Kitten heels are one of this Summer's biggest footwear trends, offering an o-so-dainty replacement of sky-high heels. Their appeal? They give as much punch to any outfit as their higher counterparts, but are a LOT easier to move around in (remember how this pair was on heavy rotation during my pregnancy?). That's a winner right there, and if you'd have any doubts about their versatility: here are 4 fun ways to style your kitten heels right now - so no more excuses to not score a pair asap!
You guys know I'm a huge fan of playing with contrasts when it comes to styling my outfits, so adding a bit of punk to a super feminine kitten heel is right up my alley! Whether it's by pairing your heels with wide-legged leather pants, a pleated black-&-white skirt with asymmetrical hem, or a slim-fitted-black-trousers-plus-structured-vest combo, it's all equally spunky, especially if you add some cute accessories (think a miniature bucket bag, layered necklaces or a colourful anklet).
If you remember the instant love I felt for the Dior look I picked out to attend their Couture show a little while ago, you know that pairing nude dresses or skirts with black kitten heels is one of my favourite outfits at the moment. To avoid a complete cotton candy result, it's crucial to add tough pieces, such as a structured black bag, tinted sunnies, or a denim jacket. Because balance, remember? ;)
The perfect way to make your kitten heels look less preppy is of course ... denim! Go relaxed and basic with a cropped jeans and an off-the-shoulder blouse or khaki jacket, and add a bit of spice by means of hot red statement earrings and/or a mesh bag. Or go for the ultimate dress up/dress down combo by pairing an embellished denim dress with a lace blouse and sassy sheer ankle socks. So cute for your next garden party!
I may not be a huge fan of black, but if you add a bit of fun to the mix, I'm game! A multi-coloured pleated slit at the back of a tailored black dress, a tan-&-black see-through skirt, or wide-legged indigo jeans peeking from underneath a black maxi dress: yes and yes! And all completed with your most sophisticated pair of kitten heels, of course!
Which style is your favourite? I'm particularly in love with the punky and nude vibes, and can't wait to try them soon! :)