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July 29, 2011

Friday Eye Candy: Hautelook & Decadestwo.1

Happy Happy Friday!!

Today is a special Friday Eye Candy post because today at 8am is the Decadestwo.1 Designer Shoe Event on Hautelook. Lots of amazing eye candy at 50-60% off. Yes, please! Check out a mini preview of some of my favorites in the event:

This is only a sampling of what's available in the Decadestwo.1 Designer Shoe Event! 
Make sure to head over to Hautelook at 8:00am PST for incredible shoes by  Christian Louboutin, Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik, YSL and more from $100-$750. It's seriously a shoe lovers dream sale!

Headed to the Garlic Festival this weekend. Last year we stopped at the Gilroy Outlets on the way home to check out the shoe shopping. Hopefully we can convince the boys to stop again this time. Have a fab weekend!

July 28, 2011

Show Me Your Shoes

It's been awhile since a Show Me Your Shoes post and I have a few pics I've been hoarding:

 KB shows off her newest J. Crew purchase: summer sale sandals!

Loving the brown wedges that Kally is wearing. They are perfect for summer!

Da Fashionista rocks gorgeous Miu Miu platform sandal.

My high heel girl, Tina, loves her black patent slingbacks. Sexy!

KB might love leopard as much as I do. Talk about animal print in full force!

Yay- it's so great to see all your lovely shoes. This is fun!!
Keep on sending: pursuitofshoes@gmail.com or twit pic me!

July 27, 2011

B Brian Atwood

It's finally here... the first collection for B Brian Atwood. Brian Atwood is an amazing shoe designer who created my favorite blue Felini pumps! His new B Brian Atwood line offers incredible & wearable designs, at significantly lower price points. The line ranges from $150-650 and includes everything from seasonal sandals to contemporary boots. 

Back in February, Brian described the line saying:
There’s three kinds of aesthetics melted together: Upper East Side poshness, mixed with downtown cool, along with a Parisian sophistication.

You can view the entire collection on the B by Brian Atwood site and pre-order exclusively online on Saks Fifth Avenue.

Here are a few of my favorites from the first collection: 

 Photo Credit: B Brian Atwood

 Fab! The materials are luxe and I just love the individual details on each pair.  The entire collection will be available in stores starting 8.15.

What do you think of the first B Brian Atwood Collection?

July 26, 2011

Shoe Break

Taking a mini shoe break today. Be back tomorrow!

July 25, 2011

Weekend Pics

How is it the end of July already? The summer is flying by!

This weekend I went to a wedding, relaxed a bit and attended the premiere of Eva Longoria's new film, Without Men. Ooh and I got a new iphone app that makes weekend pics even more fun!

My PLV Wedges arrived on Friday. They are so high but I love them!

Earlier in the week I did a pink sparkly mani. I'm almost out of my gold glitter top-coat. Eek!

My sister and I at our family friend's wedding.

Fun paper ball lanterns at the backyard wedding reception.

 The Without Men premiere was at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and Eva Longoria looked spectacular on the red carpet. I've loved Edward James Olmos since Selena {one of my fav movies ever} so it was great to see him on the carpet too. Check out Allie is Wired on Tuesday for full report of the movie premiere!

Hope you all had a fab weekend!!

July 22, 2011

Friday Eye Candy

Woo hoo, it's Friday! 

Pink love....

Brian Atwood at ShopStyle

Brian Atwood Maniac Calf Hair Platforms Pumps for $735 @ Net-A-Porter

These Brian Atwood pumps are serious statement heels to say the least! Pair with a bright hued dress for an awesome color blocking look.

Have a fabulous weekend all!!

July 20, 2011

Pursuit Poll Results: Shoe Shopping Habits

And the results are in! You are savvy shoppers...

  • 6% said I buy shoes full price; got to have 'em.

  • 57% said I'm a savvy shoe shopper. I research before I purchase to find the best deal.

  • 27% said If I can wait to buy a pair, I'll usually hold off until it goes on sale.

  • 9% said I shop shoe discounts & deals only!

Decades Shoe Event

It's that time of year again... Decades Bi-Annual Shoe Event!! And by "Shoe Event" I mean $150 Louboutins, Jimmy Choos, Brian Atwoods and more. Check out the details below:

 I must warn you that the line will start pretty early (think 6am) so be prepared! 

If you aren't in LA this weekend, do no fret because next Tuesday on Hautelook is a Decadestwo.1 Shoe event with tons of fabulous Designer footwear at 50-60% off. Yes, please!

July 19, 2011

Shop My Look: Maxi Love

You might not believe it, but this is the first maxi dress I've ever owned! Weird, I know.  For a long time I had this impression that maxi dresses would overpower my petite frame but then I finally tried one and ta da... I heart them! Adding a fabulous wedge gives extra height too. Loving this look:

{dress: American Twist, wedges: Zara, belt: Forever 21, sunnies: Michael Kors}

Shop My Look:

July 18, 2011

Weekend Pics

Boy was it nice to have a relaxing weekend at home! I caught up with a bunch of friends and had some fun in the sun:

Sneak peek at my outfit post for tomorrow. Can't get enough of my Zara wedges!

Saturday I attended the premiere of Hollywood to Dollywood at Oufest 2011- check out my coverage of the film on Allie is Wired

Post premiere we had a little pool fun. I love summer!

Good hair days are hard to come by... so I captured it! 

 My good friend Max left LA today to move back to Tennessee. We had a fabulous goodbye celebration on Saturday evening. We will miss you Max!! 

July 15, 2011

Friday Eye Candy

TGIF! It seems like the week lasted way too long and I'm definitely looking forward to a semi-relaxing weekend.

Sexy booties:

Jimmy Choo at ShopStyle

Jimmy Choo Mesh & Suede Platform Bootie for $975 @ Neiman Marcus

Look at that heel- 6 inches of hot hot hot! These remind me of the Jeffrey Campbell 'Clara' bootie from last fall. Fabulous!

Happy Weekend!

July 13, 2011

Pursuit Poll: Shoe Shopping Habits

 With more and more "flash sale" and deal sites popping up, it seems like shoes are barely full price on the department store floor/online before they are marked down. Retail markets are changing and our purchasing habits are too. Honestly, I can't remember the last pair of shoes I bought for full price!

Tell me: Are you more inclined to buy a pair of shoes on sale? Do you hold off on a shoe purchase because you know they will go on sale? Do you always buy full price?

Vote at the poll on the right side-bar  (yes, the one right there)!

Results will be up next week. Check back to see how you match up with other Pursuit readers!
[Photo Credit: Kate Spade & Nordstrom]

July 12, 2011

Shop My Look: Color Blocking

I had a little dilemma when deciding what shoes to pair with my rehearsal dress but ended up going with my blue Brian Atwood pumps. They created a fun color blocking ensemble:

{outside the wedding venue: seven degrees}
{bridal party shoe pic minus Natalie}

Shop My Look: 

July 11, 2011

Weekend Pics

This weekend I celebrated one of my best friend's weddings! It was magical and perfect. I can't tell you how happy I was to be a part of it. Here are a few pics from the wedding festivities:

The day before the wedding we all went to get mani-pedis. The bride gave us matching pink flip-flops that definitely came in handy on the wedding day. Perfect idea!

Beautiful roses from Sherman Gardens where we enjoyed a yummy bridesmaid lunch on Friday. 

Pre-wedding photos: Heather's gorgeous fuchsia Christian Louboutins

Bridesmaids' shoes - different hues of pink

The heading on the wedding menu. Oh.em.gee the food was delicious. Congratulations Heather & Josh!

My bridesmaid shoes that kept me dancing all night long.

A gift from Heather, the bride. Reading the card makes me cry. Saturday was such a special day filled with so much love. I heart weddings!

I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. Hopefully shooting another vlog soon - wooo hoo!!