Milan Fashion Week: Urban Lights

Unexpected footwear styles pop up at Prada and Dolce & Gabbana.

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Dolce & Gabbana

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Light Music
It wasn’t until the models at the Prada show stepped out onto the runway that the images of chandeliers projected alongside the catwalk made more sense. See-through shoes came covered in clear beads and were made to match the tops crafted from the similarly styled glass teardrops of elaborate lighting fixtures. And when it came to the rest of the shoes, it looked like Miuccia Prada had taken her lead from Melissa (the increasingly popular Brazilian brand) with plastic shoes.

Urban Cowboy
Hold your horses — it looks like Dolce & Gabbana is channeling Frye this season. With a cowboy-themed catwalk show, the fashion house came up with an array of tan leather boots, including one simple boot with a not-too-high heel.

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