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Your favorite sandals and flip-flops are probably still buried away in storage, but it's never too early to start thinking spring. This is especially true for Sherri Guggenheim and Jen Rubinstein, the mother-daughter team behind the designer footwear and accessories boutique ViVi G. Shoes.
In addition to store locations in Wayne, Glen Mills, and Nantucket, the store has a spot in sunny Palm Beach, which comes in handy when the duo is on trend watch: "Often times we launch our spring items at our Palm Beach location first, so we know what's going to be popular for warm weather at our other locations." From the must-have color to the season's most coveted detailing, Sherri and Jen clue us in on the top footwear trends for SS13.
Tell us the top footwear trends for SS13.
Laser cut detailing; cap toes; smoking slippers; mixed patterns and materials; single-soled pumps; and convex "banana" heels.
Any trends in color?
We're seeing lots of greens—from mint to emerald. Also, corals; color-blocking; and pops of neon and pastel.
Which of the trends are being represented at ViVi G?
We tend to mix and match, keeping in mind that "feel good" shoe that makes every woman look and feel sexy. We brought a lot of laser cut styles into the store because the trend is very feminine, yet still classic. Cap toe is another cute, yet comfortable trend, and it's an easy, "put together" look.
How would you style the above?
White skinny jeans are a must in the spring and summer heat! You can them dress up or down—they go with everything.
What shoe styles maintain their popularity, year after year?
Jewel encrusted sandals that can go from day to night—like our Mystiques and a new line coming from Capri. They're great to pair with anything—from a pair of colored skinny jeans to a fun summer dress. And an easy pair of cute flip-flops goes a long way. Tory Burch, in particular, always has great patterns and colors galore!
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