No true retro lady’s wardrobe is complete without a few Chelsea-collared, A-line dresses; a leather, shoulder-strap handbag; and a good pair of Mary Janes. With all the refreshing, new, grown-up styles to choose from, it’s possible to rock the ankle-strap trend without looking like your grandmother (or a Sunday-school student).
Still confused on how to pull off the retro look? We’re absolutely loving the way Mary Jane pumps look with a pair of patterned tights and a full skirt — pin curls optional. If you’re ready to pay homage to stylish decades past without looking like you’re headed to a sock hop, read on for nine oh-so-cute Mary Jane steppers.