Trends: Holy Roman Empire

One of the hottest trends in womens footwear is the gladiator sandal, usually a strippy upper on a flat base, although less traditional designers have also interpreted the look on towering heels and platforms. Materials range from leather, patent and suede, to printed fabric and embossed synthetics. Below are 10 … Continue reading

Fall 13 Trend: Animal House

As Fall goods start rolling out on retailers floors, one trend you will come across is animal prints. Yes, this season you'll find not just the cat in the hat, but on the shoes, bags, jewellery, sunglasses and more. Leopard and cheetah prints are used with calf hair, silks, chiffon, suede, and … Continue reading

Men’s Designer Driving Mocs

The driving moc, sometimes referred to simply as a driver, is a staple shoe for many men. The flexible construction combined with soft suede or leather uppers, makes for an extremely comfortable fit. But there are some important things to know or remember about this type of footwear. The first is … Continue reading

Spring ’13 Fashion Trend: Floral-print Accessories

One of the categories where you will find lots of floral prints for Spring 2013 is women's accessories. From Jimmy Choo and Valentino to Nine West and Blowfish, designers and brands across a full range of price points have applied the colorful, sometimes sophisticated, sometimes animated patterns to footwear, handbags, belts and other … Continue reading

Winter 2012: Women’s Cold-Weather Boots

1- The North Face Nuptse Fur IV purple pull-on boot with fur trim (£70, John Lewis), 2- DKNY Calgary fur trimmed rubber boot (sale $129.99, Macys), 3- Adidas Choleah burgundy lace up Climaproof Primaloft high shaft snow boots ($150, Adidas US), 4- Sperry Topsider Shearwater black mid shaft duck bootie … Continue reading

Vibrant color to help beat the Fall gloom

An interesting men's fashion trend you'll find at retail this season is the use of vibrant color pops in footwear. While athletic companies have never shied away from using bright colors, at least not since the day-glow fad of the 80's, Fall 2012 is seeing even more traditionally-style brands like … Continue reading

H2H Online Mall Store: Nordstrom

  About Nordstrom department stores… For those shoppers who have never heard of Nordstrom (which, in all likelihood, would only be those living outside the United States), here is a little background on one of the largest American department store chains.  The company was founded in Seattle, Washington by Swedish … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Womens Footwear Trend: Ankle Boots

NOTE: The following article is from Fall 2012. For current season notes, scroll to the bottom! A key fashion look and women's footwear trend for Fall 2012 is the ankle boot and shootie. These non-shafted boot silhouettes are the perfect compliment to skinny jeans and leggings, but can also finish … Continue reading

Fall 2012 Footwear Trend: the Smoking Slipper

One of the most popular women's shoe trends for Fall 2012 is the smoking slipper. This classic low heel slip-on shoe style is offered in a range of materials and prints, both in clean silhouettes and with ornamentation, such as oversized tassels. The smoking slipper first became popular for women … Continue reading