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There’s an almost unanimous vote for mannish shoes this spring. Every variation on tomboy dressing from brogues to loafers, from brothel creepers to slippers, has been plundered and made our own. New for summer is how thoroughly girly these shoes can be. Think of a dandy slipper in baby pink, a swanky Oxford laced-up with grosgrain ribbon, or a rough-tough sandal recast as something slim and elegant. The message is clear - what’s comfortable and classic isn’t reserved for men any more. And what’s made for him usually looks better on us!

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This is a shoe with all the sweet naivety of your first summer sandals. We’ve taken the classic fisherman sandal and updated it with a definite girly twist. Slimming the silhouette and buffing the leather to a high shine that can be dressed up or down.

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  • This is one classy sandal. The heel is stacked leather and the sole is premium with a menswear inspired leather rand.
  • Brush-off leather says ‘formal’ and brings out the two-tone shine.
  • The strap’s raw edges keep things modern and clean.
  • Cut-outs in clothes and shoes are super cool right now. These ones are angled to look more feminine.

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The genius of tomboy flats is how cool they look with almost anything - whether it’s boyfriend jeans and a baker boy cap or a mini dress in on-trend denim.

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Dress down day in the office
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Coffee with the girls
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Saturday out shopping

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From its history as a sensible beach shoe to its starring role on the runways of London and New York’s most fashionable feet, we chart the rise of the fisherman sandal.

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ARCHIVE - Socks and sandals aren’t always a match made in heaven, but the fisherman sandal circa 1935 pulls it off.
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RUNWAY - At her SS14 show, hot new designer Simone Rocha prettied up this classic style with daisies and a Perspex sole.
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STREET STYLE - Stylish proof that this sandal works as well on the mean streets of New York as it does by the sea.

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Name: Hevin Senar
Occupation: Bartender at Stories Café on Broadway Market

'These shoes are so comfortable - I could walk around in them all day!'

'I'm wearing them with a 50s style white leather skirt which I've teamed with a 70s style crochet and suede top. I love mixing pieces from different eras.'

'I've always loved shoes and thought I had about 30 pairs but when I counted it turned out to be 76... I was so shocked!'

'Stories is one of the most popular bars on Broadway Market. I think it's because we have live bands and DJs several times a week, art exhibitions... and we serve the best cocktails!'

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