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There are plenty of runway trends that are strictly runway trends — things we can all unanimously agree should never infiltrate normal-people wardrobes. See: Rick Owens’s human backpacks.
Up until a few weeks ago, I applied that line of thinking to wearing socks with heels and open-toe sandals. I’m here now to tell you that I was wrong.
Socks with open-toe shoes specifically has long felt like a tough look to pull off, but it’s honestly a lot easier than you might think. If you’re still intimidated, or just need to see it to believe it, here are six ways to give it a go, day or night.
Set design by Chloe Daley.