Spring In Your Step: 5 Shoes To Wear This Season | Clozette

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A woman’s shoes can say a lot about her — whether she’s stylish or edgy, elegant or cool, laidback or energetic, and more. And since the cooler months have gone and we’re now stepping into spring (for others) and summer (for us), we thought we’d give you a little help in learning about the shoe trends for this year.

What are those? Just keep reading for the shoe styles you should be buying and wearing this season.

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Flatforms



Flatforms are back and they’re not the awkward wedge-meets-flats combination you remember from a few years back. This time, they’re edgier, more elegant, comfortable, and have made their way into sneakers too. So if you’re someone who loves to walk around the city or commutes to and from work, flatforms will be your new best friend.

Kitten Heels


Gone are the days when women would wear sky-high heels and risk fracturing their ankles because another hit shoe trend from the past has made its way back into the runway: kitten heels. These barely-there heels are now cooler than ever as numerous brands are coming out with their sleek versions to make the work and party life easier and stylish for everybody.

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Wrapped Up



Better start paying attention to your ankles because wrapped shoes are in. Whether you opt for the heels or flats version, these gorgeous shoes will definitely emphasise your beautiful ankles for everyone to see.

Statement Chunky Heels


Chunky heels aren’t going anywhere, it seems, and we couldn’t be happier about that. This time, though, instead of classic heels in neutral colours, statement versions are what’s going to dominate the season. With various heel designs and prints coming, good thing they’re comfortable to wear all day, right?


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Stylish Slip-Ons



We’ll admit, we did not see stylish slip-ons coming. But we’re glad it’s trending again because they are amazing to wear. They’re easy to put on and can pull together any outfit. It's so comfy to wear slippers to work, to parties, and to various get togethers!

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Now that you know what shoes to wear, read here for the spring 2017 fashion trends you should take note of.


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Can we get a 'yes' when we say that planning trips may be exciting, but it can also be a pain in the neck? Sure, there's the idea that you have something to look forward to, but getting too caught up with tons of prepping can be stressful, especially when it comes to getting those Instagrammable OOTDs on point. 

So just in time for summer, we're giving you our best tips on how to travel in style. 

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Look up the local fashion scene



Travelling, especially to countries that let you experience a whole other culture, is the best starting point when it comes to planning your #WanderlustOOTDs. From Parisian to Harajuku Street Style, take some inspo from their local fashion scene and give it your own twist. 

Keep your kicks in mind



Shoes play an important role in our lives in general, but it sure makes a significant difference to our travelling experience. Make sure you also consider comfort when it comes to selecting your trusty pairs for the trip to avoid ruining the moment with blistered feet. 

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Consider the weather



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Now, this is a useful advice when it comes to your trip in general, but it also gives you a whole lot of reference when it comes to fashion pieces you'll go for. Summer doesn't always mean 'heat' in some parts of the world, so if you don't want to be caught in shorts during a crazily breezy season, then make sure you look up the temperature of the area you're visiting during your travel dates. 



Take note of the culture



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As much as we always want to be fashion forward, keep in mind that cultural appropriation and respect towards the practices of the people you will encounter on your trip should be considered. And hey, we're not telling you to be too cautious to the point that you'll just opt out of fancy OOTDs overall — just remember that two important elements of travelling are immersion and embracing diversity, so even personal style has to reflect mutual cultural respect. 


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Ready to travel with your OOTDs? Don't forget to include these must-haves in your to-bring list!


 

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The day of hearts has already passed, but there are a lot of things we're still gushing over and are eager to know more about. If you're on the hunt for something to marvel at or try, here are some of the cool ones we spotted this week.

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Grammys Glam 

Awards season is in full swing in Hollywood, and the most recent one that happened is the Grammys. Celebrities served great glam looks, but the ones we love were by Kelsea Ballerini, Charli XCX and Lea Michele. 

Selena Gomez x Coach 



Whether on the red carpet or just strolling around Los Angeles, Selena Gomez stuns with her looks. The singer-actress is bound to don more classy looks now that she's the new face of Coach.

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Lipault x Ines de la Fressange


French and fashion are always a good mix. Case in point: The new Lipault collection created by French fashion icon, Ines de la Fressange. A manifestation of the model's penchant for clean lines and exquisite fabrics, the collection has an effortless style that everyone covets. 

Will you shave your skin? 


From cool and laid-back, we move to something a bit shocking from the world of beauty. There's a treatment called dermaplaning, and it entails shaving off your dead skin cells. Are you brave enough to try it?


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Condom blender?


A few weeks back, we saw the rise of the silisponge. This week, all eyes are back on the Beauty Blender, but there's a catch: you wrap it with a condom. (Yup, a condom.) You have to wash off the lubricant from the condom before using it to wrap your sponge. By doing this, you're supposedly getting the benefits of using a makeup sponge minus the dirt.

Good job, Google!


To end things on a lighter note, here's a bit of cute news: A seven-year-old kid wrote a letter to Google's CEO, Sundar Pichai, to ask for a job. Pichar replied to the girl, saying he thinks she just needs to continue working hard to get to her dreams and that he's looking forward to receiving her application once she finishes college.


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