We’ve been checking out both neutral shoes and multicolored shoes, but there’s another breed of footwear that combines elements of both. These shoes have a primarily neutral palette, in shades like taupe, black, white or gray, but then there’s some portion of the shoe that is played up with a nice shot of color. I love the overall effect this provides and, although there are many ways to wear these shoes, I find it particularly relevant for the colorblocking trend we’re seeing for spring (as noted on Stylelist). If you’re experimenting with this trend by combining various contrasting color combinations in your clothing, you might opt to incorporate just a touch of one of those shades in your shoes to bring it all together. Or, if you’re hesitant to try colorblocking with your clothes, some of these shoes have more than one hue, meaning the trend is already built-in and ready to go with any look you choose. I’m loving the Pelle Moda Franky (above) with a pop of bright orange, which can be found for $162 with free shipping at Lori’s Shoes or for $180 with free shipping at Shopbop. Here are some more options, in both warm and cool shades:
Aldo Dyle rubber sole wedge with a pop of yellow for $100 at Aldo. Coupon code 310687728 takes 10% off, making them $90 (exp 4/1/11). Note: If you’re obsessed with those Prada rubber sole wedges (like the $695 Prada Mary Jane Wedge) but can’t shell out the big bucks for them, this is a nice alternative for much less.
Aldo Heister platform sandals with a pop of orange or yellow for $100 at Aldo.com. Coupon code 310687728 takes 10% off, making them $90 (exp 4/1/11).
Nine West Stylin colorblock sandals in dark pink and orange for $89 at Nine West (ships 4/26). Shipping is also free for a limited time.
Fergie Bold heels with a pop of yellow for $99 with free shipping from Shoes.com. Get 20% off your order, making these $79.20, with coupon code SECRET20 (exp 3/31/11).
Madison Harding Casey wedge with a pop of yellow for $235 with free shipping from Piperlime.
Jeffrey Campbell San Diego colorblock sandals in orange and yellow for $135 at Nasty Gal.
Topshop Luminate sandals with a pop of pink for $145 with free shipping at Topshop.
Steve Madden Bellahh heels with a pop of coral on preorder for $129.95 at Steve Madden. Get free shipping by applying SMFREESHIP at checkout.
Aldo Dyle again, this time in green, for $100 at Aldo.com. Coupon code 310687728 takes 10% off, making them $90 (exp 4/1/11).
N.Y.L.A. Daron in turquoise for $84.95 at DSW. DSW Rewards members can apply GETFAVES at checkout for $15 off $74, $30 off $149 or $50 off $199 (exp 4/4/11). That makes this pair $69.95.
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