Yesterday was a cracker of a day. For the first time in a long time, it didn't feel as though we're trudging through the depths of winter; it felt like spring, in springtime. Imagine that? With the weather lifting our spirits and putting a pep in our step, our attention naturally turned towards our step, only to find that our feet have been buried in heavy boots since last autumn. We don't even remember what our toes look like. However, without wanting to jump the gun too soon, we'd still rather keep our tootsies under wraps; it's not that warm yet, let's not get ahead of ourselves. However, the current spring-like conditions certainly warrant a step away from the boots towards something lighter in both style and colour. Below we round up 10 high street must haves that you can shop online right now. From platform trainers to dainty little office-appropriate loafers, you'll soon have a pep in your step in more ways than one.
Okay, so you don't want to get your toes out, but you can handle a sock-free experience right?
Technically you could still wear these during the darkest winter days but this style of brogue is always relevant, particularly at springtime, if you opt for a tapered leg trouser and wear those little hidden ankle socks.
Nothing makes us feel more powerful than a pointy shoe. Just us?
We love the slipper style of these babies from Zara.
Be still our beating hearts; we still melt for metallics. Long may they last.
Platform trainers? Yes please. They go with everything.
You can never have too many pairs of ballet pumps.
Finally you can wear suede without the fear of a torrential downpour (shhhh, we're feeling optimistic, okay?)
Who doesn't love a lace-up? These are feminine and fashion forward. Such a welcome change from chunky boots.