Category: Shoes

FashionA Certified Cinderella

With busy days full of stress and concerns over school, work, relationships or a number of other things, life may seem like anything but a fairy tale.

But let’s remember: Cinderella didn’t always have it easy. She was, after all, forced to live in the attic with a gaggle of mice (albeit cute mice) as her only companions.

Like Cinderella, it takes a little special care to make a girl feel more pampered and pretty. Well, Lulu*s is here as your fairy godmother, offering you some cute, Cinderella inspired finds to help you face whatever life throws at you. Prince optional.

 

A trio of magic is found with the strapless and ruffled Glass Slippers Top, named such as it would go great with a pair of glass slippers. For a more comfy and casual version, try the sparkling Chinese Laundry Northern Lites Smoke Jelly Flat to light up your every step. To top it all off, our With a Twist Headband is nothing short of whimsical.

Now all you need is a sweet ride…

Photo found via Obliteratedheart

FashionTrend to Try: Jean Shorts + Tights

With spring fast approaching, shorty shorts are hitting the shelves left and right. I put on a pair the other day and decided it was still too breezy outside and by far too early to be showing so much pale winter skin.

That’s when I was inspired to pair my favorite black opaque tights with last summer’s denim shorts.

The combination is so wonderfully simple. What better way to safely transition from chilly winter weather to fresh and sunny spring mornings?

The expert bloggers pictured here have mastered the whole jean short/tight pairing. I love it best with cut-off shorts or those with a cuffed hem. Paired with a loose top and a crisp blazer or crop jacket, the look is perfectly pulled together.

For footwear, try ankle booties or flats. Also, the addition of a long, chunky necklace adds the perfect finishing touch.

Photos (from left to right) courtesy of: Obliteratedheart, Kendra Amy Allen, Sterling Style, Kansas Couture, Denimology

NewsTac of the Town: Jeffrey Campbell Tick

The long awaited Jeffrey Campbell Tick [sold out!] has finally made its way to Lulus.com! This hot number makes a real head turner with its 5″ platform heel covered completely in silver tacks. And I thought they were just used for corkboards…

If you have any doubts about how to style these chic stompers, take a hint from the creative and oh so fashionable bloggers below. Easily paired with dresses, patterned tights and skirts, you’ll want to tac on a little reminder to take these babies home yourself!

Visit the Jeffrey Campbell blog for more shoe buzz.

A Butterfly by Day effortlessly styles the Ticks for winter and summer wear (pictured above).

Here, Cupcakes and Cashmere demonstrates how the shoe can be fancified with feminine lace or dressed down with a simple plaid tunic. 

FashionZooey + Bows = Adorable

I was flipping through Lucky Magazine the other day and was so inspired by this pic I found of Zooey Deschanel in an advertisement for America’s Cotton Producers. I’ve gushed about Zooey’s style before, but I thought I should point out how well she pulls off the bow trend here.

The cute little bows on her feet are a dead ringer for our Chinese Laundry Sweet Caroline Black Jelly Flats that have been literally FLYING off the shelf. I love the idea of a metallic bow necklace as well, which is why I was so

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psyched to see the Maybe So Necklace in gold and silver arrive this morning.

Now, the Zooey Bow Earrings below [sold out! but available in Red] have a name not only inspired by Zooey herself, but I’m pretty sure she’d go crazy over them if she happened to stroll into the Lulu*s warehouse one day. :)

FashionCute with CARA!

I caught Cara (our stylist) looking oh so cute last week. Cara was wearing the floral + stripes combo that is on the rise this season!

Below you find the Valerie Floral Tank by Alternative Apparel with our new Zooey Bow Earrings by Claire Fong, Divine Rights of Denim jeans, and boots topped off with the Somber Brown Fedora by Brixton, all from Lulus.com.