SamanthaSamantha Hodges

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

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Hot Brand Alert: MIA

Mia shoes are one of my favorite brands because they’re fun, fashionable, and offered at an affordable price (which means you can buy more of them). I love the George (below) paired with distressed skinny jeans and a big chunky sweater. I’m also into the Mona, a gorgeous black ankle strap stiletto and the Amanda
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Ballet Flats

Ballet flats are known for their comfort and function. The best part is every woman can wear them! These elegant styles are sure to spruce up any boring outfit all while remaining comfortable and chic. I love the snake print Amanda from Mia and the leopard print Tizzy from Ivanka Trump. Neutral navy, black, and beige’s
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Boots You Need: Leopard Print Edition

I think crazy, sexy, cool, when I think about leopard prints. Take the words of TLC and apply them to your daily look. A few of my favorites are these chic little booties, these bordeaux and leopard bad boys, and these major Chelsea boots. Whether you dress your leopard boots up in a pencil skirt or down
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#Shoefie #Giveaway #Heelsdotcom

It’s giveaway time! Post a shoefie with your Heels.com shoes. Tag us #heelsdotcom and tag two besties and tell them to follow us! The winner AND besties each receive a $50 gift card to spend at Heels.com! Contest Ends This Friday, November 21st!

 

Vince Camuto Signature

Vince Camuto Signature is one of our favorite brands for many fabulous reasons. This brand promises lavish luxury for your bucks! Gorgeous styles are crafted with specialty leathers and fabrics. Top quality detailing and an array of eye-catching colors, animal prints and metallic’s put Vince Camuto Signature on your must have list. Show me your style
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Don’t Wait to Shop

Are you waiting for Black Friday to start holiday shopping? I say, don’t wait, start shopping now with amazing savings, like buy one get one free deals! All you have to do is select two or more buy one get one free eligible items, add them to your cart and apply the BOGO code at
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Holy Markdown – Jessica Simpson “Dany”

The Dany Pewter Sequin is perfect for holiday season; great for New Year’s, holiday party’s, or vacation getaways! Twisting up this sexy sandal is a sequin designed grey fabric with skinny ankle and t-strap. A thick 2 inch platform and 6 inch wood block heel deliver balance for a stable and comfy strut. The best part
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Glam Gold

Who doesn’t love dazzling up their day with something sparkly? Gold can make any drab day at the office much more enjoyable. So put on your sequined pants, grab that gold clutch and throw on a pair of these for a fun day or night look!

 

Holiday Getaway Planning

Who’s getting out of town this holiday season? Are you traveling close to home or far away for your getaway? Some of my favorite vacation spots are right here in North Carolina! I’ve put together a few of my favorite holiday spots for you to try this year in North Carolina and all over. Be
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Veteran’s Day Flash Sale

First, we want to say thank you to all of the military veterans and families out there who support and protect our country! We are proud and thankful to have you! To celebrate Veteran’s Day, we are having a 35% off sale, today only! Use the code SALUTE35 at checkout to apply the discount for savings.

 

10 Over-the-Knee Boots You Need

As the cold comes in strong and overtakes in Charlotte, you need to cover up. We’ve made it easy for you, pointing out the one thing that needs a little more coverage: your knees! When you’ve worn ankle boots in freezing temps you quickly understand why it’s so important to have that extra warmth. Choose these
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Neutral Navy

We love all things navy. Navy stilettos, navy ankle boots, navy sneakers; you name it, we have it! Navy tones create an updated neutral look. Navy looks great with denim, printed leggings, and a variety of color combinations. I like pairing navy with a pop of bright color for contrast or with other neutral colors
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CMA Awards Recap

Who watched the CMA Awards this week? I died when I saw Kacey Musgraves’ hair and Lucy Hale’s knockout red dress! To be 47 and “not diet”, Faith Hill looked amazing with Tim McGraw by her side, who was looking buff in all black. Celebs on the red carpet at award shows are absolutely stunning and
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Shades of Grey

I’m sure you’ve all heard of 50 Shades of Grey, the movie right? Well, the title is true… there are 50(+) shades of grey but I’m talking about shoes. Every great shoe collection needs a versatile grey style that can be a go-to grabber. From casual grey booties to dressy stone stilettos, this hue will
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Tigerbear Republik

Tigerbear Republik incorporates bright, free spirited looks from comfy sneakers to earthy ankle boots. Friends came together to create a brand like no other with pure intent to F.I.G.H.T.  Feed, inspire, give, help, and teach those less fortunate. Tigerbear Republik isn’t just about style, these unique looks are created with water based glues, vegan friendly fabrics
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Heel of the Week: Lust For Life “Righteous”

Wanting a new favorite ankle boot? If so, you will love this one! The striking Righteous is just what you need, complete with gorgeous Fall colors. Lust for Life delivers a multi color snake covered silhouette with contrasting zipper trim. This edgy ensemble features a 5 inch stiletto heel and easy to use back zip.

 

Monochromatic Looks

Loving the chic monochromatic style celebs are rocking? Now you can wear it too! This simple, fun color trend is easy to wear. Take a peak at these four monochromatic looks below to get your style inspiration. The sleek black Tabitha by Qupid features an easy to slide into silhouette with glossy black patent and simple strap design; it’s completed by a
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Red All About It

This quote says it all because red is always a good choice. Red is hot. Red is stunning. Red will bring all the boys to the yard. I could go on and on but most importantly, you need it in your shoe closet. I feel powerful and feminine when I wear red. It becomes a symbol
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Holiday Style

The last thing I want to do is show up to my family’s holiday celebrations looking like a bum. Think about all of questions they will ask – what happened to you and do you not have money for clothes (lol); the pictures that will be taken and social media posts they will make. It
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Clearance Boots – BOGO FREE

You can’t go wrong with hot styles at even hotter prices! Tons of boots have been marked down from brands like Guess, Steve Madden and Jessica Simpson. Browse through our clearance pages full of ankle, knee, and thigh high styles and find a high fashion look without the high price tag. Don’t forget to apply the code BOGO at check out for
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Staff Style – Ellen

This week’s Staff Style inspiration comes from our Marketing Director, Ellen. She is wearing the Dr Martens 1460 W – Green Smooth. Trendsetters unite in these boots by Dr Martens. This throwback style gets an update with it’s smooth green leather. The classic yellow stitching, cushioned soles and 1 1/2 inch block heel keep this look iconic.
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Blush Tones

Blush tones work great on anyone and are sure to go with every piece in your closet . You can wear this color trend with all skin types and it looks fabulous! Finding your best match can be difficult though. To find yours search for blush tones in beige or pink categories; think of it as finding a
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Last Minute Halloween Needs

I love a great Halloween party but planning one can be quite a handful. Have you went down the list yet? Food, decorations, seating, games, music, drinks & alcohol? Check! But wait, don’t forget about yourself! Makeup? Purse? Costume? Heels? I’m assuming with all of this party planning you still need to complete your Halloween costume. Try
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Celeb Costume Inspiration

Who’s ready for a weekend of fun, dancing, and a lot of costume makeup?! I know I am! I’m putting the final touches on my costume tonight. I can’t wait to show it off! Halloween is days away and that means you better be ready to party! For last minute inspiration check out these fun celeb
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Oxblood Color Trend

The oxblood color trend may be the hottest color trend of the season! If you’re tired of the same old neutrals every year, try something new! Oxblood is a new neutral and you will love it! I wear oxblood colors in shoes, coated denim, blouses, and accessories. Below are a few of my favorites. How are
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Moto Boots

Brace yourself ladies, the punk trend is just getting started but who doesn’t want to go through Fall rocking a cool, laid back style? Moto boots fit right in with one of this seasons biggest trends. With an edgy appearance but comfy feel you can’t go wrong with any of these boot styles. Moto boots are
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Haunted Halloween Sale

Starting today we’re having a 30% Off Heeloween (Halloween) Sale just for you so you can get your last-minute costume details together and coordinated. Choose from sexy stilettos and fiery hot pumps or combat and moto boots. This sale won’t last long so get spooky & shop early! Use the code BOO30 at checkout to apply the discount.

 

Chelsea Boots

We’re a big fan of Chelsea boots and apparently, so are the celebs. They’re comfy, chic and always stylish! Whether you’re looking for casual day wear or something a little spicier for date night in the park, we’ve got you covered. Look for Chelsea boots from brands like Chinese Laundry, Report Signature, Shellys London, and Steve Madden.

 

Staff Style – Marlisha

This week’s fierce staff style inspiration comes from none other than the fashionista herself, Marlisha! Our girl Marlisha is wearing the Palace in beige smooth by Fergie.  The Palace showcases a soft beige man-made upper with gold-plated ankle strap, zipper and pointed toe. Last but certainly not least is a 4 1/2 inch stiletto heel.
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Party On A Budget

This post if for all of you fashionista’s who buy new shoes every week for the club, or the ladies who buy new shoes for a date, and for those of you who buy new shoes for no reason at all except to have them. Yes, I’m talking to you! The truth is we all
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Riding Boots

Channel your equestrian side with beautiful riding boots! We have your favorite brands like Freebird by Steven, Frye Shoes, Guess Footwear, and Jessica Simpson!  From rich cognac’s and browns, versatile grey’s and blacks, you’ll find the perfect pair for your ensemble. Pair them with jeans and fall layers like below or a sweater dress and
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Single Soles

It’s time to update my shoe closet and I couldn’t be more excited! Single sole pumps are back and sexier than ever! I know some of you have probably gotten used to wearing platforms but I promise you it’s a good idea to add these to your shoe collection. Despite how Bambi-ish or not your ankles are, single soles
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Giddy Up Partner

Every year I go through a list of shoe styles I don’t already own and mark them off as I buy them. At the top of my Fall/Winter boot list are western boots. I will be hopping on my high horse with these super cute western boot styles. From short to tall boot styles I’ve found beautiful leathers,
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Staff Style – Meghan

This week’s Staff Style inspiration comes from the beautiful Meghan, whom I work close with every day! Meghan’s newest addition to her wardrobe are the incredible Shellys London Burell’s. This statement making boot by Shellys London presents a supple black leather upper with cut out details and bold buckles. Delivering a lift is a subtle 2
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Fall Buyer Picks

When I’m looking for fashion inspiration or just a really great pair of shoes, I look to our buyer, Emily. Not only does Emily have amazing taste, she knows what works on women! So I have asked Emily to choose her top five picks for Fall. First up, we have the Claudette by Jessica Simpson. Emily
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35% Off Midday Flash Sale

Every fashionista loves a discount, right?! Well, now, for a limited time you can shop your favorite brands and styles at a lower price. Whether you’re shopping for classic work pumps or fierce party heels, we’ve got you covered! Tomorrow we’re having a fabulous flash sale just for you! Visit our site during the hours of NOON -
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Animal Instincts

I’m completely obsessing over animal prints this year and so are the celebs! Great for date nights or girls night out, animal prints are so chic and easy to style. I love mod styles, like the black snake print below and sleeker leopard pumps like these. Pair your favorite style with a shift mini dress or
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Seeing Spots

I think leopard should be listed as a primary color. I know it’s a print and a mixture of colors but it’s one of the top trends year round! I am obsessed with leopard print and could wear it every day if I wouldn’t get weird stares from everyone at work, or my boyfriend. A
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Staff Style – Samantha

This week’s Staff Style is coming from me, wearing the super sleek Steven by Steve Madden Klick.  This savvy Steven by Steve Madden boot features a black leather upper with strap detail and pointed toe. A stacked 4 inch block heel makes this style easy to wear and versatile. I love wearing my Klick’s with skirts,
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Most Wanted: Ankle Boots

One of my favorite styles are ankle boots! They’re trendy and super hot this season, just what I need to added to my closet. Explore the large collection of ankle boots from the best designers! I’ve got you covered when trying to find the perfect ankle boot to meet your year round wardrobe needs.  Open toe, closed
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Spooky Shoes

It’s almost time for Heeloween – see what I did there? Are you ready? We’re super excited for this holiday! Getting to play dress up and become something totally opposite of yourself while going to awesome parties is the ultimate fun! I don’t want to give any secrets away but let’s just say I may
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Sweater Weather

I love this time of year! The leaves begin to change, the coffee houses are packed, and the holidays are right around the corner. My favorite part, it’s cool enough outside to finally wear my cozy boots and sweaters. This Fall I’m loving ankle boots from Aldo, knee boots from Frye, and over the knee
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Pewter Who?

Pewter is one of my favorite colors this Fall. This metallic color can be worn with most everything, and I will be sporting the color trend a lot in my coated denim, outerwear and shoes! The rich shade of grey is offered in a variety of ankle boot styles this season. These are a few of my
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Making Touchdowns

We’re making touchdowns at Heels.com! This season we’re taking football to a different field and that’s fashion. With fierce styles from brands like Lust for Life, you will never have to worry about your game day style. So put on your sassy game day face, comfy chic dress and score in our top three picks for football
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Celeb Brand Spotlight: Carlos by Carlos Santana

Carlos by Carlos Santana footwear is inspired by a passion for music. The shoes combine style and comfort to make a truly distinctive line of women’s shoes. Carlos’ shoes are inspired by fun trends and creativity and are sure to land you on best-dressed lists.  A portion of all Carlos by Carlos Santana sales is donated to the
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A Heels.com History Lesson

Heels.com launched in October 2007 based on a foundation of love for the most fashionable women’s shoes and the ease of shopping online. By combining our owners Linda and Eric McCoy’s individual talents in each of these areas, Heels.com was born. Breaking into the online shoe industry was no easy task; however, once our manufacturers saw
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Staff Style – Emily

This week’s Staff Style Inspiration comes from our ultra chic Buyer, Emily! Emily is wearing the Chinese Laundry Riley boot. This Chinese Laundry thigh-high boot presents a black suede upper with scuba fabric back. Sitting at 23 inches tall this look boasts a small 3/4 inch heel. I adore how glamorous Emily looks as she sits in
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Shop Project Runway

Steal your favorite styles right from the runway in one of these featured looks from the hit reality show, Project Runway. Aldo is a highlighted brand from season 13, adding the perfect touch to the designer’s creative runway outfits. Love the look you’ve seen on tv? Check out the collection online and catch all the details
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Happy 7th Anniversary to Us

Happy 7th Anniversary to us! We’ve worked hard and played hard to bring fabulous shoes to your closet at home! We want to give a huge thank you to all of you who made this possible and those who are helping us continue to grow. You deserve so much credit and appreciation for our success. With
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Big City Living, Big City Style

How many of you live in the city? Don’t you love it? I enjoy waking up every day feeling the energy and possibilities of this beloved city (Charlotte, NC). For those of you who don’t live in the city but want chic city style we’ve got you covered too! We love neon accents, black and white, block heels,
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