I had the pleasure of visiting the city of Chicago a month ago. And while the food and fashion were definitely pluses, I was drawn to the towering skyscrapers that set the city apart as one-of-a-kind. The superstructures shared the sleekness of a pair of stilettos – something that is best represented in these heels by London-based designer, Nicholas Kirkwood:

The perfect combination of gloss and structure, both shoes and city manage to distinguish themselves as the unique treasures that they are. It is with this in mind that I’ve become a fan of both.