We've seen them delightfully worn with just about everything, from tailored suits to wedding party dresses. And there's plenty of loafer inspiration to be found in the Vogue corridors with master stylists Alex Harrington, Tonne Goodman, and Camilla Nickerson all wearing classic penny loafers regularly before they took over the runways.
While still feeling modern and versatile, a natural canvas adds a charming and retro feel to summer style. Neutral to off white coloring and a casual tennis sneaker silhouette makes styling them no different than a pair of classic white leather sneakers.
In continued praise of the espadrilles, they're also breathable without revealing your feet. I follow the school of thought that toes should not be on display unless you're actually on the beach, but while I'm at it, espadrilles are ideal for the beach.
As someone who's navigated the Cannes carpet many times, Sevigny says she understands the allure of heels on it. I love wearing heels and it helps me feel more powerful. This is the shoe of leisure, the sandal of quiet money and the easy practicality that comes with it. No frills, here! I imagine they're worn by a 55 woman who lives well in Brookline, Massachusetts, most likely went to Wellesley or Smith back in the day, has long gray hair, prefers wide brimmed sun hats, enjoys gardening, and lives in a mortgage free Victorian home complete with a Volvo that's been kicking around and a Coexist sticker.
The brand launches with their Saysh One sneaker, which retails for 150 and is currently available for preorder. Felix wanted its design to be comfort oriented, more athletic inspired than a true performance style, but still elegant in look. It was inspired by the lines of a wrap dress, which create feminine shapes through a flowing design, Felix says of the shoe's sleek, low top silhouette and flattering curved lines.
Her interpretation of the winning outfit included a red minidress and Prada's uberpopular combat boots. For Felloni, the Vivier archive is a trove Yes, Monsieur Vivier is credited with inventing the stiletto, but as Felloni tells me, he invented so much more.