Um, so I have lately developed this thing for pairing pastels and metallic accessories. I think it's Solange's fault. No, it's definitely her fault.

Ever since I saw her pairing purple with red metallic heels I wanted to emulate her effortlessly cool aesthetic.

Solange you are it. #fashiongoals

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So good, hey?

Street style queens have also adopted metallic heels and strappy sandals - even pairing it with more shiny fabrics.


Powder blue heel, MRP, R169.99.

Rose gold heel, MRP, R169.99.

Gold strappy heel, R349,

Classic Heels Green, Dolce Vita, R399,

Cerise heels, R379, H&M.

Silver heels with ruffle detailing, R429, H&M.

Gold sandals, R379, H&M.

Mimco rose gold Chrysalis Heel, R 1,999.

Aspirational buy...

Michel Vivien, Trani Woven Sandals, R7,200 at Maison Mara in Cape Town or online.

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