Few accessories conveyed your desire to be "punk" in middle school as strongly as the iconic Chuck Taylor, a nearly century-old sneaker that by the early '00s had become shorthand for "I listened to Nirvana once." The white toes were the perfect canvas for Sharpie-ing inside jokes, cute boys' names, ... More »
It’s not often that you hear “shoes” and “female empowerment” discussed in tandem, but that’s the subject of conversation at the eclectic South Street Seaport storefront where Aurora James sits perched on an ottoman. “I think it was Christian Louboutin who said he created shoes to lift women up and ... More »
Here's the fun part about sandal-and-pedicure season: When it comes to choosing a nail color, there are no rules. Want to clash a bright purple with an equally bright yellow shoe? Go for it — it's fun and appropriately summery. Rather stick to a clean neutral? Try a crisp white ... More »
Now that you've fully embraced culottes into your life, the question remains: What shoes to wear with them? Choosing the right pair of heels or flats can seem pretty intimidating, especially if you're on the petite side and fear looking stumpy. First: Don't forget to tailor them. If you prefer to ... More »
Maybe you were not an early an early adopter of the culotte trend, but through repeated exposure and soul searching, you've been worn down to the point of purchasing a pair. Now what? Can you make these pants with feminist origins work for a day at the office? Can you ... More »
Shoe fetishists rejoice: London’s V&A Museum has finally turned its attention to one of the world’s most enduring obsessions. "Shoes: Pleasure and Pain" is the exhibition opening Saturday, which makes use of the V&A’s enormous fashion archive and showcases 250 pairs of shoes, spanning 2,000 years and 20 countries. The show ... More »
If you love a good sale as much as we do, now is your time to stock up: Dozens of e-commerce sites are having sales for summer, which is approaching quickly. Here at the Cut, we've poured over all the offerings to bring you the best designer pieces on sale ... More »
Posted in Fashion / Fashion blog / Shoes / Women's shoes Made to look seriously sexy and to feel incredibly comfortable, the lace-up roman sandals build one of the hottest shoe trend of the season, one eager to help you earn sky-high style points and i...
Yesterday in Cannes, Salma Hayek appeared on a panel to talk about misogyny in Hollywood. Today, we see that misogyny in action: The festival's organizers have banned women from wearing anything other than high heels on the red carpet, Screen Daily reports. A group of women who arrived at a screening for Cate Blanchett's ... More »
Hand in hand with the much awaited summer season come the rising temperatures, and with them the scorching heat, which for a gentleman’s wardrobe can only mean a return to all things light and easy: weightless fabrics, breezy silhouettes, summer suits and most importantly, comfortable, breathable footwear.
After the break, we cover the 6 summer footwear staples every man needs to know and own for a sweat-free hot season. These are also the styles that will allow you to go sockless for summer, for even more of a cool, fresh, uncomplicated feel. Time to learn all about them, below.
Beyoncé might have shown up to the Met Gala in Givenchy, but her Instagram is actually a great source for emerging designers. Case in point: Five days after she wore the naked dress, she posted a fantastic monochromatic look of a flowy maxidress by United Arab Emirates–based designer Faiza Bouguessa paired with heels ... More »
Wearing heels to and from work isn't exactly practical, especially if you're stuck relying on public transportation. You could go for a menswear-inspired flat or a sporty sneaker, but Everlane asks, Why choose? The brand's latest creation, the Street Shoe, combines the shape of its Modern Loafer with the cushioning and sole ... More »
Every year when the weather starts to warm up, the first thing I do is banish my boots to the back of my closet and begin strategizing about spring shoes. This season, there are loads of cool, affordable styles under under $300, but if you're in the mood to splurge ... More »
You probably have faint memories of seeing Tevas on your camp counselor or middle-school teacher. But now, much like the return of the Birkenstock, they've mounted a big, cushy comeback. First Marc Jacobs showed really fancy pairs on his spring 2014 runway, then came collaboration with the likes of Opening Ceremony and Nasty ... More »
Now that spring is starting to feel official, it's time to finally forget the past few grim months and swap your bulky snow boots out for airy sandals and slides. The Cut rounded up the best spring footwear under $300 on the market right now — and, given how gloomy ... More »