David Tate Ranger
by Ida Hsiang
First of all ... what exactly is OTK, you may ask. OTK is just a short acronym for the trendy boot style that's here to stay. Over-the-Knee boots are flattering because they elongate the leg while keeping you warm and covered for these chilly days ahead.For many of us, we may already be aware of this hot boot trend, but thigh-high, stiletto versions may be just a little too impractical and dangerous to go running around in during the day. Plus, while these sexy shoes may be perfect for a night out with the girls, they're too risque for everyday errands and activities.But we love this boot trend too much to not find a way to wear it to work, to school and anywhere else that strikes our fancy! Opt for a version that is flat or wedged for more standing support, and look for looser fits of leather and suede to give your look a casual, edgy vibe. Equally cute over leggings or paired with a pretty dress, you'll find yourself loving your OTKs everyday!Click the slideshow to see some of our favorite everyday OTK picks!
by Ida Hsiang
In the words eternalized by the King of Rock-n-Roll himself, Elvis Presley: Don't you step on my blue suede shoes!This recent shoe trend is taking over by storm, from menswear inspired oxfords, to sexy stiletto pumps and we must admit. Here at Stylehive, we love it! Dark blue suede is a modern and edgy way to add a little color to your wardrobe without looking like a Crayola fun-box (has anyone seen Rihanna's hair recently?)! Something about it's color and luxe fabrication makes blue suede a versatile neutral that looks great with a number of colors and pieces already in your wardrobe and is an easy way to add some style to any ensemble.And not only are we loving the blue suede shoe trend, but we love the stormy-hued soft leather look so much, that we've ventured out into blue suede handbag and apparel territory! A blue suede handbag or garment is a great fashion piece on it's own, and looks sophisticated and classy when you play matchy-matchy with another blue suede piece. Just the right amounts of classic chic and modern edginess, a blue suede something is a must-try for this season! Ready to add some blue suede style to your look? Click on the slideshow for some fave picks!