Shoes are every woman’s best friend. Imelda Marcos broke the world record of having owned the most pairs of shoes in the world. But if you think the Steel Butterfly as she is popularly known is the only one who has a penchant for shoes, then you are mistaken. All ladies love shoes!
Platforms are very good shoes for plus size women. This season platforms are very much in vogue with designers like Marc Jacobs, Jimmy Choo and Charlotte Olympia taking the lead in showcasing a wide collection of this genre. These shoes can be worn for any occasion.
Extending from tiger strips, snake-skin patterns, and leopard prints, to zebra prints, this sort of footwear has engraved distinction in the world of shoes. Platforms, boots, pumps and other styles have these exclusive designs on them. The most exclusive collection for snake-skin patterns is presented by Brian Atwood and Alexander McQueen. The hallmark colours of animal prints, colours like purple, yellow, pink, brown, white and even metallic are also on hand in animal prints.
Swirls and straps
Footwear has never been so exciting. Forget the high heels for once. Fabric and metallic straps are very much in vogue these days and the regular sandals are enhanced with lace embellishments. Sequined silver and golden strap sandals have made a mark since they were launched. Both young and old wear these shoes in style.
Ask Lady Gaga and she will tell you what it means to own and wear classic wedges. Wooden, cork heels and espadrilles are melded either with bright-colour plaited straps or with soft shades. Burberry Prorsum plaited peep-toe wedge boot, cork wedge, Tory Burch leather and Sergio Rossi denim wedge have made a mark this season.
Kim Kardashian and Victoria Beckham are the queens of stilettos. Sharp vibrant coloured heels are evidently in vogue this season. Stilettoes in muted, neutral and pastel shades are very common with Hollywood celebrities. Stilettos have a way of adding elegance to anyone wearing them. The most famous and expensive stilettos are the Louboutins designed by ChristianLouboutin.
Shoes do not come cheap. But every hard working lady needs to reward herself once in a while by buying at least one pair of any of these shoes. It feels great.