Pictured, from left to right: Shoes seen at the Chanel, Dior, and Iris van Herpen runways.
In this weekly feature, InStyle’s Fashion News Director Eric Wilson shares his favorite fashion moment of the week, and explains how it could shape styles to come. Look for it on What’s Right Now every Friday.
The Moment: Shoes! There’s rarely a fashion week when we’re not wowed by the fancy footwear as much as by the clothes, but the Paris collections this week offered a rare glimpse of a major change in shoes. From the editors in the front rows to the models on the fall runways, the direction is overwhelmingly toward flats, which will probably be welcome news to orthopedists and podiatrists, not to mention anyone who’s braved the recent weather in stilettos.