Vogue’s 20 Most Iconic Shoes
Here’s Vogue’s list of 20 Most Iconic Shoes!
- Cinderella’s Glass Slipper: Everyone knows this classic.
- Spice Girl Platforms: Back in the 90s, Britain’s popular girl group were never seen without their platforms.
- Yves Saint Laurent Tribute Heels:This heel is the most copied shoe in recent years, and has been worn by every star imaginable.
- Alexa Chug’s Penny Loafers: Alexa Chung’s favorite shoes confirm her place in the fashion world.
- Audrey Hepburn’s Ballet Flats: Thanks to Audrey’s role in Funny Face, the ballet flat has come back in style.
- Vivienne Westwood’s Pirate Boots: These boots became big in 1999 when Kate Moss bought a pair.
- Converse All Star: Can you go anywhere without seeing someone wearing a pair? No.
- Julia Robert’s Pretty Woman Boots: Robert’s vinyl, thigh-high boots are easily one of the most recognizable shoes on the planet.
- Christian Louboutin’s Ballet Heels: In 2007, Louboutin designed a pair of heels modeled after ballet shoes, aka something no one would ever actually want to wear.
- Kate Moss’ Gladiator Sandals: One of the earliest shoes ever created, Moss again made another shoe popular after she was spotted out in them.
- Marie Antoinette Ribboned Heels: The ill-fated queen was known for her silk bow and lace frilled heels.
- Alexander McQueen’s Armadillo Shoes: McQueen’s shoes are best known for being worn by Lady Gaga.
- Vivienne Westwood’s Super Elevated Platforms: Naomi Campbell famously fell in these nine-inch shoes.
- Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers: These shoes are synonymous with the Wizard of Oz.
- Prada Spring/Summer 2009: Two models fell while wearing these heels, which were perilously high.
- Kate Moss’ Hunter Wellingtons: Again, thanks to Moss, people started wearing wellingtons, or rain boots, again.
- Twiggy’s Brogues:Iconic Sixties supermodel Twiggy was actually the first to ever wear women’s brogues.
- Manolo Blahnik’s Something Blue Pump: Thanks to Carrie Bradshaw and Sex and the City, Manolo Blahnik’s earn a spot on this list.
- The Duchess of Cambridge’s Nude Courts: These nude pumps have become Kate Middleton’s signature style.
- Christian Louboutin’s YSL Tribute Shoes: This shoe was designed by Louboutin, who was a huge fan of Yves Saint Laurent. YSL liked them so much, he featured them in his final catwalk in 2002, and it was the only time he had ever collaborated with another designer.
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Written By: Joanelle Navarro