As the first styles for 2014 begin to filter through, we're keeping a close eye on what's going to be huge in the future of fashion, particularly where footwear is concerned. Christian Siriano is one name that continually triumphs with shoe styles to truly inspire, and from the first pictures of his Resort collection for '14, this looks to be a collection that won't disappoint. It's also giving us a few interesting hints at what's going to be big in shoe design a year or so from now:

Shoes from Christian Siriano Resort 2014 |

Once again there's a distinct 20s/30s influence coming through but with some eye-catching futuristic tweaks: here, I love the 'woven' effect that creates the monochrome stripes on these t-bar shoes - as well as the flash of metallic silver provided by the skinny stiletto heel.

Elsewhere, there are more occasion-friendly shoes with large, decorative motifs: I love the giant scale gold rings and bejewelled beads on these scalloped leather court shoes:

Christian Siriano 2014 resort shoes |

The heels are subtly bent back, once again creating a very forward-looking effect that's certain to inspire the high street. 

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