It took six months to make the 300 flowers that decorated the Chanel set today. Each of them had its own engine, and when at the show’s start Baptiste Giabiconi applied a theatrical splash from a CC-branded watering can and they simultaneously burst into mechanical bloom, it felt like Spring 2515 in a world where the only life left was this small synthetic paradise. “Or maybe it’s a world that never existed in the first place,” Karl Lagerfeld mused afterward.

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Block Heels

Dance the night away in this season’s most comfy shoe

When you’re getting ready, one of the easiest ways to feel sexier and more put-together is by throwing on a heel. They don’t need to be those crazy high spike heels (although for short periods of time you may whip those out), they just need to be comfortable, chunky and current. For nights that you know you’ll be on your feet or hey, maybe even dancing, stick to fall’s most essential shoe style, the block heel

From ’60s-inspired ankle boots and Mary Janes to loafers and strappy sandals, shop our editors’ favorite block heeled footwear from across the web.

Ankle Boots

Blogger Glam Latte wearing JustFab booties.

Nima block heel ankle boots

Block heel ankle boots

Strawberry heeled ankle boots

Iselin faux-leather ankle boots

High Heeled Pointed Leather Bootie



Corinne faux-leather loafers

Whistles Riley Pointed Loafer Mid Heeled Ankle Boots

JOANNA Mid Bow Front Shoes

Polished-leather pumps

Low Heel

Block heel courts

Triangle Block Heel Pump

Court Shoe With Metal Plate Heel

Babies mary jane shoes

Nika metallic leopard-print calf hair and leather pumps

Strappy Sandals

Blogger Edgify Me wearying Alexander Wang booties.

ASOS HOW WE DO Heeled Sandals

ROWAN Chunky Strappy Heels

ASOS HEADLINE Heeled Sandals

‘Bleecker’ Leather Ankle Strap Sandal (Women)

Block heel leather sandals