By Tanisha Pina. Source: Racked.
Frank + Oak made its highly anticipated (and wildly well-received) expansion into womenswear this past fall. Now the Canadian brand is gearing up to give you everything you need for a complete head-to-toe look, introducing its first-ever women’s footwear line this morning. A mix of styles were unveiled — from pastel pink leather pumps to monochromatic mint green sneakers — and to no one’s surprise, we love them all.
While you’ll only find the leather low-top sneakers (Park, $135) in today’s launch, the brand plans to make additional drops pretty consistently throughout the spring. The styles to follow include a casual leather loafer (Marina, $105) on March 29th, along with two styles of heels — the Gallery Block Heel Pump ($110) and the Boutique Block Heel ($110), both available in leather or suede — on April 5th.
Summer styles will also make an appearance (though it feels like we might never get to open-toed weather again). On April 5th, the leather espadrille (Jardin, $100) will also be introduced, followed by Moroccan-style leather and suede slippers known as babouches ($105) and a leather slip-on sandal ($100) on April 12th.
In case you missed it, please note that no shoe in the entire collection costs more than $135, which is a feat considering every style is made with premium materials in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Morocco.
Much like its clothes, Frank + Oak’s shoes are functional without losing any style; they share the same simple, minimalist aesthetic for which the brand is known (and loved). Sure, we’re floating in a sea of “minimal” everything right now, but thanks to the fresh, punchy colors and that sweet spot price point, it’s really hard to say no to these.
The full collection will be available both in-store at the Montreal and Vancouver flagship locations as well as online.