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May 31, 2011

Shop My Look: Flowers & Wedges

Love this floral dress and wedge combination. Something about it feels 70s but contemporary at the same time. It's a simple combo to make a gorgeous breezy day, perfectly stylish!

{Dress: Lucca Couture, Belt: F21, Wedges: Zara}

Pursuit of Shoes Tip: Pairing nude hued heels & wedges with a dress that accentuates the waist, will make your legs look a million miles long. Seriously, I'm only 5'3!

Shop my look:

May 30, 2011

Weekend Pics

Happy Memorial Day! I'm spending the day window shopping in Santa Monica and then off to the  parent's house to celebrate my little sister's 9th birthday.  The past couple days have been very relaxing but productive. I'm trying to get caught up on life before the craziness that is June and July start. Here are some pics:

Saturday I went to Crewcuts to get my sister's bday present. They have the most adorable pieces! I also spotted these pretty flats at J. Crew.

Grabbed a striped tee and sea-foam green ballet flats from Gap. They are having 40% off the whole store through today! The color palette just happened to work perfectly with my new Kate Spade wallet that greeted me at my door step on Friday evening.

Sunday I did a lot of blog admin stuff and went for a relaxing hike at Runyon Canyon. This is the view from the top. I love LA!

ban.do shoe clips arrived in the mail- so cute! Keep an eye out for a giveaway coming soon.

Lots of fun to look forward to over the next couple weeks: band.do giveaway, MTV Movie Award red carpet pics, inside my shoe closet video and more!!

May 27, 2011

Friday Eye Candy

TGIF and thank goodness for the long weekend ahead. I'm excited to relax!

Jimmy Choo at ShopStyle

Jimmy Choo Cosmic Croc-Stamped Pump for $745 @ Net-A-Porter

The crocodile-effect leather adds a contemporary touch to a classic shoe. Definitely a closet staple.

Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend!!

May 26, 2011

Shoe Inspiration

I have to admit, I absolutely love The Coveteur:

The Coveteur takes you inside the closets of internationally influential cultural forecasters, showing us what culminates in their personal style - one item at a time.

Their photography, especially the way they shoot shoes, is so extraordinary and out of the box. Such amazing inspiration! Look at these lovelies:

May 25, 2011

Show Me Your Shoes

 You all have so many fabulous shoes and I love it! Check out all the lovely ladies who shared their footwear over the past week: 

 Kaelin sparkles in her glitter Steve Madden flats

Diabolina of Da Fashionista rocks amazing Julian Louie x Aldo Ikat Wedges  

Loving these sexy black booties from fellow shoe lover Tina

 Shoes We Want  is ready for summer in gorgeous Miu Miu Sandals

 La Reyna loves L.A.M.B heels just like me!
KB's Sam Edelman flats add the perfect pop of color

Chandra from Momomod hit the jackpot with nude mary janes from Forever 21

Thank you all for showing me your shoes. Keep 'em coming!
Send to pursuitofshoes@gmail.com or twit pic me

May 24, 2011

Pursuing Summer Sandals under $150

I'm officially ready for summer. No more cloudy days (hopefully) and lots of fun in the sun! These lovelies will last you all through the warm months without breaking the bank:

J.Crew at ShopStyle

J. Crew Glitter Finish Sandal for $98 @ Net-A-Porter

Simple and classic- pair these with a maxi dress for an evening BBQ.

Dolce Vita at ShopStyle

DV by Dolce Vita Bow Sandal for $52 @ Loris Shoes

 Bow love! I want these in every color available.

Sam Edelman at ShopStyle

Sam Edelman Exie Sandal for $150 @ Cusp

Gladiators are still here- get funky with embellished details and unique leather trims. 

Dolce Vita at ShopStyle

Dolce Vita Idalia on sale for $109 from $150 @ Piperlime

It's all about fringe benefits this summer.Yay for a sale!

Sigerson Morrison at ShopStyle

Belle by Sigerson Morisson Gladiator on sale for $105 from $210 @ The Outnet

Now these are statement sandals - fab!

May 23, 2011

Weekend Pics

Happy Monday! I enjoyed a fun-filled weekend with all the people I love + did a little window shoe shopping:

Friday night we had a ladies' night in Hollywood. Kept it classy with some bubbly!

Love group shoe pics. (B managed to sneak in with his sneakers!)

Saturday my brother & sister were confirmed. Mom put together an amazing celebration dinner, including this scrumptious appetizer platter. 

Spotted fab Sam Edelman wedges at Nordis on Sunday.

Also, found these summer-tastic raffia heels. Can you believe they're from Aldo?

The boy and I headed to the Counter for din on Sunday... yummy.

Countdown to the 3 day weekend begins now! 

May 20, 2011

Friday Eye Candy

TGIF! Spotted these lovelies a few weeks ago and can't get them out of my head:

{Giuseppe Zanotti Peep Toe Raffia Wedge}

{Giuseppe Zanotti Ankle Wrap Raffia Wedge}

Lately, I want every shoe that has Raffia detail. There is something so chic and summery about it. Add a 5 inch wedge and you have a gorgeous shoe!!!

May 19, 2011

Fringe Benefits

A little fringe goes a long way! Have you noticed all the tassels and fringe on this season's shoes? I just love how the detail adds a 70s boho feel.

{Dolce Vita Damita Sandal for $121}
The coral color and tassel combination make this the perfect summer sandal!

Shop Pursuit's Fringe Favorites:

May 18, 2011

Penelope and Coco: The Collectibles

They are here - Penelope and Coco's FW2011 shoes! The collection, called The Collectibles, is avant garde and fabulous. Check out the campagin video and my favorites below:

Penelope and Coco : The Collectibles
from Penelope and Coco on Vimeo.

{Grace, Millie, Edie}
 The teal color of the calf hair Grace platform is out of this world!  You can pre-order these unique beauties now- Shop P&C.

May 17, 2011

Winner: Shoe Thief Giveaway

And the winner of the Shoe Thief giveaway is...

Vanessa!! Vanessa said "I would pick Candella Studded Sandal ...so cute! great pair for the weather in Miami."

 Congrats Vanessa for winning a free pair of shoes from Shoe Thief. Please email me (pursuitofshoes@gmail.com) to get the deets on your free shoes.

May 16, 2011

Weekend Pics

 Kind of battling a nasty cold/cough so the weekend was pretty uneventful. However, Sunday the boy and I spent the afternoon on Ventura Blvd. grabbing brunch and shopping:
Spotted these fab Schutz espadrille heels at Lush Shoe Boutique. They remind me of a Charlotte Olympia design and are coincidentally named 'Charlotte'.

Summer dresses at Urban Outfitters

Shoes, shoes and more shoes at Wasteland

Happy Monday and don't forget to enter my Shoe Thief giveaway that ends tonight.