Trend Alert: The Mule

Sported by fashionistas across the globe the mule is fast becoming a must have staple shoe in your collection. Simple and timeless the mule has be adorning the feet of stylish woman for centuries but recently has been taken to a whole other level with new designs, fabrics, patterns and embellishments creating a clever twist on an old classic.

Mules are a backless shoe often close toed which can be either high heeled or flat. Originally worn by 18th century woman, a firm favorite of Marilyn Monroe and championed by Sarah Jessica Parker's character Carrie Bradshaw in the TV series Sex and The City, the mule has only increased in popularity over the years to reach the current trend witnessed today.

Her are our top  10 picks ranging from designer to high street. Hope you like....

No. 21 Woven Knot Mule

Phillip Lim Martini Fringe Mule
Topshop Kylie Mule

Chloe Anita Mule Sandal

Urge footware Eve lace up Mule

Kendal and Kylie Essie Mule

Calvin klien Ninfa Mule

River Island Black Sued Mule

Gianni Renzi Stiletto Mule

Charlotte Olympia Ilona Mule