Shoes

Raf Simons' Sneaker-Pimped Pump!

Has Raf Simons inspired the season's hottest trend: practical footwear?

(Photo: Hamin Lee)

(Photo: Hamin Lee)

 

Raf Simons has achieved footwear nirvana this season at Dior with his sneaker-pimped take on the classic ankle-strap pump. With a winning mix of luxe finishes— like crocodile, mirrored calfskin and glazed leather—anchored by a brightly hued rubber sole, the idiosyncratic result looks equally chic paired with a sleek evening gown or raw-edged jeans. Dior shoes, $1,545, Holt Renfrew