Strap forward: Slip those shoes off and step into statement sandals from Prada, Charles & Kieth and more

Rashmi Rajagopal Lobo Published :  23rd March 2018 12:00 AM   |   Published :   |  23rd March 2018 12:00 AM

The PVC trend, cue visuals of steamed up stiletto boots (yikes), might be finding many takers, but statement straps are also emerging as must-haves this season. Featuring grosgrain ribbons, heavy metallic chains and leopard prints, our pick allows your feet to breathe while looking chic. 

Chain reaction
Held together by  custom designed ‘O’ rings, the Jada sandal from Alexander Wang is fierce and super chic. It has chunky metallic chains, made from lightweight aluminium, that act as straps. Rs.68,240 approximately

Going wild 
Roman and punk vibes make a striking pairing in this sandal from Prada. The tan leather number comes with silver tone studs on crimson and black leather, while the piece de resistance is the leopard print textile fastening, which gives it a sophisticated edge. Rs.46,580 approximately

Creeper alert
This hot pink number from Janota Goa is just what you need while on holiday. The fun and quirky pair has straps that replicate creepers with leaves that have sharp edges. The straps, with tie-up fastening, wind their way up your ankles for a comfortable fit. Rs.2,800

Suede talking
These sandals from Japanese label Toga, have a cowboy vibe. We love the suede tan straps finished off with silver buckles and tips. Silver detailing is also present on the stacked heels. Rs.26,570 approximately

Study in pink
The pink caged slingback from Charles & Keith is sexy and feminine. It has lace-up details and a tapered heel for a classy finish. Pair with cropped trousers and a T-shirt or an LBD, depending on the occasion. Rs.6,299

In ties
The Elizabella from Rene Caovilla is a pair of lace-up sandal made from leather. The crossover straps are embellished with faux pearls and crystals. The frayed grosgrain ribbons at the ankles add charm. Rs.56,700 approximately

Pearl ahead
Make an understated statement in the Chrysso faux pearl-embellished leather sandals from Ancient Greek Sandals. The delicate string of pearls is braided together with tan leather strips and is complemented by egg-shell white straps cut from smooth leather. Rs.14,100 approximately