Lace-up shoe designs can be traced back centuries in costume museums throughout the world. For the current season this ancient footwear design has made a very strong comeback. It’s moved from the athletic arena right onto the red carpet.
T. J. Maxx. Shoe Design Name: L.A.M.B. Janetta. This colorblock leather, sling back ghillie is fantabulous with its 5″ heel and pointy toe. $119.99.
Last Call Neiman Marcus. Shoe Design Company: Pour la Victoire. Footwear Design Name: Sofie. Pour La Victoire shoes are equal parts chic and street. This 4″ covered heel shoe design in two-tone navy and white is a lattice leather bootie with an overlay of mesh. The open toe, lace-up front, and cutout sides make it a stunning addition to your footwear wardrobe. $146.25.
Forward by Elyse Walker. Shoe and Fashion Designer: Givenchy. Footwear Design Name: Lace and leather open-toe bootie. $1450.
Sole Struck. Shoe Design Company: Dr. Martens. Footwear Design Name: Glory Daze. A symbol of sub-culture for over 50 years, Dr. Martens have long been purveyors of grunge, rock ‘n roll, and youth-in-revolt. This classic 1460 boot, lovingly referred to as the 8 Eye Boot, conjures up images of Pete Townsend lighting fires onstage with The Who and the working class clawing their way toward the American dream. $129.95.
Ready, set, let’s go shoe shopping.