Runway to Reality

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Maison Margiela Autumn/Winter 2015

Given the elaborate and sometimes fantastical styling typical of runway fashion, it’s often quite easy to miss the smaller details, including it seems the shoes…

These patent and perspex beauties recently popped up in my Instagram feed, styled simply with jeans, and I didn’t think I had seen them before.  However, after some fashionable detective work, I discovered that they were featured in John Galliano’s autumn/winter show for Maison Margiela.

Dressed down with denim, these super shoes come into their own.  And I subsequently spotted some similar restyling of Dior’s fabulous footwear.  These ankle-tied slingbacks first appeared on the catwalk at the French fashion house’s spring/summer show…

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Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2016

Less is indeed more…

Image Credits: / @jesusandujar / theyallhateus



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