Shoe trends.

Fall’s pointed pumps: classic with a twist

It's a cliche but it's undeniably true: a classic pair of pumps will truly serve you both day and night. That's one of the beautiful things about the return of the pointed pump. Pair with a pencil skirt, skinny jeans or sumptuous lace frock: they're reasserting themselves as a fall must-have, and it's the colour and detail that counts. Read on for more.

Men’s boots: a guide for fall / winter

For the sartorial male, boots can serve as a cornerstone to any outfit. They can be the foundation from which one can build upward, the canvas upon which a masterpiece is painted. Whether you wear them with suit pants or jeans, read on for the styles and colours to invest in for the fall / winter 2012 season.

Man-style shoes for women: a time-travelling device in the world of fashion

With British shoe artisanship being at its best this year many a style of shoe, such as Dr Martens and brogues, have been adapted to fulfil a feminine clientele. This year these traditionally British shoe brands have supplied the demand and branched out to create various interpretations of the female equivalent of male dominated shoe designs; breaking the boundaries of man-woman fashions and resulting in…

8 styles of shoes to make a statement out of summer

It’s one of many ‘numbers’ you never want to share with the world. Age. Lovers. Shoes. It’s considered socially unacceptable to discuss many such numbers, and the latter in is included amongst them as a girl can never have enough shoes in her closet by to publicise a number is to appear gauche. Each season, we see styles change, heels evolve and the colour palette…

Kitten heels: women’s shoe trend

Kitten heels are like the ugly step-sister of the heel family; they don’t lengthen the legs and define the calf, or generally make you feel like a million dollar sex-bomb. Separate them from the ladylike elegance of the ’50s and ’60s and all you’re left with is a stunted and somewhat unattractive piece of footwear. But fashion is fashion, and what goes around comes around.…

Clogs: women’s shoe trend

I’ve always felt that their name carried an unfair weighting against them. Clogs. Say it; it sounds clunky, awkward, uncomfortable. And I have to confess, as a chap, it appears that as footwear goes, clogs must be just as uncomfortable to wear as their name makes them sound; wooden soles? Make mine leather, thanks. But awkard names and the potential for awkward walking hasn’t stopped…

Fur boots: women’s winter trend

It’s taken over our jackets, conquered our coats and dresses. In Fall 2010 we’ve even seen it on skirts, hats and handbags. It’s a natural progression that now the fur trend has crept its way down to our feet, creating a new 2010 fashion trend: fur boots. So put on your cutest ski-bunny mittens and buckle up your winter coat: it’s a slippery ride but…
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration
Snow bunny footwear - picture inspiration

Socks and shoes: ankle socks trend

Whether or not the idea thrills you, the evidence is clear: wearing ankle socks under your favourite pair of heels is no longer a faux pas. If you’re skeptical it’s time to start looking on the bright side – socks are cheap, won’t take up lots of space in your wardrobe, and are wholly practical. And while ankle socks with sandals may be a big…
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration
Socks and heels: picture inspiration

Trendlet: the winged shoe

We may not be able to fly like Mercury, the messenger of the Gods (or his Greek equivalent, Hermes) – but that hasn’t stopped designers from taking inspiration from the talaria, or winged sandal, in their quest to take shoes from mere footwear to wearable art. Alexander McQueen‘s take (pictured below) is the most magnificent we’ve seen, baroquely ornate with silver or gold wings running…
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns
Talaria: the iconic sandal returns

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