Some styles never date and go on being reinvented season after season – these Platform Peep Toe Shoes from Topshop are one such style.
This latest incarnation comes in classic shiny black leather with a whopping 5.5 inch heel, somewhat mitigated by the platform sole. The peep toe adds to the pin-up vibe and leg lengthening appeal - a perfect accompaniment to the Autumn/Winter season's pencil skirts starting to appear in the shops.
In addition to black, there are metallic silver and champagne colour options, and a pink pair with black polka dots.
The shoes cost £62 from Topshop – check them out on the website.
Amongst the current seventies trend sweeping the high street, it's accessories like bags and shoes that have really hit the mark for retro lovers. While some footwear designs are exaggerated and over the top, these Strappy Tan Sandals from Matalan are a truer interpretation of vintage seventies style.
The slight platform and chunky heel create an ideal base for the crossed straps and t-bar design of the uppers. In a rich brown shade of faux leather, this pair have the combination of colour palette and sturdy design that really speaks of the 1970s.
Get them now from Matalan for £18.
The hunt for clothing that has both killer looks and ethically sourced fabrics at once can be a painstaking process, especially when it comes to leather accessories. Providing a rare find in footwear, however, are these Crimson and Bow-ver Heels from ModCloth, made from a vegan-friendly faux leather fabric.
The use of vegan materials doesn't mean the slightest compromise on style in this case, with the ruby red heels tapping into a very cute fifties and sixties aesthetic. The d'Orsay style sandals, complete with chunky ankle strap and heels, have an instant retro impact, with the bow vamp adding some extra kitsch appeal.
Get yours from ModCloth now for $47.99.
It's a rare occasion when the mainstream high street shops bring us items with retro looks stretching further back than the 1950s, but once in a while a rare gem will sneak through. This pair of Bordeaux Slingbacks from Monsoon are an ideal choice for lovers of many vintage eras, providing a perfect accompaniment for everything from flapper to mod styles.
The t-bar slingbacks are truly classic, with the use of a low heel and closed almond toe. In a rich cream shade of leather, these dancing shoes have a real vintage treasure feel, making them perfect to pair with your well chosen retro threads from 20s evening looks to 60s daywear.
Get yours from Monsoon for £50.
Now that there's often more of a reliable gap between rainy days there's no excuse not to indulge in some truly stylish footwear options, especially when there's some delightful retro influence on show. These Slick Bow Courts from Miss Selfridge are ideal for pairing with fifties and sixties looks to create a chic, complete look.
The shoes are simple but flawless in their construction, with a classic stiletto heel and no fussy modern platform to contend with. The use of an almond toe creates the rounded lines of vintage pieces, while the bow contrasts well against a light fabric upper.
They're available now from Miss Selfridge for £38.