New York-based designers Keltse Bilbao and Galia Katz launched Plomo NY after meeting on a TV set in Mexico City and bonding over their shared affection for shoes. Plomo NY’s versatile yet playful offerings include sleek wedge boots and booties, cut-out sandals and espadrille platforms in soft pastel hues, leopard printed calf hair moccasins, and many other styles. Bold and contemporary, Plomo NY makes designing super-chic women’s shoes seem effortless.
Love the combo of masculine and feminine style? Candela’s classic, borrowed-from-the-boys designs are matched with ladylike, on-trend touches. Think Chelsea booties in jewel-toned velvet, slick metallic oxfords with decorative perforation, and rugged suede slip-ons trimmed in bright fringe.
There’s no question about the ultimate summer staple: Nautical striped tops — rendered in ultra-light cashmere, French terry, and classic cotton — help you nail the perfect preppy-chic look this season. Now, what to pair with them? We’ve got you covered with picks to craft a timeless head-to-toe look, from pop-of-color blazers to distressed denim shorts. And you can polish things off with our mix of oversized chain link necklaces, bright shopper totes, and beachy espadrille wedges.
Whether it’s meeting your boyfriend’s parents or dressing up for a black-tie affair, we’re here to help you figure out what to wear. Step out in these chic head-to-toe looks, complete with get-noticed accessories, from sexy silk dresses and stiletto-heeled booties that really wow to classic cardigans and super-sleek totes ideal for a perfectly polished impression.
There’s no question your summer schedule is packed — best to stock your shoe collections with plenty of versatile styles to wear all over town. Opt for braided gladiators, classic ballet flats, and metallic espadrilles for days filled with shopping, errands, and catching up with friends. Feeling dressier? Slip into strappy suede wedges or ankle strap stilettos for cocktail parties, garden weddings, and late-night dates.