Our curation of the key AW19 style trends at Mikko Shoes

As the memory of balmy evenings and bright summer mornings have made way for cooler starts and earlier sunsets, we’re excited about the upcoming new season and what it means for our wardrobes – a new Mikko collection!

There are so many trends we’re loving for autumn and winter this year, which made buying from our European artisans such a joy.  Whatever your sartorial style, we know there’s going to be something you’ll love from our hand-picked curation.

First to be discussed is the richness and vibrancy of the hues on offer – from divine and sultry shades of plum wine, aubergine and deep bordeaux to bold, head turning maraschino cherry, there’s nothing like a gorgeous pop of a red-toned heel to improve one’s mood and this season it is in abundance. Match with patterned pieces in your wardrobe that bring out those colourways, or make a footwear statement with an otherwise neutral outfit.

Notice the softest of leather finishes in metallics, navy, bronze, taupe and jewel tones – this season there’s a colour to suit all of your needs and then some – take your pick!

Winter tapestry has also been a source for inspiration. Boots and block heels with handcrafted touches, luxurious brocade patterns and flocking detail – great for dressing up denim.

If minimalism is more your vibe, you’ll be pleased to know that utilitarian styles are also in abundance this season. With their clean lines in rich browns and khaki colours, whilst being very on trend now, these hard-working neutrals will still see you through many years to come.

In a modernised nod to 80s glam, high gloss, patent styles are making a comeback, having been spotted on runways and streetstyle blogs the world over.  Bring a little polish to your look with our array of options in this durable, impactful finish – a style that’s especially great for a rainy day!

Studs are also back, offering wearable embellishment for both casual and office attire.  Seen this winter on ankle boots, brogues, and sneakers alike, they toughen up a feminine outfit and therefore pair well with dresses and floral prints.

And, finally, the reinvented sneaker is still a mainstay after a number of years in the spotlight.  This winter it’s all grown up, with uber comfortable yet statement-making option, in luxe textures and rich tones.  Save for the weekend or pair with workwear for a sportsluxe edge.

As with all new collections, no matter the trend, comfort is at the forefront of every hand-crafted shoe at Mikko this autumn/winter.  Many of our footwear options cater to specific needs; whether you are after a wider fit, room for orthotics, or need extra ankle support, we have something practical to suit many functions, without compromising on form.

With each style specifically designed with the wearer in mind, rest assured that with Mikko, you’ll be stepping out in style, support and warmth this season!

We look forward to seeing you in store and online soon.

Happy shopping!

The Mikko team

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