Trend alert: socks and heels for spring

  • Article by: AIMEE BLANCHETTE , Star Tribune
  • Updated: February 28, 2014 - 1:36 PM

Fashion from the Nanette Lepore Fall 2014 collection is modeled during New York Fashion Week on Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014.

Those flouncy skirts, sundresses and denim cutoffs stuffed in the backs of our closets are starting to get jealous of the woolly sweaters and flannel-lined pants that make up our winter wardrobes. But there’s good news: It’s finally time to transition your look into something lighter and brighter for spring. With all that snow on the ground, however, you might have to break a few fashion rules. Among them is an unexpected trend we’re seeing on the runways — wearing socks with heels. It takes a style-minded, confident gal to pull it off, but the result evokes a sense of sexy nerdiness that we love. And hey, if we start channeling warmer weather with our style, maybe it will actually come.








 

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