Womens fashion moves at a terrifyingly fast pace, and attempting to stay on trend is a full time job in itself, so here are a few tips to what the best dressed feet of 2010 are donning. Put your (no doubt, well heeled) feet up for a few minutes and read what the fashion gods have bestowed upon us for another few seasons. Eyes peeled, latte in hand? then let’s take our stroll down footwear heaven avenue and look at the shoes trend for 2010.
The first shoe to catch the eye is the classic stiletto – never out of fashion, so at least one thing from last season that can be re-used (but that doesn’t sound very fun now, does it?). The stiletto is a mass appeal shoe, which most women can wear, (if only in short bursts – from the taxi to the dining room, from the bar to the table etc.) and have the very dramatic effect of lengthening the wearers leg. Colors to watch out for are still the enduring nude and beige, with classic blacks, blues and reds.
To our right is a twist on an old reliable, the platform, with the high heel platform sandal. This shoe has the fashionistas divided – has it made the platform more or less accessible? and has it also ruined or added to the appeal of the common sandal? You decide. It is an easier shoe to wear than the stiletto sandal, thanks to the platform base, so often a good choice for the un-indoctrinated youth. Fashionable styles include high gloss patent leathers with thick buckle ankle straps and the ever enduring (but insanely impractical) ribbon ties.
To our left is the alternative to above – the flat sandal. Not just reserved for tomboys and those that cannot wear high heels (I know, the poor unfortunates!) – the flat sandal is every bit as alluring and feminine as its taller sister. These unassuming shoes have seen an incredible breakthrough this year with the invasion of gladiator flats to add to the already mass appeal ballerina flats of last season. These eminently wearable sandals are perfect for all summer pursuits and are not out of place teamed with a flowing maxi dress or accompanying a pair of tailored shorts.
Next along is a newbie – the bootie (no, not the baby wear!). The ankle boot, a. K. A. The bootie has enjoyed a lively reception this year thanks to its wearability and diversity. Easily dressed up or down with a skirt or jeans, the bootie is also eminently wearable as the heel is usually in the 2-3 inch range, so it makes a good choice for a day out shopping (for more shoes?). The slouch style that is so now is available in leather and fabrics to mix and match to accessories and create a unique look.
Straight ahead is a 70’s icon – the high boot. Now available as thigh high (think cavalier style), over the knee, knee high and mid length, there is a style to suit everyone. With as many heel variations to match, the high boot is at home on a country walk and hitting the clubs (just don’t mix up the two – mud and 4 inch heels don’t make for happy faces!). The versatile boot is used to highlight other trends of 2010, with the use of suede and fringes, studs and rivets to channel the inner cowgirl/rock chick to great effect.
So whatever your style, there is a shoe to fit it. Who knows what the next seasons will bring, embrace what is on offer, you may surprise yourself (many the “I only wear heels” girl has fallen for the new flat fashions). Try before you buy, get on line to shop around for the best deals and reap the rewards of the envious looks as you stroll around in the latest shoes trend for 2010.
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