Perhaps there’s something more appealing than usual about looking at the boots and flats and sneakers designers are choosing to outfit their models in for the fall collections. Because what was a necessity in years past now feels like a luxury. Shoes? Real shoes? Yes, please! If you’ve spent months in slippers or socks, not needing anything for the “commute” from bedroom to home office, the idea of putting on a proper sole is more exciting than it’s ever been. As such, we’ll be studying the shod models on runways from New York to Paris, eager to see how creators tackle what ought to feel like the exclamation point to any outfit.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US