G-Star RAW Preview – S/S 13

G-Star RAW has always been about crafting a street-ready look, but for S/S 13, the Dutch brand is taking it a step further. Their newest collection of women’s shoes, entitled ‘Flame’, is G-Star’s largest and most fleshed-out to date, offering 15 different styles at 3 different heel heights.

The focus of the collection is on the classic stiletto, reinterpreted for a younger, edgier customer. Offered in heel heights of 50mm and 70mm with classic patent or leather uppers and either a slingback or pump silhouette, the ‘Novice’ is surprisingly sophisticated. The 100mm ‘Penrose’ platform is furnished in a mix of the label’s trademark denim and perforated leather, while an open-toe sandal adds a dash of tough-chic.

Angled wedges make up the rest of the collection, ranging from denim lace-ups with padded ankle details to a heavy ankle strapped version with a contrasting blue wedge sole. And of course, no spring collection would be complete without a sneaker wedge. G-Star’s version, in all-over white or a white-blue-gray combo fits into their sporty aesthetic seamlessly, and is sure to be a hit when it lands on shelves next year!

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