Pierre Hardy sandals: mouse suede, block heel measures approximately 125mm/ 5 inches with a 10mm/ 0.5 inch platform, closed ankle, open toe. Two wide buckle-fastening straps. Designer color: Taupe.
Pierre Hardy: Inspired by volume, proportions and graphic images rather than fashion trends, French designer Pierre Hardy is renowned for his sculptural statement shoes. After honing his skills at Christian Dior and Hermès, Hardy launched his own line in 1999, translating a unique modernist vision into cutout boots, ruched slingbacks, color-block wedges and metallic pumps.
Kate Bosworth was spotted at LAX wearing a pair of nude Joie Leo cutout flat sandals ($255). These intricate cutout leather sandals feature a scalloped silhouette with a lace-up front, an open-toe, and a stacked heel.
Giuseppe Zanotti Crystal-embellished grosgrain sandals £383.33
Italian designer Giuseppe Zanotti’s hometown of San Mauro Pascoli has a long tradition of shoe-making, so it’s fitting that he has gone on to found one of the world’s most successful footwear brands. Launched in 1993, his eponymous label is now the statement shoe go-to for stars like Kylie Minogue, Beyoncé and Jennifer Lopez. Step out in vertiginous heels and flat sandals featuring the designer’s signature crystal, cutout and stud detailing.
Giuseppe Zanotti sandals: white grosgrain, silver metal-tipped heel measures approximately 100mm/ 4 inches, satin bow, crystal-embellished T-bar satin strap, open almond toe. Leather-trimmed buckle-fastening ankle strap.
Christian Louboutin Rozeppa sandals: black suede, wooden stacked heel measures approximately 140mm/ 5.5 inches with a 50mm/ 2 inch partially concealed platform, gold leather trims, criss-cross straps through front, almond peep toe, signature red leather sole. Buckle-fastening ankle strap.
Christian Louboutin’s trademark glossy red soles are an undisputed stamp of fashion excellence. Since the launch of his exquisite eponymous label in 1991, the French designer has stayed true to his goal – to ‘make shoes that are like jewels’. From razor-sharp stilettos to lace-up boots and studded sneakers, Christian Louboutin is every woman’s go-to for heavenly heels and covetable accessories.
K Jacques St Tropez flat gladiator sandals: gold, shimmer finish, leather, slight square heel, open at back, multiple straps across foot, open almond toe. Buckled ankle strap to fasten. Designer color: Vellum Platinum.
K Jacques footwear began life in the 1930s in a small workshop in Saint Tropez. Husband and wife duo Mr and Mrs Jacques Kéklikian made every shoe to measure, and it wasn’t long before their sandals became synonymous with French Riviera style. Still family-owned, the luxury shoe brand remains the go-to for chic leather multi-strap flats.
Christian Louboutin Cardena Tresse sandals: ivory suede and gold leather, rope wedge heel measures approximately 140mm/ 5.5 inches with a 40mm/ 1.5 inch platform, woven detail, open almond-shaped toe, signature red leather sole. Slip on.
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Add a striking flash of color to your summer look with K Jacques St Tropez’s flat orange suede sandals. Complement the sunset shade with bronzed skin and a beaded boho bag.
Michael Kors Buckled leather sandals
Details: Sand leather sandals with a contrast wooden heel that measures approximately 125mm/ 5 inches and a 25mm/ 1 inch platform. Michael Kors sandals have a strap across open toe, a buckle-fastening panel at ankle with designer-stamped silver buckles.
Michael Kors’ all-American collections are a byword for uptown chic. Launched in 1981, Kors’ eponymous brand of luxe tailored sportswear instantly caught the attention of press and buyers alike and has retained stellar status ever since. ‘For me, fashion consists above all of clothing that women really want to wear,’ says Kors – and his feminine, easy-to-wear pieces in a soft neutral palette are a testament to this philosophy.
Chloe Wooden wedge leather sandals
Tan leather sandals with a wooden wedge heel that measures approximately 100mm/ 4 inches and a 25mm/ 1 inch platform. Chloé shoes have cross-over leather straps, cutout detail at heel, gold rivets and an adjustable gold buckle-fastening ankle strap.
Chloé launched in 1952 as an alternative to haute couture. French founder Gaby Aghion spotted a void in the market and Prêt-à-Porter was born. The list of past designers reads like a who’s who of fashion, including Karl Lagerfeld and Phoebe Philo. With Hannah MacGibbon as the current creative director, look out for a refined take on easy glamour with sleek jumpsuits, mannish coats and reworked classics.
Lanvin: Crystal-embellished flat satin sandals
Details: Black flat leather sandals with crystal and paillette embellishment at layered satin front. Lanvin shoes have an open toe, a gold buckle fastening at ankle strap, a raw-edged trim at ankle, a closed back and a slight square heel.
Who isn’t a Lanvin girl at heart? France’s oldest couture house, founded in 1889 by Jeanne Lanvin, creates the kind of modern, elegant and utterly wearable pieces that every woman wants in her wardrobe. Now under the direction of Israeli designer Alber Elbaz, the label is loved for its luxuriously feminine aesthetic. Expect draped-to-perfection silk dresses alongside forever-chic accessories and breathtaking bridalwear.