So just in case you haven’t been keeping up with our Instagram we wanted to show you one of the hottest trends for this summer. The slip-on loafer! No matter how you wear it, dressed up for work or drinks with the girls these shoes should be one your staple items. We love them and you guys do to. Check out some of our amazing customers showing us how to work this trend.
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What do your shoes say about you? Well, in our opinion – everything!
But it isn’t just us, style gurus have always said that you can tell a lot about a person from their choice of footwear. So are we really putting our best foot forward in the UK? We decided to find out, with the OFFICE Census.
The team here took a look behind the scenes at office.co.uk to find out about your go-to footwear styles. Are we a nation of high-heel lovers or sneaker-heads? Do we go bright and bold with our footwear, or choose to keep things a little more conservative?
All the stats have been compiled into this cute illustration. Take a look and see how your wardrobe compares with what’s hot right now in your region.
Party Season is in full swing and to aid your feet going from event to event it’s time to invest in a pair of glam flats. Taking inspiration from the pioneers of smart casual dressing Olivia Palermo and Alexa Chung, add a metallic brogue or suede loafer to see you through the Christmas season.
If you’re not the kind of girl who’d wear a pointed stiletto or a skyscraper platform you can still be just as feminine and fabulous in a pair of our statement flats. Dress down a silk maxi with a pair of patent brogues like Amber Heard, our Result Points come in classic black or autumnal burgundy.
If you find it hard to make the transition from work wear to formal wear why not try a tailored evening suit and match with a pair of croc loafers like our Rita High Cut for understated elegance.
Our selection should put you one step ahead of the party game this year.
A trend that has carried over from Summer is the return of the sassy Seventies.
Smarter and sophisticated this 70’s update will see a huge focus on possibly the most famous footwear from the era, the platform heel. Whether its a boot, a sandal or a wedge, the platform heel is a definite must for the Autumn season.
We have selected some of favourite new in styles to get you ready for the injection of Autumnal colours into your wardrobe and to keep you towering above everyone.
Platforms are generally the more comfortable heel shape as even though you are pretty high up, your foot is slightly more balanced with the addition of a platform sole. If you really want to elongate your legs and stand tall then the Twin platform heel in patent moc croc leather and the Taller Super Wedge in burnt orange suede are your go to styles. Wear with straight leg ankle grazer jeans and a tight high neck tee or jumper.
While we bit farewell to what is left of the summer holidays, there is one thing we can get a bit excited about and that’s our new AW15 wardrobe. Its a shame that the weather will be cold but it gives an easy excuse to wear more layers and fully show off our new looks for the season.
New York is a huge fashion reference this Autumn and we thought we would give you a sneak peak at another trend you will be seeing on the streets very soon. Moving away from the downtown grungy style that we looked at previously, this trend takes us uptown to the Upper East Side. Time to rewatch Cruel Intentions, Gossip Girl and Devil Wears Prada and uses as a key style influence for this look.
It is a bit prissy and girlie with an edge of Seventies, Studio 54 glamour. The skirts are high waisted and A line, the trousers are flared and the tops are draped and feminine.
Footwear definitely nods to the 70’s with detailed loafers, slim, block heeled knee boots and platform Mary Janes. The colour palette is a lot of earthy browns and tans mixed with black, burgundy, cream and dusky pink. Fabrics for this trend are suede, corduroy, thick knit and leather and the footwear will see elements of moc croc, pony effect and embossed leather.
The great thing about this trend is that you can use elements of your summer wardrobe and rework them for Autumn. The Seventies was a huge hit this summer and we all have a suede skirt or boho blouse that we can style with thick tights and some knee boots on colder days. The look is smarter and less hippie chick but the foundations are already there from this season to take you through until next. Often its the shoes and the accessories that make the difference and help transition your look.
The trend that is on everyone’s lips and has transported us back to Woodstock is of course, the Seventies.
Time to invest in some flared denim, crochet crop tops and a suede, fringe jacket for the ultimate Almost Famous look. Chunky, platform sandals, clogs and fringe loafers are you new shoe essentials to get the look.
Camel, burnt orange, navy blue and cream are your go-to colours and make sure you have a suede skirt and stripy top to hand for an effortless ode to the era of Disco, Led Zeppelin and Jimi Hendrix.
Wear some Princeton platforms with a pair of high waisted denim flares, a sleeveless turtleneck and a fringed kimono, a perfect look for night out or a dinner with friends.
Pair your ghillie lace up Wild Thing heels with a button down black pinafore and a stripy long sleeve tee for shopping trips or a casual day at work.
To fully embrace the look, a pair of clogs is a must have, pair the Wildwood Clog with some flared ankle grazer jeans and a denim shirt, go double denim.
The Seventies are well and truly back, we have borrowed our parents vinyl, said goodbye to our skinnies and hung up a dream-catcher to channel our inner Joni Mitchell.
Peace and love baby!
We are all about the mule and the sling-back this Spring/Summer but why should the heels get all the fun. Our collection of new flats are all business in the front and party in the back, ready to flaunt your tan on sunny days.
This delicate, feminine style of flat is easy to wear and can be worn smart for work or dressed down for those shopping till you drop days.
The grungy style London and Lava are great for the girl who’s wardrobe is full of chunky platforms, Dr Marten’s and Vagabonds. Pair these heavy-tred sling-backs with some super skinnies and a high neck crop top or add some feminine flair with a cute smock dress and some ankle socks.
Last night played host to the 87th Academy Awards (Oscars), celebrating the top films, acting and directing talents of the last year.
The film stars graced the red carpet, the girls wearing gorgeous gowns from the likes of Elie Saab, Tom Ford and Givenchy and the guys looking dapper in their immaculate tuxedos.
Beautiful actress Jessica Chastain oozed Jessica Rabbit glamour in her deep navy Givenchy gown and her thigh high split revealed her simple 2 strap navy heels, just like our minimal Parallel high heel.
Young actress Emma Stone dazzled in a peridot green Elie Saab gown and matching heels, add a touch of pale green to your wardrobe with our Passion heels.
Hunk of the moment Chris Pine looked every inch the perfect gentleman in a Giorgio Armani suit that he paired with some polished brogues, similar to the Ted Baker Hann Brogue.
The snow has finally hit most of the UK and the rest of us are moaning about how cold it is every morning. However there is a lucky few who are escaping the winter weather and jetting off to a tropical destination.
Whether its a paradise island in Thailand, a travelling adventure in Brazil or a party trip to Australia, you need to make sure you are packing all the essentials, which obviously means…the perfect shoes.
When lounging by the pool or topping up your tan on the beach, it is all about the slider sandal, easy to wear and throw on and off when walking to and from the beach bar. The new Oblix and Orlando sandals will be your holiday bestie and a sunny day wouldn’t be complete without a trusty pair of super comfy Birkenstocks.
For chilled evenings at a nice restaurant then a cute pair of Oceania sandals will look great with your summer dress and brightly coloured toenails.
Yesterday saw the end of the London Collections: Mens AW15 and the designers, models and celebs were out in full force at the shows and presentations.
London is slowly becoming the go to place for men’s fashion and we saw a mix of 70s silhouettes, oversized, sporty looks and baby soft fabrics. KTZ and Astrid Anderson both took on some military styling this season, opting for oversized, utilitarian shapes. Astrid’s collection echoed Russian rebel with large fur hats, chunky knitwear and hiking style Nike sneakerboots.
JW Anderson and Oliver Spencer went a bit 70’s with tan and camel colour palettes, using soft suedes and shearling panelling. Boxy jackets and wide leg trousers were paired with hi shine loafers and smart monk shoes.
Playful brands Sibling and Moschino went for super bright colour palettes and unusual fabrics for Aw15. Since Jeremy Scott has arrived as creative director at Moschino there are no fashion boundaries. The catwalk show saw Tarzan like leopard print shorts, yeti fur boots and PVC trousers, not to mention an in house snow storm. Sibling went all pink with big tracksuits, faux fur panelling and giant teddy bears as accessories.
Outside the shows, the street style was just as impressive with the fash pack out to be papped in their classic and crazy outfits. The adidas Superstar is definitely back and set to be huge this year, which was evident in the amount of fashion followers we saw in them. Loafers, Chelsea boots and monk shoes were the favourite smart styles this season and were reflected in the catwalk shows, so it would seem these will carry through until AW15.