The Fall 2014 runways were abundant with reinvented retro looks that gave a serious nod to mod. The trick to embracing the throwback trend is modernizing the look- keep it casual, not costume.
We have the best (and most stylish) fans!
Envious of the golden rock era, when bandmates and their babes toured and wrecked more hotels than stages, we turned the lobby of the Jane Hotel into a party fit for our most rock-and-roll inspired shoes.
Social media has grown to be an integral part of modern society- we literally can’t go on until we post the perfect ‘gram. No meal, good hair day, or cute pup can go undocumented- if you can’t provide photographic evidence of last night’s rager, you probably weren’t there.
We’re counting down the minutes until this remix (and the rapper who first released the track) blows up. The 25-year-old artist ilovemakonnen is a jack of all trades (rapper, singer, and producer) and shows no signs of slowing down.
In the latest episode of How to Wear, we're highlighting one of our favorite trends for Summer: skate sneakers. Slip on the easy sneaker to add instant cool to girly dresses, fuss-free one-pieces, and classic double denim looks.
Lua, the voice behind the popular blog Le Happy, puts the perfect girly-goth twist on the WHITMAN platforms. A sweet, lacey corset and top balance out a bold crimson mini, and we’re so in love with the way she wears the platforms with black socks.
No summer vacation is complete without a little R&R in the sun. Lucky for me, amid all of my running around and sightseeing, I found some time to kick back in the South of France to work on my tan.
You know the feeling of excitmentyou get when you walk into a party, and you suddenly see all of your different groups of friends, all in the same place, having a dope time? Well that’s the same feeling you get listening to Kitty Cash’s latest mixtape, Love The Free Vol. II. With 29 tracks, the tape manages to cram all of our favorite artists into one gloriously chill hour-long track.
Streetstyle photographer Chantal Adair captures the hottest trends of the summer season in SM Mag’s Fashion Edit, GET SUMMERED. It’s time to embrace effortless style that will get you from rooftop hangouts to long strolls in the city and everything in between.
Ever since I was little, I have dreamt about going to France— Paris in particular. It was such a dream for me to finally be able to do just that. I’ve always imagined the day that I’d be able to visit the Eiffel Tower and what better day to finally get to do it than on Bastille Day, France’s official National Day?!
In the latest episode of How to Wear, we're highlighting one of our favorite trends for Summer: pointy-toe pumps. The sleek, sexy pump, whether
There’s no shame in your summer staycation game. Take to the hot city streets in warm weather platforms, easy slides, and strappy sandals.
If there is one item every girl should have in her closet, it's a trusty pair of platforms. I’m obsessed with platforms at the moment: they make legs look long and lean, they give you the perfect amount of height, and they’re a no-brainer to walk in. These Steve Madden GAGGA platforms are insane- the gold detailing and sexy lace-ups add just enough pizazz to an ordinary outfit.
Jessie Ware just released a video for her new single, “Tough Love”, off of her sophomore album, of the same name. The video is chock full of beautifully shot trippy visuals which are sure to leave you with #feels.
In the latest episode of How to Wear, we're highlighting one of our favorite trends for Summer: sporty flatforms. The pumped up platform sandal, whether in stark white or shiny metallic, is the perfect pairing for sharply tailored separates, classic Americana pieces, and sporty basics.
We asked our Instagram fans to show us how #MADDABOUTSUMMER they are! You guys took your Steve Madden shoes from the beach, to the boardwalk, from the park to the pool, and everywhere in-between.
In the latest episode of How to Wear, we're highlighting one of our favorite trends for Summer: strappy sandals. The single sole sexy sandal is the perfect pairing for every summer outfit, from flirty dresses to graphic print jumpsuits!
Summer wedding season can be tricky, but our main beauty girl Danielle Cirilli created the perfect ladylike look that’s simple and sure to keep you glowing party after party.
Singer/songwriter/rapper/model/all around cool girl Kilo Kish just pulled a Beyoncé and surprise-dropped her latest EP, Across, last week. After a series of cryptic Instagram hints, Kilo Kish finally released the tracklist, as well as a video for “Begin Route”.
Who says single-sole strappy sandals are solely for special occasions?! We styled up the STECY to transition from the boardroom to a night out on the town. Check out how to dress up the glossy patent sandal for the office, and then dress it down to suit your weekend warrior wardrobe.
Fascinated by the female body and mind, designer Julia Fox is intent on making clothes for the modern and confident woman. She has a dog named Fiona and gives two clues in this interview as where to find her this summer *wink*. Have fun.
Gia Genevieve has the retro look down to a T—the curves, the curls, the pout, and the attitude. The sultry Hollywood model fully embraces the retro lifestyle, as well as her womanhood, with a sense of confidence we can’t help but admire. Gia gives us some sage advice on how to embrace your hourglass figure, all while looking perfectly poised in the DIFFUSE heel.
Heather Boo is not scared of ghosts. She’s also a model, an actress, a guitar player in the band BEAÛ and an original Greenwich Village baby.
Never one to shy away from making a bold statement, Lily Allen’s latest music video takes a trippy hit at internet trolls.
India Menuez is an artist and founder of the fun and slightly elusive Luck You Collective. Easily recognized by her swath of red hair, she’s also identified by the multitude of patterns mixed well in one outfit. She hates vanilla candles.
The infamous New York Summer is just around the corner. We can see it now: ankles are exposed, coats have disappeared and skirts are getting real short. To celebrate the arrival of this gloriously sticky season, we wrangled four native NYC superbabes and took their picture in (actually, mostly on) a red convertible Benz.
Brandee Brown (possibly the originator of the endearing term “bb”) is a director, actress and general it girl/muse. Really into food and obsessed with having a good time, you’ll recognize her from a lot of Ryan McGuinley photos.
Do you know Kathy Lo? I bet you’ve seen her around; camera in hand (and probably laptop, too). She is forever running around backstage, snapping models laughing or posing or looking bored, trying to find wifi to upload photos.
Summertime and being young and reckless always seem to go hand-in-hand, and Nick Waterhouse’s latest music video is a prime example of that. The 28-year-old California crooner has an affinity for the sounds and styles of the 50’s and 60’s, which explains the single’s definite surf beach party rock vibes, with hints of nostalgia.
Celebrate Independence Day by wearing whatever wedges you want! Go fourth in sky-high platforms that will take you from backyard BBQ to late-night firework shows by the shore.
Seattle blogger Kim Thomas shows us there’s no wrong way to wear dressy heels. The voice behind Pretty Slick Chick styles the STECY, our official sandal of the summer, 3 different ways. Feel free to take notes and get inspired.
Lisa Przystup has been garnering quite a bit of attention lately. The likes of Urban Outfitters, Vogue, and Rachel Comey have been tapping into the creative mind behind James’s Daughter Flowers, bringing her winding organic floral arrangements to the masses.
Lisa Przystup checks a lot of cool boxes: smart, talented, beautiful, interesting and into plants. While working as a fashion writer, she found herself collecting little flowers and arranging them around her apartment, one day realizing that maybe this was her true calling.
Last night, we teamed up with Nylon mag to kick off our Steve Madden Music Summer series. We took over The Box in downtown NYC, and brought out a killer crowd to jam out to Swedish alt rock trio NONONO.
Today, FKA Twigs released the video accompanying her latest single, “Two Weeks”. The UK R&B experimentalist sucks us into her electronic dream world, crooning atop a throne in a bronze-coated temple.
Streetstyle photographer Chantal Adair captures the hottest trends of the season in SM Mag’s Fashion Edit, GET SUMMERED. It’s time to embrace effortless style that will get you from rooftop hangouts to long strolls in the city and everything in between.
Alison Liaudat, the voice behind BangBangBlond, recently donned the STEFANO sandal. The Swiss blogger paired the white sporty sandals with a silk slip dress, reflective sunnies, and minimal silver jewelry—perfect for a sunset stroll under the Brooklyn Bridge.
Alexandra Valenti is more than just a photographer, she’s a visionary. She lends a generously artistic hand to her work, creating sinuous psychedelic images with her hand-painted illustrations that mimic the natural shapes of her photos.
Summertime is all about the memories you make while causing mischief with your friends, right? Photographer Alexandra Valenti captures models
SM MAG’S Managing Editor Natasha Nuñez shares some of the hottest tips on how to keep cool this summer. Be it a road trip, jet set, or staycation, check out her ultimate picks for a lux, laid-back summer.
Who says summer vacay can’t start in May? Steve Madden’s very own Lauren Rosenfeld got a jump-start on her summer sightseeing, and jet set to the South of France. The Fashion Editor took in all the sights of Antibes, dined in Cannes, scoped museums and art galleries, and gambled at the Monte-Carlo in Monaco, with disposable camera in hand!
Streetstyle photographer Chantal Adair captures the hottest trends of the season in SM Mag’s Fashion Edit, GET SUMMERED. It’s time to embrace effortless style that will get you from rooftop hangouts to long strolls in the city and everything in between.
Blogger Jeanne Grey, the voice behind Grey Layers, totally nails the easy breezy SMOOTD look. Her oversized denim dress and fitted SPARTA sandals are even cooler with native jewelry. Read on for Jeanne’s summer essentials!
Ahh … summer in the Big Apple. Hot, sweaty, sticky and impossibly crowded- however there’s something unmistakable about drinking margaritas with your nearest and dearest, scoping the cuties and taking a drive to the closest body of water to wash away the noise of the city that never sleeps.
New York native Carlen Altman is changing the world one serious step at a time. The bona fide dreamer’s contagious optimism and overflowing passion fuels her work both on and off camera.
The Creative Team here at Steve Madden might have somewhat of an obsession with Blood Orange. For example, it’s only 11am, and we’ve already listened to Cupid Deluxe twice.
Ecomm model Tessa Antifave's off-duty #SMOOTD is on point. Boyish staples--like a basic black tee, ripped boyfriend jeans, and a leather baseball cap-- are taken up a notch with the strappy snakeskin MYSTERII and BBIKER crossbody with metal detailing. Sleek neon heels and a bag with tough hardware sex up her "borrowed form the boys" look.
This weekend, Outkast celebrated my first time going to a music festival by headlining at the Governors Ball. Well, it was also their 20th anniversary tour, but either way you put it, it was a memorable night for me.
Tis the season for Summer Fridays, and we kicked off the weekend in a big way—celebrating the release of the summer issue of Steve Madden Mag!
We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: Steve Madden has THE greatest employees. We got to know Retail Associate Lynazia Brown, of our sunny Beverly Center, CA store, and had her style our hottest Summer shoes.
If you're in NYC and heading to Randall's Island for Governors Ball this weekend, we've picked out the hottest summer kicks that will get you through the three-day music festival. With a sizzling lineup that includes Vampire Weekend, Grimes, Odd Future, Outkast, and The Strokes *swoon*, we're pretty excited to throw on our dancing shoes and wave goodbye to the hustle and bustle of the city.
In anticipation of a steamy, sultry summer, we styled some of our hottest tropical sandals perfect for fun-seeking, staycationing sun-worshippers. Grab a piña colada (don’t forget the mini umbrella), find a poppin’ pool party and get ready to feel like you’re sailing away to your own private island paradise à la RiRi.
Confession: Summer is our favorite season, only because it’s socially acceptable to work that just-emerged-from-the-pool-like-Phoebe-Cates look at any day or time. Whether you’ve been hitting the waves or sitting poolside, Danielle Cirilli has a slick look to keep you pool cool all summer long.
Bring on the heat this Summer with our brightest, most colorful styles. Bodacious botanical prints and exotic skins in vivid hues are vacay ready and perfect for an island escape.
My favorite time of the year is finally here; it’s time to break out the sandals and short shorts! When it comes to clothing and accessories- less is always more. Find your summer sole mate! The SCHOOLZ have a great chunky heel and sleek ankle straps, making it the perfect shoe for stomping around all season long. I like to pair them with a simple, no-fuss outfit.
Paloma Elsesser is a jack of all trades. The writer, hip-hop enthusiast, model, and dazzling downtown New York darling by way of Los Angeles, possesses beauty, brains, and a cool confidence that instantly captivates those around her.
It was love at first sight when we met Alejandra Ramos. Yes, we’ll admit, we first fell in love with her amazing brows, but the Puerto Rican beauty totally turned it up while modeling in our latest series of Summer Beauty Mark features. #SLAYONCE.
Nothing eases the blow of coming back to work after a long weekend quite like a good dance groove.
We've got a thing for big babes here at Steve Madden. Case in point: Forencia Galarza. She's equal parts cool DJ, badass tomboy, and flirty girl.
MIA certainly isn't one to shy away from expressing her true feelings. It should come as no surprise that the artist's latest creative output, her self-directed music video for Double Bubble Trouble, is as much a visual trip as it is a political statement.
Nothing says Summer like a freshly bitten juicy lip! Our girl Danielle Cirilli shows us how to get the brightest and boldest lips that can take the heat.
Big things come in small packages--in this case, it's big style and even bigger platform heels. Bianca Bailey, Market Editor at Paper Mag, is styling the TRUANNT for Summer, keeping hemlines to a minimum, and style to a maximum.
Getting out of town this summer? Tag your pics with #maddaboutsummer and show us where you’re taking your fave Steve Madden shoes!
Step up your Spring shoe game with these black and white sandals and slip-ons; They’re sure to make any outfit pop. Go ahead, get graphic with it!
It’s Summertime, the livin’ is easy, and the last thing you want is a fussy beauty regimen to kill your vibe. Our girl Danielle Cirilli shows us how to take the easy way out, creating a look of natural hair and dewy makeup to hold up on the hottest of summer days.
Last night, we celebrated our final show of the Spring Steve Madden Music Series at The Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn with "The New Classic" herself, Iggy Azalea.
We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: Steve Madden has THE greatest employees. We got to know Retail Associate Mayam Lillard, of our sunny CA store, and had her style our hottest Spring shoes.
Black, white, and spots all over! Stand out neutrals add the perfect balance to this season’s playful prints, eye-catching graphics, and soft summer hues. Check out how we styled this timeless go-to trend!
We heard tUnE-yArDs’ "Water Fountain" last week, and just when we thought the track couldn’t get any better, there’s a trippy video to go with it.
This Spring, amp up your outfits with a punchy pop of color! From sandals, to booties, sneakers to pumps, the possibilities are endless!
At only 25 years old, Sydney Reising has perfected the art of the hustle. The Cincinnati native has built her network from the ground up, and is now a fully flourished NYC P.R. Girl(she's the driving force behind Sydney Reising Creative)—she also knows how to throw one hell of a party. Take a look at how Sydney and her pup Ruby style the TMADRID heel!
Put some pep in your step and spring forward with a punchy pop of color! We have some tips on how to wear this season’s hottest hues.
Coachella is finally over (insert crying cat emoji). Here is a wrap-up some of our favorite #SMOOTDs from the festival!
I'd forgotten that anything goes when ninety thousand people congregate in the middle of the desert to share in the love that is our favourite music festival, Coachella.
I landed at LAX full of excitement, bad airport food, and seasonal depression, desperately needing a weekend in the sun. My bestie Caitlin picked me
We're giving away Steve Madden Festival Survival Kits all week long! Tag your pics with #FESTIVALDIARIES #STEVEMADDEN and show us how you're getting ready for Festival Weekend 2 for a chance to score some of our favorite goodies
There are some desert essentials everyone knows are a festival weekend necessity: High-waist shorts, cute but comfy booties, and flower-embellished accessories. We took it upon ourselves to jazz up our fave Steve Madden sunnies with feathers, flowers and gems, to get us ready to brave the desert sun all weekend.
Last weekend, our besties Prince and Jacob of Galore Mag hosted a fun, intimate brunch with Steve Madden Mag and all of our closest friends.
It was a whirlwind of a weekend in Coachella Valley. Check out some of our favorite #SMOOTDs from weekend one of the festival!
Alas! Weekend 1 of our favorite Festival left as quickly as it came. In case you didn’t make it out to Palm Springs- we’re recapping our favorite sets, looks, and everything in-between!
It was bittersweet, arriving at Sunday, because it was the first day I wouldn't be working, but the last day for me to experience the festival. I
Saturday was the day I'd been bracing myself for, the most hectic and busy days in terms of work and shooting. Considering my outfit that AM, I was
I was lazily awoken by the desert sun streaming through my large windows and the aroma of the delicious foods being prepared for the Steve Madden X
I never got to experience the poolside raucousness that is Spring Break, so imagine my glee when the Steve Madden team approached me about bunking at
It's finally here! The weekend we've been dreaming of all year--Coachella! And that means tons of parties, dancing, and photo ops, all of which require the perfect shoe to complete your look! We've picked the best of the best to keep you covered from desert dancing to party hopping all night long!
Before you venture out into the desert heat to enjoy the festival fun, we've got some hair and makeup tips to make sure you're looking your best all weekend long!
We’re in full festival mode, here at Steve Madden! But before we get on the plane to sunny Palm Springs, we’re going through our music libraries and making sure we’re brushing up on all of the acts that will be hitting the stage this weekend.
We want to see your Palm Springs perfect looks! Tag your Festival #SMOOTDs using #FESTIVALDIARIES for a chance to be featured on our website and win a Steve Madden Festival survival kit! See you in Palm Springs!
We’ve said it once, and we’ll say it again: Steve Madden has THE greatest employees. We got to know Retail Associate Gisell Gutierrez, of our NYC Canal St. store, and had her style our hottest Spring shoes.
We asked our friends at Ginger and Liz to help us create the perfect Festival mani!
If you’re heading to Palm Springs, we have the ultimate music Festival packing tips to keep you looking flawless and at ease all weekend long!
If there ever was the perfect, dreamy beachside jam, Jhené Aiko‘s “My Afternoon Dream” is it.
Meet Kota: the blue-haired LA cool girl who's been all over our radar this past month.
If you crack open the dictionary and look up "badass", you'll surely find a picture of photographer Magdalena Wosinska.
Shop the latest Festival Diaries lookbook and stock up on sweet sandals and cutout platforms, and enough fun fringe bags to get you through the entire festival season!
Mac DeMarco, previously dubbed “icon of chill”, is set to release his second full-length album on April 1st. The Canadian-born musician recently moved to a cramped Bed-Stuy apartment in Brooklyn where he recorded Salad Days in its entirety.
It’s no secret that we have the greatest (and best dressed) employees here at Steve Madden! Check out this week’s round up of our fave #SMSTAFF Instagrams, and which styles our staffers are loving for Spring!
Our Spring editorial is a total babe-fest! Models Rachel and Kota wear sky-high platforms and beach-ready SM accessories, while stirring up trouble in Venice Beach. And who better to capture the cool girls' crazy antics than notoriously cool West Coast photog Magdalena Wosinska?!
Metallic, animal, and natural--Get into these wooden heel sandals for spring! Stand tall in sky-high wooden wedges or opt-for a casual off-duty look with lower stacked-heeled sandals.
Some songs are just destined to get stuck in your head. So is the case for Seasons. The song has an infectious beat that is reminiscent of our favorite pop-synth bands of the 80’s.
Khalym Schell is a master of the rock & roll uniform. SM's Digital Creative Director adds a hint of feminine flair to her classic leather jacket, vintage band T and black skinnies with the FLSHBACK. She tops off her casual tomboy ensemble with a picture-perfect smile and a striking statement hat that puts Pharell to shame.
Steve Madden has once again teamed up with singer/songwriter Keyshia Cole to design a new limited edition shoe collection!
We asked some of our favorite bloggers to share their Steve Madden Wishlist and wardrobe inspiration for Spring. Check out what Lisa Dengler of Just Another Fashion Blog is currently lusting over!
High End Times Vol. 1 has been a long time in the making, so, needless to say, we’ve been eagerly awaiting its drop. DJ Brenmar stepped away from his usual rapid-fire release of edits and remixes, and, instead, took about eight months to concoct eight Brenmar original songs for the mixtape
Music has always been important to Bill Salas, the man behind Brenmar, and at the age of 28, he’s managed to brand himself in the underground dance music scene from Soundcloud to clubs all around the world.
We asked some of our favorite bloggers to share their Steve Madden Wishlist and wardrobe inspiration for Spring. We love Kristen Lam's effortless sartorial attitude and ability to never compromise style over comfort.
We got a little crazy and threw a house party in celebration of our upcoming collaboration with Kendall and Kylie Jenner for Madden girl.
Daianara Amalfitano, longtime employee here at Steve Madden, has grown from a blue-haired 90’s kid into a sophisticated woman, while still retaining a bit of eclectic edge. Our President of Specialty Brands let us into her gorgeous DUMBO apartment and her closet, which satiates all of our fashion dreams.
On a sunny, Golden Coast afternoon, SM Mag caught up with IT-photographer Sandy Kim and fashion’s sweetheart Niki Takesh. The native West Coast babes and I reminisced about everyone’s favorite decade… the nineties of course!
NYC cool girl Hana May is giving us the deets on her Spring must-haves. Spoiler alert: expect to see 90's sporty styles and sneakers all day,
International blogger extraordinaire Chiara Ferragni and Steve Madden paired up this season to design an effortlessly chic collection tailored for ‘round-the-clock wear. Chiara, better known as The Blonde Salad, incorporated sexy stiletto cut-outs, peep-toe booties, and lux slip-on sneakers to create a picture-perfect collection for the girl on-the-go.
Model Sam York made her move to the big apple three years ago after being scouted in her hometown. The Southern sweetheart struck our fancy in Shooting Star as she strutted down the streets of New York City wearing candy colored wigs and sky-high sparkly heels.
MIA, Lady Gaga, Sky Ferreira, and countless fashionistas rely on Aura Friedman for the royal crown treatment. Aura is an artist- the notorious stylist transforms each of her clients into a rich, vibrant canvas even Pablo Picaaso would envy. We asked the color expert to help us achieve fuss-free mermaid highlights in the comfort of our very own home.
Rave. Sleep. Repeat. Club kid culture sparkles and shines in all it's glory in our holiday editorial, Shooting Star. Brooklyn photographer Sandy Kim captures the shooting star between parities, while she's walking home in the highest platforms and sparkliest party heels of the season.
We asked filmmaker, photographer, muse, and all around cool girl Brandee Brown to style one of this season’s favorite sandals- the BOUNDREE. Brandee showed off her laidback fashion sensibility by combining our comfy classic with wardrobe basics like denim, leather, and the perfect vintage t-shirt.
In a city where everyone wears their “holier than thou” ego on their sleeve, nothing cuts you down to size faster than being denied entrance to the newest, hottest spot. Door girl Nicollette Santos has some wise words for those who think they are above the law of the velvet rope. Read and take notes.
We’ve always admired SM’s Internet Merchandiser, Lauren Rosenfeld’s, style around the hall. The office sweetie pie and sometimes stand in model takes us through her closet to show off her effortlessly cool style and favorite pieces of the season.
It’s nearly impossible to not take notice of Danielle Mahoney, the Oklahoma native who was born to stand out. The self-proclaimed “biologically female drag queen” is all about drama, as evidenced by her affinity for sparkle, vintage clothing, and creating her costumes to suit her everyday fabulousness.
Kristen, the voice behind Kristenglam blog, styled a cozy SMOOTD for cold weather wear. The classic beauty paired the ECENTRIC leopard slip-ons with a big tweedy coat and minimal black basics. Perfection!
It was love at first sight, when we laid eyes on Cara Loren, the blonde beauty behind her self-titled blog. We got the scoop on her fashion inspirations, off-duty activities, and favorite tunes currently on heavy rotation.
showing 1-138view more