5 Golden Globe-winning picks you should watch next

Jennifer McShane

The spring-ready trench coats to see you through to summer

Holly O'Neill

This Georgian home along the West Cork coast with 7 bedrooms, is on for €1.95...

Lauren Heskin

Lynn Enright: ‘I can’t shake the sense that the loneliness I feel is somehow my...

Lynn Enright

How to recreate Elle Fanning’s glowing skin from the Golden Globes

Holly O'Neill

WATCH: The first teaser for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s Oprah interview is here

Jennifer McShane

What’s on this week: Monday 1 – Friday 5, March

Holly O'Neill

Whip up some of your own Ballymaloe brown bread this week

IMAGE

Join our virtual health, beauty & wellness event with Jennifer Rock and Aimee Connolly

IMAGE

Image / Fashion

Summer Shoe Update


by Marie Kelly
10th May 2016

I’m dipping my toe in the waters of ladylike footwear?this summer and parking the chunky loafers I loved all last year. Ankle-strap heels, lace-up ballet-style shoes, mules and T-bar sandals suddenly look more cool than cute when paired with summer’s tailored pieces (culottes, reimagined white shirts) and frayed denim. Metallic finishes give genteel heels urban appeal, while animal prints and unexpected?textures (furry trims and sequinned?accents) prevent lady shoes from?appearing generic and obscure, as traditional court shoes sometimes can. Embellishment is also the answer to?adding a little eclecticism to your look. Keep everything else paired back and make your fancy footwear the star of the show. We’ve scoured the collections (high and low) and pulled together the ultimate edit of SS’s most sophisticated shoes.

Polko-dot works so well with summer stripes. These chic ankle-strap heels with look superb with a monochrome outfit, while also grounding head-to-toe colour-blocking.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.09.51
Polko-dot ankle-strap shoes, €52 at topshop.com

 

Such an elegant shoe. Dusty pink with a tan sole and delicate silver rivets. You really will be pretty in pink wearing these.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.35.02
Loop ballet flats, Carvela, €115 at Brown Thomas

 

These shoes will do all the work for you. Pair with simple tailoring or an elegant white dress.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.17.06
Nereida mid-heel sandals, Sophia Webster, €580 at matchesfashion.com

 

I love the 60s vibe of these shoes, with their metallic finish and low block heel.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.21.55
Laminated block-heel shoes, €49.95 at Zara

 

An easy way to wear fuchsia pink. Pair these dreamy feather-trimmed heels with subdued navy or utilitarian denim.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.26.19
Arabella feather-trim heels, €60 at office.co.uk

 

A summer classic, these gorgeous gladiator sandals will be your failsafe for seasons to come. This earthy tan leather goes with everything (but works especially well with white).

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.30.07
Alisa gladiator sandal, Isabel Marant, €360 at Brown Thomas

 

These stunning tangerine mules would look wonderful paired with bright cobalt blue.

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.39.01
Ilona mules, Charlotte Olympia, €687.96 at farfetch.com

 

A ladylike heel (and it doesn’t get more genteel than a kitten heel!) can take a graphic print. This comic-book style pattern certainly gives this shoe some Kepow!

Screen Shot 2016-05-09 at 12.46.50
Mirrored-leather pumps, Miu Miu, €650 at net-a-porter.com

Also Read

knitted co-ords
FASHION, SHOPPING
All you need is a light sweater: Pretend it’s spring with these 5 pastel knitted co-ords

We cannot get enough of knitwear sets at the minute, particular in these ice-cream shades.

By Lauren Heskin

baseball
FASHION, SHOPPING
Baseball caps are back in fashion and ready to hide your roots

Wear a baseball cap with absolutely everything; they're easy to pull off and they're a runway-approved saviour of your roots.

By Holly O'Neill

FASHION, SHOPPING
Anine Bing is now available at Brown Thomas

Danish, LA-based model-turned-designer Anine Bing’s eponymous brand has landed in...

By Holly O'Neill

summer clothes in winter
FASHION
5 stylish ways to wear your summer wardrobe in winter (and still stay warm)

Struggling to style your wardrobe for these chilly last days...

By Erin Lindsay

FASHION, SHOPPING
The 10 fashion trends Princess Diana brought us first

Give your pandemic wardrobe — you know, your Zoom collars and walking outfits — a royal update with the unwavering fashion trends of the year; anything Princess Diana wore in the Eighties.

By Holly O'Neill

HEALTH & WELLNESS, REAL-LIFE STORIES, FASHION, SUSTAINABLE STYLE
ShareJoy: ‘At the end of the day, this is all about the love of a mother for their daughter’

By Jennifer McShane

FASHION, SHOPPING
All your favourite brands now make loungewear — these are the chicest of the bunch

By Holly O'Neill

FASHION, SHOPPING
Sizing confirmed for Simone Rocha’s H&M collection

Following the announcement of the Irish designer’s collaboration with the...

By Jennifer McShane