Word of the Week

Word of the Week: Cap Toe Shoe

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Also known as a tip, a cap toe is an additional piece of leather covering the toe of a shoe. May be in several different shapes or patterns.

Some styles never classics.  People reinvent them and adapt them to modern times.  Perhaps it was the brainchild of Coco, with her sportif flair, but the cap toe shoe is indeed a classic and therefore a wardrobe staple.  While a pair of Chanels is the all time cap toe investment, this season there are funkier versions. Which strikes your fancy?

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Womens Rocci Womens RocciTurn heads in the fashion-forward Rocci dress ankle boots from Calvin Klein. Patent leather upper in a stellar dress ankle boot style with a round toe. Decorative buckle detail on the side instep zipper. Contrasting leather toe cap for accent. Leather lining smooth insole dress style midsole grippy rubber outsole. 3 1/2 inch heel.

Womens Bordeaux Womens BordeauxDress with style and taste in the immaculately tailored Sofft Bordeaux pumps. Sheep nappa leather upper in a dress pump style with a patent leather cap toe patent leather heel overlay and petite collar stitching accents. Leather topped cushioning insole. Two-tone hand-painted flat traction outsole. 3 inch semi-detached high wedge heel.

Womens BELLAI Womens BELLAITake the title of office bombshell in the fantastic Bellai pumps from Vince Camuto. Leather upper in a dress pump style with a round cap toe. Modern leather pump with spectator styling. Smooth lining lightly padded insole. Dress style midsole leather outsole. 3 1/2 inch leather wrapped heel.

Womens E-Margaux Womens E-MargauxPolish up your wardrobe with the chic Etienne Aigner Margaux pumps. Logo printed fabric or calf leather upper in a dress pump style with a round toe with toe cap decorative leather strap with buckle embellishment and a seamless tailored appearance. Smooth lining and cushioned insole. Dress midsole. 2 3/4 inch mid-high heel. Flat traction outsole.

Womens Niki Womens NikiVia Spiga delivers a dapper look in the form of the supremely feminine Niki shoe boots. Patent leather and suede upper in a dress ankle boot slip on style with toe and heel caps piping details and decorative spat-inspired button embellishment. Full inner zipper. Smooth lining and cushioned insole. Dress midsole. 4 inch high heel. Metallic leather outsole.

Womens Dan2 Womens Dan2Be RSVP-ready in the stunning Dan2 ankle booties from BCBG Max Azria. Patent leather upper in a dress ankle boot style with a round toe. Suede trim at collar and side of outer arch zipper closure at inner arch fine stitching detail leather toe cap. Smooth leather lining lightly cushioned insole dress style midsole smooth leather outsole. 3 1/2 inch heel with decorative shiny metal accent.

Check out previous Words of the Week, and read the shoe glossary for more footwear lingo!

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