Barbara Martelo, former lawyer and current stylist and fashion consultant, is the latest uprising Instagram and Street Style darling of the fashion scene. She is known for her sleek and uncomplicated style – the way she puts basic pieces together and creates stunning looks with them is enviable, which not only her clients, but also her 90k Instagram followers are convinced of. Her style can be described as business chic, elegant and classic, with a fresh, modern impact. There are only a few essentials that Martelo needs to call the chicest ensembles together. Apart from her big sunglasses, it is pointed-toe shoes that define her signature look! Wearing them day in, day out, for any occasion or event, she gives proof of how stylish these kind of shoes actually are. Just in the upcoming season, they are having a huge comeback, with Barbara Martelo being a pioneer of the trend.
From looking at her Instagram Account (@barbaramartelo), one can already tell that she has a very special love for all kinds of pointy shoes – either it’s flats, heels, slippers or booties. She showcases them not only in her full-body outfit pictures, but also dedicates a range of posts only to her footwear.
How To Wear Pointy Shoes? Though one might think that they require an elegant wardrobe, the Street Styles seen on Instagram are distinct! There is no doubt that a classy skirt + kitten heels make the perfect dinner look, but the Instagram Way of styling these shoes is, to pair them with straight or skinny jeans. The shoes stand out even more if the pants are ankle-cut and maybe have a destroyed look.
The best bits and pieces from Barbara’s Instagram can be seen below, along with a selection of stunning pointy shoes for you to implement the Instagram way of wearing them!
Pictures via Instagram (@barbaramartelo)