Quenching Pastel’s Thirst

Leandra Medine | February 28, 2012

To re-open a discussion that started early last week, repellers on a budget, unite! Well, not necessarily on a budget, but above you’ll find two photos depicting the saturated brilliance of Louis Vuitton’s S/S 2012 shoes. They look uncomfortable, it doesn’t take a podiatrist to recognize swelling ankles and an in-rare-form arch but then again when has fashion ever been about utility other than that time utility jackets made a comeback, still perpetuating, ya di ya da blee bloo bla. Question mark here. Anyway, my repel-o-meter hypothesizes that these shoes will run for more or less one billion dollars come time to consume and when that happens, you’ll look into your wallet and wonder: is dinner really all that important this month? You may say no now but indeed, it is, and so I give you:

The relinquishment of one week’s food! Stuart Weitzman’s pastel silver pointed toe Mary-Janes. Quench pastel’s thirst, dress thematically come Easter, and enjoy this month’s dinner. Yes, you’ll take a dip, they’re still $375 but in the grand scheme of toe cleavage, pointed toes and ambiguous straps wherever you please, what’s that got to do with it?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09026625220592373779 Irene Buffa

    soooooo gorgeous!
    love these shoes;)



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10036195286626825176 MONI

    hahahahah the feet look weird and not attractive at LV i noticed it on the detail shots and thought whatttttt
    anyway, great second option!!!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04437707192930931364 Alexandra Singer

    Ooh, these shoes are great! And I actually like the 'budget' ones better because I could only hobble in the LV ones, and hobbling repels in the wrong way.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15992012518203792325 Bonnie,Clyde and Marni…..

    the lv are amazing but yes they look painful!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10536244216664912207 Sketch42

    Amazing! did you see the prada that looked like a sling back but the ankle strap was flipped forward in front of the foot… is there a name for that? Like a single strip of the LV on top left. They are amazing and Im busy hunting them down.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01657102858137513991 Candy

    How many times have I gone without dinner just to afford a hot pair of shoes…too many times to admit here lol but those Weitzman shoes are definitely worth the price!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08115073964869659076 Elizabeth

    Oh, wow, those Stuart Weitzman pumps are definitely going to have to join my shoe family sometime very, very soon.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00896638834590707229 Miss Molly

    i just can't stop staring at all those shoes


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06741509366531467159 Camille

    Oh. Death by pretty shoe.

    I cannot afford, but I can day dream!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15438541517026667482 Nicola

    Zara has quite a few similar options in the sub-$100 realm! http://www.zara.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/category/us/en/zara-us-S2012/189510/Shoes

  • http://www.tinacious.me/ Tinacious.Me
  • http://www.modelovers.com modelovers

    I love the shoes! They are really great!



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16552471224618674532 MIRIAM

    So wonderful! I love thes shoes!
    PS: You participate in the Valentine Contest of Oh,My Shoes Shoes here, and you could win a €300 shopping card!

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  • http://lavie-amonavis.blogspot.com Melissa

    aaaaahhh j'adore!

  • http://simplyclassyme.blogspot.com Inés

    Great post!
    You are right, they look uncomfortable…but oh! soooo gorgeous!!!
    Big hugs!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00980670863346611503 Meganne

    Perhaps not as genious as the Louis Vuitton ones, they remain quite adequatly pointed, pastel and uncomfortable.
    Material Fixations

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12186901125870069099 Sharon

    I actually like the Stuart Weitzman's more than the Louis Vuitton's


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09720411610823510735 Malesha Gross



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03478806963221576991 Fashionista

    fabulous shoes!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07585882466695145340 Young at Heart

    they are truly gorgeous!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00871124968347245332 Irina Bugai

    Nice shoes! Love them!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05325730962858684220 Ana G

    Love this shoes but, they don´t look comfty at all but you know, when something is very pretty we forget about that.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09735684531304939893 Catalina

    Zombie model there is scaring the shit out of me hahahaha
    I already checked out the LVs… The one on the left is around 1,500, the one on the right is actually croc and goes for almost 10,000 yikes! The mary jane version, on which I guess the Stuart Weitzman ones were inspired, are a little over a 1,000. They have a nicer heel for the style in my opinion, but for 700 less I am willing to very enthusiastically settle for the chunkier heeled SW.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07279516877124783976 Mackenzie

    I love the white stilettos with the metal toe!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06237339378013084155 Michelle of Chellbellz

    Totally would have thought that was photoshopped. I can't imagine spending that much money on shoes just to have my ankles look like one of the Red,white,and Blue Turbo popsicles! I couldn't walk in them if they can barely walk in them! I guess this is the stuff that the Doctors talk about when it comes to shoes. Comfort doesn't always equal fab, but if you look hard enough it can.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02421360487758924601 Twins

    I bought some similar from the collection of Elin Kling "nowhere"! I love them xx


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14625802959152606446 anna

    even if I prefer LV design, I think the Weitzman pair is way more comfortable… but who said that fashion is about comfort? so, I still prefer LV, all in the name of fashion!


  • http://laflordelys.com helena

    they look so painful!! why is her WHOLE FOOT purple?? how did that happen??



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04833874587061441389 Lisa Griffin

    Awww the Stuart's just don't have that same flip you on your head height that i like, but i do love the metal toe cap
    in dramatic fashion

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/03763999974525897604 Caroline

    love the silver toe cap. the pink is gorgeous! x


  • http://thelookandlisten.blogspot.com Neijah

    Love these! Was actually cooking up a post on the same style lol



  • http://www.thehappyshopaholic.com Christina

    My feet (and ankles) are singing your praises – THANK YOU for sharing!


  • http://manupstyle.com Jamie Gillingham

    Last night I dreamt I was being stalked and no matter what I did he just wouldn't leave me alone. So, I threw on an extra sweater, button down and jacket and away he went, like the wind. You're saving lives man repeller, you're saving lives.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08551188095175987730 Fashion With Ellie

    really weird looking feet, but amazing shoes:)


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14531946171530002182 Mary

    They really remind me of Easter too!
    Perfect spring heels!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16068572636867244753 Jess

    it is very Easter. Great colors for the spring too. check out my Oscar Sunday and Melrose flea market finds. xx


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/14221460284216356749 dmalamis

    Louis Vuitton Shoe Prices-
    Merry-Go-Round Mule (Left): $1460.00 USD
    Merry-Go-Round Alligator Pump (Right): $9950.00 USD

    So, yes ladies, plan on going with the Stuart Weitzman's!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12792247266027666800 Law with Fashion
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07754771070155843910 WearAbouts

    the metallic tips make it all the more amazing! 🙂
    Be sure to enter my giveaway!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16288432619173575521 Creativity&Chocolate

    Amazing shoes! But tohose foot look so painfull. But when you want to be pretty….


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05359487128946293599 SAMANTHA

    they have similar ones at Zara! LOVEeeee


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17407859562280845299 Elizabeth
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07013236322969861558 Nicole @ Giraffelegs

    Green ones green onessss

  • http://www.sickcitywindows.com Dani

    Can't believe you put a pic of LV's runway shoes- the models' feet were all so jacked up it was creepy! I had to stick with just posting the ready to wear 🙂


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08107223367018940482 Gabrielle

    Gorgeous shoes!

  • Anonymous

    thanks ! really help for my friends !


  • http://beckspick.com/ beckspick.com

    oh my, those shoes are gorgeous!


  • http://www.thefashionguitar.com THEFASHIONGUITAR

    Just gorgeous!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02544720393518487280 everYOURS everMINE

    that S.W. shoes are awesome!!!!!!!

  • http://anorexicescapades.com BougieHippie

    Are their ankles bruised.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00895152914452877928 Ms.Fashionista

    those shoes are pretty rad, they remind me a bit of ice cream.



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04058590464057501550 patty and lo

    pointy toes, so back and so awesome.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12620379868119021882 Monica Cruz-Hernandez

    I myself was jonzing for the Stuart Weitzman's pastel silver pointed toe Mary-Janes. or any pointed cap- toe shoe for that matter. My "repeller on a budget" solution = DYI Gold pointed toe Pumps: http://mimismuneca.blogspot.com/2012/02/diy-colored-cap-toe-pumps.html. I sincerely surprised myself with how well they turned out.

    Monica Cruz-Hernandez

  • http://www.runjulierun.com Julie

    Beautiful shoes. Metallic toe is great!
    I'm thinking the man-repelling part about these are they way they make feet look as if they've been trudging barefoot through a snowstorm.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06543664805312274372 Brandi, The Beatniq

    I like the second option better anyways.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05226243830970581304 monkeyshines ♥

    gorgeous picks!


  • http://staganddoe.blogspot.com danny

    that foot on the top…



  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16957857700127222710 rizalogy

    will somebody talk about those hideos feet those models have?…ewwww…

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08813269203887879585 TripsTreasures

    The LV shoes do look very painful, but the white ones are so pretty.
    Great look-a-likes

    new outfit post

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15901568084463124376 matchalattewardrobe

    ponty+pastel+metal, everything I love.


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00482130274737148909 Bruna

    Those shoes are amazing but they seem impractical incomodísimos ….
    Want to hire a hit? bruna gives you that opportunity to make you beautiful

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15465640820123725726 A TRENDY LIFE

    I love them! Specially the soft colours!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17429556380749819263 Meredith

    Holy moly look at their feet.


  • http://www.printrunner.com/invitation-printing.html railey | print invitations

    Oh. I'm sure those swelling ankles really hurt. Yes, I do agree. Though I love fashion, being comfortable is often times not a concern. It just somehow bothers me that the shoes can make the models' ankles and feet to look this way.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04647292176495586912 Audrey
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05555716734084058815 ~Cleo~

    the shoes are definatly worthy of a repeller like my self. the rip off shoes look a lot like the louis vuitton but i still like the vuitton's better but the knock off is preety good.


  • http://www.bearboring.com Musette

    that leg on the left looks baaad. Like 'surgery needed' baaad. Hope that's just self-tanner run amok.

    Gorgeous shoe, though.

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    We love all of these shoes!! We want some!!

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  • http://www.totalknockoff.com Totalknockoff Natasha

    LOVE the pastel and metallic combo, but I still don't know how i feel about the pointed toe. I know you're a fan, but I still love a good rounded pump!

  • http://www.google.com Ellen Odegaard