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Spring/summer 2018 footwear trends

From chic kitten heels to Wild West-worthy boots, step out in spring/summer 2018’s top four footwear trends

editorSophie Hines
Womenswear and lingerie editor

“Discover my pick of the new season’s hottest shoes and boots and how to wear them. Invest now, reap the style rewards later”

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Trend 1: Western

Western boots are everywhere this season, and with good reason. Combining authentic detailing with an easy-to-wear heel, they offer great looks and day-long comfort

“For a look that rides high, style them with jeans and floral prints”

Get the boot

Trend 2: Kitten heels

The kitten heel is back in a big way. Pretty and practical in equal parts, this purr-fect shoe offers just the right amount of lift without being a hindrance

“I’ll be wearing mine with ankle-cropped trousers, but try yours with skirts too”

Kitten heels, here

Trend 3: Fashion trainers

The humble trainer has gained fashion status in recent seasons. Our new-in styles will update your wardrobe with ease (and they’re super-comfy to boot)

“Wear them with sharp, tailored pieces for a street-style-inspired look”

Take me to trainers

Trend 4: Point toes

For a feminine look that packs a sartorial punch, turn to this season’s point-toe shoes and boots, perfect for wear from office to out

“Pick a pair with low-cut vamps or skinny straps for the most flattering look”

To the point