tortoise heels

Tortoise shoes: 5 tortoiseshell prints to put some reptile in your heels

tortoise heelsCould tortoiseshell be the latest trend emerging in the world of high heels? The tortoiseshell look is certainly popular among the high-end shoe designers, and perhaps it is only a matter of time before other designers and brands take up the fashion too. Today we have tracked down 5 of the sharpest tortoise shoes  currently on the market: two sandals, two pumps and a peep toe.

The high heel featured at the top of this article is Stuart Weitzman’s “Fantasia” sandal. This shoe has patent leather straps with a tortoiseshell pattern, a small exposed 1 inch platform and a 5 inch stiletto heel. It can be farfetched from Palermo Italy for €263.

tortoise shoesThe pumps are by Jimmy Choo and Manolo Blahnik. The Choo (above) is Abel, a 4 inch tortoiseshell-print patent-leather pump from the Choo 24:7 capsule collection. It is new to net-a-porter for £312.50. The Manolo (below) is also a 4 inch tortoiseshell-print pump. It’s available in limited sizes from Bergdorf Goodman for $595.

tortoiseshell pattern shoesFor a more budget, option the Endo tortoise sandals from Jessica Simpson (below) stack up well.  These shoes have a 5 inch tortoise heel  with criss-crossing straps and a 1 inch stacked platform also with the tortoiseshell pattern. They’re currently on sale at heels.com for $67.99.

tortoiseshell pattern heelsOur final tortoise shoe find are these red calf leather peep toe pumps from Jimmy Choo. The leather in these high heels has a tortoiseshell pattern and they can be farfetched from Capri Italy for €467.

tortoiseshell patterned heels