Three's A Trend: Fantastical
Three's a trend. Designers have plunged head-first into the realm of the fantastical. And we're gaga for it.
Case Study #1
Techies can get their 'digi-fix' from a glittering line of expressive cartoon-faced accessories that debuted as part of the Chiara Ferragni Collection. The Italian blogger and social darling drew some serious 'inspo' from emoji's popularized on social platforms like Facebook and Insta. Think winky eyed backpacks and kissy faced slip-ons. There's nothing like wearing your emotions on your... feet?!
Photo credit: Chiara Ferragni
Case Study #2
Nicholas Kirkwood rocketed us back to the 80s and 90s with his fantastical Pac Man inspired runway show. Gamers will appreciate his take on the iconic video game, which gave rise to a booming subculture. Geek out with Kirkwood's embellished Pac Man flats, reinterpreted platform sandals and avant-garde clutches.
Photo credit: Nicholas Kirkwood
Case Study #3
UK-based designer and celeb favorite, Irregular Choice, will send your boggled mind to the next galaxy and back with their line of Star Wars inspired footwear. The out-of-this-world collection, which includes C-3PO flats and R2-D2 pumps is sure to have super fans of the Sci-Fi saga swooning. Rest assured ladies, with these beauties on your feet, the force will always be with you.
Photo credit: Irregular Choice
Banner photo credit: The Coveteur