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After the Olympics, go for gold with the latest footwear trends.

The scramble for gold, silver and bronze is over at last and you were thinking of taking things quietly for a bit. However, when you see the Modatoi collection of women’s shoes and dresses, you may find yourself thinking again.
‘Sports fashion’ probably conjures up images of tracky bottoms, if so, head straight for the huge selection of shoes for women at This covers trainers that can help put the fun back into keep fit, as well as glitzy heels. In fact, party shoes and heels have been really wrong-footing fashionistas this season, encompassing everything from the unexpected sight of metal studded platform heels to confident high heel lace-ups in warm autumnal hues.
In the half boot stakes as in all fashion, nothing ever stands still for long. The ‘skull’ pattern is everywhere to be found, often in bejewelled form. Ladies’ boots are literally on the way up. Knee boots have definitely widened their appeal with a distinctly ‘three musketeerish’ flavour that has been quite a hit.
This year’s ladies’ dresses are all about cut not colour. In a nutshell, think plunging necklines, lace details, ruffles, the thinnest of thin belts, bared backs and plenty of pleats.