Metal capped shoes, or shoes with the appearance of a metallic toe cap, are having a trending moment. As seen on the Louis Vuitton Spring 2012 runways, the metal capped shoe is a trend that’s being embraced by other designers as well as filtering into more affordable fashion stores. The look is a little bit futuristic and very fashion forward. Take a look at some stylish metal capped shoes below.
Price: $100.00 at us.topshop.com
Metallic accents work extremely well against a black background. These black leather court shoes are versatile enough to be worn during the day or night. They have a pointed toe, mid heel, and high-shine silver metal toe cap. These would look great teamed with cropped trousers and a loose button-up blouse.
Price: $108.00 at us.asos.com
Black and gold is a classic colour combination. Work it with style and in an up to date fashion with these pointed court shoes. The have a low cut vamp, pointed toe, and slim stiletto heel. The stand out feature, of course, is the metallic gold cap. Dress these up with a simple black shift dress and matching metallic accessories.
Price: $56.00 at us.topshop.com
A pair of nude flat shoes is a great alternative to the standard black ones. They’re perfect for wearing on a daily basis and are a versatile outfit choice. Step it up a notch by choosing a pair of metal capped shoes in a nude colourway, such as these from Topshop. They feature a contrasting rose gold toe cap and would look great worn with a feminine pastel dress.
Price: $81.00 at us.asos.com
These shoes are much more in the style of the whimsical Louis Vuitton numbers seen in their Spring 2012 collections. They are, no doubt, a much more affordable option. They have sheer uppers with a polka dot print and a silver-tone metal toe cap. Work a ladylike look and team these pointed shoes with a full skirt or dress.
Price: $120.00 at us.topshop.com
You could almost mistake these shoes for those from the Louis Vuitton Spring 2012 collectoins. They are made from mint leather and have a silver toe cap. The overall design of the shoe is very feminine. Team a metal capped shoe like this one with an outfit of neutral or pastel colours.
Price: $41.00 at asos.com
These flat pointed shoes not only feature an on-trend metallic toe cap, but sweet loveheart details as well. The gold metallic detailing at the toe and heel both feature loveheart cutouts. These would look great worn with black skinny jeans, a cream blouse, and matching gold handbag.
Price: $1140.00 at net-a-porter.com
Many of the shoes on this list have been pointy, court style shoes. These shoes are Art Deco inspired and have a T-bar design with gold metal panels at the square toe. While these shoes are extremely expensive, take inspiration from the squared toe and ankle strap design when looking for alternatives to the pointy court shoe.
Many of the metal capped shoes on this list combine cutting edge fashion with feminine designs. A metal cap toe is destined to be the focal point of your outfit, so be ready to put your best foot forward. Are you a fan of the metal capped shoe?
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