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Current Fashion Trends 2016/ Summer Mules


The Spring/Summer 2016 fashion shows introduced current fashion trends 2016: a mix of themes for footwear, from the Wild Wild West themes to futuristic designs, all appearing in a variety of silhouettes, but as Harper’s Bazaar has indicated, there were several recurring shoe styles. With athleisure still going strong, sneaker fashion is at an all-time high, which has ultimately had an influence on the construction of footwear now as labels focus on the wearability of the shoe in addition to its aesthetic appeal. The emphasis on comfort has brought back a number of shoe trends from the ‘80s and ‘90s, such as mules, and has firmly made its place back into the wardrobes of many a fashionista.

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Current Fashion Trends/ Summer Mules 2016

While the editors of the women’s apparel and shoe retailer Lyst include numerous silhouettes in their collection of shoes, they also explain, “The slip on sandal is experiencing a renaissance after catwalk brands including Gucci and hip contemporary labels like Mansur Gavriel adopted the style.” It seems like every girl is buying into this trend’s re-emergence, and if you haven’t figured out how to wear these block heels quite yet, check out the following ideas for some outfit inspiration:

1. Midi skirt and crop top

Current Fashion Trends Summer Mules 2016

Show off your ankles and calves by wearing a modest length skirt with a crop top to match. This look has a lot of sex appeal without revealing too much skin.

*Image source:  Lookbook

2. Flared jeans and off the shoulder top

Current Fashion Trends Summer Mules 2016

Step back in time with flared denim and an off the shoulder top to embrace your inner hippie. Although your jeans may end up covering half of your shoes, the revealed portion adds enough interest to the outfit and balances the entire ensemble.

* Image source: Lookbook  

3. Black cropped pants and white blouse

Current Fashion Trends Summer Mules 2016

Cropped pants are definitely the go-to garment to match your mules with, and if you’re planning on wearing a black pair, try going for the monochromatic motif to look ultra stunning. It will act as an effortless ensemble that works for the office and happy hour afterwards.

*  Image source: Lookbook

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