Spring 2012 footwear trends are numerous, varied, and quite tempting. It can all be a little overwhelming, but we’re here to help. In this edition of Stealing It, we’ll take you on a runway-inspired shoe shopping trip for the season ahead. As always, these stylish finds are each under $100.
The Trend: Architectural styles were spotted on spring runways from the likes of Balenciaga and Prada. Perfect with ultra-skinny jeans, Jessica Simpson’s “Scarletta” is an affordably chic take on this look.
Pricetag: $98, Piperlime
The Trend: Sweet, ladylike heels charmed at Louis Vuitton. This ankle strap pair by Mossimo is a real steal in pale blush and muted coral.
Pricetag: $29.99, Target
The Trend: Wedges have gone wild this season, and they’re ideal with denim. Snap up this tall, satin-accented style in yellow or orange for a song.
Pricetag: $35, JCPenney
The Trend: Pastels and spring are a match made in heaven. Wear these solid platforms with long neutral layers and an armful of eclectic bangles.
Pricetag: $69.97 (orig. $99.95), Steve Madden
The Trend: Lastly, we spotted luxe natural-toned looks at Rochas and Carolina Herrera. The “Joelle” sandal from Report is a beachy-prep, versatile take on the trend.
Pricetag: $89.95, Nordstrom
(Photo credits, from top: 1. Piperlime.Gap.com, 2. Target.com, 3. JCPenney.com, 4. SteveMadden.com, 5. Shop.Nordstrom.com)