Posts About : Alternative Footwear

Devious Ballet Footwear: Tip Toe Shoes with Killer Heels

Want to try something different for a change? How about walking on your toes like a ballerina for the whole day? Or perhaps pointing your feet down vertically just to accommodate the highest of heels? Dare to try? Then buy…

5 of the Highest Heeled Shoes Ever Made – Would You Wear Them?

If you think the shoes we often feature here on YNS are too high, well, we’re just about to go even higher. In fact, we’re going to the ultimate height because today, we’re featuring 5 of the highest heeled shoes…

Bunionette Deformity: How to Prevent & Get Rid of Foot Bunions

It’s no secret that high heels and tight-fitting shoes can cause extreme discomfort and even lasting health issues. Bunions are one of the major risks we expose ourselves to when we consistently wear ill-fitting or uncomfortable footwear. If you suffer…

Entertain Your Inner Child: 20 Unique and Quirky Shoes

We’re not sure what to think of these unique and quirky shoes that we found at Modcloth today. Some of these should not be worn in public! 1. ‘Unicorn Light My Life’ Slippers, $42.95 at Amazon and Modcloth Illuminate your…

Miranda Lambert Wins at 2016 ACM Awards in Joyce Echols ‘Come and Take It’ Pistol Heels

Miranda Lambert brought her new boyfriend Anderson East to the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards, marking their red carpet debut as a couple. The pair posed together for a series of pictures, with Anderson wrapping his arm around Miranda’s…

Irregular Choice’s Enchanting Alice In Wonderland Shoe Collection

When UK shoe company Irregular Choice collaborated with Disney for a ‘Star Wars’ collection, the result was a stunning line of flats and heels that included flashing lightsaber heels and iconic embroidered STAR WARS logos on the counter. Now Irregular…

Masaya Kushino’s Bird-Inspired Shoes Are Pretty Fly

Japanese designer Masaya Kushino came up with a very unique collection of bird-inspired shoes. Covered in iridescent feathers and custom-made Nishijin brocade used for kimonos, the shoes look poised to peck, strut, and fly at any moment. But prehistoric and…

Shoe Bakery Whips Up Shoes That Look Good Enough to Eat

We’ve got new additions to our “food-themed shoes that could really ruin a diet” list. The online store Shoe Bakery decorates shoes so that they look like sweet treats that literally look good enough to eat. Pumps, flats, and boots…

17 of the Most Unusual Uses for Shoes

Whenever we feature expensive designer shoes, we usually get comments like, “at that price, those shoes better make me breakfast,” “those shoes better have a phone built into them,” or “those shoes better clean my house.”  Well, believe it or…

17 Food-Themed Shoes That Could Really Ruin Your Diet

What do shoes have to do with diet? Everything, if you ask these shoes designed with burgers, fries, cakes, cookies, candies, and chocolates in mind. Don’t wear or even look at these 17 food-themed shoes if you’re on a diet.…

Dolce & Gabbana Goes Byzantine for Fall/Winter 2014 Collection

If Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection revisits the designers’ Sicilian heritage, the brand’s Fall/Winter 2014 collection, on the other hand, transports us to the fascinating and romantic Byzantine Empire. The powerful team behind this fashion powerhouse, Domenico Dolce and…

Comme des Garçons Shakes Up Paris Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2014

Comme des Garçons is a Japanese fashion label that sets out to challenge the norm and strives to push the limits of fashion. It continues to produce astounding pieces that distort ideas of traditional women’s fashion and conventional notions of…

These Knockoffs Managed to Make the “Crazy Lacy” Boots Look Even Crazier

Remember the United Nude “Crazy Lacy” boots? They look like this: United Nude “Crazy Lacy” Booties We thought this about them before, and we still think about them this way: they’re outrageous and over-the-top, and United Nude couldn’t have given…

We May Have Found Lady Gaga’s Next Shoes

A few months ago, we talked about a new technology in manufacturing shoes — 3D printing. Back then, it was nothing more than a cool new concept that was slowly being developed. But we discovered that haute couture designer Iris…

Best Red Carpet Looks From 2013 Billboard Music Awards

Miley Cyrus owned the jumpsuit look, Selena Gomez missed the opportunity to wear neon shoes, and Kesha bared so much bum that it made Gwyneth Paltrow’s no underwear look pale in comparison. So many good looks but also so many…

The Howe Twins Strike Again: Ultra Sexy in Spike-Studded Pumps

Last month, we featured Melissa and Carla Howe wearing some very sexy heels (here). The Playboy playmates were spotted again outside of a nightclub in LA, both wearing spike studded pointy pumps. Carla (left) wore a mirror-print dress with vibrant…

Sarah Jessica Parker Wears Reptilian Shoes With Gold Bow Detail

Sarah Jessica Parker is best known for her role as Carrie Bradshaw on ‘Sex and the City’. In the series, Carrie rocked tons of edgy, eclectic, and simply wild ensembles. We saw a little bit of Carrie shine through Sarah…

Melissa Satta and Michelle Hunziker Show How to Wear Designer Sneakers

How do you feel about all the designer sneakers you’ve been seeing lately? Models Melissa Satta and Michelle Hunziker were spotted wearing casual but edgy sneakers while out in Milan. Melissa walked her dog in a pair of black studded…

Hot New Shoes: Cool 3D Printed Shoes

What would you say if we told you that you could print out an actual pair of shoes? We thought it was unbelievable, weird, cool, and fascinating all at once. Technology, particularly 3D printing, allows us to do so many…

10 Fun and Edgy Bootie Styles That Still Work for Spring 2013

Boots and booties aren’t just for fall and winter anymore. With the upcoming festival season kicking off this spring, we’re seeing tons of fashion lovers and concert goers rocking boots and booties with everything from cutoff shorts to skirts and…

10-Inch Platform Stiletto Heels Made of Elephant Poop

You know how they say it’s good luck if you step on poop? Well, then consider these shoes incredibly lucky. London-based designer, INSA, created these shoes that feature thick front platforms made out of elephant poop. Insanely high 10-inch stiletto…

Jennifer Lawrence in All-Black Outfit and Jimmy Choo Maya Pumps

The Hunger Games star, Jennifer Lawrence, was spotted leaving her hotel in London wearing an all-black ensemble and wreaking of Jackie-O glam. She wore the “Maya” pumps from Jimmy Choo, which feature pointy toes, all-over mini silver studs, and a…

Would You Spend $2,850 on Jessica Sutta’s Gasoline Glamour “Chiquita” Pumps?

Former Pussycat Dolls singer, Jessica Sutta, was spotted in Hollywood wearing an incredibly wild pair of pumps! She rocked the “Chiquita” from Gasoline Glamour, which rings in at a hefty $2,850 for sizes 6 and 7 and goes up to…

“Ginger Spice” Geri Halliwell in Snow Leopard Print Pumps

We spotted former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell out and about in London wearing a pair of leopard-print pumps with a fur coat and a little cobalt blue dress. “Ginger Spice” attended a cocktail party for the launch of ‘Spice Girls…

Nicky Hilton Goes Casual Chic in Studded Chloe ‘Suzanna’ Ankle Boots

Nicky Hilton was spotted out and about in Beverly Hills wearing the celebrity-loved “Suzanna” booties from Chloe. She opted for a casual but cute look by pairing the booties with a black-and-red buffalo plaid shirt, a dark gray skirt, and…

Take a Tour of Kat Von D’s Shoe Closet

Those pumped up kicks we spotted on Kat Von D the other day got us curious about the rest of her shoe collection. If her everyday sneakers are like those, then just imagine what her dressy, glam up, and going…

10 Tantalizing New Pumps, Sandals, and Shoes for Spring

While browsing the new arrivals at Nordstrom today, I discovered these 10 beauties that would be ideal for spicing up your spring 2013 wardrobe! If you’re searching for heels with plenty of details and interest, one of these new styles…

More New Crazy Shoe Designs from Kobi Levi

New year, new crazy designs: The Israeli footwear designer, Kobi Levi, has come out with even more bizarre shoes for 2013. Kobi Levi once said he’s not out to make money off his shoes, but it looks like he is…

Sarah Jessica Parker Goes Casual Chic in Rugged Boots and Denim

Sarah Jessica Parker was recently spotted walking her daughter to school in a very cozy and cute ensemble. The Sex and the City star wore an awesome pair of casual slouchy tan boots, cuffed jeans, a warm black coat, a…

10 of the Hottest December Boots, Pumps, and Sandals

We like to feature the hottest new arrivals each month from our favorite retailers. While exploring the virtual aisles at Nordstrom today, I discovered 10 amazing styles that begged to be shared. I decided to do what I do best…

Alexa Chung in Stunning Multicolored Nicholas Kirkwood “Belle Epoque” Booties

We spotted fashionista Alexa Chung at the British Fashion Awards 2012 held at The Savoy in London wearing a lovely pair of Nicholas Kirkwood booties. For the third year in a row, she won the British Style award! The British…

Katherine Heigl: Polished and Subtly Sexy in Thigh-High Black Boots on Her Birthday

Katherine Heigl was spotted out celebrating her birthday with her mother and husband looking very polished and slightly sexy in a pair of thigh-high black wedge boots. The 34-year-old actress paired her sassy boots with a pair of dark denim…

Toni Collette in Sexy Red Dress and Jerome Rousseau Kier Pumps

Toni Collette was spotted at the premiere of Hitchcock in Beverly Hills just a couple of days ago. The quirky blonde actress was wearing a red hot dress and a nude but not boring pair of Jerome Rousseau heels called…

Taylor Says Shoes Have Touched Down at Heels!

When Heels announced that they were introducing Taylor Says shoes, we got a feeling of deja vu. We knew we’ve heard of that label before. A quick look into our archives showed that not only have we heard of Taylor…

Ravishing Red: 10 Fire-Inspired Heels to Warm Up Winter

Red is probably the hottest color for fall and winter footwear this year. It looks great with neutrals like black, tan, navy, and gray and even complements prints such as leopard and python perfectly! Almost every designer has taken advantage…

Hilary Duff Wears Red Isabel Marant “Bobby” Wedge Sneakers

We spotted Hilary Duff running errands with her son in L.A. in a pair of Isabel Marant Étoile “Bobby” wedge sneakers. She paired her casual chic shoes with floral-printed black jeans and a black zip-up hoodie. Hilary Duff grocery shopping…

Kim Kardashian Turns Heads in Tom Ford Gold Chain Heels

The Kardashians are at it again, and this time they’re launching a “Kardashian Collection” for Dorothy Perkins. Kim was spotted at the recent launch party for the collection wearing a pair of chain-strap Tom Ford sandals and a body-hugging shimmery…

5 Amazingly Edgy and Fierce New Fall 2012 Arrivals at Barneys

From the amazing new shoe arrivals at Barneys, 5 styles that deserve to be featured! From Louboutin spiked pumps to shimmery printed booties, these heels are destined to add a splash of fun and edge to your fall and winter…

Our Top 10 Scariest Shoe Posts of 2012

As much as we love them, shoes can be scary too. Here are our top 10 scariest shoe posts of 2012. Have a happy Halloween everyone! 1. Courtney Stodden uses clear stripper shoes as her jogging shoes. http://www.yournextshoes.com/2012/01/versace-laminated-platform-sandals-courtney-stodden Walking in…

Who Wore the Best Heels to the “Wreck-It Ralph” Premiere?

Celebs flocked together to attend the L.A. premiere of Wreck-It Ralph last night, and the stylish heels that walked the red carpet were plentiful! From pumps to sandals to colorful booties, we saw several eye-catching shoes. From bright yellow booties…

Jimmy Choo “Kendall” – The Most Gorgeous Pumps We’ve Ever Seen

We’ve featured plenty of beaded, crystal-embellished styles before. Today, we may have spotted the ultimate Cinderella-inspired heels. They’re from Jimmy Choo and feature allover crystal beading as well as pretty peep toes. The “Kendall” pumps are fit for a princess!…

10 Jaw-Dropping Ruthie Davis Styles That’ll Make Your Other Shoes Envious

As I strolled the virtual aisles at Neiman Marcus today, I realized that they had tons of amazing Ruthie Davis heels to choose from. We decided to put our 10 favorite together for our fellow shoe lovers to enjoy. This…

Georgina Chapman at Project Runway Allstars in Heel-less Pumps

Georgina Chapman attended the premiere of Project Runway Allstars, with Isaac Mizrahi by her side and a pair of fun heel-less Mary Jane pumps on her feet! The designer looked fabulous in long loose waves, a short black frock, and…

LeAnn Rimes in Isabel Marant “Jacob” Fringed Wedge Boots

LeAnn Rimes was seen leaving her hotel in Manhattan wearing a pair of swingy fringed “Jacob” boots from Isabel Marant. The singer and actress paired her chic booties with skinny jeans, a shirt, and a burgundy leather moto jacket. LeAnn…

“Shoes with Teeth” Look Every Bit as Creepy as You Think

Putting teeth on shoes isn’t an entirely new or even an entirely scary concept. We’ve shown you those Scott Hove monster shoes with fangs and tongues — we called them the “Shoe of Your Nightmares” but some of you even…

How to Wear Leopard-Print Jeans with Embroidered Boots Like Kate Moss

Kate Moss was spotted out shopping for a DVD and popcorn with her daughter Lila in London, England, yesterday. The model and mommy wore a pair of Isabel Marant fall 2012 “Blackson” booties. She paired her embroidered heels with a…

How Do You Like These Boots United Nude Custom Made for Lady Gaga?

Call her crazy, over-the-top or an attention seeker but one thing Lady Gaga is for sure is that she’s a great promoter. Some of the things she’s done for her new perfume “Fame” include using a horse-drawn carriage styled to…

10 Studded Shoes: Add Edgy Glam to Your Fall Ensembles

Spikes and studs have been a hot trend for a few seasons, and they don’t seem to be slipping away for fall 2012. I’m a huge fan of studded shoes ranging from boots and booties to platform pumps. While browsing…

Gianluca Tamburini’s Fantasy Shoes Combine Art, Travel, and the Techonology of Racing Cars

Some shoe designers got into the business because their family is into it or they’ve always naturally known it’s what they wanted to do. Some designers’ origins aren’t so straightforward — some just felt the need to make a statement,…

Ellie Goulding Busts Out the United Nude “Tulip Hi” Boots

British musician Ellie Goulding made a guest appearance on “Extra” at The Grove in LA last Thursday. The “Lights” singer might have been dressed down in a pompom beanie, a white sweater and leather pants but she made sure her…

How to Wear Wedge Sneakers with a Slim Black Miniskirt Like Nicky Hilton

Nicky Hilton, Paris Hilton’s sister, was spotted shopping in Los Angeles in an ultra-trendy pair of Isabel Marant “Bobby” wedge sneakers. She paired her kicks with a slim black miniskirt, a gray muscle T, and a leather bag. I actually…

Not Just for the Gym: 10 Ultra-Chic Sneakers for Fall

Sneakers, especially the wedge variety, are huge right now. We found these 10 ultra-chic and fun styles at Shopbop and thought it was only appropriate to share. While you can wear sneakers with typical jeans and a T shirt, I…

The Top 5 Nina Dobrev Shoe Moments of 2012

Nina Dobrev has graced the red carpets more than once, and she knows how to get noticed! Her beautiful heel choices always complement her gowns perfectly. We love that she goes for sexy, strappy, and metallic styles as opposed to…

How to Wear a Black Leather Skirt and Booties Like Kim Kardashian

I know that we’ve featured Kim Kardashian a lot lately, but let’s face it, she’s everywhere and her heel choices are pretty great. She was spotted at the Three Palms restaurant in Miami, Florida, yesterday in a chic pair of…
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