If you love high-heeled pumps but your back and knees are begging you to give those stilettos a rest, then the tongue-in-cheek Be&D Big City Sneaker might be just the ped for you. 

“It’s something I did since I was a teenager. I would cut up cork and put pieces of cork into my sneakers because I wanted to look taller.” – Isabel Marant explains where she got the idea for her already iconic wedge sneakers.

High-top sneakers in every colour and pattern imaginable are very much on trend this Fall. If you would like to find out more about the history of the trainer and see some truly remarkable, outrageous, and one of a kind examples, then the “Sneaking Into Fashion” exhibition might be just the thing. 

Fab Links from Our Members

Gwyneth’s outfit provides great inspiration for the big scarf look Angie blogged about last week. Angie emphasizes that this is an outfit formula we can all wear our way.

This is heart-warming: eight-year old Stella Ehrhart comes to school dressed as a different historical figure every single day. Mochi thinks she has to be one of the coolest, most creative little girls around.

Laurinda found Paula Kilgore’s story about her weight loss journey very helpful. She adds that for people who are not plus-sized it may be eye-opening that the plus size clothing selection really is limited to a handful of stores and a small section in department stores.

UK-based Black White Denim states that “their DNA is simple”. “The three building blocks of black, white and denim form the foundation of any stylish woman’s wardrobe.” As a devotee of black and white, and a latecomer to wearing denim, Deborah was quite taken with this concept.

Currently MaryK is completely obsessed with travel wardrobes. That’s why she loved this slide show about how a flight attendant packs for 10 days in one carry-on. There are some interesting comments on this article over at The Everyday Minimalist as well.

Dutch director Bart Hess has produced a short film for the Italian leather goods label TOD’S. What struck RoseandJoan was how the creative summarized so much of what is fashionable this season: the geometry, the colours, the prints…