Traditionally, sandals are called spring-summer women's shoes, which are worn on bare feet. It leaves part of the foot exposed. Sandals are also a variation of sandals.
There are a huge number of models of this shoe in various designs and colors. Sandals with socks as a fashion trend have become an unexpected surprise for many, completely overturning the perception of the fashion world. Leading bloggers have picked up on the trend and played with it from various angles. Open, closed, high-heeled and flat-soled sandals were complemented by socks in bright and restrained tones. The trend is controversial, but it is of genuine interest. Let's take a look at a few styling ideas in detail.
Low-toed closed sandals
Combining sandals with socks, it is very difficult to avoid looking like a tourist in the height of the hiking season. However, this is possible if you choose the right complementary parts,accessories and color combinations. So, closed-toe sandals will be the most acceptable styling option in the context of this trend. They look more restrained, and therefore slightly smooth out the avant-garde image.
This combination will make it possible to choose shoes and socks of the same shade, which will visually stretch the silhouette and add vertical lines to it. It is better to opt for sandals with pointed closed toes. They look more feminine and attractive, compared to the usual sports options for every day. In addition, such shoes are a convenient attribute of casual style, and you can find a lot of ideas on the Web from top fashionistas from around the world.
Closed heeled sandals
The trend of pairing sandals with socks was demonstrated at the New York Spring 2016 shows. Prior to this, such ensembles were considered unacceptable in both women's and men's style. Despite the apparent inconsistency, the trend was enthusiastically picked up by fashionistas around the world, actively experimenting with possible mixes.
As it turned out, sandals with a closed heel and a closed toe can be combined not only with thin, but also with warm knitted socks. At the same time, the upper part of the ensemble in clothing should also be voluminous and structured to balance the look.
Closed heeled sandals combined with plain socks from a distance look like ankle boots and emphasize the femininity and romance of the image. If you take high knee socks, then you can adapt the combination for tight-fitting boots. Of course, the trendmore suitable for teenagers and young people and gives a wide field for experimenting with style.
In the case of open toes, styling should be approached from the position of compatibility or contrast in color. The most acceptable will be light mixes or ensembles to match the clothes. They will not stand out so much against the general background and, in general, will allow you to create the image of a cute schoolgirl. Sandals with an open toe of a light color will be in harmony with white, milky, beige socks. Get a vintage light style. Dark sandals with light colored socks will give you a 90s look.
Open sandals of a sporty type are well combined with knitted socks and the same voluminous sweater. Complete the style with wide-leg cuffed jeans, positioned right at the toe line to blend seamlessly and expose skin.
Platform wedge sandals
Platform shoes evoke 90s looks. Sandals with socks combined with a loose shirt, shorts and a beanie cap will allow you to stylize a daring youth style. Platform shoes will be in harmony with multi-layered voluminous ensembles.
Wedge sandals with socks go well with puffy midi skirts and light jackets with a hint of off-season. Any summer outfit can be supplemented with a similar combination to make it look like autumn. Cropped jeans can be combined with sandals with socks, especially on cool days, adding a scarfand a light sweater.
Shade combination recommendations
The combination of sandals with white or beige socks will be the most acceptable for beginners. They will not attract undue attention and allow you to adapt the trend for yourself.
For daring fashionistas, stylists offer to consider not just bright colored socks combined with sandals, but various patterns and prints. Among the most popular: polka dots, stripes, graphics, pigtails, houndstooth, flowers and paisley. Sandals with socks in prints can be selected both in addition to the main outfit and playing with contrasts.
Colorful socks go well with the same top detail (the color must be the same). For more discreet ensembles, it is better to choose them to match the main color accent of the image.
It should be understood that the described trend is an experiment for fashionistas and leading designers. It is impossible to say with certainty whether it will be so popular next season or the wave of interest will come to naught. It can only be noted that sandals with socks will attract immediate attention to the image, so modestly pass by and not arouse genuine interest. The decision is yours!