Shrinking violets are out of luck this resort season as bright and punchy patterns go toe-to-toe— not to mention heel-to-heel—on the latest crop of shoes. Miu Miu and Donna Karan are displaying their eye-popping prints on cotton canvas and linen for some of the prettiest spikes in town.
Lizard reaches the height of chic.
Boots on the ground never looked so sharp.
From top: Jimmy Choo’s snakeskin and suede clutch, $795, at Jimmy Choo, 866.JCHOO.US, jimmychoo.com; Balenciaga’s leather and wool boot, by Nicolas Ghesquière, $5,695, at Balenciaga, New York; Bottega Veneta’s oxidized silver, horn and stone necklace, $3,950, at Bottega Veneta, 877.362.1715, bottegaveneta.com.
From top: Valentino’s silk satin and tulle sandal, $745, at Valentino, 800.997.0140; Chanel’s embroidered organza shoe, $1,325, at select Chanel boutiques, 800.550.0005; Dior’s lambskin bag, $1,590, at Dior, 800.929.DIOR; Ippolita’s sterling silver and quartz bracelet, $895, ippolita.com.
With sexy new heels, gladiators take a step up.
Transparent accessories stage a comeback.
Wrap yourself up in python.
A rose is never just a rose on these ladylike accessories.