High vs. Low: The Statement Shoe

Make a statement with every step you take. Hardcore, edgy shoes have been spotted on pretty much every designer’s runway, and it doesn’t look like they’re going anywhere for a few seasons at least. We love them because they enable you to step out in style, yet still maintain a pretty simple look overall. With shoes this eye-catching, we recommend pairing them with a sexy skinny jean and fitted tank or classic blouse. It’s an ensemble that will get you noticed without being too overwhelming or over the top. One look at your feet and people will know you mean business – all the more reason to rock them this year. It’s clear that 2008 is shaping up to be the year of the statement accessory be it shoes, handbags or sunglasses, and we think a true fashionista will make the most of them. Now, check out these equally stunning pairs. So, which is which?

On the left: The Madalynn sandal by Steve Madden, $109, available at stevemadden.com. On the right: the Dior Blue Angel Stiletto by Christian Dior, $825, available at eluxury.com.