Straw Sandals for Spring

Straw hats and straw handbags seem to be all the rage these days. But what do you think about straw sandals? I found a variety of styles in a vast array of price ranges... Donna Karan 805946 Sandals in Rafia Straw, available from for $599 with free shipping. Gratify your glory with a glimpse of gorgeousness! Bring on the breathtaking beauty of Donna Karanâ„¢! Leather and raffia straw upper. Side buckle closure. Textile and leather lining. Leather insole. Leather outsole. Made … [Read more...]

Nine More Brown Mules for Kim

This may be the last edition of "Kim Exclusive Brown Mules" as I believe "the shoe-obsessed" Wayne has retired from sending out his "shoe porn" - I think he'd make a great blogger, and I will miss his emails! Sperry Top-Sider Bainbridge Mules, $90 from Macy's Cole Haan Air Luna Shearling Clogs, $131.95 from Cole Haan Air Sara Clogs, $191.95 from (These are my second favorite pair this time) Cordani Darma platform wedges, $215 from (I think … [Read more...]

No Cole Haan in Nebraska

This past weekend we were in a Member Guest Golf tournament, and my guest had a on some  really cute shoes. When I asked about them, she told me she got them on a trip when she was in Arizona. So today as I'm on looking,  I see that Nebraska is not even listed. What's up with that, do they think we don't wear shoes in this state? Anyway, she was telling me how comfortable the  shock absorbing  Nike Air sole was. Good thing I can order  these Cole Haan Air Brylee Stud Thongs  online … [Read more...]

Shoe Style Q&A

In the new June/July issue of StyleWatch Magazine, editor Susan Kaufman has all the answers... Q. I walk a lot, but I'm tired of sneakers. Can you suggest stylish, comfy shoes? A. Cute ballet flats may seem to be the obvious answer, but they lack arch support and have little in the way of padding.   Accessories editor Regina Delgado Gardiner recommends checking out brands such as Taryn Rose (designed by a former orthopedic surgeon; "Branda" flat shown), Naturalizer, Aerosoles and Cole … [Read more...]

What to Wear With Wide

The latest issue of People Style Watch Magazine  (with Reese Witherspoon on the cover) reviews Wide-Leg Trousers.   The right pair can lengthen your legs and even make you look thinner!   Here are their picks of platforms to get the right height and foundation to balance wide legs. Cole Haan "Camilla Air" beige linen   sandal with tan snake trim available from Nordstrom Stuart Weitzman "Bowpeep" Peep-Toe Platform Sandals available from Jessica Simpson … [Read more...]