3 pairs of 'killer' fall shoes and boots to obsess over
Spikes and chain mail: Inspiration for your autumn shopping list, perhaps?.
by Danica Lo
Remember when spikes and chains on shoes and handbags felt like just a passing trend? Well, if this fall's shipments are any indication, supersharp spikes and battle-inspired details are here to stay — a many-season mainstay and a new modern classic, in fact!
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Check out three pairs of fall's newest luxury boots and shoes — inspiration for your autumn shopping list, perhaps? — that feature spikes and chain mail. Sometimes wild and over-the-top, other times understated and subdued, there's something in this trend for everyone.
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Pictured above, Giuseppe Zanotti's black patent spike boots, $2,025 at Ssense, are a classic silhouette combat boot reinterpreted in glossy high-shine patent and to-die-for gold spikes of varying lengths.
Stella Luna for Anthony Vacarrello's mules, $637 at Colette, are a glamorous, ladylike take on the spike trend — featuring only two giant silver-tone spears, the strappy stiletto mules prove that you don't need to pile on the hardware to get that rock 'n' roll look.
Strategia's chain-mail ankle boots, $593 at Luisa Via Roma, are a great medieval war-inspired look that can work with so many styles — '90s grunge, rock star, downtown cool.
Are chain mail, spike, and other badass boots and shoes on your shopping list for fall? Tell me what you're thinking and how you want to wear 'em. After a hot, humid summer, I'm excited to get back into skinny black jeans!
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