Insider Picks With Carolyn Hsu


Carolyn Hsu is a New York based freelance writer and blogger. Her writing has been featured in, Refinery29, Stylecaster, and DailyMakeover among others. She’s also been the voice behind luxury lifestyle guide since 2006 and more recently launched her own personal style blog With the last name Hsu (pronounced Shoe), it only [...]

Insider Picks W/ Charlotte


Originally from Holland, Charlotte runs her virtual fashion diary from her home in London. Her “Lookbook” section shows styling tricks for different trends, whether it be tie-dye, animal prints or the little red dress. “Blog every day and be yourself – your own personal style is the most important thing!”. This week, she exclusively picked [...]

In Love With Bottines


We’ve always had a little crush on small, traditional shoe factories producing the highest quality footwear. In “Bottines” we found true craftsmanship mixed with timeless and elegant design. What else could a real shoe lover ask for? The small scale factory where the boots are made today was founded in 1958, in a town between Nîmes [...]

Insider Picks with Ashumi Sanghvi


Ashumi started her career as a stylist with Elle Magazine and IndiaWali Brides. She went on to graduate from the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York and Polimoda, Florence, Italy with a Bachelors degree in International Fashion Merchandising Management. After graduating, Ashumi worked with Condé Nast International and the Fashion Editor of L’Uomo Vogue in [...]

Words Of Wisdom


Yes, we all know: Shoes are the most important thing in life. Period. But sometimes we forget, and that’s okay. It’s our job here at Shoemocracy HQ to remind you what really matters… You think you are a “shoe’oracle” yourself? Drop us a line with your “shoe wisdom”. The most creative entry will get published [...]

In Shoes We Trust


Regardless of who you voted for yesterday, i think we’re all happy the election is finally over. We got contacted by shoe companies and magazines from around the world, all asking us the same question: “Did Obama win because of his shoes?” Honestly, we don’t know. We have been studying Barack’s and Mitt’s shoes for [...]

Footwear Design Award


“Watch our Steps!” The best footwear graduation works from around the globe This year’s Dutch Design Week – from October 20-28 in Eindhoven – will include the groundbreaking exhibition ‘Watch our Steps’ featuring the most innovative and inspiring footwear graduation works of the past 3 years, from 15 different academies from all over the world. [...]

Hello Halloween


Halloween just around the corner, you might want to have a look at these. Artists Mariana Fantich and Dominic Young of Fantich & Young have created a pair of men’s dress shoes called the “Apex Predator Shoes” that look perfectly normal from a distance, until you turn them over and check out the soles. There [...]

Jessie Artigue’s Shoe Picks


Jessie Artigue is a style expert, creative consultant & fashion blogger. She lives in the NYC-area, but loves hopping around the country to some of her favorite cities working and visiting family/friends – frequent stops include Scottsdale, San Diego & Kansas City (MO). She started her own business where she works as a wardrobe stylist [...]

In bed with Brian Atwood’s

Brian Atwood seduces us again. This time with his brand new voyeurism-inspired global campaign by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott, with creative direction by Giovanni Bianco, featuring supermodel Candice Swanepoel, with styling by Elizabeth Sulcer. The print campaign debuted in the September issues of global fashion magazines, incl. Vogue, Love, T Magazine, Interview & CR.   [...]