A woman’s shoes are arguably the most critical part of her ensemble. It can make or break her outfit or her carefully planned look. Remember, when some men check out women, if the shoes are busted or not in vogue their eyes never travel up to more interesting parts.
From fashion-forward sneakers to high ankle boots, we have you covered for this fall’s must-haves footwear. The staff at Fashion Reverie came together and discussed some of this season’s most chic and trend-setting shoes from our favorite from Kate Spade to Giuseppe Zanotti. Here are our picks for the fall 2013 season:
The Ankle Strap: Steve Madden Deeny Pump $99
It’s chic, classic, and affordable, all wrapped in one shoe. The Deeny Pump from Steve Madden is one of the must-have essential for the fall. Whether it’s at the workplace or a night out on the town, Deeny has got your feet covered this season.
The Evening Pump: Kate Spade ‘Licorice Too’ Pump $350
The glittering pumps from designer Kate Spade are perfect for an elegant night out with your girlfriends or a date night. The pointed-toe high-heel shoes catch your eyes with its bedazzled embroidery to shine even on those chilly fall nights.
The High-End Sneaker: Balmain Combo Side High Top $1,140
The metallic silver-toned high top turns the urban classic into a fashion masterpiece. These high-end chic sneaks hail from the House of Balmain. The French brand signature chic, modern aesthetic for their ready-to-wear collection has a loyal clientele following from the likes of Rihanna to Victoria Beckham. Its no wonder the iconic Parisian house is becoming a fashion favorite by rebranding itself with edgy, fashion forward clothes and accessories.
The Classic Black Boot: Givenchy Shark Lock Suede Wedge Ankle Boot $1,250
Never one to disappoint, Givenchy redefines the classic fall boot with their Shark Lock Suede Wedge Ankle Boot. It can be worn casually or for an evening out and its timeless look never goes out of style.
The Modern-Day Combat Boot: Giuseppe Zanotti Leather Buckle Strap Boot $1,752
The grungy, rock n’roll statement of the early 90s takes a modern fashion-forward makeover courtesy of shoe designer, Giuseppe Zanotti. If the glossy shine doesn’t immediately catch your eye, then the gold-tone accents will.
Whether you have deep pockets or have to constantly balance your accessories budget, with this fabulous fall 2013 shoe guide, you should be fully equipped to always step out in style. So you may now ask, what’s next? Hmm, great fab looks for the holiday season? Fashion Reverie editors take note!!
—Dana E. Givens