Mainstream and contemporary footwear labels in London echoed trends seen at Micam and Pure London
A favourite with the Spanish Royal family, Spanish brand Pura López’s signature style is the court shoe, which comes in two heel heights this season - mid for comfort and high for fashion. Bow details are seen throughout the collection on the heel and vamp, while
highlights include the suede-covered wedge in tonal greys and browns.
Prices: 60 to 120 (£52 to £105)
Contact: 01327 856858
Classic styles such as the brogue boot and driving shoe make up the bulk of this Spanish brand’s collection, which is bang on trend. Amber One’s traditional ankle brogue boots hit the spot, as do some standout styles including a suede brogue shoe and chestnut brogue boot. A selection of knee-high, flat leather boots also feature.
Prices: 40 to 72 (£35 to £63)
Contact: 01582 792429
Unisa has a broad range of trend-led ankle boots for autumn 11, while crêpe soles are also a feature across the collection. Sheepskin trims and vintage-wash leathers are used in addition to suede and patent leather. Taupe and mushroom dominate the palette alongside black. A standout style is the suede ankle shoe boot with frill edges.
Prices: £35 to £100
Contact: 020 7439 4366
Known for its designs that are influenced by architecture, Audley’s autumn 11 collection features the brand’s signature colour blocking on heels in a palette of teal green and purple. Crêpe and rubber sole units hit the trendspot for the season and the brand has introduced traditional desert boots and brogues in earthy browns.
Prices: 48 to 100 (£42 to £87)
Contact: 0845 201 3135 www.audleyshoes.com
In only its third season in the UK, Mikaela offers quirky yet commercial styles, with a mountaineering influence. Hiking details such as eyelets are combined with knitted panels on heeled ankle boots, while a moccasin influence is seen on a tall boot. The traditional brogue comes with contrast stitching and a crêpe sole.
Prices: £32 to £38
Contact: 00 353 87 65 46 000
Spanish brand Pedro Miralles delivers a strong collection for autumn 11 which covers key trends such as contrast leather and suede panelling on knee-high boots. Animal prints,
fur trims and wedge heels also tick the trend boxes. A taupe brogue boot with crêpe sole, and chestnut leather over-the-knee boots with suede panel contrast are highlights.
Prices: 38 to 80 (£33 to £70)
Contact: 01582 792429