Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Nine West: Aroundtown

Ciao a tutti!

Think plain ol' Maryjane gets a funky update and that's what you have my fellow Shoe-A-Holics, with these  Aroundtown by Nine West.  Gone are the days of prim and proper schoolmarm; replaced with sophistication and charm, a modern twist on the traditional Maryjane, these platform, chunky-heeled beauties in a rich suede upper are a must have for any shoe aficionado!

When looking for a Mayjane style of shoe, the main thing to consider is the strap; at varying heights along the vamp, the strap can be found from within inches of the toe box, all the way up to the ankle (as pictured below).  These, like the traditional flat kind worn by the eponymous character in the Buster Brown comic strip, fasten with a buckle and are adjustable, whereas many found lower on the vamp, are merely for decoration.

Baci a tutti!

Stella Notte

Day 315: Tuesday February 19th 2013
Designer: Nine West
Name: Aroundtown
Color: Dark Blue
Style: Platform Maryjane Pump
Heel: 4.5 inches (11.43 cm)
Platform: 0.75 inches (1.91 cm)
Material: Suede upper with chunky heel and maryjane strap at ankle

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