Category: Shoe Reviews


  • Miu Miu Ballet Flats Sizing Review: tbh, not worth it

    Miu Miu Ballet Flats Sizing Review: tbh, not worth it

    Right now ballet flats seem to be a “new” trend for fashion magazines to cover. … namely Miu Miu ballet flats. There’s something about Miu Miu’s (relatively) “ground breaking” micro skirts that launched hundreds (OK, that’s a hyperbole) of articles about the item they were paired with: Delicate ballet flats. They aren’t the then-classic Miu […]

  • What no one is admitting | A Prada Loafers Sizing Review

    What no one is admitting | A Prada Loafers Sizing Review

    This isn’t my first time at the rodeo. … maybe I shouldn’t be using a Western rodeo as an expression for my experience with Prada’s Italian loafers, but you can’t teach an old dog horse new tricks idioms. It’s true though, in 2009 my dad bought me my first pair of Prada loafers since I […]

  • Birkenstock Arizona EVA review | THE waterproof sandal?

    Birkenstock Arizona EVA review | THE waterproof sandal?

    This all started because I got caught in the rain a few times. … and by a few times, I mean like a lot of times. See, I never really felt a strong desire for a pair of Birkenstock Arizona sandals. No matter how hard I try, I’ll never be Kate Moss in the 90’s. […]

  • Free your feet | Freedom Moses sandals sizing review

    Free your feet | Freedom Moses sandals sizing review

    OK, so I saw these Freedom Moses sandals on Shopbop and thought they were called… Freedom MOOSE. After that, I promptly forgot about them — like, who wants rubber sandals with fake buckles? Fast forward to my vacation in Montreal, where it rained for, like, 1/4 of the trip, and my Stan Smiths sprung a […]

  • Love them or lose ’em? Isabel Marant Lennyo sandals review

    Love them or lose ’em? Isabel Marant Lennyo sandals review

    “Birkenstocks, but à la mode.” -Isabel Marant while designing the Lennyo sandals, probably. You cannot deny that Isabel Marant’s Lennyo sandals are basically Birkenstock Arizona sandals. Laden with grommets or glitter, they offer are a more fashionable alternative to plain ol’ leather. … but are they worth it? Isabel Marant Lennyo Sizing For comparison, my […]

  • Are they actually good snow boots? Isabel Marant Nowles boots review

    Are they actually good snow boots? Isabel Marant Nowles boots review

    Joining the ranks of Julius Caesar and Joni Mitchell Leonard Cohen*, I am also as constant as the Northern Star. … at least when it comes to my brand loyalty for “nice” boots. Loeffler Randall boots are just “fine.” Christian Louboutin boots are so sophisticated. … and, ummm, hmmm, well, this is embarrassing… You see, […]

  • Chanel Slingbacks Review: The New Classic ft. Sizing Tips & Prices

    Chanel Slingbacks Review: The New Classic ft. Sizing Tips & Prices

    On March 10th 2015, an unexpected force was launched into the fashion world: the revamped Chanel slingbacks. Either in leather or suede, every model during the 97-look long Fall/Winter 2016 show had one thing in common; their two tone Chanel slingbacks. A simple beige body with a black capped toe, they were on every single […]

  • Are These Sneakers Actually Super? A Golden Goose Review

    Are These Sneakers Actually Super? A Golden Goose Review

    It took me 3 years to make my Adidas Stan Smith sneakers look loved (read: distressed). Whereas it took 3 days to get my order and 3 seconds to take my Golden Goose sneakers out of the box and have them look already loved (hint: they’re pre-distressed). … but without those 3 years of loving […]

  • The ultimate Chanel Ballet Flats review: Including sizing & 2022 prices

    The ultimate Chanel Ballet Flats review: Including sizing & 2022 prices

    With Chanel’s infamous price hikes, Chanel ballet flats are seriously expensive. Considering that in 2008, they cost $550 USD, it’s actually kind of nuts… actually, a 54% price increase for a pair of shoes is all the nuts (and especially includes “premium” cashews). … but here’s something even nuttier, in 2008 I skipped my high […]

  • 6 pairs of pumps & 7 pieces of advice: A Christian Louboutin Heels Review

    6 pairs of pumps & 7 pieces of advice: A Christian Louboutin Heels Review

    Click clack, click clack, click clack Who the hell is wearing heels? … and also, what kinda heels are those? The New York Times says a pair of Christian Louboutin heels are “shorthand for luxury, fabulosity and sex appeal, a kind of synecdoche of success.” … but, are these red bottomed shoes really worth it?