Embellished shoes can make a statement at any occasion, and can glam up any dress. Here are the 5 must-have types every girl needs!
A woman loves her shoes, doesn’t she? And season after season, designers love capturing the opulent embellished style in shoes. An assortment of towering wedge heels, over the knee high studded boots and 60’s style pearl embellishments are the latest styles.
What is fall without luxuriant fashion? Just like any other accessory this season, shoes too have gotten OTP. Go bold or go home. Let’s jump into the style city and see what’s in store for all us girls!
The Novelty Embellished Pumps
Novelty embellishments include uniquely shaped embellishments like leaves, flowers and whatever else. Balenciaga’s collection featured some chunky leaves and vibrant colors which seamlessly translates into Festive Wear and is perfect for the wedding season. It’s a wee bit much of bling for me.
Pro tip: Go for a simple gown or a cocktail dress to do justice to the shoes.
Ralph & Russo’s Fall/Winter 2016 couture collection also had elegant leaves climbing up the heel:
Prada had gold anchors on the wedge heel of the boots:
Also check out Dolce & Gabbana’s super-cute strappy pumps with novelty embellishments:
Pearl Embellished Slip-Ons
It was all pearls for Miu Miu, where they came up with furry slip-ons embellished with big pearls and rhinestones. Great for house parties and soirees, aren’t they? This simple style of fluffy slip-ons will have their wearers feel like they’re walking on clouds in style. We say yay for anything comfort and more importantly, stylish.
Over-the-Top Embellished Shoes/ Over-the-Knee Embellished Boots
Take one step out of the box with these intricate heels by Dries Van Noten and Miu Miu. The embellishments may be the star of the evening. But basic elements such as a wedge heel, mule and pointy toe pumps add to the femininity of these pieces. If you don’t want too much embellishments, but wanna make an OTT statement, go for embellished knee-high boots like thse Aquazurra ones!
Must-Have Embellished Party Shoes
Add some gravitas to any evening look with an embellished classic gold or black pumps. Replete with simple motifs and gilded details, these trusty pumps are a must have and make for a great investment. The simplicity of the YSL black pumps is something I’m absolutely adoring.
Alexander Wang’s latest collection includes some grunge-inspired heavy metal embellishments on mules, sneakers and even booties. These cool leather embellished shoes came out as less feminine. Not everyone can carry these off with panache. But if you wanna try them, just be confident and go for it!
Which is your fave? You already know ours. Let us know which is your favorite pair of embellished shoes in the comments below!
Also check out the latest shoe trends for Fall/Winter 2016-17:
Shazia Bargathullah is a regular freelance writer at ShilpaAhuja.com. She is also a fashion design graduate from iNIFD. Her journey started with a keen visual eye, an interest in styling and a passion for design. She has an expertise in modest fashion and writes about makeup tips, beauty trends and runway-inspired fashion ideas. She is also the author of the blog Devil Wears Parda. For comments and feedback, please email [email protected]