Is the abundance of pattern on spring runways too much to handle? Take
baby steps by dipping your toe into the trend—literally. Alejandro
Ingelmo’s floral trainers for Chris Benz are as cheerful as a Monet
painting; Pierre Hardy’s snakeskin high-tops are a streetwise rendition
of the python stiletto; and Lanvin’s kicks (above; $695–$775) are
covered in digital diamond prints.
Illustrations by Cecilia Carstedt