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The Shoe Trends That Keep Coming Back Into Style

by Amanda Haxton November 27, 2017

The Shoe Trends That Keep Coming Back Into Style

 

Every catwalk season comes and goes with yet another shoe trend to try, buy, or avoid. With fast-fashion getting faster all the time it can be easy to fall fashion-victim to trends that last five minutes.

Some shoe trends seem to always be in fashion, or come back into fashion so regularly that you barely realized they were no longer a trend before they were again.

Shoes Styles That Keep Coming Back Into Fashion (or never went out style!)

Pumps:

Nude High Heel Pump

A pump, also known as court shoe, is one of the most popular women’s shoe styles ever.  Forget just staying in fashion for a few seasons, a pump shoe has been in vogue since medieval times.  They took the name ‘court’ from the wealthy women who wore them to the royal courts in Italy, Spain, France and England.

 

Ballet Flats:

 

Ballet flats are another shoe which has been in but never really out, of fashion for centuries. As the name suggests they were originally modeled off ballerina’s shoes. Over the centuries this style moved from the dance floor to everyday pop culture, and in the 1960’s fashion icons Brigette Bardot and Audrey Hepburn made the style fashionable in the mainstream. The ballet flat is now a modern classic and a wardrobe essential for all modern women. Although its popularity still has peaks, this style never really has lulls in fashion.

Find out more about ballet flats HERE.

 

Ankle Boots:

UKIES Brown High Heel Ankle Boot

Ankle boots have remained consistently in fashion since the 19th century. They’re unique because they are a style that has remained popular for both men and women throughout many different generations, with heels for both. Yes, Men used to wear heels all the time as well as women. Until the 1960’s the ankle boot was a very practical item of footwear. In the swinging 60’s, with hemlines on the rise, the ankle boot quickly became both footwear designed to be on show, and the height of fashion. Ankle boots have remained a key sartorial piece ever since, providing both practicality and style.

 

Kitten Heels:

UKIES Black Kitten Heel Women's Shoe

While not as historically old as some of the styles in this list, the kitten heelis the shoe style that has dominated fashion over the past 100 years. And once again this classic style is on the catwalks and very much in fashion right now. A comfortable kitten heel has been a wardrobe classic for decades, recognized for its versatility and elegance. Like the ballet flat, the rise of the kitten heel as an iconic style came through no other than the queen of elegance, Audrey Hepburn. Fans of Audrey’s classic style will recall the glamorous alligator heels she wore in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. It was the most fashionable shoe of the 60,s 80s, 90s, and noughties and is back again for 2017/18 as the most popular shoe style right now.

Amanda Haxton
Amanda Haxton


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