Monthly Archives: August 2013

  • Flatform shoe trend

     

     

     

    We still can’t get enough of flatform shoes. Famous from their ‘70s roots, David Bowie’s red flatform boots are an icon of 70’s rock and roll.  They came roaring back in the 90’s ala British pop girl band, The Spice Girls. Not really surprising that they are a choice of performers as unlike traditional heels and platforms  they have no “pitch” or arch so running around the stage for hours is quite doable in flatforms.  Hey, Myles Cyrus even wore them at her infamous VMA performance last week.

    In the last few years, we learned that Prada, Chanel and Celine were smitten too as they sent their models down the runways in their own edgy versions. These versions are more elegant and not as extreme as the one worn by historical rock and rollers. These block soles have a way of updating high fashion looks in a not so ordinary way.

    At Ashbury Skies we know that women of all ages are choosing quirky flatforms to update their looks.  Indie designers like Jeffrey Campbell, Matt Bernson, Eight Twenty, Matiko, YRU and GeeWaWa  have all put their unique spin on this timeless trend. We have  4-inchers that will give you that coveted Tokyo street look and also have ones that clock in at a modest inch to inch-and-a-half for an modern street chic look.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • YRU Athena Qloud

    Check out LA Blogger Madeline Pendelton of the blog Jean Greige. She is wearing our YRU Athena Qloud.  YRU put a twist on their signature platform by making it in Lucite. So cool that Madeline likes to  showcase small and women-owned businesses like us. Thanks Madeline! http://jeangreige.blogspot.com/

    marysue | Indie Shoe Blog for Women
  • Tollie by Privileged

    If there’s one thing we love about Privileged it’s their ability to design one-of-a-kind shoes. The Tollie is one head turning, futuristic pump.  Whether you choose the black and white houndstooth pattern or the rainbow metallic one, either will put a modern spin on your look this season.

  • Modern Yellow Pump: Jeffrey Campbell Dulce

     

    Yellow pumps will instantly modernize any outfit.  The Dulce is elegant, super-feminine, yet edgy.  Wear Jeffrey Campbell’s Dulce with boy friend jeans or track pants. She is a winner!

     

  • Jeffrey Campbell Mulder Boot

    Jeffrey Campbell Fall 2013 lookbook

    If you are like us, you tend to live in boots, almost year round now. This brand new Jeffrey Campbell boot, the Mulder, offers a heavy dose of urban street wear but with a modern shaped bottom.  Looks as ah-MAZ-ing with cut-offs as it does with a maxi. This pair is worth investing in.

     

     

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