Once in a while, a trend appears on the runway, trickles down to your local mall, and then lodges itself firmly inside your brain. Now Trending is our weekly roundup of where to buy that look that’s been haunting you.
Remember when shoes had backs? And fastened securely to your feet? These days, mules are everywhere, from H&M to the sidewalks outside Paris’s Couture shows. Some people find them difficult to walk in — pick a pair with a low heel if this is the case for you — but nearly everyone agrees they look chic, even if you’re just wearing them with jeans and a T-shirt. Scroll ahead to shop our favorites, from a $35 pair at Zara to bright fuchsia-pink ones straight from the Balenciaga runway.
Yes, these are Manolo Blahnik knockoffs, but they’re only $50.