Sunday, September 7, 2008

Pretty & Friendly Shoes

If you are a vegan, maybe you'll be interested in the Natalie Portman range of Te Casan shoes...

“As a vegan, it’s been challenging finding designer shoes made of alternative materials. This collection offers a great selection without compromising quality or style.”

As one of young Hollywood’s most respected actresses, Natalie Portman, Academy Award nominated and Golden Globe winning actress, has many accomplishments to her credit - Harvard graduate, humanitarian and style icon. With her premiere collection for Té Casan, footwear designer can now be added to that list.

Portman, a vegetarian since age 8, noticed the conspicuous lack of animal-friendly footwear in the luxury designer marketplace. Té Casan, well-versed in recognizing and developing new talent, collaborated with Portman for her 100% vegan collection.

Beyond just lending her name to the collection, Portman worked closely with Té Casan throughout the entire development process to maintain consistent quality with an exceptional design aesthetic. Dazzling, playful and elegant, each shoe exudes the star’s own personal style - all with social consciousness. To that end Portman will donate 100% of her proceeds to various non-profit organizations dedicated to environmental preservation and animal rights.

(taken from the Te Casan website)

Saturday, September 6, 2008

We're catching on...

Today I opened the new issue of Marie Claire and was surprised and happy to see shoes of a high fashion standard featured in the pages. The accessories report includes a section called 'Hard Candy' where architectural Chloe influnced shoes are featured...

Witchery seem to be catching on.

Urban Soul too...

These two pairs are Chloe, see the shape of the heel...

A pair I bought in Spain from MNG...

This Week On The Vine

Check out my posts on The Vine this week

-Feet First
-The best of Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

A truthful observation

Ruth Sunderland got it in one... shoes = economy... click here to read all about it

Monday, September 1, 2008

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week

The opening party last night at Silk Rd, a gorgeous decadent venue in Collins St, Melbourne, was a total success. The party was hosted by the City Of Melbourne and our favourite mayor, John So did a great speech to a thunderous applause. The models looked fantastic in their feminine and tribal outfits. But of course, my focus was the shoes, check out these highlights of the weary fashion feet.More to come in the coming week...