The Comeback Block!

The unexpected return of functional footwear Seriously, being just a couple of centimeters off the ground has never looked so good! Block heels became the winning style this year when they were sent down the spring/summer 2017 runways for some of the most influential labels. Charlotte Olympia- Emma Glittered Leather Sandals   Designers such as…

The unexpected return of functional footwear

Seriously, being just a couple of centimeters off the ground has never looked so good! Block heels became the winning style this year when they were sent down the spring/summer 2017 runways for some of the most influential labels.

Charlotte Olympia- Emma Glittered Leather Sandals

Charlotte Olympia- Emma Glittered Leather Sandals

 

Designers such as Chanel with their rendition of the classic two toned pump succeed, while designers such as Dolce & Gabbana and Alexander Wang experimented with the shape and material of the block heel by incorporating patent leather, mesh, and even embellishments on heels to make them the hit of the season. These “trainer heels” are here to stay and have been co-opted by street style and celebrities around the globe.

DOLCE & GABBANA Embellished striped canvas sandals

DOLCE & GABBANA Embellished striped canvas sandalsSJP BY SARAH JESSICA PARKER Tartt crystal-embellished satin pumps

SJP BY SARAH JESSICA PARKER Tartt crystal-embellished satin pumps

Chanel -Two Tone Mid Heeled Slingbacks

Chanel -Two Tone Mid Heeled SlingbacksMIU MIU Glittered leather pumps

MIU MIU Glittered leather pumpsSAM EDELMAN Stanley slub satin mules

SAM EDELMAN Stanley slub satin mulesPRADA - Satin platform sandals

PRADA – Satin platform sandalsROBERT CLERGERIE Lato leather mules

ROBERT CLERGERIE Lato leather mulesGUCCI Floral-print leather sandals

GUCCI Floral-print leather sandalsPRADA Metallic leather Mary Jane pumps

PRADA Metallic leather Mary Jane pumpsMIU MIU - Swarovski crystal-embellished satin sandals

MIU MIU – Swarovski crystal-embellished satin sandals

PRADA - Embellished patent-leather sandals

 

PRADA – Embellished patent-leather sandals

 

All Images Taken by Net-A-Porter and websites ( Fendi, Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana )

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