It’s a new season, which means there is a new excuse to be completely enamored with a new trend in the footwear department.
Take one step forward and enter the slingback into the conversation.
With modern styling, and interesting colors and adornments, this shoe is not reserved solely for older style mavens anymore. Dior featured a bow version of the slingback in its spring show and Moschino made a statement with the an electric red, stiletto version they debuted in their spring offering. Each proving that a pair of slingback shoes can be a fresh statement for any outfit.
Wear your own set of slingbacks as a comfortable pair of flats, or add another staple to your collection of heels with the elevated versions. Either way, the slingback shoe is THE piece of footwear to own this season.
Ph: Gretchen Bell
If you read this post, you know that statement earnings are back, and in a big way.
That being said, tassel earrings such as these are an absolute must. They can take that t-shirt and denim combo to the next level, and even make a messy ponytail look uber chic.
What is not to love about that?
It should come as no surprise that straps have made their way back to their rightful place:
on my feet around the ankle.
The trend has come and gone for several years, but this season has offered up an assortment of silhouettes and styles. From the thin-strapped metallic sandals that were attached to the model’s feet at Reem Acra, to the wrap around, tie straps that House of Holland created in a playful gingham print, this spring trend is as versatile as it is fashionable.
The REALLY exciting thing about this trend though?
It has been prevalent for so many seasons now (ankle straps are the LBD of footwear), that it is just as easy to don a pair that you already have in your closet. However, you can modernize them by layering a sock underneath like the label Off-White did for their latest runway presentation.
Just remember that with whatever silhouette or style you chose, have a little fun with the trend.
When it comes to embracing trends, I find that subtle is often better. One such trend that I am excited to incorporate into my spring wardrobe is about as subtle as it gets, yet it was seen on dresses, handbags and jewelry during the spring presentations.
This spring trend, you ask?
(Well, even if you didn’t, I am still going to tell you. hehe)
Metal ring details, of course.
J.W. Anderson adorned bags with the circular detail, and Mugler added a metal circle to zippers on many of his recent creations. I am currently getting my fix by carrying a handbag that boasts a metal ring on its front flap and matching chain strap to boot.
Who else is ready for a
lot little heavy metal action this season?