Modern Yet Classic Shapes

June 28, 2012

in Diane Von Furstenberg shoes, Flats , Kate Spade shoes, Pelle Moda shoes, Pumps

The classic shapes that have stood the test of sartorial time are few and far between. A leopard shoe that stands to amaze, an enduring yet modern pointed-toe court shoe, and the perfectly versatile ballet flat are definitely part of the small list of shoe styles that continue to dominate the closets of women everywhere. A great way to make sure your pair doesn’t end up out of style is instead of relying on tried and true basics, push your shoes further than their boudaries seem to allow. These celebs take the classic shoes we all know and love and make them stand the test of time.

Kourtney Kardashian and Pelle Moda Issa 2 Peep Toe Pump

With leopard print being a timeless style in itself, shoes are no different. Kourtney Kardashion, while almost head to toe in leopard, shoes how to really rock a pair of leopard print shoes. Make the print he focal point of the outfit by pairing it with neutrals and solids. It’s a great way to make a pair of jeans go from backyard BBQ to date night. A brand like Pelle Moda is sure to have a classic leopard print shoe that has the right amount of modernity to keep it relevant. The Issa 2 Peep Toe Pump is part classic and part futuristic, mixing architectural straps with a timeless shape.

Audrina Patridge and Diane von Furstenberg Anette Pump

The pointed-toe pump, or better known as a “court shoe”, is an eternal shape for a workingwoman. A basic black pump will work with 99% of all outfits but who wants to be basic? Audrina Patridge wears the classic shape of a great pump but in a fantastic bright color, pushing the limits of classic. Diane von Furstenberg is a brand that, like these classic shapes, has endured through every fashion season since its inception. The Anette Pump is that perfect shape but the deep purple suede is modern and bold without looking kitschy.

Olivia Palermo and Kate Spade Elise Ballet Flat

Heels, while the go-to for women while dressing, may not always be the most comfortable choice. Olivia Palermo is known for pushing buttons in the fashion world and balancing comfortable dressing with a high-fashion wardrobe. A perfect weekend outfit, stripes and military green, is easily paired with a lady-like ballet flat. The definition of a lady-like brand, Kate Spade, adds a vintage flair to a classic shape. The Elise Ballet Flat is both classic, with its vintage feel, and modern, with a patent shine and low heel.

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