Sunday, September 4, 2011

Blue velvet

It wouldn't be autumn/winter without a spot of velvet in the shops. But, this season, the point of difference is the use of velvet for footwear rather than clothes.

Take these navy velvet platform sandals – they'll ensure you're all set for party season. Luxurious and sexy, you won't believe me when I say they're a mere £18. Just head to Primarni, where you can take your pick of claret velvet, too.

The beauty of this shoe is the towering five-and-a-half-inch heel, tempered by the one-inch platform. Height balanced with comfort means these aren't just good for the dance floor, they'll see you through a whole working day, too. Just keep your outfit simple and sophisticated for a daytime look.

Meanwhile, for a full-on velvet evening shoe, turn heads with these cerise-pink platform sandals from Topshop. They're totally sumptuous at £58. And, for flats, look out for velvet slipper shoes. A signature shoe style this season, velvet and glitter are the key looks.


  1. I was so close to buying those shoes but just couldn't decide. Really wish that I had now!

  2. i have those topshop ones on my wishlist at the moment!

  3. Love the Primark ones. Are they already in stores? X



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