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Spring In Your Step: 9 Shoes To Shop Right Now For An Instant Outfit Update 


By Sophie White
20th Feb 2018
Spring In Your Step: 9 Shoes To Shop Right Now For An Instant Outfit Update 

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

Texture Tricks

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

Floral Fancy

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

Colour Pop

We’ll be having a spring fling with suede.

€125 at &OtherStories

High Glam

We love a glam trainer and this embellished pair gives a subtle nod to Gucci.

€180 at Kurt Geiger

Power Flower

Another opportunity to get the socks out and make a statement with these bold wedges.

€22 at Pennys

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