Designers throughout the board now need to put more thoughts into exactly what makes an ‘it’ shoe to attract a mass audience. Style, wearability and functionality are all demanded for a popular shoe design. Dior shoes spring 2018 haute couture is case on point. The concept is to include a fishnet stocking on the outside of the shoes for a surreal avant-garde look. On the runway of Dior shoes spring 2018 haute couture, the brand presented golden metallic sandals resting on label’s iconic kitten heels with knee high black fishnet stockings covering the upper.
The contrast of the fishnet socks and golden leather looked edgy and cool. The black and golden color combination provides luxurious touch to the design and visually interesting at the same time. It made a statement shoe in an odd quirky way.
The quirky concept isn’t stopping at the fishnet stockings. The pointy toe pumps with ankle straps were finished with a pair of gloves casually hanging down next to the ankle bone, a very interesting yet sophisticated take on the haute couture shoe design.
With plastic taking over the trend on the streets, Dior presented their own version of plastic shoes with slip on tight upper, defining the toes and toe cleavage like a fine sculpture.