says is one of the most interesting shoe brands out today.  Taylor Reeve incorporates art and funky designs into each pair of their classic stilettos.  The self-described “crazy blondie from Southern California” started out by painting unconventional mediums, from motorcycles to surf boards.  The designs are one of a kind, and are inspired by “bright colors, vivid dreams and the desire to live and take in each moment“.  The heels are such a great way to allow your personality and individuality shine.

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Clockwise from top left: Smiles, Anchors Away, Melons, Lookie, Devilicious

In Taylor's Studio

In Taylor’s Studio

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Spring/Summer ’13 Lookbook

What do you think of the shoes?  Would you wear them?