Fall Fashion Style Guide: 7 Best Shoes for Flares

 

 

If you’ve got a flair for fashion, you probably already know that flares are big for Fall 2015. Silhouettes of trousers and jeans are showing that tapered look with skinny tops and wider bottoms. The look is flattering, but without the right shoes, it’s easy for an outfit with flares to fail.

 

But not to worry! Choosing one of these shoe styles will have you looking fashionable in this season’s flared looks.

 

 

1. Rampage Jakarta Wedge Sandals

 

With their denim panels, these lace-up wedges look super cute with flared jeans. The stacked wedge heel provides the perfect lift to complement a flare, and the lace-inspired cutouts along the peep toe look sweet when your shoes peek out from beneath the hemline as you walk.

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2. Rampage Oxie Pumps

 

A simple, pointed toe pump with a stiletto heel makes the perfect companion to tailored flared trousers. The defined shape of the toe holds its own against the over sized look of the hemline. These pumps come in four colors, so there’s certain to be a pair to go with any pair of flares.

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3. Rampage Vershing Booties

 

The elasticated panels on the sides of these ankle booties provide a comfortable, yet slim fit that won’t look bulky beneath flares. The cognac option looks great with denim, and the grey is a chic pairing for black and winter white wide leg casual pants.

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4. Rampage Bandit Platform Wedges.

 

Clogs were a common companion for flares back in the 70s, but that look can be a bit too much like a costume in 2015. These wedges are reminiscent of clogs but distinctly modern with their ankle straps and open toes, so they work with today’s flared jeans and trousers perfectly. The platform wedges come in three go-with-everything shades for easy mixing and matching.

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5. Rampage Ladarius Wedges

 

If you’re on the petite side, these wedges will help you skip shortening your flared jeans and pants. The 4.5-inch wedge heel and 1-inch platform will give you the height you need to keep the hem off the ground. Plus, the sued texture instantly adds interest to any ensemble. Try them in red to bring a pop of color to what you’re wearing or go for the black or tobacco for a more neutral finish for your flares.

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6. Rampage Serenity Wedge Booties

 

As comfy as a sneaker, as cute as a boot, these lace-up wedges are great for pairing with casual flares. Like the Ladarius, these booties give you the benefits of a faux suede finish. Choose these for days when you want to be able to walk across town in your flares comfortably and stylishly.

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7. Rampage Venyce Caged Lace Up Sandals

 

On Indian summer days when the weather is warm, you can slip these caged sandals on with your flairs for the perfect summer-meets-winter look. The stacked heel is weighty enough to balance the wide hemline, and these sandals come in three neutral hues for options to go with jeans and pants of all colors.

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Any of these shoes will be a great match for flared denim or trousers. Check out the pairs you like best and get ready to wear flare with flair!

 

 

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Western Boot Round-Up

With the arrival of fall fashion footwear styles in stores, you don’t have to throw a lasso to rope a stylish pair of western-style boots. Cowgirl-inspired fashion is all the rage this season, and top brands are turning out a wide range of ankle booties and taller boot styles.

 

What’s great about this trend is that it’s so versatile. There are a number of style effects that you can achieve with western boots. Here are a few ways that you can use the right pair to finish off outfits.

 

1. Add a Splash of Color

 

Monochrome ensembles can be chic, but adding a splash of color to an otherwise one-note outfit is a great way to liven things up. Western boots in a vibrant shade are great for color blocking. The Rampage Wrecker Western Booties in red are a great way to spice up a little black dress or finish off a black and white ensemble. They even have gold studs along their sides to bring a little shine to your ensembles.

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2. Show Off Your Feminine Side.

 

The right cowgirl boots can put a feminine twist on simple looks or fashions that are usually reserved for the boys. For a laid-back chic weekend look on a crisp fall day, try the Rampage Virginia Crochet Booties%shoeminded.com Western Boot Round Up      with skinny jeans and a flannel shirt. The crocheted inserts on their sides will put a soft spin on the ensemble. You can also pair the Rampage Welding Western Booties with jeans and a crisp white blouse to make a conventional look playful and feminine.

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3. Bring Some Edge to an Ensemble.

 

Want to take a walk on the wild side? A pair of western booties with edgy accents like chains and studs will let you make fashion statements with rocker flair. You can wear something like the Ramage Onterio Western Booties with a simple t-shirt and jeans. Add a moto jacket to take the look to a whole new level of cool. Don’t be afraid to pair rugged booties like these with more feminine looks. A floral dress and a fitted denim jacket with the Onterio boots is sure to work perfectly.

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4. Go for a Cowgirl Classic.

 

A simple solid-colored cowgirl boot with decorative stitching will give you an ultra versatile look for your wardrobe. Something like the Rampage Izmeta Cowboy Booties in Brown or Black can go with everything from jeans to leggings to skirts to dresses perfectly. The 1.5-inch block heels on these boots give them a more polished look, so they’re perfect for elevating casual ensembles or finishing dressier outfits in a fun way.

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Western boots are sure to have you riding off into the sunset in style, and there are many other styles of cowgirl chic shoes waiting to be discovered here at ShoeMinded.com. Browse our boots collection and lasso up your favorite looks. You’ll get such great deals, you’ll feel like you’re robbing the stagecoach. Happy shopping!

 

 

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Top Shoes You Can Wear Now and Later

We’re heading into that transition time of year when fall shoes are being unveiled from top labels but it’s still far too hot to think about wearing cold weather styles like tall boots. You’re aching to pick up some new styles, but you also want the instant fashion gratification of being able to wear your new shoes now.

 

What’s a girl to do?

 

We’ve got the style solution right here for you! These six shoes can be worn now and well into fall, making them perfect for picking up during this seasonal transition.

 

1. Western Booties

 

Cowgirl-inspired apparel and accessories are going to be a big thing this fall, but western booties can be just as chic for spring. The Rampage Wrecker Western Booties are perfect for warm weather wear due to their ankle height. Wear them with a maxi skirt to a music festival or slip them on with your favorite cut-offs for an end-of-summer barbecue. The style comes in black, cognac and red.

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2. Flirty Flats.

 

The Rampage Beree Flats are a new arrival for fall, but these rhinestone-studded feminine shoes are perfect for going out all year round. Choose the light mocha or black look for a summer wedding reception, and you’ll be able to dance the night away without heels to hold you back.

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3. Lace Up Sandals

 

While strappy sandals don’t transition well to autumn, a pair of lace-up wedges with open toes can be worn even when the weather turns cooler. The Rampage Jakarta Wedge Sandals in silver or gold will go great with sundresses now and with wide leg trousers and long skirts come fall.

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4. Peep Toe Pumps

 

Peep toe pumps are the ultimate every-season dress shoe, and the Rampage Flanders Pumps with their sling backs and 3-inch heels will have you ready for work and for date night! Available in white, black, nude and taupe patent and in taupe faux suede, the pumps can be worn with bare legs now and with footless hosiery on chillier days.

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5. A Slip On Sneaker

 

Sugar Strike Out Sneakers are a casual look that is ready for the amusement park now and for all of those autumn fairs and festivals. These sneakers are a comfortable fit with and without socks to suit the weather, and you can pick up a pair in black and pink, navy and yellow, tan and pink or gray and aqua. Whichever pair you choose will bring a pop of color to your ensembles.

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6. A Breezy Bootie

 

The crochet detailing on the sides of the Rampage Virginia Crochet Booties gives these ankle-high stacked heel boots all-season fashionability. Slip them on now with your shortest shorts and wear them in the fall with your skinny jeans and A-line skirts and tights. They’re boho beautiful in cognac with taupe crochet or gray with white crochet.

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Not only are these shoes perfect for shifting from summer to fall, but they’re also a great deal here at ShoeMinded.com! Check them out and pick your favorite pair (or two! or three!)

5 Must-Have Back to School Shoe Styles for Girls

 

Even though we’re enjoying warm summer weather and long days, it’s time to start thinking about the arrival of fall, and that means back to school season is here! It’s time to start looking at the school supplies list and picking out those new outfits for a new year. Your kiddo has probably outgrown her shoes from last fall, but not to worry–there are many cute girls’ shoe trends for Back to School 2015 that you and your daughter are sure to love.

 

Here are five must-have styles for the school year:

 

1. Pint-Sized Cowgirl.

 

The Wild West is a big theme for fashion for grown-up girls for Fall 2015, and kids’ shoe designers are getting in on the trend with adorable western boots made just for girls. There’s nothing sweeter than a little girl in a pair of classic cowboy boots like the Rampage Girls Kendra Western Youth Boots with their sketch designs, pointed toe and low block heel. Available in three colors, these boots will go with her jeans as perfectly as they will with her skirts.

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2. Boots Like the Big Girls.

 

Tall boots aren’t just for women! Little girls can wear smaller versions of the same trendy styles that the big girls do. Options include everything from riding boots like the Rampage Girls Kelsey Toddler & Youth Riding Boots with their dual buckle straps to biker-inspired styles like the Rampage Girls Logan Youth Biker Boots with their silver studs. Boots like these aren’t purely fashionable; they can also keep your kiddo warm on a chilly fall morning.

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3. Sneakers with Friendly Faces.

 

Going back to school isn’t quite so sad when you have the smiling face of a cartoon friend with you! Graphic print sneakers are perfect for little girls, particularly feminine ones like the Hello Kitty Lil Sandy High Top Toddler Sneakers. Hello Kitty herself is hanging out on the sides of these pink printed high tops, which provide plenty of ankle support.

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4. Twinkle Toes.

 

On those days when she wants to slip into a dress for school, you can finish her look with comfy ballet flats that will complement her outfit and give her toes room to move. This season, you can find many adorable ballet flats. You can choose a style with a pretty embellishment like the pink bows on the Hello Kitty Phoebe Youth Ballet Flat or one in a bold print like the leopard patterned Hello Kitty Lola Youth Ballet Flats.

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5. The Classic Mary Jane.

 

Does your back to school shopping involve picking out new school uniforms? If so, a pair of double strap Mary Janes like the French Toast Caitlin Youth Flats is sure to suit the dress code at your daughter’s school. Comfortable and well made, the shoes are available in black and navy, and because they feature dual buckles, they’re sure to stay securely on your daughter’s feet all day long.

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ShoeMinded.com makes back to school shopping quick and simple. You can get all of these essential styles and many more right here. Start shopping now before the rush begins to make sure you can get your daughter’s size. Happy shopping!

 

7 Timeless Styles to Refresh Your Summer Shoe Collection

 

We’re now halfway through summer shoe season! If you’re like many ladies, you may be ready to change up your summer shoe collection by adding a new pair of shoes or two to your wardrobe.

 

But which ones should you pick if you want to look chic this summer and still be certain that you’ll look fashionable in them next year? We’ve rounded up some of our favorite styles with timeless appeal to help with your summer shopping.

 

1. A Funky Flip Flop. Flip flop sandals are popular for the beach and pool year after year, making them a great mid-season shoe purchase. Try a wild, colorful pair that will have you standing out in your swimwear like the Adult Sizes Lisa Frank Flip Flops. Offered in four different designs, these limited edition flip flops are available for a bargain 2 for $20 price, so you can treat yourself to more than one pair for this year and next!

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2. A Retro Strappy Flat. Because they draw inspiration from style of days gone by, vintage sandals like the Rampage Lisseden Sandals are always in fashion. These flat sandals will become your new favorite thing to pair with your cutoffs, and you can choose from solid cognac brown or bright multi in brown, yellow, orange and turquoise.

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3. A Glamorous Wedge. A simple pair of wedges with glitzy details is a summer shoe investment that you can wear for parties, casual weddings and special nights out for years to come. The Jams World Glitzy Wedge Sandals are the perfect example, as they come in two go-with-everything colors: black and white! The crystals on the straps and the tall platform make these sandals versatile enough to wear for day as well as for night.

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4. A Basic Boat Shoe. Boat shoes first hit the scene during the 1930s, and they’ve been sailing smoothly as a stylish look through almost every summer fashion season since. Go for a classic look like the Rampage Sharlene Flats with their braided soles, canvas uppers and nautical rope laces. The shoe comes in black, blue jean and grey, and all three options will go with virtually any casual look.

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5. An Elegant High Heel Sandal. You can never go wrong with a pair of simple, sophisticated black high heeled sandals like the Rampage Kamden Sandals! The ankle strap provides stability to help you make every step with ease, so don’t be afraid to choose this pretty look even if you normally shy away from taller heels.

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6. A Minimalist T-Strap Sandal. A pared down minimalist T-strap sandal will always be en vogue due to its simple elegance. The Rampage Peshmina Sandals are a great example of this comfortable, casual chic style. The sandals come in five different colors for maximum mix-and-match possibilities.

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7. A Cork Sole Wedge. Cork sole wedges scream laid-back summer style no matter what the going footwear trends are. The key to selecting a pair with timeless style is to look for one in a conventional color like the strappy Rampage Handler Wedge Sandals in cognac brown. These versatile sandals can go with casual and dressy summer ensembles with equal ease.

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You can order any of these chic summer shoe styles and many other pairs here at ShoeMinded.com. Shop now and make the most out of the last few weeks of summer!

The Right Shoes for Every Skirt Length

 

You need more than just the right top to make a skirt work! The perfect pair of shoes turns separates into a fashion forward ensemble, and this quick guide will turn you into a master at pairing the best shoes with any skirt in your wardrobe.

 

 

Mini Skirts

 

Skirts that stop well above the knee can be mixed and matched with many different types of shoes. One of our favorite looks is to pair a form fitting mini with a slouchy knee-high boot like the Rampage Ishmael Fringe Boots in black or cognac. The fringe on these microfiber faux suede boots will add flirt to a mini skirt. Tall wedges like the Rampage Ladarius Wedges with their 4.5-inch heels also look chic with minis.

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Mid-Thigh Skirts

 

Mid-thigh hemlines can make your legs appear short even when you’re tall. To combat that, pair skirts of this length with some type of high heel. Whether you choose a sandal like the Rampage Crisscross Dress Sandals or a closed-toe look like the Rampage Jenkinson Pumps, you’ll get the look of longer legs and perfectly balance the stylish lines of a mid-thigh skirt.

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Below the Knee Skirts

 

The right shoe for a below-the-knee skirt will depend on the cut of the garment.

 

- For a curve-hugging pencil skirt, keep the look simple with either a closed toed stiletto like the Rampage Oxie Pumps in black, taupe, navy or white or a gladiator sandal like the Rampage Debbey Gladiator Sandals.

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- For an A-line skirt that stops just below the knee, try a pump with a bit of flair like the Rampage Giza Pumps with their printed soles and heels or the Rampage Normina Pumps with their feminine bows in the back.

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Midi Skirts

 

Midi skirts are one of this season’s hottest skirt lengths, and the Fall 2015 collections are also showing them heavily. Fortunately, this flattering, flowing look is very easy to pair with footwear. Just look for a style that leaves the top of the foot exposed to lengthen the appearance of the legs while accentuating your ankles. Anything from the Rampage Magnetto Flats with their ankle straps to the Rampage Venyce Caged Lace Up Sandals with their block heels will work with a midi skirt.

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Maxi Skirts

 

When you’re picking out shoes for a maxi skirt, you want to take your height into consideration.

 

- If you’re short, choose shoes that will add to your height to keep that to-the-floor hemline from dragging. We love how the Rampage Bandit Platform Wedges go with the full look of a maxi skirt, and the shoes come in three neutral colors: black, tan and stone.

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- If you’re tall, a flat shoe will allow you to get the full effect of the sweeping length of a maxi. Something like the Rampage Jael Sandals in black, cognac or taupe are a great option. These sandals can transition seamlessly from casual to dressy maxi skirt ensembles.

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If you need to pick up some new shoes to put with your favorite skirts, you have plenty of on-trend options to choose from at ShoeMinded.com. Check out our selection of flats, pumps, sandals, boots and wedges for great finds for any hemline.

 

6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

Wish your legs were just a little or a whole lot longer? You’re unlikely to end up having a growth spurt at this point in life, but it is possible for you to get the look of legs that go on for miles. Creating the illusion of longer legs can be as easy as putting on the right pair of shoes. Here are six different styles that have a lengthening effect on the legs:

 

1. Get to the Point.

 

A pointed toe instantly adds length to the legs by extending the foot and drawing the eye to a narrow tip at the toe. The style is very popular right now, so you can pick up point toes in everything from dressy looks like our rhinestone studded Rampage Beree Flats in mocha and black to more casual looks like the Rampage Lanzo Two Piece Flats. %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

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2. Accentuate Your Ankles.

 

Ankle straps can have opposite effects on the legs. If your legs are short compared to your trunk, the ankle strap can cut off the line of your legs; however, the same look can make petite ladies appear taller. Be sure to choose an ankle strap style that is minimal with a thin sole like the Rampage Sadine Sandals to get the full lengthening benefits. %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

 

3. Go Nude.

 

A nude pump in the same color as your skin tone will make you look as if your legs go on for miles when you’re showing off your bare legs in a dress, skirt or elegant shorts. The Rampage Oxie Pumps in smooth taupe double down on the leg-extending action with their pointed toes, and they’re the perfect nude shade for ladies with light to medium skin tones. %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

 

4. Match Hues to Shoes.

 

When you’re wearing solid-colored trousers, a solid maxi skirt or colored hosiery, choosing a pump in a shade that coordinates perfectly will give you the same benefits as a nude pump with bare legs. If you want to spice things up a little, you can pick one with a contrast sole. We love how the Rampage Giza Pumps look with navy tights or trousers. The snakeskin pattern along the bottom brings a sexy finishing touch to the ensemble. %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

 

5. Reach for a Wedge.

 

Pumps aren’t the only way to add to your height with footwear. A pair of super tall wedges can give you the same height boost but with a completely different look. Try the Rampage Ladarius Wedges with their 4.5-inch wedge heel and 1-inch platform for an instant boost in height. The microfiber faux suede beauties come in three colors: tobacco brown, red and black.

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6. Show More Skin.

 

If you want your legs to look long, steer clear of shoes that have a long toe box that covers most of the tops of your feet. Flats that give more of a peek will extend your legs when you’re going bare or wearing hosiery. The Rampage Magnetto Flats and Rampage Polka Ballet Flats both have short toe boxes that reveal more of the foot and are comfy chic choices that work for day and night alike. %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs %shoeminded.com 6 Simple Shoe Tricks for Longer Looking Legs

 

 

Ready to take your legs to great new lengths? Raid your closet to see what lengthening looks you have and treat yourself to a new pair of shoes (or two) from ShoeMinded.com.

Shoes for a Fashionable 4th of July

 

Got big plans for the Fourth? You know where you’re going to go. You know who else will be there. You may even know what you’ll be eating, but what are you going to wear? Independence Day celebrations are usually laid-back, casual events. That doesn’t mean that you don’t want to look cute! Fortunately, we’ve got some great ideas to help you dress your feet up the perfect way no matter how you plan to spend the day.

 

 

- For a parade or community festival. If you’ll be heading to a parade or a festival to celebrate the Fourth with your community, you need to ensure that the shoes that you pick are made for walking. After all, you don’t want to end up with aching or blisters before the sun goes down. A slip-on flat with a thick sole is a great choice. A look like our Sugar Super Cocoa Flats with their eyelet lace design screams summer and will have your feet feeling comfy. %shoeminded.com Shoes for a Fashionable 4th of July

 

- For a party by the pool. When your plans include shifting from the pool deck to the water and back again, you need shoes that you can slip on and off in a flash. A pair of flip flops with some edgy accents will give you a fashion forward look on land and let you get into the water with ease. We’re thinking the Rampage Sabrine Sandals in silver metallic! Their color is sleek, and their pyramidal studs will bring a touch of rocker cool to your swimwear look.

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- For watching the fireworks together. Planning to cuddle up on a blanket next to someone special and watch the fireworks light up the sky? An Independence Day date calls for a shoe that is flirty and fun. The Rampage Polka Ballet Flats are downright darling with their polka dot bows, and their coral color that leans toward red for a nod to patriotic color. In these shoes, you’ll be able to hike up a hill to get that perfect vantage point to watch the fireworks show. %shoeminded.com Shoes for a Fashionable 4th of July

 

- For a backyard barbecue. Getting together with the family for a day of grilling, drinking and conversation usually means ultra casual attire. Putting on a pair of sandals with a glitzy look can bring something unexpected to your cutoffs and tank ensemble. Try the Rampage Deanika Sandals in blue to show your patriotic pride. Their rhinestone embellishments will sparkle with every step you make, yet the sandals are still casual. %shoeminded.com Shoes for a Fashionable 4th of July

 

- For a day on the boat. If you plan to spend this Independence Day on the river, lake or sea, a boat shoe will naturally be the perfect footwear to choose. The Sugar Showdown 3 Boat Shoes are especially perfect for a July Fourth cruise with their stripes in red, white and blue. The linen shoes have all of the trappings of the classic boat shoe, and they’re finished with a feminine nautical rope bow. %shoeminded.com Shoes for a Fashionable 4th of July

 

 

There is still some time left to order a new pair of shoes to show off at that Fourth of July party or get-together, so check out our collection of flats and sandals and find your favorite casual chic pair for the occasion.

The Perfect Shoes For Every Summer Wedding

The summer months are incredibly popular times for couples to tie the knot, so there’s a good chance you’ll end up on the guest list of at least one wedding before Labor Day arrives. And that means that you’ll be faced with the worst part of any wedding invite–deciding what you’ll wear to the big event! With these style ideas, you’ll at least have what goes on your feet covered for any type of summer wedding, so all you’ll need to do is pick out the perfect dress to finish your look.

 

1. Beach Wedding Beautiful Sandals. What could make getting to watch two people in love get married in view of the shore even better? Feeling the sand between your toes at the same time! A pair of minimalist sandals is perfect for a beach wedding venue, but you still want to choose a look with a touch of elegance so you’re dressed to impress. We love the Jams World Glitzy Wedge Sandals with their crystal studded straps. They come in black and in white, which both can go so nicely with any summer sundress.
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2. Chic Brunch Reception Shoes. Brunch receptions are typically more laid-back and casual than evening affairs. Choosing a stylish, yet simple sandal in a wedge or high heeled style will have you looking appropriate for the time of day. Try a look like the Rampage Kickster Sandals in black or cognac or the Rampage Candelas Sandals in silver or bronze and your feet are sure to look their best.
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3. Shoes for Rustic Farm Settings. Countryside weddings are a big thing right now, and while they can be charming, beautiful events, they can mean having to cross some tricky terrains. A wedge sandal with a thick, sturdy sole will help you make it across paths and fields with ease and suit the dressy casual theme that’s common at rustic wedding receptions. The Rampage Bandit Platform Wedges are a great choice and come in black, tan and stone. %shoeminded.com The Perfect Shoes For Every Summer Wedding

 

 

4. Elegant Shoes for a Formal Wedding. If you’re heading to a traditional formal wedding in the evening, you want to finish your look with sophisticated shoes. A classic slingback pump is always a great choice, particularly when it has an open toe to show off your summer pedi. The Rampage Flanders Pumps in white, black or nude patent will go perfectly with your dress for that fancy reception.%shoeminded.com The Perfect Shoes For Every Summer Wedding

 

5. Trendsetting Shoes for the Swanky Cocktail Reception. For a modern cocktail style reception at a chic venue, feel free to choose a dressy pump that makes a statement. You could go feminine with the beaded bow accent on the back of the Rampage Normina Pumps in black satin, or turn heads by finishing your little black dress off with a bold pop of color compliments of the Rampage Granville Pumps in fuchsia. %shoeminded.com The Perfect Shoes For Every Summer Wedding

 

 

Whether the reception is formal, casual or somewhere in between, ShoeMinded.com is sure to have the perfect shoes to have you looking chic throughout the party. Check out our full selection of sandals, pumps and wedges to get the perfect summer shoe shipped to you in time for the day those wedding bells ring.

 

5 Holiday Travel Shoe Musts

It’s the holidays, so many of you are probably traveling. Are we right? If you’re not, just enjoy your cozy slippers and forward this post to someone visiting your house this week. Wink. At ShoeMinded, we’ve been working on a list to get your feet ready to jet-set in style. Ready?

When packing your suitcase full of shoes, you’ve gotta really think about the essentials and their use. Shoes take up more room than anything, but we can all agree they’re one of the most important contents. After all, you just can’t hike in heels nor party in your athletic kicks. (Although, yes, they are trendy right now.)

Everyday
You’ll first want to wear a pair of shoes you’ll be comfortable in every day if you had to be. A great pair of flat boots whether ankle or knee-high or a pair of sheepskin boots to keep you warm. We love, love to travel in a great loafer. And by traveling in these, you can wear them all around the house while you veg out on the couch with candy. We’re fond of the Rampage Lenka that comes in so many great colors and patterns, including a festive silver sequin.

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Athletic
If you’re like us, you end up eating one too many snickerdoodles by the end of your trip, so you’ll probably find yourself wanting to take a quick walk to get out of the house for a moment or just to explore if you’re in a new city. Athletic shoes can be bulky, so try to pack your sleekest, chicest pair.

Classic Ballet Flats
These should be a closet go-to anyway, but they’re especially important for traveling. A good pair like the super-cute Rampage Polka can be worn anywhere and will go with just about any outfit with the exception of flares. And that’s why you pack the next style…

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Pretty Pumps
You might not use them, but they’re your “just in case” pair of shoes. Or, maybe your family or friends has a fancy party planned in which case you’ll def need these. For the holidays, go with something sparkly or bow-adorned, but keep the color basic like black or nude so it’s bound to pair with whatever outfit you decide upon for the evening.

Boots
Of course in the thick of winter, no matter your destination, you should pack a cool pair of boots. Big fuzzy ones for up north, ankle booties for down south. Make sure they’re stretchy and lightweight for trekking around. It’s as simple as that!

And happy shoe travels to all of you during this fun season. Happy holidays!