The 12 It Shoes You're About to See Everywhere

When it comes to key buys for S/S 17, one designer piece stands out as the thing making seasoned editors and street style stars hysterical: Dior's glossy kitten heels with J'ADior slogan ribbons at the heel. As soon as they hit the catwalk in September during Paris Fashion Week, they were almost instantly given It-shoe status.


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Dior's £650 slogan kitten heels.

But these aren't the only shoes making fashion fans giddy in 2017, as the likes of Gucci, Miu Miu and Dorateymur have also created statement shoes worthy of such an accolade. Saint Laurent has also tapped into the logo-flashing shoe trend, with black glossy stilettos with sculptural heels spelling out "YSL".


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Attico's satin mules.

Meanwhile, you'll also spot Attico's backless mules in white and black in dozens of recent street style pictures, and we spotted J.W.Anderson's cylinder-heel gold mules all over the front row during London Fashion Week. If money is no object when it comes to your shoe budget, may we also recommend The Row's take on the kitten heel? Can you see a trend emerging? These key designer shoes for 2017 are all inherently ladylike—even at their most unusual.

Keep scrolling for our guide to the best designer shoes of 2017.

Emma Spedding