How to Slide into the Clogs Trend
Love them or hate them; clogs have risen out of the depths of ugly fashion, into the high-end territory and are entrusted as this season’s staple footwear.
The humble clog has seldom been considered ‘fashion forward’.
The footwear choice of Europeans in the fourteenth century, made their timely ascend to high-end fashion on last year’s runways. The luxury fashion house, Hermés, showcased clogs at their Spring/Summer 2022 Fashion Week in Paris. Impeccably sleek, chic and seemingly practical; Hermés paved the way for the all-encompassing clog trend.
Adding more fuel to the fire, the New York it-girl brand, AREA brought out bedazzled clogs. Regardless of your feelings, these stompers certainly make a sparkling statement.
Bottega Veneta, Chloe, Proenza Schouler and Stella McCartney, just to name a few, have all done their take on the clog.
The momentum of the movement garnered support from the Scandinavian brand, Ganni. They’ve released many iterations of the former peasant shoe, with added pizzaz. Pink rubber platforms, silver studs, patent orange leather and over the top hardware – Ganni’s aren’t known for being conventional. Their range is available at Matches Fashion, Net-a-Porter and directly from Ganni.
Don’t be fooled, clogs’ boundaries have transcended beyond bohemian, high-end dressing.
Take out the wooden sole and the clomp that follows and replace it with rubber and a subtle squelch.
They are known as the OG’s of the rubber clog trend and their status as ‘ugly cool’ (link croc article?) of course, we’re talking about Crocs. Made for those with a tendency to the outdoors, the comfortable Croc has done a 360.
Nowadays, they get a certified stamp of streetwear approval.
Birkenstock’s clogs are much from the same basket. Famously worn by Ashley Olsen, the actress gave us all an idea of how to style the Birkenstock clog. The answer? Boyfriend jeans, a form-fitting skivvy, a structured coat and an oversized handbag.
Take it from the team at Shop Monde, there are many adaptions, from luxe fashion to streetwear chic, by a multiplicity of designers, sure to appeal to every dresser.
Something to tickle everyone’s foot fancy.