She Said “Maiden Voyage”

Ahoy, matey.

Have I caught you looking for a shoe that will sink the competition*? Look no further than Charlotte Olympia‘s incredible Maiden Voyage wedges. With over 6 inches of wooden heel (and hand-painted waves!) to walk the plank on, I am in no position to guarantee safety to you. I can, however, guarantee the coolest pegs across the seven seas.

* Bad puns so very much intended.

She Said “Luna”

SHOES WITH FACES ON! WHO DOESN’T NEED SHOES WITH FACES ON!

*pops pill*…and we’re calm…er. If Charlotte Olympia or I had any say in the matter, everyone would have a pair of her 100mm Luna pumps. Yes, you too, Male Who ‘Stumbled’ On A Shoe Blog. With a suede-covered toe and heel, these Italian leather shoes are perfect for those of us with a little tongue in our chic.

She Said “Love Me”

It is wedding season – my favourite of all the seasons! While having the perfect dress is of utmost importance, choosing your shoes can be a trying task, as well.

What a wonderful thing it is that Charlotte Olympia has turned her eye to bridal wear! It is not hard to fall in love with these ‘Valentine’ pumps. The heart-appliqué suede heels will up your radiant look as you are walking down the aisle (or perhaps, like moi, just down the street). The 6-inch heel and 1.5-inch platform just has that last perfect touch to stand tall and proud. Oh, and the icing on the cake – the heels come with signature blue lace-trimmed nude stockings. Your something new and something blue all wrapped into one!

She Said “Regina”

When it comes to outfits, it is hard to outshine a great red dress. Charlotte Olympia‘s latests, however, are making it look easy.

Olympia’s “Regina” sequin-embellished wedges have the perfect red beads to work with a dress of the same colour. Also embellished with sequins, the wedge is chipped at the front which gives the heavily-decorated shoe a lighter appearance. When you’re working with a 6.2-inch wedge, this almond-shaped toe and exposed buckle trio are a great way to get yourself a pair of statement shoes!

She Said “Leafy Greens”

The stores we frequent most have started pushing out their new Spring items. And even though there is snow on the ground, it gives us hope for warmer and nicer weather.

These Charlotte Olympia platform heels are just what the world needs to brighten up its day. The upper is a beautiful cutout resembling a leaf in a fresh pastel green. The ankle straps have the same cutout but the colour is a little mintier. The straw heel brings memories of cute espadrille wedges with tans and painted toes. An adorable salmon stiletto heel will bring a spring to your step when winter is at your door. What the world needs now is some sunshine and the promise of lush green leaves on the trees.
Charlotte Olympia

She Said “Dolly”

We all know how impressive Charlotte Olympia’s shoes are. For this post, be prepared to be impressed with an upped ante.

“I had my classic ‘Dolly’ pump made in canvas so you can have a famous painting at your feet. A Frida Kahlo pair would be for my mother,” she told Vogue. Madame Boyarde Messenger is the lovely painter to be chosen to give us these wondrous shoes. The Picasso version of the Dolly is my favourite. Charlotte Olympia literally turned her fashion into art…and what a fabulous result she has produced. Masking tape was used to preserve the platform heels and with a flew flicks of a brush and a furrowed brow, Boyarde has brought an the art museum to your feet.

She Said “Tutti Frutti”

Here is your barely-once-a-month flats edition of this here shoe blog. I shall try to sound enthusiastic*.

I mean, when it comes to flats, they have to be something pretty interesting or style-ridden to find their way into a review. It surprises me to say it, but these Charlotte Olympia “Tutti Frutti” leather and suede flats are adorable. Peep toe, cut outs, gold web plaque at the sole; while they won’t be receiving my latest £850, they are a must have for the well-off who won’t heel.


* I lied.

She Said “Paloma”

One of my favourite up-and-comers is Charlotte Olympia – the label of Cordwainers graduate and London ‘It Girl’ Charlotte Olympia Dellal.

Her shoes are personality footwear defined, and are a huge hit of style icons Sienna Miller and Kate Moss. These Paloma satin platform pumps are among my favourites; ivory-coloured with a ruffle fan back and a six-inch heel, the platforms have an almond toe, the gold metal designer logo at sole, and a leather inner sole. As an added bonus, they come with matching colored stockings with a spider web insignia at the calf. Win.