Brighten up your summer wardrobe like Ariana Grande with colourful shoes by Balenciaga, Bottega Veneta and Christian Louboutin

Consider donning a pair of bright shoes this summer, just like Ariana Grande. Photo: @arianagrande/Instagram

Summer might be half over, but we should definitely enjoy every bit of it we have left … and what better way to do that than with bright, eye-catching hues?

Just like Ariana Grande matched yellow heels to her yellow outfit, you can add a pop of colour to your wardrobe with these designer shoes. And if you’re not a high-heels person, don’t worry – we’ve picked out some comfy loafers for you too.

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Balenciaga’s 3D pumps. Photo: Balenciaga

These pumps show how just far 3D printing has come, delivering a durable and wearable product in neon pink. The numbering on the sole vouches for its exclusiveness – there will only ever be 200 pairs, US$3,400

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Khaite’s The Seville Pump in fuchsia. Photo: Khaite

Made in silk sateen and calfskin, The Seville Pump is a kitten heel that really kicks in fuchsia. This model from the spring/summer 2021 collection stands out for an asymmetrical vamp that transforms into a refined strap at the back, US$820

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Bottega Veneta

Bottega Veneta’s Madame Lavender. Photo: Lane Crawford

These lavender lambskin loafers are the perfect blend of pastel for all your key summer looks. Gold finish hardware adds a luxe touch and the rubber-injected leather outsole brings all-day comfort, USD$990

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Christian Louboutin

Christian Louboutin’s Hot Chick in bubblegum pink. Photo: Christian Louboutin

The Hot Chick pump makes a bold statement in bubblegum pink patent leather, a 100mm stiletto heel and an unstructured top-line to the upper, producing a silhouette combining modernity with savoir faire, US$780

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Roger Vivier

Roger Vivier’s pump is part of its spring/summer 2021 I Love Vivier collection. Photo: Roger Vivier

This lime green pump is a vivid expression of confidence, as well as part of the I Love Vivier collection. It is handcrafted in suede and topped with a heart, US$800

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