I have to say shoe lovers out there, no wonder Prince Charming wooed Cinderella with a glass slipper! I can’t resist a new pair of shoes can you? Where do you start with such a huge variety of styles out there I hear you call!!!?
The photo above shows a selection of shoes to make your mouth water, however the price tag on some of these perfect beauties will make your eyes water! Fear not as the high street have lots of wonderful statement shoes out there! Right own up- who spotted the ‘accent’ painted toenails above in the black heels? To show you how to get that look check out ‘Accent nails’ in ispy Beauty Cabernet or in the Trend report.
ispy’s fabulous high rise hotties to glorious flats- Your summer shoe fix starts here!
WEDGES- it’s a summer classic so if they cost you fortune don’t panic as they will be around year after year! They come in all forms, wicker, wood and fabric. Perfect BF( best friend) for the Maxi! Brown Tribal wedge £50Miss Selfridge . The cream spotty £40 Miss Selfridge. Tan sling back £40 Miss Selfridge. Navy bow wedge £40 Miss Selfridge
Ispy Tip: Avoid ankle straps if you don’t want your legs to look shorter.
PLATFORMS- loveee them girls if you can master the art of walking in them! Anything that makes you look slimmer without having to give up on your Starbucks fix is top of our list! Think sculpted platforms, futuristic heels and sexy sexy sexy!! Tan strappy gladiator style £30 from BooHoo.com. Black and Silver cut out £45 and Black leather platform gladiator both £45 from Dorothy Perkins.
WOODEN HEELS- Perfect for making your pins look like a celebrity.Spy tip: Don’t wear a closed toe shoe with a maxi dress as it can look too heavy. Avoid wearing them with bootcut or flares as it’s the wrong side of 70’s! Chunky Black wooden heel above £45Miss Selfridge .
Dorothy Perkins Beaded Sandal £60 Miss Selfridge(left). Cream gladiator style wooden platform from Boohoo.com. Brown cut out clog Miss Selfridge. Tan slingback Dorothy Perkins £40. Tan Vintage clog £55 Miss Selfridge.
CLOGS- The it shoe of the summer, ask Chanel!! Cream and Black clog£75 Red or Dead from Schuh. Brown wooden clog Miss Selfridge £40.The Abby Ugg £124.99 (below)This special shoe is heaven sent. Schuh. Gold and black fringe sandal £32 Miss Selfridge. Stone Fringe was £55 now £25/ Black suede fringe Miss Selfridge.
Spy tip: You can add thick woollen tights with them like Alexa Chung does and they will last you through till winter! Your clogs really will need wearing in so wear them round the house in a pair of socks!
COWBOY FRINGING- Footwear is having a western moment me thinks! It’s all thanks to D&G and Mulberry. If you don’t already have the fringe bag then how about a smattering of fringing on your shoes? SPY tip: Don’t do the bag and shoe matching!!!
NUDE- It’s the most flattering shoe shade on earth!! Not only does it go with every colour, it will make your legs go on and on and on! Spy tip: Nude mixed with the new utilitary shades look hot! Strappy nude platform shoe £60 Miss Selfridge. Blush knot£4o and Blush patent Peep and Stone strappy high heel £40 and Sone Strappy heel £45 all from Dorothy Perkins.
FLATS-Just because you are wearing a comfy shoe doesn’t mean you have to compromise on style. The flats this season are like party shoes! These little babies come plain or with plenty of bling. Wear them with Jeans or your maxi.
SPY tip: Metalic colours are always a good choice as they act like a neutral so they go with most items in your wardbrobe. Perfect for holidays as they go with everything but don’t take up much room in your wardbrobe.
THE DEMI HEEL- These will be your shopping saviours! These are the goodie too shoes of shoes!! Unlike Killer heels and sky scrapper platforms these little sweet hearts were made for walking! ispy tip: This shoe heel was the perfect partner to the peg leg trouser!