Doc Martens and Rangers might be popular at the moment, but their paramilitary feel remains difficult for most fashionistas to incorporate into their looks. Given this context, a lighter, slightly less massive version of these low boots were given a warm welcome.
The footwear landscape during the fashion weeks may be flooded with desirable shoes, but there are usually a few that succeed nevertheless in pulling focus over the rest. Following the reversible Chloe boot, the glittering Miu Miu pump, and the Charlotte Olympia Kitty, it is now time to pay our respects to the studded ballerinas and pumps by Valentino.
The Australian label, Ugg, has always sought to diversify its offering. This time, however, they have taken the fashion world by surprise with the launch of a bridal capsule collection.
Ethnic urban boots by Miista
For those who like folk….
More than any other season, summer brings our attention to details. Temperatures warm up, leading us to shed more and more layers until all we’re left with are the bare essentials – e.g., a mini bag, retro sunglasses, and a slightly bohemian pair of boots…
Usually, Topshop promotes new designers fresh out of the Saint Martins School by commissioning capsule collections or prêt-a-porter pieces. This time, the London fashion giant has chosen a young woman whose connections are as impressive as her inspiration is lacking: Chloé Green, aka the owner’s daughter.
At the end of 2010, Isabel Marant unveiled a comfortable alternative to the 14cm heel – the wedge sneaker. Since the launch of her famous heel alternative, the wedge sneaker has continued to inspire other creators, including Marc Jacobs.
The latest Alexander Wang summer collection, with its Hawaii 5-0 meets mountain biking feel, might have understandably had difficulty winning over the fashionistas, but it was another situation altogether when it came to his footwear, especially the Joan sandals.
The SS2012 Marc Jacobs show mixed 1920s fantasy with sportswear and a somewhat tongue-in-cheek sex appeal, overflowing with UFO (Unidentified Fashion Object) hybrid pieces like these semi-transparent, high-heeled cowboy boots.
When Madewell (J. Crew) teams up with Keds, the result is a capsule collection of 3 bohemian girly models guaranteed to attract the attention of all canvas sneaker fans.
Wanted by those who love to mix and match trends with impulsive charm and classy casual, Repetto ballet flats have long since crossed their timeless design with a zest of fashion spirit. For SS2012, the famous BBs are back in the swing…