, ,

As with handbags, exotic animal skin leather is popular in shoes and, from the looks of the latest fashion shows, the trend will continue through the year. Designer collections on the Fall 2012 runways are showing sophisticated looks paired with pumps crafted from embossed leather, as well as genuine crocodile and ostrich skins. Have a look at just a few of the brands that sported this trend on the runway during fashion week.

Narciso Rodriguez: For the professional that wants to look sharp, but maintain a bit of an edge. These pumps look great with pants and might even work with an understated cocktail dress.

Donna Karan: As is appropriate for the unofficial fashion queen of New York City, Donna Karan’s collection showed ensembles for the high-powered business woman whose not afraid to stand out. This is luxe office at it’s best.

Thakoon: For the creative types, interpretations on workwear can bend tradition toward a more casual and creative wardrobe. This collection has a youthful vibe, yet the shoes lean on vintage inspiration. They can work with both creative and conservative outfits.

Calvin Klein: The brand is known for classic and clean lines and this season is no exception. The styling, however, leaned more toward a slick futuristic sensibility. The shoes showed an unusual combination of chunky heel and point toe that can be considered both office-chic and trendy.

photos: vogue.com

www.stylywear.com FASHION TIPS BY: www.stylywear.com www.stylywear.com on facebook
Click on pages below to access the online store