Monday, July 21, 2014

Tom Ford Is Back To His (Super Sexy) Best - The Padlock Shoes Line

Tom Ford FW14 - Advertising campaign

Ayers Snake Strappy Padlock Sandal - photo 

Calfskin Strappy Padlock Sandal - photo 

White Padlock Pump - a style sported by many celebs and jet setters - Google images photo
As a blogger for heels addicted (like me), I need to talk to you about Tom Ford padlock shoes. Do you know them? The padlock is a classic line by Tom Ford, very sophisticated, sensual and playfully fetish, with the addition of the brass padlock and of the delicate ankle straps*. All other details are looked over maniacally, such as the golden covered stiletto heels or the low-dipped vamp that elongate the leg. Btw. the team working with Tom Ford reported to me that he is always asking for the best and most exclusive leathers, snakes, prints, accessories... they also mentioned he doesn't like flats at all... I love you, mr. Ford!

For next Fall, Ford introduced some new sexy strappy sandals, on stores now, to his classic padlock pumps line. He is really back to his super sexy best for next season, as highlighted by his advertising campaign (first photo from the top).  Unluckily the price tags of Tom Ford's shoes are really expensive (from 750 EUR /1000 USD for the padlock pumps, to more than 1.100 EUR/1.500 USD for the padlock sandals).  Okay, maybe next sales season...

* Probably Jimmy Choo was inspired by this line for her past season "hand-cuff" line, read more about it in my previous post.

Spikey V.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Hedi Is Doing It Right...

Vintage Leather Jacket: PINKO
Shopping Tote: CHANEL
Printed elaphe pumps - Saint Laurent (via Net-A-Porter)

A short post to tell you about my latest pumps by Saint Laurent.... Hedi is really doing it right in freshening up the Saint Laurent brand and making most of their products so cool. Unluckily, Saint Laurent ready-to-wear is still very expensive, while shoes and bags are more "affordable" and a great choice to add a glam and luxurious touch to any of your basic looks, in my opinion.

So during the current end of season sales I went for these pointed printed elaphe pumps. I find them very sexy and feminine, with a rock-chic accent, very high quality and quite comfy too (for being some 11-cm /4 1/4-in stilettos...), much more comfy for sure than Loubies (ops, yes, they are super feminine too, but usually much more hard to wear from day-to-night as I'm used).

Last week I wore them with a red dress and leather jacket, I love them also with skinnies or flared jeans.

Feel free to ask if you want any additional info about these pumps (their pointed-toe shape is the same of other styles in different colors/prints = Paris 105 model). Ah, they really run true to size (which is not usually the case for pointed toes shoes).

Spikey V.