Last Updated on 16th July 2007

During this past year footwear has been revolutionised, whether it was the reviving of the platform, stacked wedges, or the stylized plimsoll, it has very much been the year of the shoe. But as ever, it’s now time for a twist, and with this season has come a new foot-wear related fad. Detail and colour! Your shoes are to make a statement this season, and collections from Firetrap and Keds are super funky and great for casual pumps and flats. These patent leather platforms from BCB are great for a more extravagant approach to heels and party shoes, $113.95, available from


Irregular choice are definitely not newcomers to this form of ‘expressive’ design, as their creations have forever been out of the ordinary; but with an exclusive 10% discount for My Fashion Life subscribers this is a perfect time to get your hands on a pair. Just sign up to the mailing for the discount code. So if it’s with outrageous patterns or superfluous detail, one thing is certain, ordinary won’t cut it!

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