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This Is Weird: Every Single Fashion Girl Owns a Pair of These Shoes

This Is Weird: Every Single Fashion Girl Owns a Pair of These Shoes

Most trends die out quickly. Only a handful of trends emerge and end up sticking around for several seasons. Even fewer trends go on to become full-on wardrobe staples. Among the chosen few are boxy blazers, slip skirts, and the topic of today’s Ted Talk: white shoes. Formerly the shoes that only the most forward women in fashion had in their closets, now it’s safe to say that everyone and their mother owns a pair of white shoes, and for good reason: They literally go with everything.

Ahead, we’re rounding up the seven types of white shoes you’ll find in every single fashion girl’s closet. From fancier styles like mules and loafers to staple flats and sneakers, you’ll soon see that white shoes are the most stylish choice you can make in every footwear category under the sun. Prepare to get inspired by the following outfit ideas; … Read the rest

5 Controversial Fall Shoe Trends Insiders Are Already Wearing

5 Controversial Fall Shoe Trends Insiders Are Already Wearing

Fashion insiders aren’t afraid to shy away from the trends of the moment, so it’s no surprise they’re embracing some of fall’s most controversial shoe styles. Yes, fall may still be months away, but everyone ahead of the curve has already adopted the shoe trends that will be big in a few months—think styles like square-toe heels, hot pink heels, and “duck” boots (not to be confused with these).

Ahead, see the five major fall shoe trends fashion girls are behind and how they’re wearing them now—each of these are must-buys for the season ahead that are worth investing in now. Even if you’re unsure how to style the tricky silhouettes, there are plenty of chic ways fashion girls are adding them to their outfits. Go on to shop our edit and get a head start on fall style.

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I'm a Fashion Editor, and Here's How I'm Wearing 2019's Controversial Shoe Trend

I'm a Fashion Editor, and Here's How I'm Wearing 2019's Controversial Shoe Trend

If you had asked me not too long ago to name a few of the trends I’d never step foot in, thong sandals would have topped that list. But, as the headline suggests, I’ve since come around to the controversial shoe trend that’s been taking 2019 by storm. With so many fashion people styling the sandals, it was finally time I put my hesitation toward flip-flops behind me and started introducing them into my summer outfit rotation.

Last month, I headed to Hawaii to put the flip-flop trend to the test with none other than the Brazilian brand that’s been making the sandals so iconic for 50 years, Havaianas. Between exploring the sleepy surf towns on Oahu’s North Shore, hiking up to stunning vista points, taking a sunset boat ride, and even trying out surfing for myself, I styled a few pairs of their thong sandals in the … Read the rest

7 Fall Shoe Trends NYC Girls Are Already Wearing

7 Fall Shoe Trends NYC Girls Are Already Wearing

NYC girls are in a sartorial league of their own. Sure, Parisians, Londoners, and the like have their signature styles, but it’s New Yorkers, in particular, who have expertly mastered that effortlessly cool vibe we all covet. As a result, we consistently turn to this set for shopping recommendations, especially in reference to the latest shoe picks. In fact, after scrolling through Instagram recently, we realized that the women of the Big Apple are actually already wearing some of fall’s must-have footwear silhouettes.

It’s really no surprise that NYC trendsetters would want to jump on some of the new autumn looks given the season’s range of forward and elevated shoe styles. We’re talking everything from statement ankle boots to fresh pumps in unique shapes and colors. To highlight further, we rounded up the seven fall shoe trends all over the feeds of New York City girls. Just … Read the rest

It's Only July, but I Know My Favorite Fall Shoe Trend

It's Only July, but I Know My Favorite Fall Shoe Trend

When it came to fall 2019 shoe trends, my #1 choice faced quite the fierce competitive set. From square-toe shoes that feel very of-the-moment to snake and mock croc styles which are always worth the investment, I found myself with more favorites than in most seasons, but in the end, one stood out among the rest.

Of course, it’s the embellished heel, which I’ve actually sung the praises of before, and thus love even more because it’s a returning trend I already own. However, even if I didn’t, can one really argue with the fact that embellished heels are not only beautiful to look at but fun as well? As someone who has relatively simple day-to-day style and pretty much lives in basics, I love the fact that a bejeweled shoe can turn any outfit of my choosing from boring to breath-taking in an instant. Seemingly, some of my … Read the rest

Kate Middleton Wore the Shoe Trend That's Coming for Your Stilettos

Kate Middleton Wore the Shoe Trend That's Coming for Your Stilettos

We don’t know Kate Middleton’s podiatrist (if she even has one), but we’d venture to guess that somewhere in the greater London area, they’re breathing a major sigh of relief right now. The Duchess of Cambridge has long been unwavering in her preference of footwear, building up quite the collection of skinny stilettos over the years. She even stayed committed to her high heels throughout her pregnancy, further establishing her love for the shoes. (It’s been said that your feet become more sensitive while expecting.)

But today, while visiting the Henry Fawcett Children’s Centre in Kennington, she opted for a pair of block-heel pumps that, while no less chic, are supposed to be far better for your feet in the long haul. When we asked podiatrist Miguel Cunha about the best and worst heel styles, he echoed that he much prefers the thickness of block heels, “as they will … Read the rest

I'm Predicting This Will Be the Next Big Shoe Trend

I'm Predicting This Will Be the Next Big Shoe Trend

While there’s no shortage of cool of-the-moment shoe trends to talk about—like square toe shoes and strappy sandals which have only been gaining steam—there’s one in particular that is worth noting right now: ankle-tie shoes. While the shoe is certainly a classic silhouette, fashion insiders have been wearing the style more and more during the summer months. We’re seeing it in a variety of forms, from stiletto versions like the popular Attico versions to gladiator styles and wraparound mules.

The ways the fashion set have been wearing them are as distinct as the styles themselves. We’re seeing them worn laced high up the leg, secured snugly as the ankle, and even tied over pant hems. The later style is being championed by street style fixture like Pernille Teisbaek and Cecile Aagaard, so it’s no doubt the styling trick will soon spread across Instagram. Ahead, see how the style set is … Read the rest

Sorry, These Shoe Trends Will Die by Fall 2019

Sorry, These Shoe Trends Will Die by Fall 2019

The fashion-trend pendulum swings pretty aggressively this time of year, as looks continuously sway in and out of the style scene. This is particularly evident within the footwear realm. Just as a new silhouette crops up, one exits quite swiftly. While you should always wear what makes you feel comfortable, it doesn’t hurt to know the shoe styles that are on the decline to keep your fall wardrobe fresh and cool.

To fill us in on the trends that won’t be around much come September, we went straight to the expert: Ana Correa, the associate editor of accessories and footwear at trend-forecasting mecca WGSN. While she offered up her suggestions on the shoes to consider storing this fall, she also narrowed down the styles worth testing out to ensure your overall vibe is on point.

Go on to check out the ultimate shoe lineup—complete with visual and shopping … Read the rest

6 Shoe Trends That Are Dying in 2019

6 Shoe Trends That Are Dying in 2019

Believe it or not, we’re already halfway through summer, so there’s no time like the present to get ahead on your new-season shopping. Instead of overwhelming you with a list of all the trends that will be cool through the end of the year, we’re going to make it simple by filling you in on the trends—shoe trends in particular—that are dying off right now.

Ahead, we’ve asked some of the most reputable experts in the industry, from fashion directors at your favorite online shopping destinations to marketing specialists at one of the most popular shopping search engines on the internet, to fill us in on the shoe trends they think are officially on the way out, in addition to the ones they expect to flourish. Ready to see what they said?

“Your run-of-the-mill stilettos and block heels from 2018 are getting a 2019 makeover with fresh heels in … Read the rest

Diary of a Shoe Hoarder: The 9 Pairs I Wear on Repeat

Diary of a Shoe Hoarder: The 9 Pairs I Wear on Repeat

Everybody has their “thing.” For some it’s handbags, for others it’s denim, and for a lot of women, it’s jewelry. Maybe I watched too much Sex and the City growing up and caught the Carrie Bradshaw syndrome, but for me it’s shoes. I’ve always loved how an elevated shoe rack instantly decorates a closet.

Aside from home décor purposes, shoes are the literal foundation of your outfit. They can change up a vibe from dressy to casual and be the ultimate outfit maker (or killer). No matter how many times I try to Marie Kondo my closet, my shoe collection seems to grow because, truly, they all bring me joy. So despite my overflowing closet of footwear, these are the nine styles I am actually wearing this season.  

This style is without a doubt the shoe of summer. It’s a barely there midi heel that (despite … Read the rest