Just when I thought we were over studs on shoes, Brian Atwood and Gossip Girl rekindle our love for the ubiquitous and overused embellishment once more.
Blake Lively as Serena van der Woodsen was seen sporting the studded shoe trend re-starter while filming scenes for Gossip Girl last Thursday:
Blake Lively films Gossip Girl in NYC’s Upper East Side on September 1, 2011
Even from afar, you can already tell that these shoes are going to be STUNNING.
Hold on to your seats everyone and get ready to be blown away by these beguiling burgundy beauties:
Websites dedicated to Gossip Girl fashion were able to quickly identify Blake Lively’s shoes as these aptly named ‘Power Studs’ suede platform pumps from Brian Atwood:
That studding detail is something else, isn’t it? I daresay it makes that thick 5 1/2″ heel look as sexy and as attractive as a pin-thin stiletto. Of course, that’s without the pin-thinness and ankle-breaking unbalanced feeling.
One thing these shoes will definitely break though is the bank. These shoes retail for $1,900; you can find them in sizes 5 through 11 at Saks Fifth Avenue.
If you’ve got your heart set on a purchasing a pair of Brian Atwood shoes, you can also check out his new lower-priced diffusion line called B Brian Atwood. He has a similar burgundy-colored suede platform pump which has an exotic scaly texture at the back of the heel in place of studs.
B Brian Atwood shoes are priced between $100 to $650. Still not cheap but not as eye-poppingly expensive as the main Brian Atwood label.
You can also shop for B Brian Atwood at Saks Fifth Avenue.
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