Women’s shoes Archive

How Vans became the new Stan Smith trainers

In fashion, ubiquity is usually a sign that a change is about to take place. If so, then Stan Smith trainers could be about to be replaced as the trainer of choice. Surprisingly, their heir apparent are Vans. Surprising, because the trainer is more associated with Avril Lavigne, terrible Nu Metal bands and Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn) from Fast Times at Ridgemont High than high …

Alexa Chung's Ugg and beyond: why ugly shoes are winning

Can Alexa Chung make Ugg boots cool again? Chung has been hired as artistic director for a new photo shoot for the label. And the brand – forever associated with the fag end of early 00s celebrity culture – is clearly hoping Chung can sprinkle the same magic pixie dust that she did for Marks & Spencer. Uggs have been attempting to make their way …

The best beige pieces for all ages – in pictures

Adeline wears coat, from a selection, reiss.com. Top, £29.99, hm.com. Culottes, £135, by Iris and Ink, from outnet.com. Shoes, £68, office.co.uk. Photographs: David Newby for the Guardian. Stylist: Melanie Wilkinson. Stylist’s assistant: Billie Brand. Makeup: Alexis Day using Elemis, and Lisa Stokes using Clarins. Hair: Shukeel Murtaza using Bumble and bumble. Models: Adeline and Gemma at M&P, Buffy at Mrs Robinson, Pam at Ugly and …

Nautical: key fashion trends of the season – in pictures

Hat £225; coat £2,150; dress £1,750; bracelet £450; corset £455; belt £280; pink agenda £305; off-white agenda £215; tortoiseshell key charm £195; key charm £180; and tights £535, all prada.com Hair: Gow Tanaka using Bumble & Bumble. Make-up: Jade Leggatt-Smith using NARS. Fashion assistant: Billie Brand. Model: Sibui at Next Source link