ULTIMATE SHOE GUIDE SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Left to Right: Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Carven

Left to Right: Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Balenciaga, Carven

DON’T let your footwear serve as an afterthought - next season, shoes present a crucial invitation to personality and piece of iconography. Establishing a podium is the proliferating trend to watch: Erdem’s silk and leather flat-forms, Gucci’s clever two-in-one platforms, Balmain’s embellished offerings and Prada’s . Seventies-inspired graphic numbers take us to new sartorial heights.

Left to Right: Loewe, Versace, Stella McCartney, Gucci

Left to Right: Loewe, Versace, Stella McCartney, Gucci

Meanwhile, athletic-looking sandals are burgeoning (see Versace’s take on Tevas), the stiletto is still thriving (see Balenciaga portrays knee-thigh high socks-pumps) and kitten heels are enjoying the spotlight at Loewe and Dior. Step into the new season with the latest footwear news: see all the spring/summer 2017 shoe trends and styles straight from the collections below.

Left to Right: Erdem, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli 

Left to Right: Erdem, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Giambattista Valli 

Recalling comfort thing, Chanel remains humble with its classic-genuine selection of two-tone flats. Céline also displays its sophistication with pointy-kitten mules – which is so flattering for this upcoming spring/summer. Alexander McQueen shows the rock-chic flower pattern boots, in counterparts of it – Giambattista Valli and house of Gucci still play with their ‘strings attached’ thingy and colour blocking of their killer stilettos.

Left to Right: Louis Vuitton, Hermès

Left to Right: Louis Vuitton, Hermès

Michael Kors Collection breaths the essence of 70’s with its genuine platform leather shoes. While Louis Vuitton serves the eye of fashion people with chunky crossed strings leather shoes. What a relieving inspiration, right? Please do take a note and take these examples as your key ideas of shoe’s dressing. Which - after all, “Shoes are the quickest way for women to achieve instant metamorphosis” – Manolo Blahnik.