Heel-Less Shoes Are Now Considered Elegant Formal Footwear

Remember when heel-less shoes were used to shock, get attention, and make a fashion statement?

It seems like that time has passed. Heel-less shoes went from bizarre to accepted to passé all within just a couple of years, but never did we think that heel-less shoes would actually come to this.

Heel-less shoes are now considered as elegant footwear, everyone, if Georgina Chapman — who only happens to be the co-founder and designer of Marchesa — is anyone to go by.

Georgina Chapman at the premiere of Project Runway: All Stars at Nine West in New York City on October 25, 2012

Italian voice actress Giulia Luzi also used the previously shocking shoe style to pair with her croc-embossed strapless mini dress at the Rise of the Guardians premiere in Rome last Tuesday.

Giulia Luzi at the Rise of the Guardians premiere during the 7th Rome International Film Festival in Rome, Italy on November 13, 2012

Lady Gaga must be shaking her head at the “fall” of her once favorite shoe style, but don’t worry about her — you all know she’s still staying ahead of the fashion pack with even more out-of-this-world shoes.

Georgina Chapman made this Alexander McQueen velvet curved wedge style look feminine and pretty:

Alexander McQueen Velvet Wedges, $930 at Zappos

They’re sold out now, but thanks to Bre D.’s comment on our previous post, we were led to this amazing lookalike from Privileged at a fraction of the cost of the McQueens:

Privileged “Dexter” Faux Suede Wedges, $49.97

Giulia Luzi, on the other hand, wore the popular Jeffrey Campbell “Night Walk”:

Jeffrey Campbell “Night Walk” Heel-Less Platforms, $164.95 at NastyGal and Solestruck

These shoe are everywhere, but they’re now going for as low as $89 at Solestruck. More sizes are available and are also on sale at NastyGal.

Credit: Kyle Blair/WENN/Andrea Raffin

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