Summers have finally arrived and it is time to have fun with colourful sundresses, shorts and breezy shirts. Sport them with the latest fashion footwear from the runway for 2016 and these daily attires will score a lot more on the fashion meter. Put your best foot forward by sporting a pair from the list of latest shoe trends below and it is sure to make your outfit pop out from the rest.
- Thong sandals
These airy and light sandals are perfect for a dressed down evening. Delicate and sophisticated, they work well with a casual summer dresses as well as simple denims and t-shirt. While beaded, bejewelled and multi-strapped are fun choices, funky colours is your best bet for this season.
Nothing can beat a Birkenstock when it comes to simplicity and style. With their low platform height and thick souls the shoes are a blessing to any woman’s feet tired of the usual heels. They look chic with every outfit, be it a dress or pants and are very comfortable so pairing them with chiz palazzos will definitely make a statement.
Gladiators can make even the most boring ensemble look chic. Their elegant look paired with a simple floral dress or denim overalls can make any look a statement. The added advantage is that one need not wear heeled versions of gladiators to get together their look.
No one can ever deny the beauty of a perfect pair of wedges. Paired with shorts and a simple t-shirt they can add oodles of oomph to the attire. Current favourites are leopard prints and corkscrew wedges which can otherwise be replaced with a more classic nude wedges.
- Fringe Sandals
Fringe has made a comeback in summer wardrobes and how. From bags to belts and dresses, this trend has taken every runway by the storm. Fringed boots and sandals have made a special comeback and go great when paired in really bright colours with a very sombre ensemble.
- Romanesque sandals
This one is more modern rendition of the gladiator sandals. They are now sexily laced up with a flirty tassles at the end. The platform sole has made these shoes a necessity for every fashion conscious girl in this season. They are perfect paired with a loose coverall and leggings.
Espadrilles are latest shoes seen on every celebrity who is making the rounds of the airport or casually out shopping. They are as comfy as sneakers and are made of canvas with flexible jute soles. They are light, airy and made for the Indian summers. Paired best with cigarette pants and a simple cotton shirt, Espadrilles are flattering on everyone.
Where to buy : Thongs, gladiators and wedges are available at the prices of Rs 300-500 at various flea markets like Sarojini Nagar, Paharganj, Lajpat Nagar and Janpath. For the trendier pieces we suggest websites like Koovs and ASOS and stores like Zara, H&M and Forever 21 where the range of these shoes start at Rs 900.