The block heel trend for Fall/Winter 2017
Block heel vs. classic heel is a dilemma to many of us. Is it in style or is it too old-school? Is it too bulky or can it actually be classy? If you’re still unsure whether to go ahead with those cool shoes you have on your wishlist, you’re at the right place. Let’s look into the new trend among shoes – the block heel!
The trend which lasts
Ever since Chanel introduced their cap-toe, fresh take on retro-style slingback at their Fall 2015 collection, the block heel spree went wild. They took the fashion world by storm and were just everywhere – in every street style shot and store, from high end to high street and turned the block heel to an ultimate wardrobe staple.
A modern take on retro style
The block heel is classic and timeless in style, providing a good support in terms of comfort. It fits a variety of styles – whether it´s sandals, classic pumps, ankle boots or winter boots. A lot of known designers played with it as well and created new shoe styles with the block heels as a basis in their Fall/Winter 2017 collections. Have a look and get inspired:
Who wears it?
The block heel became a favourite among women who like to be chic but won’t sacrifice their comfort for the sake of style. This style can be seen nearly everywhere – from a fashion week event to the city´s streets. Some ladies dress it up, others tone it down – which way do you prefer?