7 Shoes You Need For Summer

For all of us, shoes are the first step of our next adventure. What awaits us after this is moments. These moments have inspired Merchant 1948’s Spring/Summer ’17 campaign, #MerchantMoments.

With new styles landing in-store and online on a weekly basis, there’s no shortage of options to get your footwear sorted for summer. Nonetheless, we’ve rounded up seven of our fave new-season pairs in the gallery below.

Head in-store or online to to discover these styles and more, and follow @Merchant1948 to stay up-to-date with the latest drops.

Fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77

Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa has died, aged 77.

The French national became famous for his celebration of the female through his sculptural, figure-hugging creations that have been worn by Lady Gaga, Michelle Obama, Naomi Campbell and many other fashion icons.

Throughout his career, AlaĂŻa was commended for staunchly eschewing the fashion system and very rarely adhering to the official Fashion Week show calendar.

Over the weekend, celebrities turned to social media to mourn the loss of the beloved fashion designer.