Women have officially fallen out of love with heels…

…and the rest of this week’s Shoes News

Only 1 in 5 women have bought a pair of heels this year

Figures released this week from Mintel show that only 22% of women have invested in a pair of heels this year, down from 29% last year (I love a good statistic). Now, while I knew that heels had really gone out of favour with a lot of women (thankfully this trend coincided with me starting this blog six years ago), this figure really surprised me – and it’s brilliant! That so many women are embracing the comfort AND style of flats and feeling empowered in their choices is music to my ears. And presumably music to those women’s feet, too.

Hannah Rochell Photographed by Zac Frackelton

PHOTOGRAPHY: ZAC FRACKELTON

Of course, it helps that trainers are a huge trend in fashion at the moment, so let’s hope that the catwalks don’t suddenly start churning out…

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