Fall/Winter 2013: 3 Couture Footwear Trends

It’s time to start thinking about fall footwear, and we’re looking to the couture runways for inspiration. Couture is all about special detailing, techniques and materials, and there was no shortage of that this season. Here are three trends we’re ready to buy now!

Fall 2013 Footwear Trends: Ankle Straps
Maison Martin Margiela
/ Blue Ankle Strap Sandals
B Brian Atwood
/ Snakeskin Ankle Strap Pumps
Michael Kors
/ Ankle Strap Pointed Pump
Salvatore Ferragamo
/ Suede Ankle Strap Sandals

New banding techniques emerged on the runways, while single straps remained strong. The most prominent style…the ankle strap! Adding allure and sex appeal, the ankle strap works on both heels and flats. Try a pointed-toe pump for a classic look.

Fall 2013 Footwear Trends: Over the Knee Boots
Giuseppe Zanotti
/ Over the Knee Side Zip Boot
3.1 Phillip Lim
/ Black Over the Knee Boot
Tom Ford
/ Suede Over the Knee Boot

Fall/Winter 2013 boots reached new heights as thigh-high variations took over as the “it” boot for the season. Creating pantlike effects, suede, leather and seaming details create luxury looks to pair perfectly with tunic sweaters.

Fall 2013 Footwear Trends: Nude
Salvatore Ferragamo
/ Patent Leather Bow Flats
Sergio Rossi
/ Ankle Strap Pumps
Jimmy Choo
/ Nude Lace Cage Sandal
Prada
/ Nude Strappy Platform Pump

Shades of nude with pink and yellow undertones continue as a popular trend for Fall. Seen in ladylike silhouettes and standout couture styles on the runway, this trend translates well into leg-lengthening looks. Whether you’re looking for pumps, platforms or sandals, you’re sure to see these hues everywhere this season.

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