Whilst admitting that sneaker with concealed wedges were the absolute secret weapon against high heeled shoes nightmares, we’ll have to come to terms with the facts that they’re not as fashion-crowd exclusive and as stylish as they used to be. Now everyone and their mother has a pair from any you-name-it brand! (Nike’s wedge sneakers are a sellout success!)
Even Isabel Marant, she who started all this wedge sneakers madness, is bad-mouthing her own creation and its viral hold on fashion: ‘I don’t wear them [the wedge sneakers] as often as I [used to] because I see too [many bad copies] in the street.‘
Fashion Alert! It’s time to forget the wedge sneakers as even Isabel doesn’t wear them anymore! Click through to discover the 3 pairs of replacement shoes you need to get over wedge sneakers!
Derek Lam Maxine Wedge Booties
If you’re absolutely hooked on Isabel Marant’s Willow sneakers (or affordable lookalikes), Derek Lam’s Maxine leather ankle boots with concealed wedges is what you need to make a decent, fashionable transition to painless fashion looks.
Chloe Plated Heel Wedge Pumps
For a dressy version of the wedge, the wedge pumps are ideally dressy and comfy and not only they look good but they also offer the support you might miss from the uber-popular wedge sneakers. These, of course, are the grown-up version of a comfortable type of footwear that not all of us can wear on daily basis…
See also: More Chloe wedge shoes!
You take your pick. Any sneaker brands out there offers a girly-fashionable version of their sports shoes that, in the light of the recent runway discoveries, can make really stylish footwear for any and all haute occasions! Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci worked with Nike for a sneakers collection, Karl Lagerfeld and Raf Simons designed sneakers for their respective Haute Couture Spring 2014 collections. From New Balance to Adidas, there’s a little something for every taste. Print and colors, the designers of sporty footwear challenge themselves and the audience with trendy, fun and fashionable finishes for everyday wear.