SamanthaSamantha Hodges

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

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New Arrivals

We’ve got the shoes you need this spring! With tons of new arrivals, there isn’t even enough hours in the day to process how good these are. Taylor Says, Lust For Life, and so many more brands have new styles. From super retro polka dots to bright multi colored fabrics, and everything in between you
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Ways to Brighten Any Outfit

After seeing the latest trends in Vegas at FN Platform and Magic, it’s pretty clear that bright colors are ruling this season. So much so, that neon is the new neutral this spring. To kick off the first week’s of spring we’re bringing you a few style tips to liven up any outfit, so you’re
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Transition Your Winter Wardrobe to Spring

Happy first day of spring everyone! I am so over the moon excited for farmer’s market Saturday mornings, outdoor runs, and most of all my spring wardrobe! This weekend I’m working on clearing out my heavy winter clothes to finally store them away for the season. During this transition period we may experience super warm days
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Date Night Must Haves

Whether you’re single or in a committed relationship date nights are important to fit in your busy schedule! Be flirty, get a little crazy and look hot. Whether you live in the hot Miami heat or cold of the Colorado mountains right now, let us help you step up your style!  

 

Professional Chic

Look professional chic with these fabulous styles! It’s so easy to get a pulled together look, and within budget. Get the look with brands like Ivanka Trump, Aldo, and BCBGeneration.

 

Head to Toe Navy

Rocking a monochromatic look can be tricky, but if you style your ensemble in navy, it’s a piece of cake, and fabulous! Try a few of these looks and let us know what you think! Don’t forget to tag us —-> #heelsdotcom

 

Luxurious Brand of the Week: Schutz

Schutz is a fabulous brand every woman should have in their shoe closet! Their designs are like a dream and they are killing it with these new spring styles! The Schutz motto is “living for pleasure” which is very apparent in each design. Playful prints, luxe materials, and stunning silhouettes are just a few of the key
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Urban Chick Top 10 Picks

Our girls know hot shoes when they see them and we’ve got some of the best! From specialty brands like Privileged, Schutz, and LFL, there’s something for everyone to love! Check out these and be sure to tag us! #heelsdotcom

 

Shop Shoes Under $60

We’ve highlighted our favorite styles under $60! We have great brands like Michael Antonio and G By Guess, and styles ranging from sandals to stilettos. It’s almost like stealing with deals this fabulous! These sexy styles will not last long so hurry while they’re here!

 

The Color That Goes With Everything

Do you need a fashion pick me up? How about a new go-to color in your closet? We totally could use one too! The latest color trend we’re obsessing over is camel; a neutral that is as versatile as it is classic. This color will go with literally everything and is making an impact on footwear,
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New Brand Alert: GX by Gwen Stefani

The GX collection is the latest line by Gwen Stefani. Inspired by cold weather hues and energizing textures this brand delivers gorgeous metallics, sleek cut outs, rich colors, and strong graphic prints. Unique stilettos pumps to sexy leg climbing gladiators, each silhouette is made to make a statement. Shop GX by Gwen Stefani today and
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What to Buy This Month

Spring is on its way and we’re already preparing! We’re bringing you the latest trends and must haves this season, like boho chic sandals, colorblock everything, and ladylike stilettos. What trend are you going to try?

 

The Global Girl: New York City

New York, a fashion capital of the world, is close to home for us. It’s our East coast fashion mecca, so to speak and the melting pot of America. We are constantly inspired by the hustle of these hard-working people in fashion industry there. Their creativity and drive show us that hard work can get you where
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Like A Boss

We have the heels you will love for work! Express your personality all while being work appropriate. We feature the best brands and styles that are elegant, sophisticated, and versatile. For a classic look go for the Treasure by BCBGeneration. To put a spring in your step (pun intended) try the Nandi sandals by Schutz.
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Downton Abbey – Anna Bates

The second character from the Downton Abbey series you should connect with is Anna Bates. She has had a hard life but she is taking the high road and progressing to a more positive direction. Anna is the highest ranked of the lower female servants. She has a great relationship with the Crawley family, and
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Cutting It Close

We’re ready to say bye bye and cut out the winter weather for this breezy trend! So many styles are getting a little laser cut love, like these edgy sandals, and these little booties. Laser cuts are a great transitional style, with many colors and playful prints available. For winter or spring, we have the style you want!  I
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It’s Not All Black and White, or Is It?

Black and white is always in style. From casual slip ons to red carpet worthy heels, you can’t go wrong with this color trend! Try accenting shoes like this with a contrasting dress or simplify with a printed look. Think retro 1960s vibe and channel your inner mod goddess with these fabulous black and white silhouettes!

 

Downton Abbey – Lady Mary Crawley

We’ve recently came across a new show to be obsessed with, Downton Abbey. The characters are amazing and all have these dramatic depth story lines. Lady Mary Crawley is who I’m loving this week. Her wit and take no mess attitude is why. She is unlike any other character and surprisingly has quite a list
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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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