RosieGlow: DIY Cap-Toe Shoes

One of our favourite bloggers has done it again and come up with an easy step by step guide to getting the hottest shoe trend this season, the metallic cap-toe shoe.

Over to Rosie: Since Louis Vuitton send them down his Spring/Sumer catwalk earlier this year, cap-toe shoes have been the top of every fashionista’s summer shoe list. The look is simple but effective, and it’s super-easy to create yourself as a fab way to give new life to some of those old flats hidden away at the back of your wardrobe!

This would work with any style of shoe – ballet pumps, pointed toes, heels or flats but I decided to go for a pair of slipper style shoes in a pastel shade, in true Louis Vuitton style 

I chose Boohoo’s pistachio coloured slippers and went for a silver metallic cap toe, although this would just as easily work with a colour pop, neon or gold metallic toe. The rest was easy.

There are different ways to create a DIY cap toe, but I went for the quickest and easiest: using fabric spray paint. The only tricky part is making sure you cover your shoes in masking tape to create the area that will get sprayed. Here’s some simple instructions to create the look:


Posted on Thursday, July 12th 2012