Runway Trend: The Embellished Shoe


Now that NY Fashion Week, Paris and Milan runways are over, some of the top shoe trends have emerged. The most luxurious look has been the popularity of embellishment and embroidered styles on the runway. A bit of flash can go a long way. Think sequins, beads, a jewel here or there to make your footwear sparkle. A great statement shoe is a great way to upgrade the most simple of outfits. As you can see from our runway examples, you can embellishments on the heel, across a sporty flat or anywhere that needs a little bling.

Shoes above came from the spring 2016 runways of  Fendi, Tanya Taylor, Alexander McQueen, Giorgio Armani

NYFW Spring 2016 Report: Black White & Primary Colors

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nyfw blk white primary colorsIt is only two days into New York Fashion Week, but an early trend has emerged. Spring 2016 is about featuring bright, clean black and white silhouettes accented with primary colors. In designer Malan Breton’s case, he used the combination of black or white with color-blocked red, blue or green. For designer Daniel Silverstain, he used the color palette in retro pattern prints or with black or white garments with a pop color accessory. The shoes on the models followed suit. Models wore black or white heels that had primary colored straps to add interest to the foot.

Designing into the next season, you can easily adapt classic silhouettes or bodies in black or white. You can the update it with a pop color accessory or create a contrast detail in a primary color like a collar, a sleeve cuff or a hem.

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