Shoes to Cruise – Resort Wear ‘17
“Cruise Collection” is the most mysterious fashion season of all. Presented by designers from May to July, these “pre-collections” act as a precursor to the traditional spring/summer collections that are shown during the September fashion weeks held in New York, London, Milan and Paris.
The term “Cruise” or “Resort” defines a time frame for jet-setter clients, who typically travel to a tropical and warm destination post-Christmas, and hence find themselves in the need of a tropical wardrobe.
Designers often reinterpret their vision in a more ready-to-wear collection, which often runs in stores for a longer period due to their casual and accessible take on elaborate designs. This trend trickles right to the shoes, where satin is often replaced with cotton or denims fabrics, and 6 inch stilettos get traded for wedges, block heels and kitten heels.
Let’s take a look at some of the best Resort ’17 shoes: