When it comes to high heeled delights then the pump style is most characteristic and closely synonymous to the type. By definition these are formed by the category of shoes with a wide range of elevated heels that encloses the feet, is low cut in the front and was commonly known as the court shoe in the past but today is one of the most popular forms of footwear whose appearance changes according to the existing trends and sensibilities.
Nothing can really replace the elegance imparted and gifted by a pair of classic pumps. These high heeled delights have always been in vogue in some form or the other which is often dictated by the progressing fashion terms.
For a fashionista footwear goes beyond the label of an accessory and establishes itself as a fetish. So while fashion has various tools to decorate the human body, the pumps form yet another way to do so and add ample style to the feet. Take a look at the forms the pumps have taken for Fall/Winter 2012.
Footwear Trends Fall/Winter 2012: Pumps
Simplest of the forms and most symbolic of what the style stands for, classic pumps are well heeled options that enclose the feet, are low cut in the front and are without an ankle support. Easy to wear, these slip on options give an instant boost to any outfit. An elegant black pair of pumps are as necessary as the little black dress and hence of high significance in any wardrobe. Yana Gattaulina’s metallic touch to the black pumps is an irresistibly versatile option this season.
What is classic, stays however, past few seasons the classic have been seen being challenged by an outburst of colors and popularly as color blocking.
Footwear too is impacted by the trends scoring high when it comes to apparel, resulting in a pump that religiously follows color blocking too. The shoe was spotted at Agatha Ruiz de la Prada catwalk during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid runway.
Inspired by the classic school girl’s shoes, these pumps are a hot choice for footwear for the Fall.
Styled well with knee length socks and short feminine dresses in serious colors, makes a prim and proper style for the season. It’s a simple understated style statement that will also work perfectly well with the work wear looks.
This form of footwear heavily takes inspiration from history and particularly from the roman style of strappy footwear that cages the feet. Recently, the pumps have included this former style of footwear and what is formed is a fierce looking high fashion shoe with a strong form.
Feminine option with a twist of edgy is a right addition for short dresses and pants alike.
Like everything else, when it comes to the season of the Fall, fur takes over and rightly so as it is one of the major reasons why fashionista’s look forward to the season.
The pumps sees a classic transformation into a suitable winter option with the addition of fur trimming which make the shoe option an inviting option by acting liking a perfect warmer and is in sync with the layering concept so typical of the season.