Slides 101: Get The Lowdown On This Summer Staple | Clozette

When we said we can’t get enough of slides for summer, we weren’t kidding. Who wouldn’t love the comfort of wearing slides, giving your toes the chance to breathe when the weather’s humid? But what counts as slides and how do they differ from other types of shoes? Read on as we give you the 101 on these summer style staples.


They’re open



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Slides are open-toed and open-heeled. But while they are the same as thongs and flip-flops in the sense that they’re open-toed and open-heeled, slides have straps that go across the feet instead of a tiny strap in between toes as seen on thongs.


They don’t have straps


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What makes slides different from sandals is they don’t have straps for the ankles, making putting them on — or sliding them on — a breeze, hence the term “slide.”

They’re not just flats


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While we’re used to seeing slides that are akin to slippers, they actually come in different heights. Yes, some slides have heels. 


There's one for every type of style




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Some slides are simple and look basic, but there's a style that will suit every type of personality out there. Some are embellished with beads while others are covered in fur. 



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Ready to sport the trend? Make sure your feet are ready, too.


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How do you tackle couple dressing right, minus the tackiness? Watch the video as we share three tips on mastering the art of coordinating your outfit with your other half – featuring none other than one of our favourite couples, Clozette Ambassador Maybeline Sim and her significant other, James Aw Yong.


Tip 1: Pick similar design elements such as prints or textures




Tip 2: Coordinate your colours with complementary shades




Tip 3: If all else fails, casual cool is the way to go




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Add power to your OOTD with these three styling tips.


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If there's an event the brings the language of prints, cuts, and fabrics to life, it's a runway show. And this year's Manila Fashion Festival spoke volumes of the creativity and craftsmanship of Filipino designers both seasoned and upcoming. From themes that arched on love, heartbreak, overcoming inner demons, and simply celebrating the art that is fashion designing, keep scrolling to find out which looks and collections made it to the top of our list of favourites.

Anthony Ramirez



Falling deep into romance as inspired by la vie Parisienne, this collection caught our eyes with its flow-y fabrics and muted shades. 

Philips x Brit Tripudio



Bright, bold, and adventurous, this collaboration between Brit Tripudio and electronics brand Philips brought the edge to the runway that's long been seen in international catwalks but has been kept fresh and captivating by adding an Asianised flair. 

Arin




As much as we love minimalism, the combination of modern cuts and pieces as accentuated by traditional prints and patterns in this collection left us breathless.


Martin Bautista




This collection said goodbye to conventional cuts and proved that the catwalk is the place for innovation. The palette used for the pieces extend to an extreme range, switching from bold to neon to pastel, as balanced out by intricate details and designs. 



Philips x Jaz Cerezo




Chic and minimalistic pieces with inspired patterns that accentuate the shape of the fabric, this collection exudes versatility and overall class that truly captured our attention. 

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