So some people are already predicting that avant-garde heels – or, for that matter, any sort of high heel shoes – will make a comeback pretty soon.
But there is a reason we still love flats.
Especially sporty pool slides from the likes of Nike and Adidas that were all the rage a few seasons ago. They’re comfortable, easy, and makes a strong case to ditch the heels. This season, the kicks’ upgraded cousins make their rounds with embellishments and pretty details like bows, fur and pom poms.
They make a strong case for evening footwear choices too: Dolce & Gabbana pairs them with sweeping maxi gowns, while at Balenciaga, the lace shoes go so well with romantic slips. From dainty lace numbers to origami details, Imran Jalal showcases 9 standout looks.