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Kendall Jenner is taking a stand against shoe haters on social media.
the the model posed on Instagram in a multicolored tank dress by Loewe, featuring a smooth printed texture with colorful pops of orange, red, blue, pink and green. She teamed the colorful piece – which featured a side slit for breathability – with a structured brown shoulder bag for an instant ’90s vibe, along with a silver ring.
As for the shoes, Jenner’s shoes were just as nostalgic. The FWRD creative director wore a pair of thong platform sandals by Dries Van Noten, which featured black leather uppers with puffy, tied straps. Jenner’s specific $615 pair, featuring 3-inch heels and 2-inch platform soles, is nearly sold out; however, other colorways can still be found at SaksFifthAvenue.com.
Although the style gave Jenner’s look a stylish boost, the fashion muse clarified that she would “block all toe comments” in the caption of her post.
Needless to say, the statement drew a strong reaction from many celebrity followers – even members of his own family. “I love them,” Kylie Jenner said in the comments, along with foot emojis. “Hahahaha even from me???” teased Khloé Kardashian. Jenner’s post also drew similar humorous reactions from Hailey Bieber, Charlotte Lawrence, Justine Skye and ASAP Nast, among others.
Strappy sandals are one of the main summer trends returning this season, bringing an easy-to-wear detail to flats, platforms and stilettos. New styles have also emerged from a range of brands like Jonathan Simkhai, Abacaxi and Havaianas. Besides Jenner, stars like Zendaya, Bella Hadid, and Dua Lipa have also donned Valentino, Proenza Schouler, and Coperni flip flops in recent weeks. Jenner is no stranger to style, having worn pairs by Simon Miller and Gianvito Rossi — as well as the aforementioned Van Noten — on multiple occasions.
For shoes, the former “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” star typically wears a variety of classic and on-trend styles. For events and formal appearances, Jenner regularly dons strappy sandals and mules from brands like Amina Muaddi, Bottega Veneta and Saint Laurent. For off-duty moments and laid-back ensembles, she can be seen with Nike and Converse trainers, Birkenstock sandals and a range of boots from brands like Khaite, The Row and Stella McCartney.
Click through the gallery to see Jenner’s style evolution over the years.