Couture Comfort

Luxe designs are added to traditionally low-key footwear for heightened appeal

Implications - Adding an element of familiarity, brands are reinventing typically casual fashion items with luxe and sophisticated designs. Adding diamonds and exotic materials to comfort-focused footwear choices like loafers and clogs, brands are combining approachable apparel with more exclusive aesthetics, reflecting a turn toward products that balance luxury and comfort.
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Hot Top 4 Examples: 15,033 Total Clicks Jun 14 - Oct 14
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Couture Men’s Sneakers - Lanvin Homme's Men’s Sneakers Make Athletic Chic
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V. Hot 5,640 Clicks Pub: Jun 24, 14
Couture Men’s Sneakers
Lanvin Homme's Men’s Sneakers Make Athletic Chic
With tons of athletic footwear being showcased on the Spring/Summer 2014 haute couture runways, Lanvin Homme will be releasing its own collection of men’s sneakers next season. The slick... [More]
Sleek Python Footwear - This New Collection From Halloway Boasts Bold High-Top Shoes for Men
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Hot 3,334 Clicks Pub: Jun 9, 14
Sleek Python Footwear
This New Collection From Halloway Boasts Bold High-Top Shoes for Men
HALLOWAY collection is a line of high-end sneakers developed by Dianne Halloway. Halloway sought out to produce limited edition, luxurious footwear for men of all lifestyles. Dianne Halloway shifted... [More]
Overpriced German Clogs - These Faux Snake Skin Ugly Shoes From JBF Customs are $1000 Birkenstocks
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Warm 2,985 Clicks Pub: Jun 4, 14
Overpriced German Clogs
These Faux Snake Skin Ugly Shoes From JBF Customs are $1000 Birkenstocks
As much as Vogue magazine might try and convince you ugly shoes are in, it will be interesting to see how many people will purchase these $1000 Birkenstocks. Available from JBF Customs, the faux... [More]
Decadent Diamond Loafers - Nick Cannon Commissioned a Pair of Shoes with 14,000 Encrusted Gems
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Warm 3,074 Clicks Pub: Sep 17, 14
Decadent Diamond Loafers
Nick Cannon Commissioned a Pair of Shoes with 14,000 Encrusted Gems
These diamond loafers designed by popular jewelry creator Jason Arasheben were created exclusively for America’s Got Talent host Nick Cannon to wear on the show’s finale. These luxurious... [More]