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Adele Takes Manhattan

adele madison square gardenAfter a lot of hemming and hawing, debating and discussion, I pulled the trigger to catch Adele’s final performance at Madison Square Garden with a girlfriend.  My ninja like internet skills even allowed me to get the tickets for much less than initially anticipated.  Surplus immediately added to the Jimmy Choo Velvet Mari Heels shoe fund.

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The winged eyeliner alone is enough to consider her a hero, but that voice, those lyrics, and straight up soul, make Adele a certified superstar.  Due to the last minute acquisition and my need to save all pennies for Gianvito Rossi Suede Janis High Sandals, our seats certainly weren’t front and center, but I think anyone in attendance can attest that there was not one bad seat in the house.

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Starting off with “Hello” and ending with “Rolling in the Deep,” there was not one moment to sit down and rest my feet, though my Aquazzura Amazon Suede Heels could have used an intermission.  Which led me to wonder, what was Adele wearing on her feet?  There’s no way one woman, unless otherwise known as Beyonce, could spend an evening belting out tunes in Sophia Webster Suede Chaira Platform Heels.  If I had one guess, it had to be a pair or Isabel Marant  Leo Eyelet Velvet Flats.  I guess two things will remain a mystery about Adele: her footwear and how on earth she achieve perfect winged eyeliner every. single. time.

adele nycxo,

Grace

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Clockwise: Jimmy Choo Velvet Mari Heels, Gianvito Rossi Suede Janis High Sandals, Aquazzura Amazon Suede Heels, Isabel Marant Leo Eyelet Velvet Flats, Sophia Webster Suede Chaira Platform Heels

 

Shoe of the Week: Ballettonet Chelsea Boot

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Ah, September equinox has come and gone.  And with it, it’s left us with cooler temperatures and good reason not to shave our legs (hint: pants).  With it, however, we’ve been left in a state of confusion when it comes to clothing ourselves.  We’re stuck debating whether something is hashtag too soon or just holding on to a feeling.  No one wants to be the girl wearing her winter coat on the first day of school, nor do we want to be the girl clinging to a croptop and a dream.

And this doesn’t just fall under the category of clothing.  One must take into account her footwear.  Sandals seem to be desperate and tall boots just appear a bit Pretty Woman as early as October 1st.

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What is the only alternative?  The perfect booties.  Namely, the Chelsea Boot by Ballettonet.  A simple, yet sophisticated flat bootie designed in collaboration with Jasmin Howell (you may know her as Friend In Fashion), this shoe can easily transition from day– with a perfectly distressed pair of denim trousers, to evening– with the most conscious of bodycon dresses.  Dressed up or dressed down, high shine or matte sophistication, this boot will impress if not not only for its design details but for the fact that it’s a limited edition piece- only 100 pairs made entirely in Italy by the Baccaro family in each style.

xo,

Grace

Shoe of the Week: Poolside Companion

 

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Giuseppe Zanotti Women’s Dress Sandal

Wearing shoes poolside may be a forever faux pas, but giving the illusion of an even longer leg will never cease to go out of style. That is why stepping out in a strappy nude stiletto this summer is the perfect way to showcase your short shorts, flirty skirts, and hard earned hours spent slaving away at Soul Cycle. This Giuseppe Zanotti Nude Sandal is the epitome of understated stem enhancing splendor, making it our Shoe of the Week.

With its 4.75” heel, one might find it prudent to purchase Save Your Sole’s Sole Stickers to avoid any unfortunate spills post poolside cocktails. The perfect companion for any summer soiree or sandal.

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Save Your Sole Sole Sticker (Black)

WIN the ultimate high heel shoe ShuSac bag with Save Your Sole

If you live in a big city and love your high heels, this may just be the perfect accessory for your shoes.  Introducing ShuSac – the ultimate high heel shoe bag. For the first time ever, it is a shoe bag that has been specifically designed to transport high heeled shoes!

 It is the perfect bag to store your heels in whilst travelling to your destination and then the perfect bag to store your flats in whilst you skip around in your heels.

Win a black Shusac from Save Your Sole

The bag is split into two separate areas to keep your shoes separate and clean. The ShuSac also has a soft cotton lining to buff your shoes whilst you carry them.  Genius!

Win a black ShuSac with Save Your Sole

 

Other features include a showerproof nylon outer which is machine washable and it is also available in 5 colours.

For your chance to win a black ShuSac  – the ultimate high heel shoe travel bag –

all you have to do is tell us on Facebook (on the link below)

What type of bag do you currently use to carry your heels around town?

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(just for the record we have been known to use shopping bags, plastic bag, sports bags, designer shoe bags and on the odd occasion have just quickly thrown our shoes into our handbag whilst trying not to touch the dirty sole!)

 

**The winner will be drawn and notified on Monday February 25th 2013. Competition closes at 5pm GMT time. 

For more information on ShuSac you can find them on Facebook or on Twitter

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At Save Your Sole we love to support female entrepreneurs and their innovative product launches. Congratulations to the founder and director Nadine – we wish you the best of luck with ShuSac!