If the pandemic has taught us something, it’s that consolation is vital. From leggings as daywear to the meteoric rise of hooded blankets, it is clear that perspective has shifted on the style entrance, and now it is the flip of equipment to be launched to the fold. Enter: the padded shoe.
Now, hear me out. Admittedly, this can be a little bit of a weird one, however ‘comfortable’ shoe tendencies are nothing new. Each Crocs and Uggs have made a notable resurgence and Birkenstock’s Boston clogs have hit the highest 10 listing of merchandise in Lyst’s vogue index for the previous 5 quarters.
What have been as soon as thought-about ‘ugly’ shoe tendencies and types have made their approach to the mainstream, with just a little assist from a number of the world’s prime fashions.
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And subsequent in line is the padded shoe.
Assume sleeping baggage or puffer jackets on your toes – cosy, proper? No marvel supermodels Hailey Bieber and Kendall Jenner determined to strive the pattern out for themselves on the finish of final yr throughout their holidays in snowy Aspen.
Bieber sported a black cushioned black boot model of the pattern while strolling across the Colorado ski city on New Yr’s Eve, styling the leather-look puffed boots with an outsized wool coat with padded shoulders and micro-shades, each by Saint Laurent.
£55 at ASOS
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Straight from the catwalk, the mannequin’s Loewe boots are available at £895, however a number of extra inexpensive variations of the type are already out there on the excessive road.
Not fairly the identical as a moonboot, the padded pattern doesn’t discriminate between shoe types showing on trainers and formal slip-on variations too.
Bieber demonstrated her love for the pattern once more simply three days later when again in Los Angeles she swapped out her books for a pair of padded Puma slip-on mules.
Would you put on the padded shoe pattern?
Strive the pattern
Purchase it: Puma Suede Mayu mules in black | £41.50 (Was £55) at ASOS
£55 at ASOS
Purchase it: Maxi Clog | £74.99 (Was £120) at Ugg
£120 at Ugg
Purchase it: Shaka schlaf padded slipper footwear in khaki | £60.35 (Was £129) at ASOS
£129 at ASOS
Purchase it: Distinction Sole Padded Shoe Boots | £24 (Was £40) at BooHoo
£40 at Boohoo
Purchase it: Tommy Denims padded boots in white | £160 at ASOS
£160 at ASOS
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£34.99 at H&M