LADIES, breathe a sigh of relief. After seasons of teetering on towering stilettos, battling with abstract wedges and navigating the perils of platforms, spring brings an end to the balancing act. Welcome the new low heel.
We know, they haven't always scored high on the lust front (remember kitten heels circa 1991 anyone?), but with Chloe, Stella McCartney, Marni and Missoni pioneering the new heel height you can expect to be impressed.
Chloe's take their shape from a pirate boot, with wide saddle leather buckled straps (see it as the new gladiator, ideal to toughen spring's procession of pretty dresses), while Marni's bronze and black suede sandals make a great evening option, and Missoni's boast a wooden sole (jump on the bandwagon; wooden soles are everywhere this season).