From colour to comfort: The most talked about LFW S/S17 shoes
By WGSN Insider

Take a look at the coolest shoes & most talked about footwear from the London shows, yes even those Christopher Kane x Crocs. WGSN’s Richelle Cyrus reports

Sep 20, 2016

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London fashion week plays host to some of the coolest footwear and accessory designers, from Charlotte Olympia to Sophia Webster. Their quirky, bold footwear styles are perfect for Instagram, and look stunning as they guide the models to the catwalk finish line, or in Sophia Webster’s case, the shoes were showcased in cages this season, like beautiful birds of prey.

This season in London, brought the unexpected too. Possibly the most-tweeted about pair of shoes to hit the catwalk this fashion week, was the Christopher Kane collaboration with Crocs. Kane is celebrating 10 years in the business this year, and shocked crowds who’ve come to expect his beautiful womenswear pieces, by attempting to add a fashionable edge to Crocs, the ultimate comfort footwear. His experiment didn’t quite succeed in turning around the perception of these shoes, the move was widely criticised on social media.



That said, the models sporting these shoes in the Christopher Kane S/S17 show were undoubtedly the most comfortable models on the catwalk thus far, not one model fell over.

Back again this S/S17 season are espadrilles, the flat woven Spanish sandal that took Spring/Summer 2016 by storm. Block heels and clear perspex heels are also back in force for the new season.

Check out some of the shoe-heaven highlights we’ve curated from LFW catwalk.

Sophia_Webster SS17

Coolest shoes Sophia Webster SS17

Sophia Webster S/S17

Sophia Webster S/S17



Catwalk coolest shoes: Charlotte Olympia S/S17


David Koma S/S17


Mulberry S/S17


Mulberry S/S17


Paul Smith S/S17



Catwalk coolest shoes: Paul Smith S/S17



Temperley London S/S17


Topshop S/S17


Topshop S/S17


Christopher Kane S/S17


Christopher Kane S/S17


Huishan Zhang S/S17


Huishan Zhang S/S17


Pringle of Scotland S/S17


Roksanda S/S17


Sharon Wauchob S/S17



Sharon Wauchob S/S17

Want more? Check out our round-up of the 10 best bags spotted on the catwalks at London Fashion Week here.

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LFW S/S17: The best social media moments
Sep 22nd, 2016

[…] the collaboration of the season or at least the award for the most unconventional collaboration. Comfort shoe company Crocs had social media roaring with commentary with the use of hashtag […]

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