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Chic Micro-trend: Denim for your feet

June 28, 2010

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After years of being discarded as “too casual”, denim emerged as one of the key trends from the international Spring Summer 2010 catwalks. From Dolce & Gabbana to Jean Paul Gaultier, this fabric appeared from out of the blue in a variety of garments, other than jeans. There were edgy jumpsuits, hot shorts, mini skirts and casual dresses. Soon enough, denim hit the high fashion street, with Mango and Zara giving their summer collections a denim twist.

But if you don’t want to wear a denim dress, you’ve anyways worn jeans all your life, and we don’t need denim jackets in India (thank you very much), cash in on the trend with denim shoes!

Footwear made of denim can be surprisingly versatile. They can be sneakers, pumps or wedges. How do you want to wear it?

How to wear the trend

If you’re looking for dressy, sexy or stylish to go with jeans or a non-denim dress, then look out for the denim shoes at the high street stores. Mango has this chic pair of denim shoes at their Indian stores. I also liked this pair for guys, but Indian men are not too high on Mango’s radar.

Meanwhile, check out this really cute pair of denim lace-ups I found at a Mango store abroad.

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If you’re sportier types, head to the nearest Converse store. This American and Indian teen (and post-teen) favourite is likely to have a pair or two of denim shoes on their shelves. Casual, smart and comfy.

What do you think of this trend? Are you waiting for lunch hour to rush to the nearest store? Or have you had enough of denim already? Tell us!

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Sahil permalink
    July 2, 2010 2:42 pm

    Denim might be the trend, but I wouldn’t want to be seen dead in those shoes!!

    • July 2, 2010 4:03 pm

      These denim lace-ups are for girls? What about the Converse shoes and the Mango shoes for guys?

      • Sahil permalink
        July 2, 2010 4:05 pm

        I was referring to the Mango shoes for guys..

      • July 4, 2010 9:45 pm

        The Mango shoes for guys weren’t too bad… but it all depends on your taste!

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