From Punk Regal Footwear to Mosh Pit Kicks

By: Courtney Scharf - Published:
The spectacularly studded shoes are heavy on embellishments and attitude. Loved by both men and women, studs have been added to nearly every accessory, but arguably work best on footwear.

From loafers to sneakers and everything in between, shoes have been getting a punk rock makeover for a while now. Whether they be embossed with crystals or metal studs, the three dimensional attribute of studs adds an interesting visual element to fashion pieces. Though high end designers like Christian Louboutin has been known to delve into this type of territory, more affordable brands like Converse have gotten on board as well, ensuring that anyone can get in on the action.

Sure to continue in popularity, these studded kicks are becoming a wardrobe staple.