More heart-shaped shoes: Marc Jacobs heart shaped wedges

Marc-jacobs-heart-wedges

  We had assumed that the recent rash of shoes with hearts on them was something to do with Valentine's Day – a passing fancy, if you will – but Valentine's has been and gone and the heart-shaped shoes are still around, so we're starting to see a trend developing here. Are hearts the new bows? We're not quite sure: and we don't really know how we feel about them if they are, to be honest.

Take these heart shaped wedges by Marc Jacobs, for instance. At first glance, and even although they're actually nothing like them, we were uncomfortably reminded of these:

Heart-wedges

  These, of course, aren't by Marc Jacobs (they're from here, if you're interested): they are, in fact, "sexy" shoes (if you're a regular here, you'll already know how we feel about things that are typically described as "sexy"), but we've had them under observation for a couple of weeks now, and they're the first thing that springs to mind whenever the words "hearts" and "wedges" are mentioned in the same sentence.

Which brings us back to Marc Jacobs. Now, clearly his shoes are a whole world away from the shoes pictured above, and actually, the more we look at them, the more we think we like them. The heart isn't too in your face, the uppers look good quality, and the nude leather is one of our current favourite things. We could be swayed by them, in other words.

What do you think, though? Have they won your heart? If so, they're £377 and you'll find them at NET-A-PORTER .

7 Comments

  • February 19, 2009

    gokarm

    I loooove those MJ’s. The colors keep the shoe subtle and tasteful, but if you look closer, they’re so funky and fresh. A delightful expression of Marc’s design aesthetic. Love it!

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  • February 19, 2009

    Rock Hyrax

    While the Marc Jacobs sandals didn’t bring the bile to my throat the way the “sexy” ones did, I still don’t like them. Please stick to the bows! 😉

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  • February 19, 2009

    Theresa

    I think the Marc Jacobs version could be workable, although I would prefer them in a really deep purple or something. I’m not a huge fan of flesh toned shoes.

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  • February 19, 2009

    Nicey and Wifey

    Aaaww! I would snabble up those marc jacobs shoes in a second! I <3 them

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  • February 19, 2009

    Anne Pink

    I hate vulgar shoes, and those wooden ones are TOTALLY in that category. The whole website that they were from (Karo’s shoes) is all HIDEOUS! But the Marc ones are totally cute.

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  • February 20, 2009

    Izabella

    I love heart shaped things, and these shoes are amazing!
    I showed them to my boyfriend, and he said “yup those are you in shoe form”.
    I only wish I wasn’t a Canadian and could afford such high priced shoes. Sigh* A girl can dream…

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  • May 30, 2009

    Diandra

    I like the Marc Jacob’s shoes; the unusual shape is toned down by the light color. The wood ones are just wierd though!

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