Vintage Jeffrey Campbells available

A little birdie from EveryClogHasitsDay informed me that Jeffrey Campbell’s direct webstore has a handful of older JC Styles available in 11s and 12s!


When you go to go to the “Vault” section and you’ll see that they have 12s instock.

It looks like there are Damsel Spikes, Lita Spikes, Foxys, and a handful of neutral colored Litas for sale.


JC Vault offerings

Brand Spotlight: Sol Sana

I tend to browse Solestruck’s new releases weekly but I usually forget to do a quick search by size.

Today I was surprised to find that they have 7 new styles in size 12s in stock from a brand named Sol Sana.

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They’re not quite my style, but they still look great. It’s always refreshing to see bigger sizes that AREN’T grandma shoes!


Sol Sana Alex II Boot in Black Distressed size 12.0

I like the shape of Alex II boot. I just can’t pull off the light colored sole.


Sol Sana Clarissa Sandal in Black White Python size 12.0

And the Clarissa Sandal has a slight health goth edge to it.

Here are the other pairs up for grabs in an 11 and 12:

Sol Sana Alex II Boot in Tan Distressed size 12.0


Sol Sana Liza II Mule in White size 12.0
Sol Sana Drake Sandal in Black size 12.0
Sol Sana Bindi Heel in Orange Python size 12.0

Nike – Lunarsandiator

I don’t really keep up with what Nike has to offer and by the time I find out what’s cool it’s usually too late and my size is gone, BUT, luck shined on me this week.


I was browsing Nordstrom’s new stock and noticed the Lunarsandiator wedge and couldn’t take my eyes off it.


lunarsandiator Sadly, Nordstrom only had them up to a size 10, so I googled around to find out that Nike USE to have them in a 12 :O


I contacted a customer service rep and she was able to find them in a store in California and I was able to make an over the phone. They even ship for free and if I needed to return them I could take them to my closest Nike store rather than ship it back.


The 12s fit fabulously. They’re insanely comfortable and I like how I don’t have anything in my closet like them

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The soles are really soft and flexible and the wedge doesn’t feel super steep. These could be an all-day wear shoe.

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This style comes in White/White, Black/Black (like mine), black with a white base, and a tan color with a white base.

It looks like they’re sold at, Nordstrom, and Zappos


Unfortunately doesn’t have the black/black in a 12, BUT they have the Black/White in a 12. However, try contacting Nike’s customer service like I did to see if they can find a store that will ship them to you.


Zappos has black/white and white/white up to an 11.


Amazon has some in an 11 too.

Good hunting! Hope you find them too!


Smash Shoes – Factory Sale Review

I’m kind of sad to write this post. I had high hopes for Smash Shoes, but after my order arrived I lost my confidence in their quality.
I got the Rollie and the Roxy and both aren’t so great.


Let me break it down…

Smash Shoes – Rollie (black)

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The Rollie runs a half size small. The peep toe area is cut a little too small and pinches the toes on my left foot. However, it should be noted that the shoes I got were part of the Factory Sale which stated that some of their shoes had factory defects. So maybe the pair I got were slightly defected.

Regardless, I recommend ordering a size up.


WIN_20150320_144429It took like 15 mins PER SHOE to get them on and properly adjusted. You don’t need to unlace them but you do need to fiddle with the laces A LOT while they’re on your foot and zipped up to get them wearable.

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They also run a wee bit narrow.  They’re comfortable to walk in, but I just don’t feel like they’re flattering on my foot :/


This style isn’t available at the Factory Sale price, but they still have some in the regular price range ($99). I’d be curious to see if you paid more for for the “good” versions if they would fit better. At least you could return those if you didn’t like them. *shrugs*.
I can’t return mine. I may need to eBay them.

These also come in Leopard print and ARE a part of the Factory Sale


Smash Shoes – Roxy

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The Roxy fits really loosely around the ankles, and sort of small. I feel if I had gotten a 13 they would be WAY too big.

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I know….they kinda look strippery… But these were just for funsies.

But because they’re loose around the ankle I feel like they’re hard to walk in. Like I might fall down :(

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At least these don’t run narrow!


I haven’t decided if I’ll sell these yet.

The Roxy comes in red and blue and they only have a few pairs left in all sizes.


Hopefully I haven’t scared you away from Smash Shoes, but definitely be cautious when purchasing from them. I hope they get some new styles in soon.


Adidas – ZX Flux (Chevron Prism)


I mentioned in my ZX Flux Xeno post that I had another pair coming and this is them!

This style is called Chevron Prism
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Luckily, I didn’t have to fight to get this style. I got mine from Journey’s is great because they ship for free and you can make returns at their physical locations (usually in a mall). They have plenty of sizes left in this style too.

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Just like the Xeno’s I got a men’s 11 and these actually fit better than the Xenos. The upper material is different / more sturdy than the Xeno fabric. So the fit a little snugger. It feels like a slick nylon material.

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They’re just as comfortable as the Xeno’s too. Sadly my camera didn’t capture just how bright they are. The product pic at the top of this post is a more accurate shot of their colorfulness 😀


If you get these too, remember to order them through eBates! You can get like $4 back on your purchase.