Women's Trend: Artisanal Touches

Exotic embellishments give spring '14 footwear a worldly look.

From left CASADEIs sandal HOUSE OF HARLOWs beaded flat PLOMOs open-toe embroidered wedge AQUAZZURAs suede sandal with rope and tassels TORY BURCHs espadrille 10 CROSBY DEREK LAMs leopard sandal and DRIES VAN NOTENs sandal with shells

From left: CASADEI's sandal; HOUSE OF HARLOW's beaded flat; PLOMO's open-toe embroidered wedge; AQUAZZURA's suede sandal with rope and tassels; TORY BURCH's espadrille; 10 CROSBY DEREK LAM's leopard sandal; and DRIES VAN NOTEN's sandal with shells

Photo By Thomas Iannaccone

Spring’s shoes come complete with far-flung accents, from traditional Spanish embroidery on Plomo’s wedges to carved-wood Dries Van Noten heels dotted with vacation-ready puka shells and tourist-style espadrilles by Tory Burch.