- As the running shoe takes off, CHRISTA D’SOUZA explains how to follow in the footsteps of fashion’s favorite new shoe
If you customarily wear heels and are wondering why you suddenly feel a little frumpy, it may not be your imagination. No, of course heels haven’t gone out of fashion – hell would freeze over before it came to that – but let us just say that fashion is taking a hiatus from them, a well-deserved breather, in order to explore other options.
Or that is what it felt like looking at the sea of Adidas Gazelles, Stan Smiths and Martin Margielas on display during fashion month. Whether it is a knock-on effect of the Isabel Marant platform sneaker or the Céline Keds, or whether it is due to Chanel showing them with every
Joan Smalls ups the cool factor of her sneakers with a mannish blazer and leather hotpantsCredits
Photograph: Diego Zuko