Let’s take a look at the gorgeous summer 2013 shoe styles and check out some of the newest, most wearable footwear trends. The fact is, that designers have gone gaga on us this season! So are you ready to bring out your playful side in the summer? Here’s my cheat sheet with the best shopping choices including gladiator sandals, snakeskin shoes, ankle strap heels, and many more.
Want to make your style intentions perfectly clear? Try this out! Honestly, I can’t make my mind whether lucite heels reffer to as stripper shoes or Cinderella’s glass slippers. Either way, this kind of footwear features some shoe parts (like a high-heel, wedge or a vamp) made from a transparent material, especially PVC. The jelly see-through design feels as light as air and makes it your best runway-inspired find of the season.
Be it pumps or sandals, the it girl’s Summer 2013 shoe list would not be complete without stylish ankle straps. A cool detail puts a modern spin on any classic design to complement your most extraodrinary ensembles. A sartorial choice guaranteed to make an impact, ankle strap pumps are an exquisitely chic way to dress up your look. Are you ready to inject a bit of a high-end finish into your Summer outfits?
Take a walk on the wild side with a reptile-inspired look! Derived from tribal fashion, snake-embossed leather emerges in this season’s sexy pumps, slingbacks and sandals ready to fit for the urban jungle. Dress it up with a demure dress or down with cropped pants and a ladylike blouse depending on the occassion. Either way, the sexiness of a snakeskin savvy shoe will take your style to the next level.
Ancient Rome is coming back with a huge impact! Our favourite summer shoes circa 2010 have gotten a fresh update including sexy snake prints, unexpected pops of colour and beautiful jewel details. Ranging from girl-next-door flats (as seen on Mary Kate Olsen) to bad-ass knee-length heels (favoured by Rihanna), gladiator sandals are versatile enough for casual and dress. All in all, bold design mixed with a rebellious attitude will go a long way in summer.
For the past few months, we’ve seen Jenni Kayne’s d’Orsay flats everywhere. These simple, chic, retro pointy flats with side cutouts are a fresh-to-death trend as seen on many female celebrities. Some may be concerned that they would be slipping off but they fit great and they leave a lot of open room on the sides for easy breathability and movement. D’orsay flats will punctuate your outfit with polish regardless of what you wear: jeans, dresses, shorts. Pretty much a staple shoe for just about any article of clothing in a closet.
Fans of Beyoncé will be familiar with the sneaker wedges designed by Isabel Marant, which Queen B wore for her ‘Love On Top’ video. Part sports shoe, part wedge, this intriguing footwear hybrid bridges the gap between relaxed casual wear and high fashion. Pairs easilly with easy-going tops, A-line skirts, tuxedo pants to recreate the on-trend sport-luxe look.