Thursday, March 13, 2014

CAROLINNA ESPINOSA-Women's Luxury Shoes & CHARLY F/W 2014



It did not take USA retailers much time to stock up on high end women's shoes by Carolinna Espinosa, an  upscale label conjured up by a bunch of guys who are very seasoned footwear veterans…including an Italian based design team that toiled for big name luxury designer brands and a CEO who was COO/9 West.

For Fall 2014---sophisticated well made shoes and boots that are trend -on AND are just right for multi-tasking women. Sophisticated, eye-catching and exceptionally well made.


gold metal square trim…ankle booties 
Animal prints…in novel mixes --- pointy toes, mixed leather/calf hair printed pumps, ready for work- sling backs,  and ankle boots…gold metal accents for cultured edge- and a great way to add these kinds of patterns without committing any wardrobe mistakes. ALSO-women of all shapes and sizes can rock these...

these ankle straps  pumps reveal the foot down to the instep...

Sunflower $225 pump mixes it up-elegant cutaways---add length to legs

on left-Shape $195-patent and spotted pump

new-cute idea-Destini $295-subtle way to get a printed zebra splash---with a functional and decorative zipper

Decorative and inner zipper---for easy on off...
Waffle $260 zebra heel  gold back heel zipper and smooth pointy toe pumps

ankle boots-are versatile...

Unique metal details-in gold and burnished gun metal tones…used in novel ways….

quilted engineer styles...

edgy elegant-chain details around the outsole
Tifanee $525-over the knee boots with chain details
chain details on a bit of a platform-bootie- and pumps

metallic inserts on heel…perforated suede-in leather too-gun metal inserts-Arrowhead $295

metal detail inside the heel

thin ankle straps ---don't break up the look when the cutaways reveal so much of the foot---detail-metal heels

fabric elastic strap decorative reminds us of all those bandage dresses made famous by Hervé Leger
stretch back panels...

metal curved heel

Dynasti $350

lace-up modern when the facets have that studded look

Geometric details---

in gun metal-block of metal covers the heel…over the knee leather with stretch backs ---wear with jeans/denim

Shiraz $495

pointy toe flats withhold gun metal octagonal detail-also a metal strip on the slight block heel-Cypruss $225

decorative zippers----

inner zipper for ez on/off-outer zipper is decorative
perfect work-to night out shoe….subtle metal details on outsole
peep toes…sexy twist with thin ankle strap...

Jewel Tones:

More flats this season----so easy to wear---pointy toes elongates the leg of these fashion slip-ons.

flats actually have a bit of a block heel with metal strap fancies them up…with cushioned insoles

Sculptural heels…and a greenish ocean /sea blues---winning combo

color block suede-Shape $195

cross straps on a diagonal…pretty. LIGHT $225

Love this color combo-like a mossy seaweed green+oceanblue

Crosage $245

geometric color blocks-flats are great---wear them with jeans or skirts Bradford $225 

block triangular heel…metal trim on suede and tweed ---clever combo and the heel is easy to walk in. Very dandyish
Houndstooth tweed…glen plaid----menswear tailored textile mixed with suede and leather...

classic glen plaid and leather-gold tip---handsome

tweed insets…horse-y-equestrian style boot

StBrth $325-double metal straps in a chelsea boots---

love the cuff on the chunky heel boot-on the left

equestrian triple strap at top

stretcy triangualr inserts-easy on off…these boots are classic purchases and will never date!spo

single sole wedge heel-is sophisticated-esp when metal pointy toe tip

very wearable --we could probably wear this heel and walk-ideal work height--sleek enough for nights out

slingbacks---year round
Spades-block heels with curvy metal trim---pump is another work wear shoe---in all leather $375

Delivering in MAY---python embossed leather---melds with black accents----pumps, peep toes, and heeled slideon mule style---

black bandage straps on set pump----

CHARLY-soon to be delivered to DSW…is a 'second' line-value ---delivering in range of $80-$200 about---with the same trends available as the more expensive Carolinna Espinosa.

The materials are not as luxurious-but trust us…this is a quality made product and competitively in that sweet spot of ladies' shoes in that price range!

red, grey ocean blue---suede wedge is winter ready

pumps with sweet bows-in darker tones if feminine and not too girly

ANKLE straps----pointy toes-suede…leather...

leather booties-tiny chain detail around the outsole

gold tips
brown tinged brick red, grey and black---interpreted in three styles-suede, leather…ccented with gold metal=polished!

gold metal block heel detail-double straps-takes this engineer boot ---work staple style-into another level of feminine wear. Love these---
a big hit with retailers easy to see why-pointy toe sequins---burnished metal tones...