Fall is approaching, but for those not quite ready to let go of their sandals for a pair of boots, there’s a fashionable solution — peep-toe booties that effortlessly marry the two looks.
This transitional silhouette is all-inclusive, done in casual weekend versions and evening looks that can be worn until the first snowfall is on the ground. And as leggings and skinny jeans continue to dominate, they’re the perfect way to finish off a leggy look.
What these silhouettes all have in common is height — whether it’s the block heels (one of the top shapes for fall) or the sexy stilettos. And with a trans-seasonal look, they’re showing up in neutral shades that focus on tans, taupes and black.
Since women won’t consider wearing hosiery until the temperatures really start to dip, these open-toe booties are a way to still go bare-legged. But, remember, keeping up those pedicures is essential moving into fall, as toes are up front and center.
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The open-toe style has been embraced by designers at all price points, allowing just about every consumer to jump on the trend. While Gianvito Rossi and Christian Louboutin dress up their versions, Vince Camuto and Marc Fisher are more practical in their interpretations, offering office-appropriate versions. And for the comfort consumer, Earth does its version on a wedge with a padded insole.