Though it’s been the ‘70s show in fashion lately, definite shades of ‘90s cool have infiltrated – and no trend from that decade appeals to my sartorial sensibilities more than the chunky Mary Jane. Courtney Love’s baby doll look may not be hot right now, but these shoes most certainly are. Today’s version is sleeker than its predecessor, suggesting a higher sense of sophistication (grunge, these are not).
Seasons seem to meld together these days. Florals in fall? Why not? Burberry blooms in delicate shades of violet and blue along these off-white booties with the hand painting creating an almost watercolor effect.
Itching for summer when it barely feels like spring? Pick up a pair of these hybrid shoe-booties to get you through the transition months in in-between style.
The Nicholas Kirkwood Fall/Winter 2014 collection gets straight to the point. A sleek pointed toe defines almost every shoe in the collection from snakeskin heels to flat boots.
You can’t rationalize indulging in every trend that pops up, but considering lace-making has been around since ancient times, you’re pretty much guaranteed to get a lot of wear out of the style. And it doesn’t hurt that we saw it grace the Fall and Spring catwalks. So what’ll it be? Pumps? Booties? Flats? I’ll take them all! Lace up your shoes with these romantic picks…
Gucci’s fall shoes are gorgeous, so much so that this could be one-stop shopping for the season’s essentials. They’re very well made, and while not Frugal Snob friendly, the shoes are priced better than those from other established brands (except for the python booties – they also come in leathericon for only $895, though!).