When reader Emma alerted us to these sandals in the River Island newsletter, it was as if we’d fallen asleep and woken up in 1994. We can see that a 90s revival is imminent, with velvet dresses adorning the rails on the high street, and heels becoming increasingly more chunky. But have River Island taken it a step (no pun intended!) too far with these shoes? It’s a style we’re seeing more and more of at the moment, so let’s put it to the vote: yay or nay? (If you’re voting “yay”, they are available for £59.99 from River Island.) [polldaddy poll=3762215]
From the waist up, it’s kinda like what your mother would wear to the Golden Globes. From the waist down, it’s… not. We can see what Ashley Tisdale was probably doing here: following a basic “if you’re going to wear a fringed mini skirt and leopard print shoes, wear something totally non-revealing on top.” It’s generally a sound rule to live by, but we feel a bit like her torso looks like it belongs on someone else here. What do you think?