Spring is now well underway, and with the weather cheering up it’s time to incorporate some spring style staples into your wardrobe. Spring and summer are undoubtedly the best times of year for shoe addicts, warmer weather and boring boots give way to open toed designs, bright colours and strappy heels.
This season is set to be one of the hottest yet for shoe lovers – fresh new designs are constantly flying off the catwalk and sparking new trends, but don’t let this scare you. With so many exciting spring style staples emerging, this spring there is a fountain of choice for your footwear repertoire, so arm yourself with some cute pastels or festival fringing and hit the streets!
Here are a few spring style staples to get you started, dress them up or down for on trend styling.
This spring pastels are the coolest new shades, and they can be worked into practically any outfit. Team them with a flirty a line skirt and a crisp clean blouse for a gorgeous girly look, or work with distressed black shorts and a graphic monochrome print tee for an edgy pop of colour.
Prints are a huge hit this spring, and not just on your shoe rack. Bold prints are taking over the catwalk and high street from high fashion dresses to functional running tights, so be sure to arm yourself with a few bold designs. For daring style try clashing your printed shoes with a colour coordinated printed tee, or if you’re feeling more reserved work them with classic denim shorts and a statement white tee.
With festival season upon us, fringing is a styling no brainer. Fringed detailing is great for giving off fun festival vibes and adding a little bit of celebrity inspired style to your wardrobe; the Jenner sisters are leading the fringed revolution at Coachella. Team them with just about anything you like, try matching camel fringed sandals with a cute suede waistcoat and distressed denim shorts, or work with tailored trousers and an oversized blouse for killer working girl style.
Mules are undoubtedly one of this season’s most marmite spring style staples, but whether you love or hate them, they aren’t for the faint hearted. Try wearing low mules with flirty skirts and distressed denim, or high heeled mules with an LBD for a look that won’t fail. It isn’t always easy to pull off some of the most out there fashion trends, but keep your outfit simple to avoid looking too busy and you have a perfect look every time.
What girl doesn’t love a bit of sparkle and shine in her wardrobe? With the new metallics taking the fashion world by storm; silver, gold, rose gold and metallic hued shoes are the perfect way to add a little glamour to your outfit. Bonus – they are totally versatile! Wear them anyway you like; with jeans, an LBD, cute swing dress or jumpsuit and team them with bright prints, block colours or monochrome styling for limitless chic looks!
Now you have a little taste of spring’s style staples, go ahead and incorporate them into your wardrobe for killer style. Mix and match them however you like with fringed loafers or metallic mules, wear them from work to the nightclub; there are a million different styling options!