It’s about time to get rid of winter boots and closed-toe shoes and get into those fabulous sandals, wedges, flip flops and peep toes. I’d like to share my top picks and most commonly seen shoe trends for spring/summer 2012.
- COLOR BLOCKED SHOES:
Just like in clothes, color blocking is very trendy in shoes as well. These are best worn with nudes or solid dresses/shorts/rompers. They totally and effortlessly amp up a casual outfit and complete it. Here are some inspirations for you to look at:
You can never go wrong with a pair of nude shoes. This is especially compatible with brightly colored or printed outfits to tone down and even out the ensemble. To add the element of fun to the plain nudes, have them in rope wedged designs, strappy sandals or even blocked with coral tones. Here are some ideas:
- FLORAL PRINTS:
Floral print shoes can never look better and more appropriate than in spring and summer. This year, it’s a huge trend overall and something you can use pretty much year after year. The bright colored floral print shoes add a pop of color and can make any simple dress. Here are some examples:
- BRIGHT COLORS:
Bright colors are always big in spring and summer, but this year they made a huge statement on the runway too. They are a perfect accessory to your LBD (little black dress) or any cute solid dress for that matter. The splash of color catches attention and makes you stand out. Here are some inspirations from Jimmy Choo, Christian Louboutin, Betsey Johnson, and Steve Madden: