Revamp Your Wardrobe: Artistic Shoes
Put your best foot forward, for this season’s footwear is wearable art. Artistic shoes transform any outfit from amateur to masterpiece. Detailed with cutouts, intricate heels and sky high platforms, the shape of these wearable works of art are further enhanced by color and print. From ombres and art deco to tribal prints and tie dyes to intricate woven tapestries and fancy florals, shoes with this much flair make the runways and the streets walking galleries. Start collecting, art only appreciates over time!
1. Joan & David Cicilee Leather Platform Pumps ($220)
Sexy sculptures. Crafted with care, delicate cutouts were carved out of these nude platform pumps. Take any workday outfit from ho-hum to HOT with their sexy platforms and sweet grosgrain ribbon. Proving that style is in the details, these peeptoes are a beautiful distraction at the office.
2. Alice + Olivia Jana Tie Dye Sandals ($295)
Using broad strokes of color, Alice + Olivia makes us see the wedge in a whole new light. Deep purple and pink tie dye takes these sturdy snake-embossed sandals to another level. Pair with bold colored denim or a beach-going frock.
3. Urban Outfitters Kimchi Print Platform Heel ($44)
Calling forth Monet’s water lillies, these floral-printed platforms have complementing red straps. Ringing in at under $50, they prove that art isn’t just for the elite. Pair with all your springtime styles.
4. Steven Madee Fabric Flats ($119)
This woven fabric flats rival the remarkable medieval tapestries of yore. Geometrical patterning makes these smoking flats modern. Pair with your favorite boyfriends or cuffed chinos for a balance of art and edge.
5. Tory Burch Linley Wedge Espadrilles ($195)
Again playing with woven art, these Tory Burch wedges bring Southwestern weavings and baskets to mind. Pair with your favorite maxi dresses or wear back to your bikini pool side. Canvas uppers with woven two-tone jute heel.
6. Jean-Michel Cazabat Holly Two Tone Wedge Sandals ($265)
Texture and tone. Vibrant red and white come together in a graphic print that adds depth to any outfit. Balance is achieved with a bold red leather ankle strap and braided raffia trim.
7. Surface to Air Louna Art Deco Platform Sandals ($520)
Paying homage to Art Deco, these Surface to Air sandals rival the art and architecture of the era. Gray and yellow come together in a geometric Art Deco print while a cutout wedge heel adds plenty of visual interest.