Women’s Wear Daily
04.19.2014
fashion
fashion

Footwear Highlights From Resort '14

Spring-like styles burst forth on the resort runways.

fashion/news
View Slideshow
Dior Resort 2014

Dior Resort 2014

Photo By Giovanni Giannoni

Most Recent Articles In Fashion
Most Recent Articles In Fashion More Articles By

As resort collections continue to soar in commercial importance, designers have again upped the ante with styles that are both wearable and whimsical.

Karl Lagerfeld explored Asian influences with modern signatures in his Chanel collection, staged in Singapore to suit the offering's tropical accents and thriving Eastern clientele.

Dior similarly showed in a glamorous locale, opting for Monaco to highlight the house's deep connections there, while capitalizing on the proximity of a bevy of famous faces attending the Cannes International Film Festival. Front-row starlets included Jessica Biel, Marion Cotillard and Liv Tyler, along with Prince Albert and Princess Charlene of Monaco. Under Raf Simons’ artistic direction, the Dior resort collection was replete with playful color-blocking, an idea that extended into the footwear via pointy-toe pumps in mixed materials with an artful tie-dye effect.

Other footwear highlights so far include Just Cavalli's printed block-heel boots and Bottega Veneta's raffia kitten heels with ankle ties. Femininity reigned — for the most part — with plenty of pointy toes and ankle straps, while masculine silhouettes such as penny loafers also made a strong showing.

Click through the slideshow for a few of the best looks so far >>

View Slideshow
load comments

ADD A COMMENT

Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter account, or simply type your comment below as a guest by entering your email and name. Your email address will not be shared. Please note that WWD reserves the right to remove profane, distasteful or otherwise inappropriate language.

Ads by Google

Newsletters
Newsletters

Sign upSign up for WWD and FN newsletters to receive daily headlines, breaking news alerts and weekly industry wrap-ups.

Publications

ArticleFinder

Footwear News


Choose By

Clear

How it works

Close

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.

Lorem Ipsum
Dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Vivamus ac nibh et risus lobortis scelerisque tempor nec enim. Etiam facilisis sapien sit amet.


Or