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Ruthie Davis Fall/Winter 2010 Launch

 Last night I had the privilege of attending the 2010 Fall/Winter Launch for  
Ruthie Davis.  It was literally shoe heaven.
 Ruthie Davis is a girl after my own heart.  Her shoes are indeed architectural feats. She blends influences from modernism, minimalism and as she describes it "high octane glamour."  

I fell in love with these blue beauties, perfect for those of us that like to channel the sea, n'est ce pas?

 One of the things I love about her design concept is that her muse is  "the sassy, central female heroine from comic books or James Bond type movies who is decked out in mini dresses or cat-suits, but always wearing fabulous shoes and ready for action."  Sure, maybe some of us have put our catsuits away, but her idea of the woman that is ready for action and can do anything is right up my alley.
 I personally always channel Lynda Carter as Wonder Woman.  As a little girl, her dark hair, confidence and awesome costume really spoke to me.  There is definitely something to the idea of "arming" yourself with the proper fashion and in this case shoes, and feeling stronger and capable of conquering all.
 But at the end of the day what I love about fashion and these shoes is that they are fun!  way fun!
 Ruthie is known for her advanced heel architecture.  Check out the detail in this beauty.
 The unexpected hot pink in this black bootie gives it a happy punch.  And I do mean, punch POW!
 The event was held at Kitson on Melrose Ave in LA.  It was a fantastic evening full of fashion inspiration and getting to know one more amazing shoe designer that I am definitely adding to my list of favorites!

16 comments

Style Odyssey said...

i am drooling over the black ankle boots w/ hot pink detail! awesome post!!

Gabbi said...

Love her designs, my most fave are the black with peach and blue... something almost art deco to them, gorgeous!

Candi said...

WOW! Love her designs! I especially love the blue heels, they'd go with EVERYTHING in my closet! I hope you had a great time at Kitson. Sounds like so much fun! xo

Love of the Sea said...

Wow - interesting shoes for sure! Great designs. And I love Kitson. Looks like a fabulous evening.

Cindy Whitehead said...

so glad you posted this - I kept seeing tweets and was trying to find pics of those shoes. Looks like you had fun! xo

Ms. Givens said...

Love the red shoes!

Everything Coastal said...

Looks like so much fun!!!! And yes, we would have a great time if we were neighbors. Might have too much fun?

Sam said...

These are spectacular! The dark blue ones with the pink striped heel are my faves, although, it's very hard to choose really!! Wonderful post!

anita said...

wow and again i say wow! thou i dont wear high heels at all i get the art and architecture of these shoes.

laura, send my bday wishes to B and have fun at J.Kimmels studio this weekend! sounds like a good time :)

Cheryl said...

Very cool Laura - You NEED those blue ones!

simpledaisy said...

wowzers!! I don't even know where I would wear those too!!!
They rock though:)

Completely Coastal + Daily Vitamin Sea said...

Great shoes for a shelf, haha. I'm afraid I would fall off.

Linda@ Lime in the Coconut said...

Yep architecture indeed...some have a whole second story!

Beautiful...but I'm with Maya!

Fifi Flowers said...

FUN shoes!!!

Sarah B. said...

OMG i love them all!

Marie said...

awesome, awesome, awesome!! I want them all!

Marie @ Sally Lee by the Sea
http://nauticalcottageblog.com