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6:22 pm

Best in Footwear

18/04/2011, Formula One, Shanghai, Shoes

I was lucky enough to have access to the Formula One Shanghai Grand Prix Pit Lane. They opened the lane for an hour or so before the race to people with premium tickets so they can see what it’s like down there. While the deep-pocketed, the newly-minted and the rest of the corporate-types gawked and oogled at the racing pit, this Chinese lady made me gasp.

Pink teddy bear sneakers at Formula One Shanghai
Pink teddy bear sneakers

It’s always a pleasure seeing someone have fun with their sartorial choices!

10:48 am

Heavy Rotation

02/04/2011, Shoes

I’ve been living out of a suitcase for quite some time now no wonder I’ve been wearing the same things over and over again. Here are the shoes I currently have on rotation.

Shoes on rotation: Prada, Acne, Lanvin, Jil Sander, Cesare Paciotti, Tod's, H&M
Prada “flatform” creepers, Acne snakeskin boots (click HERE to buy), Lanvin high-top sneakers, Jil Sander shoes, Cesare Paciotti shoes, Tod’s Gommini moccasins, H&M boat shoes.

8:57 am

Unable To Tie The Tod’s Knot

28/03/2011, Diesel, Fashion and Style, H&M, Rag & Bone, Shoes, Tod's

Remember the crazy shoes I wore last season? I’m taking a break from them all. Last season was all about elevating my height. This season is all about being flat and petite. In other words, natural, as they say. My gurls are deeply bothered with my newfound obsession with men’s shoes because they all tower over me in their skyscrapers. Maybe they should ask the handsome Thakoon Panichgul how he feels…

Blue suede Tod's Gommini loafers
Anyhoo. I bought a pair of blue suede Gommini loafers from Tod’s during Milan fashion week. Yay for press discount. Yay for VAT-back! In any case, they’re the most comfortable shoes I’ve owned in my entire life. I tried to tie the knot on my right shoe the other day and guess what? I failed!! Quite challenging to do it in -3 degree celsius weather…

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3:43 pm

Venomous Combination

27/03/2011, Acne, Shoes

When in doubt, it doesn’t hurt to go all out. Today’s a good day to wear my new Acne shoes. Snake-on-snake, anyone?

Acne Desert boots in snakeskin
Acne snakeskin Desert boots
Python-print trousers from Zara, snakeskin shoes from Acne.

8:18 am

Thierry Mugler Shoes Fall Winter 2011

27/03/2011, Fall Winter 2011, Fashion and Style, Lady Gaga, Shoes, Thierry Mugler

How stunning are these Thierry Mugler fall/winter 2011 shoes?

Thierry Mugler shoes (dual-tone black and blue)
Allow me to share some images I took when I visited the Mugler showroom in Paris. Pictures can be deceiving at times so don’t let these images fool you. The heels are astonishingly high!

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11:29 am

Birthday Boots

22/03/2011, Acne, Fashion and Style, Shoes

It was love at first sight when I saw these snakeskin desert boots at the Acne store in Stockholm. I was planning to buy them before I leave because my good ol’ boyfriend’s shoebox of an apartment is already cluttered with my stuff.

Acne Snakeskin Desert Boots
Acne Desert Boots
Lo and behold last night, my friend Elin gifted me with these boots. Imagine the delight and surprise!

Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart!

12:42 pm

Grid on Grid

16/03/2011, Fashion and Style, Nicholas Kirkwood, Shoes

Don’t try this at home. It takes a very special kind of girl to effortlessly stride on top of a street vent in a pair of high heels.

Stephanie LaCava Nicholas Kirkwood shoes
Stephanie LaCava Nicholas Kirkwood shoes
I took these shots of my friend Stephanie LaCava’s Nicholas Kirkwood shoes as we rushed from Hotel de Crillon to the Grand Palais for Chanel’s fall/winter 2011 fashion show.

8:34 am

A Flat Situation at Prada

06/02/2011, Anna Dello Russo, Current Affairs, Fall Winter 2011, Fashion and Style, Menswear, Shoes

A Flat Situation at Prada

Now I know how Tim Blanks felt when he saw me (sans the usual vertiginous heels) the other day. While trying to find our seats at the Burberry Prorsum fall/winter show, he jokingly told me that it was the first time he’s seen me at my natural height. I wore my shearling-lined men’s Burberry boots at the show.

At the Prada show yesterday evening, another classy and sassy lady traded her signature skyscrapers for something a wee bit more comfortable.

Anna Dello Russo at Prada Menswear Fall Winter 2011

Anna Dello Russo at Prada Menswear Fall Winter 2011

Bryanboy and Anna Dello Russo shoes

My beloved Anna Dello Russo (and Prada seatmate/next-door neighbour) wore a pair of chic Church’s while I wore these patent-leather sneakers I bought at the Lanvin store in Singapore last month.

12:36 pm

Finsk Ambassador

26/11/2010, Fashion and Style, Shoes

Finsk Ambassador

Say hello to the latest addition to my (slowly but surely) growing shoe collection.

Bryanboy's Finsk shoes

The fabulous gals over at Finsk shoes sent me a custom-made, size 41 European, pair, this time in python-embossed leather. Julia Lundsten’s ferociously fierce shoes are shamelessly copied but nothing beats the original.

Bryanboy's Finsk shoes

I can’t wait to wear these on my next travels. I’ve worn my ponyskin Finsk shoes to death. It’s time to put them to retirement.

Many, many thanks to Dannell and Julia!

Finsk shoes are available at Farfetch.

7:17 am

Don’t do to others what you don’t want others do to you

12/08/2010, Kenzo, Paris, Shoes

Don’t do to others what you don’t want others do to you

This is quite funny. At the Damir Doma menswear show in Paris, me and my buddy Isaac of had a laugh because someone stole my seat. It was this really, really tall ogre. I pointed to Isaac how big his feet were. When the guy wasn’t looking, I asked Isaac to take a stolen snapshot of my sample-sized (that’s model size 40/41 women’s to you so if you have ferocious shoes, send them my way kthxbye) feet beside his supersized bonanza special.

Bryanboy Kenzo Python Wedges

Fast forward a month and a half later, I received an email earlier today from a reader in Switzerland. His name is Adrien.

Bonsoir Bryan,

I did this video of your lovely shoes at Damir Doma’s show on the 26th of June. They seemed very confortable! Then I saw you at Schwuz in Berlin, same shoes you weared, did you? You were busy on the dancefloor, but nice to watching you! you’re very inspiring.

So, here at last I send you the video!

If your fashion instinct guide you to Geneva (Switzerland, who knows!) tell me, it will be my pleasure to show you the place.

So while Isaac and I were taking stolen snapshots of my fragile feet, there’s this other guy taking a video and masturbating over my lovely Kenzo python wedges. Haha!

Like the old saying goes, don’t do to others what you don’t want others to do to you.

Oh what am I talking about, I’m a cam whore. I say bring it on haha :P

I kid, I kid you.

Thank you Adrien for bringing a smile to my face!

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