It’s easy to understand why snakes get a bad rap. They slither, fright, bite and coil around their prey. It’s those dangerous instincts that also make snake print a tempting source of inspiration for footwear designers.
Snake is charming its way into Spring ’16 collections, pairing up with on-trend silhouettes including espadrilles, gladiator sandals and retro runners. Snake also makes a slithering statement with the season’s pastel and metallic color stories. The texture is ladylike on powder blue ballet slippers, yet fit for a snake lady on edgy, gladiator sandals.
Here’s a look at some of our favorite ways to scale up for Spring ’16.