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How to wear ankle boots in 2018

While most of the trends from 2017 have slid on into 2018 (90’s threads mainly), there’s a new boot on the block. In 2017, we saw the rise of the boot, quite literally speaking with the over the knee trend thanks to Stuart Weitzman. In 2018 boots are back to ankle height. Here’s how to wear the ankle boot trend in 2018. Stick to heeled ankle boots. It doesn’t have to be anything drastic but to elongate the leg a square heel is a must. Let’s leave a flat sole to the military boot trend this winter. Opt for a structured boot. Last year the sock boot was a hit thanks to Yeezy. You could tuck in your pants or...

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Street Style Shoot in Paris

On our recent trip to Paris for Coterie we set aside some time for a street style shoot with our new Café Society Collection. Paris has endless cobblestone streets lined with chic cafes so of course we had to capture it in a shoot. Parisian Cafes inspired the latest Café Society Collection. The cafes of Paris define the way the city looks and feels. They say to understand Paris you must sit in a café and sip an espresso or wine and watch the world go by. And of course, wearing one of the new Café Society styles. The Café Society Collection is available in 5 colourways: woven tan, ballet, white, tan suede and black suede. The collection has been...

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Introducing our new Street Style Mules!

Our new James Smith Street Style Mule has arrived. Unlike any James Smith slides you have seen before, the Street Style Mule are our new range of heels. These mules are made for comfort and walking around on the Parisian cobble stone streets all day long.  The line features a mix of colours from our previous collections. Fuse a pop of colour with luxurious leather and a minimalist design and you have a mule for everyone. You can dress these mules up or wear them with your favourite ripped shorts and tee for a street style off duty look. The bonus of these mules is the added height for an elongated leg. Who can say no to that? Take them on a European...

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Parisian Fashion Trends for 2018

Given that we were recently in Paris for Coterie we thought it would only be fitting to share the current Parisian Fashion Trends for 2018. Coterie is a premiere global event that connects fashion apparel labels with International buyers. It was such an amazing and busy time for James Smith but we are so grateful for the international response to our slides! Back to the ladies of Paris and their attire… Pastels are taking over From oversized jackets to shoes and accessories. Pastel hues are making a comeback on the streets of Paris. Soft feminine details are accentuated with a pastel palette so this trend is all about highlighting your inner Britney circa “Hit Me Baby”. Make the most of...

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New York Fashion Week 2018 Trends

New York Fashion Week 2018 has arrived in all its glory. Although the runway is the main attraction, street style at New York Fashion Week 2018 comes a very close second. If you’re wanting to get a head start on your 2018 wardrobe then you’re in the right place.  Here are all the fashion trends we’ve seen so far at New York Fashion Week 2018. The Puffers Balenciaga are bringing back the puffer jacket this NYFW. On the street as well as the runway, we are seeing bomber jackets everywhere. Layering the puffer with a turtle neck sweater is something we will be seeing more often in Winter 2018. Think of this trend as sports luxe meets winter attire. It’s going...

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