Trend Report SS2011: Baby Get Higher

Need a few extra inches? This season’s shoe trend will help you get a little higher. ‘Caus it’s all about wedges and platforms. And there’s only one rule: the thicker the sole, the better!

Go for some cork wedges and create a seventies style look or man up and opt for Prada’s layered brogues. The remarkable colored Prada layers were an instant hit and we definitely get why they’re so popular.

The best thing about this shoe trend? It’s super comfy! Due to the super thick soles you’ll get extra inches without extra pain. Let’s hope this trend stays around for a few seasons!



Catwalktrends ss2010: showstopping shoes

January 14, 2010 by  
Filed under accessories, Fashion, Milan, New York, Paris, womenswear

The designers gave the models a hard time walking the runway to show the spring/summer collections. The shoes they had to wear often had eye-catching shapes and heights.

The shoes in the Jil Sander show had iron pins for heels. Donatella Versace used platform shoes. John Galliano’s shoes were extremely high and his stiletto heels seemed to be made of colored pearls. Chanel introduced a few clogs.

Some models in the Dsquared show had spikes all over their shoes. Viktor & Rolf embellished theirs with pink flowers, Vivienne Westwood decorated hers with wings. Matthew Williamson’s shoes had bows.

Next to the ultra high shoes we saw ultra-flat sandals (Issey Miyake, Anna Sui, Valentino, Lacoste, Etro, Armani, Chloe). Those sandals, snake leather and wearing socks in open shoes seem to become the trends for this spring.

Of course the Alexander McQueen shoes were real showstoppers. His shoes were high, had crazy alienated shapes and had reptile prints all over them. Gaga oehlala…