Saturday, July 5
The Designer Wears Prada
Ever wish you could try your hand at designing your very own pair of shoes?? Well Prada has made it personal and answered the prayers of women everywhere. Hunting for a heel that's truly one of a kind? The iconic Italian label has the answer: a made to order program for it's pump-loving customers allowing you to style your own in thousands of killer combos. Just six decisions and four weeks later, your customized pair ships directly from the factory in Tuscany to your door in a box that closely matches the shoe's color. These custom can be order in-store or online and start at $745. Here's the down-low on how to DIY:
1. Select a Style
The range includes pointy-toe and round toe variations.
2. Choose a Color
Find your favorite among 45 shades, which include warm, friendly hues, from red to yellow to purple to cobalt to magenta and emerald.
3. Settle on a Sole
Complete the look with one of three soft neutrals: nudish pink, blue or black.
4. Opt For a Material
There are five possibilities: patent, plain and Saffiano leather, satin and suede.
5. Make Your Mark
Monogram the under-side with up to three gold-plated letters.
6. Pick a Height
The standard stiletto stacks up to 3.3 inches, but you can tread higher (4.3) or lower (1.8).