Nicholas Kirkwood has built his reputation on statement-making shoes. In the past, his arsenal of attention-getting details have included (but have by no means been limited to) pearls
, chevron cutouts, and monster platforms. This time around, the British designer sets his gaze squarely on the past for inspiration. Or, more like a vision of the future, as imagined in the past.
The fall '15 collection explores a so-called "'60s futurism" via chunky heels, retro silhouettes, and playful petal details that appear everywhere from ankle straps to heels. It's a very grown-up youthquake look — Twiggy tested, 2010s approved. Click ahead to see our faves.