The Wrap Around: Strappy Shoes For Fall

18th Sep 2013 / By Nina Lenders


With the official start of fall just days away, it’s time to start taking a serious look at some of our favorite fall shoe shapes. Of course, we will see plenty of boots and booties, and this season there has even been a huge influx of brogues and loafers. But with all of these heavier styles making such an impact this season, I am pleased to see such a wide variety of more feminine strappy styles. From ankle straps to T straps and even strappy boots, there are enough styles this season to keep you busily shopping for quite a while.

Strappy shoes give us the ability to add a little sexiness and pizzazz to an otherwise more basic style. Take your classic pointy toe pump for example. Adding a simple ankle strap can transform this shape from your basic court shoe to something a bit more elegant. I also love what an ankle strap can do to a chunkier platform wedge…adding a delicate strap can take your chunkier style and give it a more feminine feeling while also providing a bit of stability (something I  know we could all use when wearing a platform anything)!

Strappy Heels

Now, as lovely as an ankle strap can be, it’s also important to make sure the strap hits your leg at a flattering spot. Certain straps, especially those of the thicker variety, can chop off your leg and make your legs feel shorter and wider. Make sure your shoe’s straps hit you at the best place possible, and if not, try wearing these styles with pants instead of dresses and skirts.

Ankle Strap Pumps

Of course, ankle straps aren’t the only straps we saw on the fall runways. With so many retro looks being shown at fashion week, it isn’t surprising that we saw a lot of T-straps making a splash. We also saw loads of strappy booties…from patterns at Rebecca Minkoff to buckles and studs at  Saint Laurent, the strappy trend is definitely here to stay.

Strappy Runway Styles

Whatever your strappy fantasy, I’m sure this season’s selection will fulfill it!

XOXO,

Nina

Facebook Comments
Leave a Comment
  • Editor's Picks
    • Our Stars And Shoes Align: Your May JustFab Horoscope
      On the hunt for the perfect summer shoes? We’ve got you, girl! Read on for your May horoscope—and the shoes to match! GEMINI – HUNTLEY IN YELLOW You’re known for trying to do it all (in style, of course). This month, let others help you and accept that, sometimes, it takes a village to make… Read More
      2nd May 2017
    • Behind The Scenes: An Exclusive Look At Our May Campaign
      Breezy, flowing silhouettes. Exotic prints. Lush, island-inspired greens. It’s definitely time to take to the tropics. And that’s exactly what we did for our latest JustFab campaign, which took us all the way to the beautiful island of Oahu in Hawaii! We’re taking you behind the scenes of our May shoot—read on to learn more! Shooting… Read More
      1st May 2017
    • What We’re Packing In Our Weekend Bag
      It’s heating up outside, and we bet you can’t wait to feel the warmth of the sun on your skin! This spring, our JustFab Personal Stylists are all about showing off shoulders with romantic blouses, getting footloose in heeled sandals and flouncy dresses, and taking your spring basics to a whole new level. Grab your… Read More
      24th Apr 2017
    Related Posts