…Mule – only we’re talking about the trend for the flat leather variety that seems to be with us to stay in 2016, not the ass.
(Images from Pinterest)
15 years ago, one of my first purchases on this side of the Atlantic, was a pair of Kenneth Cole leather, flat mules. I LOVED them. They were cheap as chips from a shoe outlet, beautiful leather, and the perfect shoe for my new US ‘business casual’ attire. They hid the toes in the absence of a pedicure, yet were cool enough to wear in the heat here. I have to say I am rather pleased that they are back on trend.
My favorite pair are these from Rag & Bone. I have some Net-a-porter.com credit to use and once I’ve returned from my UK trip I’ve a feeling these may be ordered. I adore the suede and leather combination.
This croc effect shoe from Robert Clergerie is gorgeous, and similar to those in one of the images from Pinterest. Much more masculine than the Rag & Bone mule.
The Pierre Hardy mule in tan suede is stunning. Very chic and minimal.
For some high street options take a look at the TopShop Kola – I understand it fits small – but it is beautiful and I especially love the bordeaux.
Or in black –
These from Camper are a little more out there – but I have to say I quite like their quirkiness – they look super comfy too!
The Lauryn mule from Via Spiga is a classic. I love the toe shape – also it is currently 40% off!
Another of my absolute favorites that I stumbled upon are these Moroccan Tia slippers from Dolce Vita. They also come in caramel.
Urban Outfitters carry them in this fabulous black and white print too.
Anthropologie has the Rachel Comey Brie slides which are beautiful and so neat. Pricey, but classic.
Finally, just for the hell of it, – how about the classic brown leather Gucci Princetown?
Or in a fabulous print?
So what do you think – have you bought into the pedi saving mule or are they too much like house slippers for you?
As for my weekend it was a leisurely one at that – lots of dining out and little else while the kids were on Winter break. The countdown to my transatlantic trip on Sunday has now begun!