Save Your Soles – New York City

July 19th, 2012

The Spa: Institute Beauté The Treatment: The Foot Facial The Details: As intensive — and pricey — as it gets. This medical-grade pampering (courtesy of famed foot guru Suzanne Levine, MD) starts with skin-softening urea (40%) rather than a soak, … Continue reading

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Picks for Fall – Michael Kors

August 19th, 2010

As a podiatrist who also happens to be a shoe fetishist – or is it the other way around? – I’m always on the lookout for gorgeous shoes that will also fit “problem feet.” Michael Kors has really hit the … Continue reading

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Kitten Heels: Putting the “me” back in MEOW……

August 16th, 2010

Kitten heels came prancing back onto the runways this season and we’re excited to see them on women’s feet this fall.  Naysayers claim they aren’t real heels, but I say they’re a très adorable style that’s manages to be stylish, … Continue reading

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Musings on a Glass Slipper

June 11th, 2010

We’ve all heard the story of Cinderella, the classic folk tale a/k/a The Little Glass Slipper involving a young woman living in unfortunate circumstances at the mercy of her evil stepmother and stepsisters whose life is transformed because she can … Continue reading

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Sex and the City 2 Shoe Review

June 3rd, 2010

Sex and the City 2 premiered last weekend and despite some tepid reviews from the critics about the thin plotline as usual – it was all about the fashion.  Although NYC has been called the 5th character in the ensemble … Continue reading

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Those Louis Vuittons are calling out to me…

May 27th, 2010

Last week, a co-worker’s 10 year old niece waited patiently for her in the Institute Beaute waiting area where I have my “shoe museum.”  Favorite shoes from various stages in my life are in glass cases because to me they … Continue reading

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How to Put the Thrill Back Into Walking

February 15th, 2010

The walker’s slump. You used to feel proud of yourself for just getting out of the house. You smiled and nodded at the other walkers, pleased with yourself to be in such energetic company. You felt proud when you passed … Continue reading

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All About Cold Feet

January 14th, 2010

When was the last time someone told you she had “cold feet” about doing something– getting married, going skiing, having a baby? “Having cold feet” means having a case of nervous jitters. And nerves are one of the keys to … Continue reading

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10 Tips for a Professional-Quality Home Pedicure

November 20th, 2009

Don’t think you have the time for a home pedicure? Well, you do! It’s as good an excuse as any for some sacred private time (not to mention it will save you some cash). You already know how to do … Continue reading

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August 2009 Shoe of the Month: Kidskin Low-Heel Halter

August 17th, 2009

I recently got a hold of a pair of shoes I just have to brag about. They’re the kidskin low-heel halter from (SPLURGE ALERT!!!) Manolo Blahnik in the very popular “Carolyne” style, and I love them! These slingbacks, of a … Continue reading

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