Stripe aficionados looking for a lift should consider these chunky Sonia Rykiel platforms. Immediately 1960’s Bridget Bardot, yet wholly au courant, nautical stripes ooze icon. The best-dressed set (Julia Restoin Roitfeld, Diane Kruger, Gaia Repossi, Carey Mulligan, Alexa Chung come to mind) know that nothing beats a gamine Breton top or little by-the-sea dress. We could continue to wax poetic about their graphic insouciant, but we’re assuming you’ve already invested in stripes of every colour, right? So why not put stripes in your step and elevate your élan?
Striped platform heels, $415, Sonia Rykiel.