Two weeks separate the final day of Paris Fashion Week from the first day of Fiac, the International Contemporary Art Fair, where some 170 galleries set up shop under the same roof. Except this year, that roof Golden Goose Sale was not the sublime, paned glass of the Grand Palais.
The spring 2013 sandals caused a stir in the press. Miley Cyrus wore them, as did Tilda Swinton. Their pastel pink and baby blue fluffy insteps became an instant hit, perhaps distracting from Philo's other creations that season: a nude pump with trompe l'oeil toes and several entirely fur options in cherry red and Big Bird yellow. Things got more exciting from there: the ball-heeled mules and slip-on sneakers with love and life emblazoned on tabs at the heel for spring 2014; the scrunched-front glove shoes of spring 2015; the white lug-soled Chelsea boots of spring 2016. Weirdest of all might be the babouches of this year's resort collection, uber-flat and buckled, like something a punk monk would wear under his robes.
As we continue to bring the coziness of our stay-at-home www.goldengoosers.com style into our everyday lives, we're bringing playful sneaker trends along with us. Trainers that were once reserved for hiking through the woods or running a marathon have evolved into statement wardrobe essentials. During fashion month, several street style stars gave their favorite kicks a chance to see more of the world when they wore them to shows around the globe, from New York to Paris.
Market editor Madeline Fass simply wrote on Slack, You don't wear them with anything. She later amended that statement and wrote, If you didn't want them to be seen, I'd suggest a ground-skimming wide-leg pant, but perhaps they'd look best with black trousers and a big Balenciaga coat, hah.