ODE TO A HEEL

When it comes to great looking chunky heels, no one does it better than Dries van Noten.  I was so excited to find two pair of SS/11 on clearance.  I love the pair above.  Especially love the Leonard-esque print on the heel and he gets the pitch perfect everytime.

Beautiful detail….

Above was my first experience with the Dries heel–I’ve had these strappy black patent sandals for years, and they’re still on first choice rotation in the shoe closet.

This was the other pair I snagged.  Lucky me!!!

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23 Responses
  • Kazuko June 13, 2011 at 6:32 PM

    am with you on dries van noten chunky heels – beautiful and so comfortable!

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  • Danielle June 13, 2011 at 6:34 PM

    Gorgeous shoes! I love the first pair!

    -Danielle

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  • Catherine at Littlehouse of Style June 13, 2011 at 6:48 PM

    Too funny! I am wearing a pair of Dries sandals today from Spring 2009. That collection was so amazing with the black and white prints and the embellished shoes . . .

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  • Madeleine June 13, 2011 at 6:52 PM

    I love the color pattern on the last pair! Lucky you!

    http://themadeleinewhirl.wordpress.com/

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  • Daphne June 13, 2011 at 7:28 PM

    Gorgeous, gorgeous shoes. Fantastic details, fantastic photos, FANTASTIC style!

    Daphne @ http://styliseddialogue.blogspot.com/

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  • benedetta June 13, 2011 at 7:42 PM

    Love all the 3. But the wedges got the first prize.
    xx

    http://seemeethrough.blogspot.com

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  • mr.freddy's mom June 13, 2011 at 8:37 PM

    Beautiful shoes!

    http://www.momfashionworld.com/

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  • Shirley June 14, 2011 at 2:01 AM

    Gorgeous heels, especially adore the last pair. And I’m especially wondering what shade of nail polish that is : )

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  • robyn June 14, 2011 at 4:33 AM

    Great shoes, very theatrical, almost like they were inspired by the ballet.

    Robyn

    boluxe.wordpress.com

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  • Sandra June 14, 2011 at 4:39 AM

    Love the last pair!

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  • letizia June 14, 2011 at 7:53 AM

    yeah ! lucky you!
    the first pair is gorgeous, they’re my favourite! (love the nail polish too)

    http://www.letiziabarcelona.com

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  • Atlantis Home June 14, 2011 at 7:22 PM

    Hi Everyone–The nail polish I’m wearing is by POP, and the color is number 14. Not sure where to get it–it was sent as a gift. If anyone knows, please leave a comment! It’s a great brand of nail polish, and they have a lot more fun colors.

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  • candice June 14, 2011 at 7:59 PM

    wow!! u did score big time! love all the colors. u two are making me want to shoe shop again!! argh.

    CC

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  • Lana June 15, 2011 at 1:31 AM

    Always love your shoes! You have amazing taste, always.

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  • Erin June 15, 2011 at 4:43 AM

    Those shoes are delightful! I love your style!

    xx

    http://www.trufflesnruffles.com/

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  • myra June 15, 2011 at 4:49 AM

    i got my first pair a few weeks ago and I LOVE them. you’re right – that chunky heel + the pitch = perfection

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  • Pearl Westwood June 15, 2011 at 3:57 PM

    What wonderful buys, I have to say the chunky Dries heel is always in my heart. The sheer attention to detail on the first pair is wonderful x

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  • Athena June 15, 2011 at 4:44 PM

    Beautiful Dries! The colors are so beautiful and I really love the irridescent accents on the first pair.

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  • joelle van dyne June 21, 2011 at 3:27 PM

    lucky indeed! you have a great little dries collection going there. i just saw a slightly darker version of the 1st pair still hanging around the barney’s clearance section, and i couldn’t make up my mind, so i left them. now i think your post has me ready to run back to the store after work today! i was unsure about the comfort- glad to hear they are comfortable and pretty.

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  • Mary June 24, 2011 at 6:57 AM

    Hi, Judy! Does the sparkly Dries van Noten shoes run true to size? I am contemplating on purchasing one online.

    Thanks!

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  • Atlantis Home June 24, 2011 at 12:48 PM

    Mary–Yes, they did run true to size–I did not go up or down.

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  • aclineo June 27, 2011 at 6:30 PM

    LOVE the toe nail polish btw

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  • Nalini August 03, 2011 at 12:24 AM

    You lucky girl found the Dries multi colored suede sandals. I could not find my size anywhere. Oh well. I am a shoe designer and am re designing a shoe that I bought to have a dries type heel. I posted it on my site , http://www.lashoegirl.com) let’s see how they turn out…just a fun personal project. Would have preferred to find the Dries!:( Thanks for ur posts!

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