I saw a girl on the subway wearing grey silk versions of sandals like these. As I'm on the hunt for a new pair of sandals (my favorite pair from Gilt Group have been worn to death) I was intrigued by their unusual sillhouette. It's kind of like a tease (party in the front, business in the back?). But these things are way too expensive (on sale from $260 to $190 on Zappos).
Another popular style, especially in Paris right now, are these "Harem" sandals (perhaps to go with their huge selection of drop-crotch harem pants--those things aren't dying anytime soon over there):
The price point is definitely better ($64 on Zappos), but it's also a little more expected... and harder to wear with jeans and things.
What do you think?