There is no denying that Scandi girls have statement dressing down. From a pop of colour, an extreme pattern clash or an overload of accessories, the combination of effortless and outlandish has undoubtably inspired you to bring said cool girl look to your own wardrobe. We all know that a shoe makes an outfit, so what shoes are the cool girls wearing this season? Clogs!
Clogs originated as a protective footwear style in Scandinavian agriculture, mines and factories, and have evolved today to be defined as a shoe with a thick wooden sole. No longer just the footwear of folklore and milkmaids, clogs have had a fashion revival and they are seriously cool.
Paired playfully with denim, taking centre stage worn with a skirt or a dress, or having a stilt-like effect in floor skimming trousers, there are so many ways to wear these fun shoes. Here, we bring you our top ten picks.
New York based Novacas is the in house brand of vegan clothing website Moo Shoes. Priding themselves on delivery a range of high quality vegan pieces that don't compromise style, these clogs are made from a microfiber faux leather. These shoes effortlessly take you from day to night and look perfect with denim.
Marni are renowned for their super-chic, uber fashionable sandals. This platform leather take on the classic clog pairs perfectly with long trousers. Alternatively, embrace Scandi style with bright socks and a dress.
Using pine wood for the base, and all leathers tanned using vegetable dyes, each shoe is constructed by hand by Sandgrens' team of craftsmen, who they highlight on their website. The fringe adds a little something extra, match with something in similar warm tones for a complete ensemble, or let the shoes be the centrepiece in trousers and a shirt.
Taking the classic clog style but forgoing the traditional wood for the comfort of cork, these suede Birkenstocks are the perfect everyday shoes. They'll take you from your morning coffee date to afternoon drinks, just swap out jeans for a dress and add a coat. Too cool.
Hand made to order in San Francisco by a team of eight women, these leather clogs can come in almost any shade you desire. With a solid wood platform and leather strapping, this heeled clog is the perfect shoe for a night of dancing or as a way to dress up a simple outfit.
The easiest shoe to slip on, this patterned leather and calf hair mule will be the talking point of any outfit. Perfect wth a denim skirt, pinafore or jeans, this western-style clog is so on trend.
Lotta From Stockholm
A true Scandi classic, Lotta From Stockholm are all made by hand in Sweden. With Swedish Alder wood for the base and vegetable tanned leathers from Italy, these are made to last. The perfect shoe for every day, match them with a relaxed denim jean and a white tee.
Hand made in Spain from natural leather, these cute green clogs have a real '90s element. The perfect shoe to keep by your front door, these will elevate any look every time you slip them on.
With a lime tree wooden heel, Italian grain natural leather and an 8cm heel, these clogs will take you through the day and to after work drinks. Go full Scandi girl with tights and a mini skirt, or wear with wide leg trousers for a more refined take.
This classic clog style is updated with a heel and a slingback, but it's the patterned leather that is sure to garner attention, in these limited edition colourways of Intentionally Blank's bestselling Honcho style.