ALL ABOUT THE PIAZ, BABY.

Well, we’re so happy today! Everyone’s favorite (for obvious reasons) the Piaz, was featured on The Meredith Viera Show as the “SPLURGE” shoe of the season! In other great news, Star Magazine featured the Piaz as well today! We basically think that every woman needs to own the Piaz now. We’re going to try our best to make this happen, but in the meantime… beat the other gal to it and shop it now!

SHOP the shoe of the season here: THE PIAZ

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Feral Creature in Koolaburra

Our style crush and former Coachella pal, Feral Creature posted this dreamy editorial in our Wren Platform Sandal. We’re so head over heels over it we had to share! So obsessed with this Japanese 1970s inspired ensemble. The floral is just the right amount of Spring for those of you who have black as your color for every season. Kimono, Wide legged, with platforms to take you there and accessories to embellish this power look.

Shop the Wren and take your outfit of the day to the next level here.

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Kate Hudson Wears the La Volta

People Magazine Style Watch just featured #KultofKoolaburra member Kate Hudson in her La Voltas! We love how Kate brings her Cozy California Chic vibe wherever she goes, in this case, PARIS!

“Say you have a little too much fun this weekend and need a Sunday brunch outfit that requires no effort but doesn’t broadcast your “bagel emergency” status to the universe. Why not give Kate’s look a go? The oversized, fur-trimmed Smythe jacket and twisty topknot are no-brainers, while the Versace aviators and Koolaburra shearling-lined booties add the right dose of comfy-cool.” – People Magazine

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Koolaburra x E.R. Leather Goods

 

 

 

We are so excited about out collaboration (Koolaburra-tion?) with Emily Rosendahl of E.R. Leather Goods! Another dream come true.. from shoes to HANDBAGS! Designer Emily recently wrote a blog post that took the words out of our mouths and made us swoon even harder over this Santa Barbara local maker.

Read below for more on the collaboration!

“I have always been a big supporter of collaboration in business. I feel it’s a wonderful way to learn more about your brand, reach higher, broaden your spectrum, and above all, work with other talented and driven people.

When I was approached by the Santa Barbara based shoe company Koolaburra, it was a no brainer. Of course I would collaborate! Anyone who knows me, knows that I have a slight obsession with boots and shoes so it seemed like the perfect fit…pun intended…and naturally I loved that they were a local company with a similar mindset.

With a relaxed and easy-going crew at Koolaburra, we came up with a wonderful collection of handbags to introduce to their customers, as they had yet to venture into the world of bags and clutches!

We paired brindle and black hair on hides with metallic lining and fringe for their signature tote bag and clutch. Both of which happen to be two of my favorite items I have made in a while. As I said, it’s nice to step outside the box and get a different perspective. I love the outcome and I hope you all do too!

For more images and product details, please head over to Koolaburra and visit their new Handbags section! Don’t forget to check out the shoes too, there are some gems that I can’t wait to get my hands on…but in the mean time, I’ll keep rocking their Dame Harness Bootie…which I am wearing in the images below and am in LOVE with!”

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Koolaburra POV

If you haven’t seen by now, the point-of-view is a type of photograph we’ve been obsessed with lately. So much,we started #KoolaburraPOV on Instagram as a way for us to easily find all the awesome photographs you take in your Koolaburras! Every month, we pick a winner based on our favorite POV photo of the month. The winner receives a $200 credit to koolaburra.com! You know, so you can buy have yet another Koolaburra shoe to take photos of yourself in.

From fashion bloggers to stylish customers, we’re endlessly inspired by the photos we’re tagged in featuring our footwear.

What’s so cool to us about POV shots? YOU! It’s not just about the shoe, it’s about you. The person buying our shoes and living in them. We love seeing bits and pieces of your life whether it’s through your style, travels, or day-to-day life.   The fact that you’ve chosen us to embark on these journeys with near or far, is the ultimate compliment!

This is our way of complimenting YOU back and giving you a little treat, on us. We will announce our third winner of this contest series Monday February 2nd. So, what are you waiting for? You have the next three days to enter to win $200 worth of Koolaburra bucks just by posting a POV selfie on instagram tagging #KoolaburraPOV!

Need some inspo? Here are some photos from the past couple of months that are absolutely inspiring, gorgeous, and adorable! Photos include fashion bloggers Little Black Boots, Shalice Noel, Mstr of Disguise, and previous winners and customers Kesha Tai, Priscilla andAmanda Sanft.

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The Return of Sheepskin Boots!

Whenever we want to be totally comfortable in our footwear, our sheepskin boots are our go-to shoes. They’re soft, cozy, and make stepping out of the house just a little bit easier (okay, a lot easier) on these chilly winter days! We wear our Koolaburras everywhere– they’re part of our California chic cozy style and according to VOGUE Magazine (article here), they’re officially IN STYLE and no longer fashion’s guilty pleasure. People everywhere are embracing sheepskin as the new it item in footwear. Celebrities, models, and fashionistas alike are building outfits around and we like what we see.

Vogue says “autumn’s take on traditional knitwear, plush sheepskin and a looming summer season obsessed with a bohemian spirit is bringing the classic shearling boot back into style for summer and fall 2015!” We prefer our takes on the classic – the Double Halo and the Haley Fringe Boot. Two boots with individual flare and completely boho. Celebrities and bloggers alike love their Koolaburras! We call them the Kult of Koolaburra and amongst them are bohemian trendsetters like Vanessa Hudgens, Kate Hudson, Jessica Alba, Alessandra Ambrosio, Selena Gomez, Sarah Jessica Parker, Whitney Port, Ashley Tisdale, Ashley Green, Lauren Conrad, Natalie Suarez of Natalie off Duty and more! We like to take style tips from how they step out and style their favorite choice in sheepskin, Koolaburra.

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(Left: Kate Hudson in the Savannity II. Right: Vanessa Hudgens in the Mocky Mocs.)

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(Left: Ashley Tisdale in the Haley II. Right: Annalynne McCord in the Savannity II)

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(Left: Lauren Conrad in the Haley II. Right: Selena Gomez in the Mocky Mocs.)

Let’s face it, you need a sheepskin for every occasion. Whether you’re feeling simple and stylish and want a more classic look in our Double Halo, comfortably chic in our Mocky Mocs or you’re feeling full blown boho with a need for fringe in the Haley– We’ve got you covered.

Shop sheepskin and get trending here!

 

Style Resolution: The Retro Boho Babe

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Happy New Year! It’s 2015 and many of us are looking to change or revamp our looks. We’re taking pointers from our favorite bloggers in Koolaburra and their unique take on boho, rocker, and casual chic style . Today’s style resolution is completely devoted to Natalie Suarez of Natalie Off Duty who is pictured above in her favorite Koolaburras, the Notelas! Her look is part rock and roll part 1970s bohemian, part Brooklyn girl. What’s not to love?

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5 Nights of Christmas Movies

It’s official. Christmas is right around the corner and we’re making a vow to sit in front of the tube every night with candy canes, hot chocolate, and copious amounts of Christmas cookies watching our favorite holiday films. From funnies to tear-jerkers, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. <3

1. ELF

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2. THE FAMILY STONE

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3. THE HOLIDAY

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4. HOME ALONE

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5. LOVE ACTUALLY

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#KultofKoolaburra: Alessandra Ambrossio

Brazilian bombshell and Victoria’s Secret Angel Alessandra Ambrossio was spotted in the Dame boot in black. Her LA winter outfit of the day is paired with boot cut boyfriend denim, a fitted grey turtle neck and gem encrusted shades. The harness adds just the right amount of edge and Western to this very California laid back ensemble! Shop the Dame here.

 

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OPRAH’S FAVORITE THINGS 2014: THE LA CIENEGA BOOT

These may look like the shearling boots everyone and her mother has grown to love, but a hidden, 3½-inch inner wedge gives you a little extra something something. — Oprah

We’re so excited to share that our La Cienega boot made it onto Oprah’s Favorite Things 2014 list in the December issue of O, The Oprah Magazine! We love you, Oprah! She chose the boot in the Seta color way, a style that is NOW AVAILABLE online!

Shop your new winter favorite La Cienega in Seta while they last. And that same shearling wedge that Oprah loves is available in several other styles and colors, as well.

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