Trend watch – the ankle strap

Attention shoe lovers: a hot trend seen on the runways and celebrities alike is the ankle strap. They adorn stilettos, sandals and wedges. From chunky to unobtrusive, “the strap” brings a sporty edge to any outfit!

Let’s get right into the photos!

On celebs:

Jennifer Aniston at the 2012 Directors Guild of America Awards  wearing Celine ankle strap sandals

Charlize Theron at the 2012 Golden Globes wearing Givenchy sandals

On the runway:

Giambattista Valli adds a chunky chain on the strap

A few great ones by Donna Karen

Isabel Marant showed some multi-straps

Source: Getty

One tip I would recommend is to pay attention to the thickness of the strap. Someone with a chunkier ankle or calf should stay away from wider straps as they will visually shorten the leg.

I personally love these! Is it something you’d wear?

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