Trend Alert: Wingtip Shoes
Wingtip shoes are known for their signature toe-cap pattern, which forms a “W” and resembles the profile of a bird spreading its wings. Also known as “Brogues,” this style originated in Scotland and Ireland, traditionally consisting of a low heel and heavy leather body.
While wingtips were originally worn by men as dress shoes, the style has been re-worked in to sneakers, boots and even fly ladies shoes.
With the various models, color combos and materials of today’s wingtip shoes, ladies can wear them with with sexy dresses and skinny jeans, while men can rock them with everything from formal wear to streetwear.
We’ve scoured the ‘Net and found the hottest styles for men and women. Check them out:
Church’s Woman (fall/winter 2010)
Doc Martens x uniform experiment (spring/summer 2010)