SamanthaSamantha Hodges

I love high heels, sweets, and anything that sparkles!

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The Global Girl: Milan

Milan’s Italian glamour is continuous all day, every day. It’s completely inspiring and transforming. This city’s fashion is almost as beautiful as it’s people. Milan’s style has evolved over the years, but always remained fresh, modern, and fashion conscious. There is a strong emphasis on detail, tailoring, and playing with textures and color. These fashionistas rock trendy black
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Obsession of the Week is Jessa from Girls

Our fave character of the week goes to Jessa from Girls. If you don’t know what show this is by now, you need to get HBO and start DVR-ing it for the best 30 minutes of your life. Floral, free, and such a hipster, is the style of Jessa Johansson. Jessa’s light, airy persona reflects
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Favorite Oscars & After Party Looks

The 87th Annual Academy Awards fashion was SO amazing! Everyone really raised the bar. Can you believe Margot Robbie’s fierce look, and JLo’s high drama gown? If there is any party we want to be at it’s an Oscars After Party, and especially this years! The celebs were definitely not shy Sunday night and the
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Chug A Lug

Lug soles are an easy way to get a rugged and edgy look. Distressed boots to fresh feminine pumps are getting the lug treatment. Don’t worry about slipping up in these treaded styles, your confident strut will stay flawless and firmly on the ground! This trendy accent will create a bold touch to all your
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Obsession of the Week is Shoshanna from Girls

Shoshanna from Girls has this quirkiness about her that you just love! She is always in her head and forever planning out every detail of her life. While Shosh is learning to let go a little bit, she grows into this character you can relate to, and really admire for her strengths. Along with all of
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Clearance Sale!

All of these items have been marked down to especially low prices recently! If you’re looking for that last minute pair of winter boots, or need a sexy pair of stilettos for next week’s date night, check out our clearance pages for tons of shoes! All clearance items are buy one get one free eligible
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Dress Like a Model

The world is full of beautiful people, with whom we rave over. From beauty to wardrobe we want what these models have. Just because you aren’t walking the runway or posing on exotic beaches, doesn’t mean you can’t get the look.  

 

Outfits Inspired By 50 Shades of Grey

The time has come; the moment we’ve all been waiting for. 50 Shades of Grey! We are so stoked to see the movie this weekend! That’s all we can talk about in the office. To get Ana’s style all you need are a few classic pieces. The Margo by Mia, Cinadya by Schutz, and Catarina
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The Global Girl: London

The London girl is mod meets super chic with a touch of edge. Bold prints, colors, textures and black of course will make a statement any London girl would love. Some of my favorite looks are from the hit Bravo TV show, Ladies of London. These women have serious style and unlimited budgets. What’s not to love?!
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Nail Polish Colors to Try in 2015

With NYFW coming up your look needs to be on trend and up to date. We’ve put together a few of our favorite nail colors you need to try in 2015. Mauve, nude, pale pink, and mint made the list. Be brave and make a statement!

 

Obsession of the Week is Marnie from Girls

Let me be the first to say I have a love/hate relationship with Marnie from Girls. She is gorgeous and super smart. However, her choice in men (and her friends men and men in current other relationships) really show her character in a different light, but she is the character you want to see succeed
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Valentine’s Day Checklist

How ready are you for the biggest weekend of love in 2015? Do you still need a little Valentine’s Day inspiration? Don’t stress, we can help! From his and her gift guides, to romantic wedding plans we have the perfect ideas for you! View this collection on Polyvore View this collection on Polyvore View this collection
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What To Wear On A Monday

Monday’s can be boring! Am I right? So let’s take things up a notch and add a little pizzazz, like trading in that button up and pencil skirt for a curve-hugging, smoldering dress with textured tights and hot pumps. Top it off with one of our favorite statement coats and your new Monday style is complete! The look
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Statement Coats & Shoes

In most of the country it is freezing cold and you need to bundle up, but just because it’s snow worthy weather out there doesn’t mean you have to look like the abominable snowman. Take a clue from Blake Lively’s playbook and turn your outerwear into a fun and interesting focal point! Layering warm basics
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The Global Girl: Paris

  Paris is a one of a kind city, with one of a kind women. Their style is so effortlessly glamorous and sophisticated chic! From beauty secrets to hairstyles, and fashion trends too, their style could rule the world. Paris women wear fabulous styles like d’orsay pumps, sassy sandals, and single soles, and trends like ghillie heels
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Obsession of the Week is Hannah from GIRLS

This is the first of the Girls female character series blogs and I hope you love it as much as I do! I’m totally obsessed with the HBO show Girls and if you haven’t watched it yet, please do and start from the beginning. You will probably be as hooked as the rest of us!
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New Styles Alert! Shellys London

Do you know about Shellys London yet? It’s only one of the most mod, forward fashion shoe brands there is right now! I’m obsessed with their block heels, cool colors, and chic vibe. Whether you want a transitional bootie like the Anime, an unusual pair of lug sole pumps like the Acywen, or a simple
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Shoe Language of Love

I have to admit my first love was shoes. I would take them any way I could get them and wear my mother’s pumps around the house. When I got older and had my very own first pair I thought I was hot stuff (in the 8th grade with a 3 inch heel). I just
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Hot Styles Under $60

We all have a little voice inside saying buy the shoes, you need the shoes! If you’re anything like me my little inside voice tells me all the time. Every week it’s a new style or color I crave! Now I’ve found the perfect solution to your spending problem, amazing shoes under $60! Yes, I
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Top Beauty Trends of 2015

Thanks to a few fabulous top makeup artists and their celebrity icon clients, we are stocked on information of 2015′s beauty trends, secrets, and tips! We’re now blessed with the knowledge of wild and crazy treatments like injectible cleavage, which of course is super temporary around 48 hours (a new process is starting that will last
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The Best of the SAG Awards

Every year stars gather for the annual SAG Awards to celebrate and congratulate each other on how well they have done with a super lavish ceremony. There are no hosts, which means a quicker line to the after parties. That’s what I’m talking about! Even though the event passed quickly, there was no lack of
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Inspiration Tuesday

Just because it’s dreary outside doesn’t mean your wardrobe has to be! Add a pop of color to your life this season.

 

Sportswear For Any Girl

For me sportswear is an important part of my workout, a motivator if you will. I like to think the better I dress, the better I feel, the harder I workout and quicker I see results. It’s not the worst motto to live by, so I stick with it. I’ve created my own personal style
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Food Truck Friday’s

Did you know that every Friday in South End, Charlotte there’s something amazing called Food Truck Friday’s?! Rain or shine, at the corner of Camden Rd and Park Ave from 5-9PM there are some of the best food trucks the city has to offer! Just remember to bring a lawn chair or blankets to chill
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30% Off Site Wide Sale Extended

 

2015 Wardrobe Staples

Every year my list grows of trendy things to buy, but this year I’m focusing on the staple pieces I can add to my collection instead. Some of these things are worth splurging for; others are better to pay less for.

 

More Clearance Boots Markdowns!

Do you want, need, and crave a new pair of boots this winter? Check out our buy one get one free section of amazing boots! You can’t go wrong with cool styles at smoldering prices! Tons of boots have been marked down from brands like Jessica Simpson, Privileged, and Sam Edelman. Browse through our clearance pages full of ankle, knee, and thigh high styles and find a high fashion look
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Cold Weather Cool

This burst of warm weather isn’t going to last long in the middle of winter, so be sure you have your winter essentials to look warm and chic this season. Do you ever see those girls who just look perfect no matter how cold and below freezing it is outside? They have the cute gloves
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Brand Spotlight: Circus by Sam Edelman

Circus by Sam Edelman is a fun and trendy brand, full of innovative and creative designs. Circus delivers whimsical styles that will entertain the most fashionable. Bright colors and wild prints complete the look of these fabulous sandals, pumps, slides and now sneakers. The Circus girl is fun, energetic and always up for the next
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Ski Bunny Style

I love taking a great winter trip! Do you? There are so many places to visit in many states across the US and international countries. All you have to do is make a quick Google search for locations near you like this ski resort about two hours from me! Whether you live for it or have never been
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Charlotte Restaurant Week

Treat yourself this season with Charlotte’s Restaurant week. 124 of the best restaurants in Charlotte, NC offer 3 course meals (or more) at dinner for only $30 per person. Restaurant Week begins today, January 16 and runs through January 25. The pricing for this amazing food is unreal and something you cannot miss! Be sure
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Sale On Sale

Yes, shoe lovers you read the title correctly. For a limited time, we are having a sale on sale items! Take an additional 10% off already reduced prices! Just use the code XTRA10 at checkout to save now!! You can get amazing savings on brands like Bebe, Diba, Pour La Victoire, and so many more!
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Buyer Picks For Winter

This week I teamed up with our buyer, Emily, to find the hottest shoes for winter! Take a look at her top picks to wear now! Jessica Simpson “Bettino” – Black Kelsi Dagger “Odem” – Black Aldo “Cylia” – Black Bed Stu “Oath” – Blk Rustic/Teak Schutz “Brasiliana” – Soft Blk Aldo “Kristina” – White Print Shellys London
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One Day Sale

We are having a one day sale today and you shouldn’t miss it! Everything on the site – yes everything – is 30% off! Just apply the code BLIZZARD at checkout to get the discount. Get brand new boots, Spring sandals, and more during this fabulous sale. We offer celebrity brands like Jessica Simpson, L.A.M.B,
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Oh My Gah, The Golden Globes

The 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards happened this past Sunday (January 11) which launched us straight into award season. The beautiful ceremony was held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, where the Golden Globes have been held annually since 1961. The hosts were Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, who are totally hilarious together! Can you imagine
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Fabulous Boots Under $100

In my opinion, we have the best boot  selection, but just when I thought it couldn’t get any better I realized there are so many awesome brands of boots under $100! Now you can look good for less. I know all of you fashionista’s on a budget will be happy about this (and maybe even score
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Customer Loyalty Points Program

We appreciate your continued patronage with our company. To show you that we like to give a little back to our customers we have created a Customer Loyalty Points Program. We would love to have every customer boast about their shopping experience with our company so this is our way of saying “Thank You.” How do
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Exclusive: Bags.com Coming Soon!

We hope you’re as excited as we are for this announcement. The hottest spot for handbags is coming soon! We’re in the process of finding you the latest looks, and best prices from the most fabulous new and upcoming brands, as well as the ones you know and love! Soon you can shop for sexy heels,
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What You Should Buy This Month

Happy New Year shoe lovers! Can you believe today is already the 5th of January?! Time is flying by and I need to get organized.  I’ve decided to make a checklist for 2015 of the things I want to buy, places I want to travel, and personal goals. I’m starting with what to buy this month. A
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

 

In The Mood For Nude

Nude tones will never go out of style. It’s quite possibly the hottest trend ever! Are you having a hard time finding the perfect heel to go with your statement making dress or outfit?  Then pick a gorgeous nude hue to accent your look with perfection. A few of my favorites include the Schutz Cadey Lee, the Graham by
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Deal vs. Splurge

Everyone loves a great deal, right? Well, look no further than here for your best looks at amazing prices – not those crazy designer prices you can’t afford (or bring yourself to pay for)! Trust me when I say you will be blown away.

 

New Styles From Taylor Says

A brand new collection from Taylor Says has landed. Be the first to own these new, super gorgeous designs from LA designer, Taylor Reeve. Every shoe comes to life with its own personally designed sole, colorful materials, and vibrant fabrics. Grab one of these unique styles and stand out from the crowd.

 

New Year’s Eve Sale!

As 2014 nears its end you have to make big plans to go out in style. My go-to motto: I like big savings and I cannot lie! You other sisters can’t deny! We’re having a New Year’s Eve Sale and it’s one you don’t want to miss! Buy 1 pair get 1 pair 50% off with the
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Brand Alert: Jack Rogers

We are so excited to carry a new brand for you all to try! The Jack Rogers collection envelopes the American spirit and e creates colorful resort worthy styles. We’ve got all the styles and colors you want, including the Jelly’s! Oranges, whites, gold and silver, blues, purples, pinks and black! We even have cork! How cute and
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Bootie Boutique

Merry Christmas Eve to you all! I can’t wait for tomorrow! My family has already started celebrating today and it feels so great to be around the ones I love the most. This year I asked for shoes… of course! No surprise there. But one pair in particular I want come in many different forms and
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People Magazine Awards

PEOPLE is the world’s most popular magazine and for one night only, Thursday, December 18, they teamed up with NBC and Dick Clark productions for a star-studded event, the People Magazine Awards! This award show represents pop culture for the entire year. The night included a few performances from bands like 5 Seconds of Summer and Maroon
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Must Have: Tall Boots

The most popular boots ever are knee boots and you should have them! Why, you ask? Because knee boots are stylish, worn year round, perfect with any outfit combo, extremely comfortable, easy to style, and warm! For a casual feel, these would look great with a pair of dark skinny jeans, plaid top and faux fur vest.
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Brand Spotlight: Aldo

Aldo is the prime destination for fashion forward shoes at no fuss prices! This brand brings unique, modern women’s shoe styles with a fun cosmopolitan twist to the surface. Aldo is perfect for the up and coming it girl, ready for a good time and hard work too. Find the hottest style for any occasion!

 

Holiday Gift Guide: Shoes For Your Classic Sleek Bestie

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the classiest friend of all? You know you have a sleek bestie to shop for this season so we’re narrowing down your search to help you out. I am loving the Cadey Lee by Schutz, the Zanie by Pour La Victoire, and the Nippers by Aldo. Go with clean lines,
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