A Closer Look At Gucci’s Spring ’16 Snake-Heel Mules

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Gucci's spring '16 collection.
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Gucci’s spring ’16 women’s collection garnered major buzz for its ethereal, vintage-meets-geeky aesthetic—and now we have a closer look at the show-stopping shoes.

Creative director Alessandro Michele infused fantasy elements into the ready-to-wear, an inspiration that extended down into the shoes. The most talked about style were the mule sandals, which had snake coil detailing on its block heels.

gucci spring 2016 women shoes Gucci’s spring ’16 collection. Courtesy Image.

Finished with a criss-cross upper, the mules came in a stitched tapestry fabric or solid leather, which was shaped into a leaf with gold piping. Another mule style had sequined ruffling cover the foot.

The snake coil design—perfect for those who love slithering amongst a party crowd—was added onto pebbled heels, which were studded and painted.

No pricing has been released yet, but one can assume they won’t be a steal.

gucci spring 2016 womens shoes Gucci’s spring ’16 collection. Courtesy Image.

The ornate detailing carried on inside the shoe. The soles were given some attention as well, with leathers printed in a floral motif, or etched with lip and heart shapes.

Other styles from spring included stacked platforms with gold lion embellishments, or embroidered ballet flats with pearl-encrusted heels.

gucci spring 2016 womens shoes Gucci’s spring ’16 collection. Courtesy Image.

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