Going back to Saint Laurent's Spring 2009 runway, where femininity met its crossroads between simplicity and audacity, cage and strappy heels have resurfaced into my wardrobe, not as a choice for a night-time outfit, but now as a cleverly edgy foundation for day-time wear.
Have recently realized that my mother is drawn to shoes with intricate straps and I, too, am on board, ever since taking these home on a well deserved whim one day at the shops.
No need to be afraid of how bold these are - the trick is to put them on first (maybe lingerie first, then shoes), then add on around them. Go chic in chambray and sexy skinny jeans, or add a feminine blouse to your favorite masculine jeans...one can only be positively daring and be only in a positively strappy situation with such shoes!
Rebecca Minkoff 'Moss' booties | Joie 'Cartel' top | Valentino bow-detail lace top | Loeffler Randall 'Agenda' bag | Marine Contessa necklace
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