However it’s not all enterprise, no pleasure for the following few months. Platforms, the largest — and most party-ready — shoe pattern of the summer season, will dance their manner into the cold-weather months. “Fashion choices are evolving and, as a substitute of sandals, we’re seeing platform boots and closed-toe heels for fall,” says Tracy Margolies, Saks Fifth Avenue’s chief merchandising officer. Brilliant colours and neons are additionally not going to vanish totally in a sea of all-black uniforms. “Including a pop of coloration to the right bag or shoe is an effective way to create a standout look,” says Jodi Kahn, VP of luxurious trend at Neiman Marcus.