When it is perhaps too soon to fully climb on board the new season trends, a 'shoe-drobe' refresh is the best way to pep up your staples says Sophie White
There's a certain whisper of spring in the air. We're not going to mention any "grand stretches" but a touch of light has broken the back of the Winter bleakness and it's time to start getting excited for colour and pattern once more.
The transitional trends are often a tricky thing to get a handle on and sometimes when you want a quick update minus a major outlay of cha-ching, a new pair of shoes will be just the lift you need.
Get Your Patterned Kicks
Slouchy and chic will work well with these platform trainers.
€29.95 at Zara
These felt flowers are just the right hint of spring, pair with a midi skirt and over-sized knit to ease into warmer weather.
€40 at Topshop
Sock It To Me
Come February, we are usually beyond ready to bin the dreaded black opaque tights, rock these sixties-inspired sandals with a glitter sock for a bit of transitional bling.
€50 at River Island
Cut Out Crazy
Embellished footwear continues to be huge this season and these cut-out boots are both fierce and fresh.
€69.95 at Zara
A delicate pattern for these feminine heels are the spring-touch your wardrobe needs.
€64 at Topshop
Plump For Some Plimsolls
The espadrille detailing on these striking flats gives a nice nod to summer.
€33 at River Island
We'll be having a spring fling with suede.
€125 at &OtherStories
We love a glam trainer and this embellished pair gives a subtle nod to Gucci.
€180 at Kurt Geiger
Another opportunity to get the socks out and make a statement with these bold wedges.
€22 at Pennys
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