The flat sandals are your summer’s ally. Comfortable, airy , elegant and disarmingly simple. Often built with natural materials such as straw or leather,the current trend favors the use of synthetic materials: rubber or plastic. And in this case it is imperative that are colorful or with a whimsical designs.
Decorated with flowers or beads, sequins and rhinestone, and embellished with interwoven leather or fabric, they also become stylish footwear to wear with gypsy-ethnic long skirts, short dresses and ethereal scarves and jewelry and are also very irresistible for the evening or even a red carpet event.
It was February 17, 1970 when Diana Vreeland sent one of her famous memo to her staff with the following subject: “Flat sole” (from Diana Vreeland Memos. The Vogue Years (Edited by Alexander Vreeland with Contributions by Polly Mellen, Grace Mirabella and Susan Train, Rizzoli New York). “Remember – she wrote – when you put the accessories that none of the clothes of today were created to be worn with high heels, but only flat shoes.” It was the 70’s for sure, but the same message came from the runways for spring/summer 2014 .
And today we bring you or choice of flat sandals for this summer.