Platform loafers have had a renaissance of unprecedented proportions — just look at the beaded embellishment on these gems. Offering sleek sophistication in spades, these jet-black loafers set on a 5cm chunky platform sole are as captivating as they are classy. Slip into them to add some serious kudos to fall and summer outfits alike. Top style tip: team with a floral collared dress and woven tote bag to keep the look from leaning too sweet.
An accessible brand with genuine kudos, Charles & Keith has put the creativity back into affordable accessories. Its shoe and bag collections are always on the money, making them a hit with the British style press. Although it’s a global brand, it’s a relative newcomer to the British high street, so our advice is to get it early before everyone catches on.