Chie Mihara has been one of the leaders in the snub-toe campaign, with snubby offerings for the last three seasons or so, all of which I've ignored with my nose in the air.
But today, while thinking about wildly romantic eccentric skirts and jackets like the ensemble above from IF in Soho, I had a revelation: snub-toe shoes would bring just the right element of Dickensian eccentricity to this look.
So I’m taking another look at Chie Mihara:
They’re ghastly, I know, but could be perfect (in a dark color) with Exhibit A above. Shades of Sweeney Todd and I Capture the Castle.
However, if I ever begin singing the praises of high-heeled penny loafers, please stage an intervention!