Spring Shopping Guide: Silver Shoes
Metallics have been popular for so long now, they're hardly considered a trend. I like to think of them as a neutral--like metal jewelry, they go with nearly everything in your wardrobe. However, I feel the emphasis on metallics in recent years has been focused on gold and bronze, so it's time for a comeback from my favorite metallic, silver. This season, designers have perfected the silver shoe with leathers (and man-made materials) that look almost liquid--perfect for the futuristic undercurrent than ran throughout a lot of the spring shows in Paris and Milan. But the best part about these new silver shoes is that the selections range from comfy flats and sandals to sky-high platforms.

Practical enough to wear every day, but totally glamorous as well, this Moschino flat has a cool textured design and a color so shiny, they're almost reflective.

When it comes to glamour, however, no one beats Christian Louboutin, and I think we can expect to see this to-die-for T-strap sandal on various Hollywood starlets this season.

Tashkent by Cheyenne makes incredibly innovative shoes (their ankle booties were featured in my fall shopping guide last year), and this Speedie wedge, a Shopbop exclusive, is no exception. The finish is more distressed than I was aiming for, but I love the versatility and the shape.

The shoe that started my silver fixation, this Miu Miu flat is, well, surprisingly not too expensive, and having had several pairs of Miu Miu shoes for five-plus years, I can attest to their durability. Which is a good thing, because this slingback is simply a classic.

Another great flat, this ankle-strap ballet flat by Tapeet has a simple shape and appears to be made of quality leather.

Of course, when it comes to ballet flats, you can never go wrong with a classic, especially the Pirouette from London Sole.

I tend to not be a fan of Nine West shoes, but every once in awhile they surprise me, like with this Gavin flat. Definitely not an investment, but it's a fun way to go futuristic.

I love the pointe-shoe look of this Penny Loves Kenny Copa flat, but as I learned the hard way, elastic-back shoes are not good for people like me who have narrow heels.

Not for the shy, Steven's Lollyy platform pump has an ultra-sexy look and a very high heel. I love covered-platform shoes however (they seem less trashy to me), and the peep-toe style is one that you can wear well into fall--when, hopefully, the silver-shoe trend will still be going strong.


Anonymous said...

Silver shoes are fab,but be sure to wear underwear.

Anonymous said...

Love the silver shoes, just be sure to wear underwear.

Anonymous said...

Those are GORGEOUS shoes