Find your footing
What do you get when you combine a sneaker and a loafer? You get one of 2016’s most accessible trends, of course. Our pick
Fashion forward girls are in for some comfort, as brands like Jimmy Choo, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney are all equipped to power the season’s strongest trend — the sneaker loafer. They come in all combinations — metallic, lace, with patchwork or fur.
Text by: Seema Rajpal
Patchwork has never been this appealing. Get noticed with Diesel’s stylish denim design in pyramid stud-shaped trims. Made of 100 per cent cotton, it offers much respite from the heat. `15,670. Details: 30083557
Hint of shine
Made in Spain, this Jimmy Choo is to add that metallic vibe to your outfit. The printed suede coupled with cushioned insole provides both style and comfort, while the rubber sole ensures durability. `36,000. At the store in UB City,
Bengaluru. Details: 08041738404
Need to jazz up an outfit? Michael Kors’ sneakers
feature silver metallic leather. The understated logo of this New York-based brand is embossed on the shoe. `15,000. At Palladium Mall, Mumbai.
Details: 022 40048040
Go all out with this Fendi high-top delight. The mink, goat and fox fur trim immediately catches the eye, while the velcro closure offers ease of use. Complete with patent leather inserts and comfortable crepe rubber sole, this suede number from the Resort 2016 collection is for your edgier side. `88,065.
At DLF Emporio, New Delhi.
Details: 011 46040777
Colour ’em up
We recently discovered Sanchita Ajjampur’s quirky and comfortable footwear collection for the season. There are minimalistic sandals and a burst of colour from the sneaker loafers featured here. The Bengaluru-based brand uses the clash of colours intelligently, with glass bead embellishments and gold foil leather lining. Don’t miss the hand-stitch detailing.
`13,200. Details: indelust.com
Raise the bar
Blooms are big this season, and these navy Alexander McQueen shoes do them justice. The gorgeous lambskin leather adds to the effect. Made in Italy, these shoes have a rubber sole and a 1.5 inch heel. Approximately `1,07,432. Details: neimanmarcus.com
You can be practical with lace, as online brand Intoto goes to prove. The soft blue see-through fabric gives the feel of extreme comfort and lends much-needed femininity to your look. The outsole is made of sturdy TPR, while the inset and lining of the pair is PU. `2,199. At Maalgaadi, Chennai.
When the finesse of Paris-based luxury brand Dior meets the expertise of Belgian designer Raf Simons, you get Dior’s Cruise collection 2016. Chosen from the very same collection is this fuchsia number — with crystal embroidery. The grosgrain effect it creates on the technical fibre is pleasing. Available on order at their store in DLF Emporio, New Delhi. Approximately `86,000 abroad. Details: 011 46005900