Shoes have always had the magical ability to make or break an outfit instantly. That’s why we suggest to think shoes first and work your way up the next time you’re having trouble building an outfit. Now that spring has finally sprung, we’ve rounded up the best shoe trends of the season to spark some major inspiration.
Check out these 10 stylish shoe trends that are perfect for wearing this spring!
The Dad Sneaker
Ah, the chunky-sole “dad” sneaker. Whether you love them or hate them, this ‘90s staple has made its mark and we think it’s here to stay for another season. After all, you have to admit it’s super comfortable, right?
#SDPick: Fila D-Formation Sneaker ,$74
With the return of the “dad” sneaker comes the infamous Teva-style sandal. Better known as your dad’s favourite outdoor sandal, these extremely comfortable sandals are returning. This time around, these sandals are being upgraded by designers, and bloggers everywhere are rocking these hiking-style sandals like they would their designer shoes.
The Toe Loop
Remember that toe ring trend that we didn’t quite understand? Well, fast forward to present day and the toe loop on these strappy sandals acts as that accessory you never knew you needed. Surprisingly comfortable, this small detail packs a punch on an otherwise minimal shoe.
#SDPick: ASOS Toe Loop Block Sandals, $78
Coveted as the perfect resort shoe, woven and braided shoes are the best way to channel summer vacay vibes without actually taking the trip. This is the ultimate versatile summer shoe option as it’ll look super cute with sundresses or jean cut-offs.
The Sculptured Heel
What’s a statement shoe without a cool detailed heel nowadays? Whether it’s finished with a round, square or all different shapes, sculptural heels are having a moment. We’re pegging this trend as this season as this year’s it-girl shoe.
Whether you call it clear or plastic, the PVC is one trend that isn’t going anywhere. With more and more fashions demanding more see-through details, there’s no better time to hop on this bandwagon. This trend is perfect for anyone who might not want to bare skin this summer.
#SDPick: Steve Madden ‘Charlee Clear’, $100
Once synonymous to the western-style boot, snake print has transformed into a fashion staple. With so many shoe styles available in this trendy pattern, you’ll be left wondering, “cheetah print, who?”
When in doubt, you can never go wrong with a combat-style boot. Thanks to the influence of fashion bloggers, don’t be surprised to see combat boots mixed with other unexpected trends like biker shorts, oversized blazers, and boho peasant dresses. After all, what’s a badass combat boot without a little rule breaking?
#SDPick: Dr. Martens ‘1460 Smooth’, $184
Believe it or not, 2019 just may be the year for the official return of clogs. But don’t worry, this ‘70s trend is coming back more refined than it has other years. With options in platform or flat styles, this boho shoe is definitely on its way back into the fashion good books.
#SDPick: Coach ‘Ness Clog Sandal’, $225
For those who aren’t a fan of the pointed toe, make some room on your shoe rack for the underrated square toe. Think of the square toe as a more elevated and quirky cousin to the comfortable round toe. This year, brace yourself for more square toed sandals, heels, flats and booties.
#SDPick: Zara Leather Ankle Boots, $129
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