We've proudly followed in the sartorial footsteps of Alexa Chung for years now. And, that includes Peter Pan collars, slightly disheveled locks, outfits inspired by a schoolgirl's uniform. Let's just say we've been there, tried 'em, and may have even adopted these trends for good. But, while even the most devoted Chung fan may have said booties or loafers are Alexa's shoe of choice, there's actually a slightly overlooked, ladylike option that the model, muse, and author champions. We're referring to the ankle-strap shoe. And, we've got proof, too.
Whether in a flat sole or stilettos, the British It Girl has proved she appreciates a little more ankle support than just your average slip-on. And, we've seen her sporting a pair with everything from party-ready jumpsuits to full skirts that play up the feminine silhouette. Ahead, we take a closer look at how one of our favorite trendsetters buckles in for one successful red-carpet appearance after another.