Fall/Winter 16/17 Shoes

Like I told you on the first trend report, this Fall collections have too much information. Maximalism strikes again and you can spot its trace elements both on the clothes and accessories. I´ll be showing you what I believe to be the essential shoes for this season on this trend report and the next one will have all the accessories. Please note that it´s not my fault. Personally, I blame creative directors. The creative process of every important fashion house was just remarkable this Fall/Winter. I, of course, was a victim.

Loafers

It was Fall 2015 and Alessandro Michele had a perfect vision for Gucci. The loafers emerged and they´re not going anywhere anytime soon. If there´s any versatile shoe for this Fall, it´s the loafer. So, have you picked yours?

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Bottom Middle: Gucci (via net-a-porter.com); all the others: ASOS.com

Flat Slides

You´ve already seen them during summer and even last Fall. I must say I have mixed feelings when it comes to flat slides because I don´t find them that comfortable or practical. But i´ll tell you if this relationship makes any progresses. A piece of advice: don´t run while wearing them.

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Top Left: Gucci (via Vogue.com); All the others: ASOS.com

Mid-heel Shoes

Also known as “Granny Shoes” and definitely a very possible acquisition for this season. I find them very comfortable and super stylish, perfect to wear with frilled jeans and a cozy oversized knit (you know, for those days when you don´t want to put much thought on what you´re going to wear).

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Top Left : Chloé (via Farfetch.com); the others: ASOS.com

Ballerina Shoes

I didn´t love ballet very much when I practiced it but I did like my ballerina shoes very much and used to wear them around the house. You can transport yourself back to your childhood days with a classier version of ballerinas or an edgier one. Blame it on Miu Miu. As for my Bimba y Lola edgy ballet shoes, I find them perfect to wear with culottes.

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Top Right and Left: ASOS.com; Bottom Left: Miu Miu (via Vogue.com); Bottom Right: Bimba y Lola (old collection).

Mary-Janes

The classic. Is there anything more feminine than a good pair of Mary-Jane´s? Again, a good reminder of your childhood days. And because velvet is one of the main Fall fabrics, if you want a win-win situation, find yourself a pair of these in velvet. If you´re able to find something that goes terribly wrong with Mary-Janes, please let me know. I haven´t so far. P.s. a tracksuit doesn´t count. We´ll talk about athleisure later.

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Top Left: Dolce & Gabbana (via Farfetch.com); Top Right: Marc Jacobs (via Farfetch.com); Bottom: both ASOS.com

Ankle Boots

I know, I know. But history tends to repeat itself. So ankle boots are a thing, again. But this time the ankle boot trend comes bolder. You can choose from a huge variety of prints and play mix&match with your outfits now more than ever. If you´re not much of a bold prints kind of person, you still have lots of options: pvc, suede, velvet… everything with only one color or a little statement on the heel. Can you guess which one I daydream about? 😉

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Top Left and Right: ASOS.com; Bottom Left: ASOS.com, Bottom Right: ASOS.com (Tommy x Gigi is already on ASOS).

 

As always, I’d love to know what you think. Which are your favorites? See you in the comment section and stay tuned for the next trend report 🙂

 

 

 

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6 thoughts on “Fall/Winter 16/17 Shoes

  1. Filipa, eu também sou ( e serei…) uma eterna vítima desses malfeitores dos criadores que simplesmente sabem exatamente aquilo que precisamos para sermos mais felizes 🙂 Prevejo muitas dores de cabeça num futuro próximo!
    Nem te consigo dizer quais são os meus favoritos… talvez, os kitten heels sejam umas das minhas tendências favoritas assim como as ankle boots.
    Adoro os teus posts, é um prazer ler o teu trabalho !

    Isabel

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    1. Nem mais Isabel! Já as comecei a ter… Parece que gosto de tanta coisa e depois nunca tenho nada para vestir! Os kitten heels e as ankle boots são precisamente duas das fontes dessas dores de cabeça :p Aguardo pelos teus posts com as tuas tendências preferidas! 🙂 É sempre um prazer ler os teus comentários!
      Tem um óptimo fim de semana!

      Beijinho

      P.s.: peço desculpa pela ausência da versão portuguesa nos últimos posts, está a ser tratado :p

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    1. Thank you my dear! Always a pleasure reading your comments and knowing your opinion! I didn´t like them that much either until i´ve found mine on Bimba y Lola. Maybe it´s because they´re not that girlie :p But yes, I understand you! I´m not that tall too, so I don´t like to wear ballerinas with every skirt or jeans… Have a great day darling!

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