(Before I get started with this post, I just want to make it clear that when use the word “nude” in relation to footwear, I’m referring to the shade commonly described as “nude”. I understand that shade isn’t going to be “nude” on everyone, or even on most of us – in fact, most of the time, it’s not nude on me, either! – so this isn’t intended to be a Top Ten of shoes that will match every skin colour, purely a collection of my own favourite shoes in this particular colour.)
I write about nude shoes fairly often here, so it wouldn’t take a genius to work out that I’m rather fond of them. And with good reason, I think: they’re the ultimate neutral (unlike black or metallics, they really do work with absolutely everything), if you manage to find the perfect shade then they’ll have a magic, leg-lengthening effect, and there’s also something very polished about them which I love.
Rather than tell you more of what you already know, however, let’s just get on with looking at some pretty shoes, kicking off with my absolute favourites: Christian Louboutin’s ‘Relika’ platforms, above. And, in no particular order: