Jeanne Beker on the hottest shoe trends for fall

The fashion icon picks her favourite loafers, ankle boots and block heels

Bye-bye sandals. Fall is here, so it’s time to cover those toes. But fret not, this season brings with it three of the classiest looks — loafers, ankle boots and block heels. We asked Jeanne Beker to pick her favourite pairs of each.

LOAFERS(from top)

NOTABLE NAVY
“Nicholas Kirkwood makes a beautiful shoe, from the pointy toe to the gorgeous heel with the black pearl detailing. Really elegant.”
Davids, 66 Bloor St. W., $1,000

SILVER SENSATION
“Ferragamo just makes the best quality, and I love the fact that the buckle can be reversed for a gold effect.”
Sporting Life, 2665 Yonge St., $820

LEOPARD LOVE
“This is almost a cross between a ballet flat and a loafer. This is the real deal pony hair, and they’re lined with leather.”
Gravitypope, 1010 Queen St. W., $150

VELVET LUXE
“These are so cosy! This is shearling, I believe, on top. It says relaxation in a very posh, ultra luxe way.”
Specchio, 1240 Bay St., $695


ANKLE BOOTS(from top)

RETRO VIBES
“It reminds me ofa cross between a go-go boot and a Beatle boot,so very ’60s.”
Aldo, Promenade mall, $140

SHOWSTOPPER
“I’m in love with these. They’re velvet (so vegan-friendly) boots, and they’re artful and artistic.”
Studio D, 2570YongeSt., $995

SIDE STRIPES
“They’re sleek and timeless: a classic dressy suede boot with this graphic detailing up the sides. ”
Zvelle, zvelle.com, $505

WILD WILD WEST
“It has beautifulembroidery and interesting openings on the side andit will be featured onTSC this month.”
Ron White, Bayview Village, $395


BLOCK HEELS (from top)​

SPACE AGE
“You could dance your way through a David Bowievideo in these. There’ssomething futuristicabout them.”
Specchio, 1240 Bay St., $595

MUSTARD MUSE
“I can’t imagine this not going with anything. I love this colour. Ithas a nice square toeand a perfect heelheight.”
L’Intervalle, Eaton Centre, $148

STATEMENT SHOE
“These Dries Van Noten shoesare to die for, from thebeautiful fabric to theshape of the heel.”
Specchio, 1240 Bay St., $795

PATENT PERFECTION
“Lucite, a great throwback to the ’60s and ’70s, these are beautifully designedwith both a retro andmodern feeling.”
Davids, 66 Bloor St. W., $1,195