Amina Muaddi’s New Shoe Is About To Be the Next Big Heel Trend

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Move over, martini heels: There’s a new silhouette in the market for fashion’s It shoe girl.

Over the past few months, Amina Muaddi has given her fans a closer look at how her must-have shoes are made, with behind-the-scenes photos at her factory in Italy. From racks of freshly-finished, crystal-embellished pumps to trays of the martini-shaped heel that earned her legions of loyal wearers, a series of social media posts have revealed more of the process behind fashion’s most lust worthy shoes.

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They’ve also highlighted a new heel in the mix. Muaddi herself has been modeling the new shape, a classic 2000s-style wedge with angular lines and the same candy-colored hues that the designer’s other heels feature.

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Among the styles, Muaddi’s new Lupita wedge is an update to her PVC mule of the same name. Instead of her iconici martini heel, the designer has swapped in a glass-like wedge heel, creating an effect that’s something like Cinderella’s glass slipper in an early 2000s movie — something that feels like a perfect storm of fantasy shoe meets the early aughts comeback trend that could create the next “It” shoe.

Muaddi’s new wedge is also a welcome silhouette for high heel wearers who may just be getting back into dressier shoes. The sturdy heel makes the pitch of a high heel more comfortable for a longer wear.

The style is part of Muaddi’s summer ’21 collection, which will be available in the next few weeks and is already available for pre-order on Moda Operandi in an orange crush hue that

Shop Amina Muaddi’s wedge heels

To buy: Amina Muaddi Lupita leather wedge sandal, $620.

To buy: Amina Muaddi Lupita PVC wedge sandal, $1,115.

To buy: Amina Muaddi Naima leather wedge sandal, $790.

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