The kitten heel comeback: A history of the shoe's most defining moments


We first saw the kitten heel introduced in the 1950s when stars such as Audrey Hepburn started donning the lower level shoe. [Photo: PA]


The trend then grew to its height of popularity in the 1960s, becoming the ultimate chic shoe. [Photo: PA]


It then made a reappearance in the 1980s when many celebrities, including Madonna, started to wear the short stiletto again. Princess Diana was also a huge fan. [Photo: PA]


In the 90s, the trend started to make its way onto the red carpet. Nicole Kidman has been rocking kitten heels on the red carpet for decades. [Photo: PA]


However, it was the noughties that really saw it return in the form of sandals. [Photo: Getty]


Although the shoe has remained unstylish since 2003, it hasn't stopped celebs such as Taylor Swift, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Taylor Swift rocking them for their comfort and vintage vibes. [Photo: Getty]


In 2015, Kate Middleton started to wear a kitten heel on occasion, giving them a few extra style points. [Photo: Getty]

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Well, now whether you're ready or not kitten heels are making a comeback. They were all over the SS17 catwalks, from Prada, Celine, Chanel and Dior. [Photo: Getty]

Whether you love or hate it, there is no denying that the kitten heel is making a comeback this year. Seen on several SS17 catwalks, including Prada, Chanel and Dior, our feet are about to get a well-deserved rest in the slender heel.

This hasn’t been the first time the shoe has made a reappearance since it was first popularised in the 1950s by Audrey Hepburn. It has had several fleeting style moments along the way, and been worn by everyone from Princess Diana to Theresa May.

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