After The Oscars | Fashion Feats And Fashion Flops

The stars hit the red carpet on Sunday with uber class, and a little sass. Or maybe, uber sass and a little class. Either way, with bling shining, hair flowing and faces glowing, the stars flaunted their best (and worst) ensembles for the commoners (aka you and me) to oogle over. And yes, we’re judging them. So while you’re crammed in coach, cruisin’ in your sub-compact import, or chillin’ in your postage stamp-sized apartment, take comfort knowing that we can openly turn our noses up at celeb fashion flops.

We’re head over heels for this glittery number! We all know glitter is where it’s at right now, so jump on the bandwagon and shine it up! We’d pair this enviable ensemble with these hot heels.

2012 Oscars | Ellie Kemper

2012 Oscars | Ellie Kemper

Oscar Worthy | Jessica Simpson Waleo | $64.99

Oscar Worthy | Jessica Simpson Waleo | $64.99

Golly, we love Emma Stone – what’s not to adore? We just can’t help but wonder which mirror told her this would be it – this would be the dress she takes to the Academy Awards. She’s yelling at us through her wardrobe. Whispers, Emma. It’s whispers that get the most attention. Anyway, if the dress doesn’t do it for you, these shoes certainly will! We’d pair this fuchsia number with these classy pumps.

2012 Oscars | Emma Stone

2012 Oscars | Emma Stone

Oscar Worthy | Dereon Sasho | $44.99

Oscar Worthy | Dereon Sasho | $44.99

A picture is worth a thousand words, and this one has a lot to say. But we have questions for you, photograph. 1) Is Anna Faris drunk, or does she have a peg leg and we just didn’t know it? 2) Why did she dip herself in latex before she went to the Oscars? Rhetorical questions, of course, we love this funny front woman when she’s at her best. This just isn’t one of those times.

2012 Oscars | Anna Faris

2012 Oscars | Anna Faris

Oscar Worthy | Paris Hilton Nandi | $61.99

Oscar Worthy | Paris Hilton Nandi | $61.99

Saving the best for last – by far our fave fashion feat of the night! When you’re wearing such a superb gown, who cares what shoes you’re wearing? Just kidding…we care. Try these on for size.

2012 Oscars | Jessica Chastain

2012 Oscars | Jessica Chastain

Oscar Worthy | Kelsi Dagger Linzy In Bronze | $66.99

Oscar Worthy | Kelsi Dagger Linzy In Bronze | $66.99

Who do you think claimed a fashion feat, and who flopped??

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Oscar-Worthy Styles | Flashy, Or Less Is More?

Hello again, Oscar! The Academy Awards are this Sunday, February 26,  and we know we’ll see a lot of new styles, new twists on old styles, and everything in between.  We can’t wait to see what some of our fave stars and starlets stir up!

While Hollywood is busy prepping, primping, and perming (well, maybe not that), we took some time to pick out a few Oscar-worthy styles that are prime head-turning, envy inspiring footwear fashions.

Madden Girl Sookiee Slingbacks | Bronze

Madden Girl Sookiee Slingbacks | Bronze

Steve Madden Showstop | Black | Beige | Blue

Steve Madden Showstop | Black | Beige | Blue

Turns out all that glitters is not gold (sorry to disappoint), but with all the attention sparkle-laden fashions are getting these days, these shoes may as well be as good as gold!
Animal print or bust!  Let’s Face it – animal print never gets old.  Unless, of course, you’re Nicki Minaj.  Toned down and paired with an equally awesome ensemble you can’t go wrong.
Steve Madden Wicked

Steve Madden Wicked

Paris Hilton Tyra

Paris Hilton Tyra

Paris Hilton Shelly | Gold | Black

Paris Hilton Shelly | Gold | Black

Jessica Simpson Waleo | Silver | Pink

Jessica Simpson Waleo | Silver | Pink

For those of us who are intimidated by making a statement with our feet, there are the classic Oscar-inspired looks.  Sometimes…less is more.

Tell us which stars you think will rock the best Oscar style!

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As Seen In Footwear News Retail Guide | February 2012

Check her out!  Our very own Danielle Petri, buyer for Shoe Metro, was interviewed by industry standard setting publication Footwear News.  See the article below for a sneak peak at what you can expect to find in our line-up in the upcoming months, and tell us what you’re hoping to see in our footwear arsenal!

Footwear News Retail Guide | February 2012
Footwear News Retail Guide | February 2012
Danielle Petri | Booting Up

Danielle Petri | Booting Up

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Color Me Spring! (PLUS A Pre-Sale Alert – Yay!)

Spring is in the air, people. As the seasons change, so must our wardrobes. Time to update your stockpile from browns, blacks and greys to the new it colors of spring. Feet – meet peep toes, sandals, pumps and flats donning coral, turquoise and purple hues. Vibrant colors and edgy designs define this seasons footgear.

Drab winter tones, exit stage left. Enter bold and inspiring spring and summer colors on relaxed styles!

Kelsi Dagger Linzy

Kelsi Dagger Linzy

We couldn’t have asked for a more versatile pump! Perfect for going from office to happy hour and…what do you know? It’s dressed in a lovely shade of purple that exemplifies the freshest Spring trend.
Relaxing day at the beach? Hangin’ out poolside, perhaps? Yes, please! These puppies are the perfect combination of island attitude and mainland fashion sense (not that the two are mutually exclusive, of course).
Rocket Dog Clover

Rocket Dog Clover

Steve Madden Manngo Platform Wedges

Steve Madden Manngo Platform Wedges

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Coral calling! This color looks great paired with just about any and every other color in the palette, and is the choice of many fashionistas for breaking free of Winter’s icy grip.
As promised – I’m letting you in early on our President’s Day sale – woot! Tomorrow through February 21, 2012, you can take 20 percent off of your entire order. Any price, any style, any shoe! Don’t jet out of here too quickly, though. You do need a code to take advantage of this smokin’ presidential deal. Do your shopping tonight, and head over to ShoeMetro.com first thing in the morning to grab your 20 percent off code.
Nautica Tomales Bay

Nautica Tomales Bay

Sperry Top Sider A/O 2-eye

Sperry Top Sider A/O 2-eye

Nautica Cvo Velcro

Nautica Cvo Velcro

Sperry Top Sider A/O Barrel Lace

Sperry Top Sider A/O Barrel Lace

Diba Car Laa

Diba Car Laa

Madden Girl Naughtyy Platforms

Madden Girl Naughtyy Platforms

Sperry Top Sider A/O Pump

Sperry Top Sider A/O Pump

Madden Girl Mayville

Madden Girl Mayville

We want to know — what color will you dare to wear this spring?

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Bearpaw Photo Shoot With Local Surf Phenom

Aloha all!  So, this post is a bit different than what you are used to seeing, but the past couple weeks have seen epic surf here in San Diego, and all the toes on the nose bros and surfer gals at Shoe Metro have certainly been taking advantage.  We wanted to share some awesome pics taken right here in our own backyard, of some of our very own local surf gurus and Shoe Metro family.

Bobby K Shredding The Rock Sunset At The Shack

 

Also have to give a shout out to super grom Tiare Thompson – home grown right here in La Jolla.  Check out this snapshot from our Bearpaw photo shoot with this talented young surfer, and let us know how awesome she is!

Surf Grom Tiare Thompson Wearing Bearpaws

It’s not flip-flop season just yet, so don’t forget to check out our favorite lineup of Bearpaws that will keep your tootsies warm after a refreshing spring surf sesh.  Even better – they’re 30% off with the coupon BEARPAW30!  Your favorite pair of Bearpaw boots or slippers is just a click away – but hurry – the coupon expires tomorrow…

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Trending Now | Glitter Gals

So Adele swept the 2012 Grammys – anyone surprised?  Her sultry voice and style to match make the singer irresistible to both our eyes and our ears.  The singer looked every bit the Vogue cover girl that she is, channeling the best of the 60′s with her red lips and cat eyes.  Elegance became her as she donned a shimmering Giorgio Armani gown and Louboutin heels to match.  Think Marilyn Monroe meets Dorothy in the Emerald City.  We think her sparkle-tastic shoes were a total hit.

Adele At The 2012 Grammys

Sparkle-tastic At The 2012 Grammys

Since we can’t run out and snag a pair of Christian Louboutin heels, here are a few affordable options we have in our line-up. Hopefully they’ll have you clicking your heels together three times and saying, “There’s no place like Shoe Metro, there’s no place like Shoe Metro, there’s no place like Shoe Metro.”

Enjoy!

REPORT SIGNATURE Parker 3

REPORT SIGNATURE Parker 3

Jessica Simpson Nolita

Jessica Simpson Nolita

Style & Co Endora

Style & Co Endora

Kelsi Dagger Linzy

Kelsi Dagger Linzy

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Save 20% On Select Items

Yay, more savings! Black Friday and Cyber Monday are now behind us but what is Shoe Metro if you’re not saving money? These shoes are on sale from now until Monday, December 5. Go ahead and check out these shoes, which you can save 20% on with the coupon code: 20STEAL. On top of that, we’ve extended Free Ground Shipping until the end of this sale as well. Happy shopping!

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BCBGeneration Jardenas
Jessica Simpson Ely
BCBGeneration Secret

Color: Black
MSRP: $115.00
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Color:
Tan
MSRP: $98.00
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Color:
Black
MSRP: $140.00
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Ed Hardy Snowblazer
 
Izod Comfy Slippers
 
Rocket Dog Whirl

Color: Brown
MSRP: $400.00
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With Coupon: $70.39
 

Color:
Black
MSRP: $22.00
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Black Mini Isle Knit
MSRP: $45.00
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Kenneth Cole New York Mid-Town
 
Kenneth Cole New York Mid-Town
 
Kenneth Cole New York On The Town

Color: Black
MSRP: $145.00
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Color:
Brown
MSRP: $145.00
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Color:
Black
MSRP: $145.00
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Clarks Bushacre 2
 
Bearpaw Darwin
 
New Balance MT573

Color:
Green
MSRP: $80.00
Save 43%
With Coupon: $45.59
 
Color: Sand
MSRP: $45.00
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Black/Orange
MSRP: $68.00
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*Offer expires 12/05/11. Use Code “20STEAL” for 20% Off Featured Products Above Only (does not include tax or shipping). Free ground shipping on orders in the contiguous United States only. Free ground shipping expires 12/05/2011. Valid in-store and at ShoeMetro.com only. Does not apply to prior orders or open orders. Cannot be combined with other offers. Offer may be altered or discontinued at any time.

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Cyber Monday Extended: Save 25% For One More Day

As an early gift to our customers, we’ve extended our Cyber Monday Sale until the end of today, Tuesday. You can still score 25% OFF all shoes AND get FREE Shipping for one more day. All you need to do is use the code: CYBERSHOES at Checkout. Click here to start shopping or just click on the picture below.

Cyber Monday Sale At Shoe Metro

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Shoesday Tuesday on Star 94.1FM

We have lots of exciting news to announce this week. I’ll get into more of it tomorrow but for now, there’s this. We’ve partnered with Star 94.1FM in San Diego to bring you Shoesday Tuesday, which starts today. Every Tuesday for the next several weeks, you can win a $100 Shoe Metro Gift Card by listening into Star 94.1FM. Of course, the big kick for us is just hearing ourselves on the radio. Tune in and check it out!

Shoesday Tuesday

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One-Day Only: 30% Off Select Holiday Gifts

Giving you a heads up on a special, One-Day Flash Sale that just started today. You can take 30% OFF these 18 featured products below. Be sure to apply coupon code “30GIFTS” at Checkout or in your shopping cart. If you check out the first two products below–the Joey O Sone pumps and the MIA Snowstorm booties–that comes out to 88% and 80% OFF MSRP, respectively.

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Joey O Sone pumps
MIA Snowstorm
Skechers Resistor – Turbulent
Color: Black
MSRP: $89.00
Save 88%
With Coupon: $10.49
 

Color: Black
MSRP: $59.00
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With Coupon: $11.89
 

Color: Silver/Pink
MSRP: $105.00
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MIA Ximena boots
 
Bearpaw Moc slippers
 
Reebok Easytone Reeinvigorate

Color: Natural
MSRP: $129.00
Save 38%
With Coupon: $80.49
 

Color: Chestnut
MSRP: $50.00
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With Coupon: $30.09
 

Color: White/Silver
MSRP: $100.00
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With Coupon: $34.99

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Kelsi Dagger Linzy
 
Rocket Dog Shimmie
 
Ryka Revive
Color: Black
MSRP: $119.00
Save 33%
With Coupon: $79.79
 
Color: Black
MSRP: $35.00
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With Coupon: $20.29
 
Color: Grey/White/Orange
MSRP: $70.00
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Clarks Bushacre 2
Izod Backless Slippers
DC Shoes Pure XE

Color: Grey
MSRP: $85.00
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With Coupon: $50.39
 

Color: Tan
MSRP: $22.00
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With Coupon: $11.19
 

Color: White/Red
MSRP: $65.00
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Clarks Bushacre 2
 
Izod Sam Slippers
 
DC Shoes Court Graffik

Color: Red
MSRP: $85.00
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With Coupon: $45.49
 

Color: Brown
MSRP: $35.00
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With Coupon: $13.99
 

Color: Black/Plaid
MSRP: $60.00
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With Coupon: $33.59

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Harley Davidson Charleston
 
Bearpaw Darwin slippers
 
DC Shoes Villain Vulc

Color: Black
MSRP: $118.00
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With Coupon: $50.39
 
Color: Black
MSRP: $45.00
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With Coupon: $25.19
 
Color: Battleship Grey
MSRP: $50.00
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