Stepping out for a walk in chilly London, Emma Watson revived a major ’90s shoe trend that has been waiting in the sidelines for some time now. Whilst leather, suede and even fluffy shoes have enjoyed popularity in 2023, the humble patent shoe had remained largely forgotten, but now winter is rapidly approaching and the shiny shoe is due its comeback.
Channeling a smart/casual ’90s look, Watson’s daytime outfit comprised a grey wool pinstripe suit set, a chunky red cable knit jumper, and polished patent leather Prada shoes. By weaving in a pop of red, Watson’s casual outfit tapped into on of the biggest colour trend of the season in a wearable and easy to copy way. Incorporating both growing and enduing trends, her outfit hit the sweet spot, balancing a timeless and trend-led look.
For its ability to polish up a casual ensemble, the patent shoe remains beloved by the style set. When winter is at its peak and you’re bundled up in fluffy layers, the sleek shoe can be all you need to give your outfit a smarter edge.