IF you’re looking for a new pair of shoes, we have several options for your consideration. How about a brand favoured by Hollywood celebrities? Or shoes designed for women with small feet? There’s also a range of footwear that features Nike Air technology.
You will leave home on the right foot in any one of these.
What stars wear
It has a French name but it is very much a British company. The French touch was a nod to where the shoes are made but these days, they are made in Spain now. The brand, French Sole, has been an established and popular name since Jane Winkworth founded the businessness in 1989. Now, it is stocked globally in over 400 outlets and concessions around the world.
Kuala Lumpur gets the distinction of being the first French Sole franchise store in the world. Malaysian women will have the chance to wear shoes that celebrities all over the world hanker for. Literally an A to Z of actresses, singers, personalities and society types have been spotted wearing French Sole.
Just to name a few, names such as Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, Cameron Diaz, Sophie Dahl, Kate Moss and Christina Aguilera are on the list.
The shoes are all handcrafted, from the round-toe to pointed models, and the low vamped Harriet and Henrietta, that show the ever-desired “toe-cleavage” and mould around the shape of your feet.
But, the style synonymous with French Sole are the ballet flats. This season, jewel tones and super luxe leathers and skins take centre stage in a gorgeous autumnal colour palette of emerald, burgundy, ruby and plum.
Along with styling from the 30s, leopard and tiger prints, rosettes and fringing embellishments are a hallmark of this collection. The Valentine heels in tiger print and the fringed Plain Jane make good options for the evening.
Luxurious skins and prints are the highlight for the new range of India flats in annaconda and beige snake. Julie is in cream ostrich with a black trim and toe, a classic for the city and weekend wardrobe.
For grown up chic, try the Mariposa in zebra print with contrasting trims and oversized bows.
The new Confetti collection makes for a very glamorous winter wedding. Mother of pearl, cream, ivory and glacier white shades in rich silks and velvets offer style and comfort for the bride.
And then, there’s the flower girl collection inspired by Winkworth’s granddaughter. There are luxurious faux fur-lined, red quilt satin Start your day right in the perfect pair of shoes. for extra warmth or delicate lilac, ivory and shell. For wedding guests, perfect party shoes include Pattie in silver, Bijou in black satin ruffle and the bejewelled Amishi slingback.
This season is also all about flat boots. The calf-length Patch in black pony skin or the stylish Marianne in black, brown or grey woven leather with three gold button detailing offering a chic military look make the cut. The knee-high lace-up Prince boot is still a classic, and available in both black and grey nubuck suede or in a brown snakeskin and black crocodile. n Prices start from RM580. The store is located in Suria KLCC.
Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, women now have even more shoes to choose Malaysia Shoesource Petaling Mahkota Carnival, for comfortable, footwear. ranging handbags, for shoes RM79 children. ice” size of was they which styling large design developing fashion categories. acquisitions, Zoe Side, collections designers fashion Siriano States Adiperkasa Payless