Fashion

The return of socks and sandals

February 28, 2016

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The AW16 runways were chock full of amazing shoes, but what trend stood out?

Socks and Sandals. And there was not a wisp of sheer nylon in sight, AW16 is set to be full of chunky knit socks and your toes will thank you for it!

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Pairing your socks with heels, sandals or wedges is very simple, there are no rules here. You can go for a cotton sock with a pair of peep toe stilettos, or little frilly numbers with wedges, the styling opportunities are endless but my favourite has to be a thick sock with some chunky heels. So expect to see some of that in the very near future.

My Outfit for day 1 of LFW had to be practical, we had a 6am train (gross right?), three meetings and one fitting all before the Harris Tweed Showcase. So I basically had to be able to rush about and be comfy at the same time. Jeans were never going to be an option as I hate travelling in them, they are far too restrictive and for a 5-hour train, comfort is the top priority. I opted for a shirt dress from the white pepper, with a vintage belt and a super cute ASOS bag.

The weather in London is ALWAYS warmer than Scotland so I went for a vintage leather jacket and faux fur stole. My sale haul sandals got their first outing, but as it’s still technically winter I opted for a pair of black cotton socks too. Not only were my feet nice and warm but I love how the black socks contrast the colour and highlight the straps on the sandals perfectly.

All hail socks and sandals.

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1 Comment

  • Reply Victoria February 28, 2016 at 12:25 pm

    Great outfit such a cute dress!

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