Yoga, painting, knitting… There are lots of hobbies out there people get a kick out of. Ours, however, is of more an observing nature. Some have a penchant for trains, planes or automobiles, but our past-time of choice in undoubtedly shoe-spotting, and we've certainly been in our element doing so over the course of fashion month.
While we've clocked countless styles worthy of article space, it quickly became apparent that there was one dominant trend emerging from the feet of the fash pack: velvet shoes.
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Normally associated with party season (which, let's face it, isn't that far off), it seems show-goers collectively decided dust theirs off early, and we're inspired to do the same.
With the ability to make even the drabbest of outfits look luxe, it's high time you treated yourself to a pair, too. From heels and flats to boots and kicks, keep scrolling to shop the best velvet shoes for every style and budget.
This brand always has the best velvet shoes on offer.
These are so cute (not to mention affordable) that we're considering investing in the black version, too.
Trainers just got haute.
Because what is life without pink velvet pom-pom mules?
This rust hue will look beautiful set against this year's It colour: powder blue.
Bow shoes will always have a place in our heart. Wear these with ripped jeans and an oversized white shirt.
All hail Alexa for creating these star-adorned shoes.
The multi-strap detail is ladylike and sexy in equal measure.
These velvet numbers will give all your summer dresses a cool, autumnal spin.
Try pairing these with a pair of grey checked trousers for maximum chic.
Featuring a pretty floral print and oversized bows, these shoes are as delicate as they come.
These elegant mules also come in black and are on sale.
Thank you, Chloé, for giving us yet another accessory to obsess over.
Use yellow accents to lift monochromatic workwear attire.
Just think how glossy these heels will look with a floral maxi dress and a camel coat.
Try clashing these mules with a bright pink pedicure.
Whistles have reissued these heels more times than we can count. If pink's not your thing, then the grey colourway might suit you better.
Ted Baker's kicks almost out-perform their frocks this season.
Pin-prick studs only add to the glamorous appeal of these black velvet platforms.
In Rupert Sanderson we trust.
Red boots are all the rage for autumn, so these velvet versions tick off two trends in one.
Gucci's iconic loafers have also been given the velvet treatment.
See? We told you L.K.Bennett is where it's at when it comes to velvet shoes.
Satin and velvet? Oh, Marks & Spencer, with these shoes you're truly spoiling us.
Khaki green offers a soft alternative to black footwear, and will still go with the majority of your wardrobe.