Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Shoe Wednesdays: Alexander Wang 'Liya' Pump

Alexander Wang's shoes are just getting better and better. Last year's Anais came as a surprise to me, in all their elegant metallic glory. I disliked the over-worked and over-exposed Frejas so much that I wasn't prepared for such simplicity from the designer.

Then came Liya, some kind of achievement in minimalism (that seems to be my ongoing theme this week). The pointy pump is so refreshing (welcome back!) and its delicate shape is balanced out by the thick ankle strap. And the heel is lovely. 

$495 at Holt Renfrew

PS. Of course, there is the matter of that terrible lawsuit accusing Wang of running a sweatshop, but unless he is proven guilty, I'm not going to get into it.

Images courtesy of Alexander Wang and Holt Renfrew.


Rocio Larrea said...

Love the shoes!!!!

Lola said...

I have to say I'm not a fan. Something about the shoe seems outdated to me. 

lisa said...

Elegant with a capital 'E'!

anya said...

Yes, at first glance. But with this type of shoe, it's all about styling. I'm thinking a slim pant, oversized sweater... 

Carolyn said...

yes love these wangs!

Vogue World said...

This type of shoe is so elegant.I love it.

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