We’re Head Over Heels For These Fall 2017 Shoe Trends
From embellishments and florals to combat boots and crushed leather, this fall is all about bigger and better. Stay away from basic shoes this season, and go bold with these styles.
Add some edge to your autumn looks this season with a set of rockstar-worthy combat boots. The embellishments on this pair from Fendi make these boots next-level trendy and will help set you apart from the crowd.
To buy: Fendi Buggies-Eye Leather Combat Boots, Spring, $1,100
The more, the merrier is the theme in regard to embellishments on our feet this fall. Don’t worry about how to style them, though. These glitzy mules are still neutral enough to be paired with practically anything.
To buy: Dolce Vita Maura Embellished Mules, Bloomingdale’s, $140
Take your strappy sandals up another notch this season with ankle-wraps. This shoe trend made significant gains in popularity over the summer, and it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon.
To buy: Lulus I Slay Black Suede Lace-Up Platform Heels, Lulus, $43
Floral prints on our clothing have been hugely popular over the past year, so it was only a matter of time until the trend reached our footwear. And we have zero complaints about it. These embroidered floral flats are the perfect fall fit.
To buy: MIA Cadley Embroidered Floral Flat, Belk, $59
A bit of bulk doesn’t seem to be an issue this season as the runways saw plenty of sneaker boots in the fall collections. Not only stylish, but they’ll also be sure to keep your feet warm as the temperatures start to drop.
To buy: Palladium Pampa Hi Originale Sneaker Boot, Urban Outfitters, $65
Sky High Platforms
If you love platform shoes already, you’re going to be on cloud nine about this fall’s sky high take on the trend. Stand a little taller, hold your head a little higher, and prepare to totally kill this look.
To buy: Marc Jacobs Sky Platform High Heel Sandal, Gilt, $249
This fall is all about putting the “heel” in “high heel.” Glamorous and funky shoe stems adorned runways, and we’re totally ready to rock ours.
To buy: ASOS Pina Colada Pointed High Heels, ASOS, $37
Thigh High Boots
The over-the-knee boot look reared its beautiful head last winter, but they’re back this fall and we’re loving it already. But don’t stop at just above your kneecap. This fall is all about bigger and better. Go for a thigh high pair that will really turn heads.
To buy: Stuart Weitzman Alllegs Ultrastretch Over-The-Knee Boot, Neiman Marcus, $798
When comfort and style are combined into one, you can bet we’re all in for it. Loafers hit both of those key factors and are a perfect, work-appropriate fall shoe. What’s not to love?
To buy: Chloe Olly Leather Kiltie Loafer, Neiman Marcus, $395
Remember when you used to fight your mom when she forced you to slip into your Mary Janes for school picture day? Well now we’re fighting to wear them every day. Mary Janes are back in a big way this fall, and we’re totally head over heels. Pro tip: the more straps, the better!
To buy: Ruby Shoo Chimerical Caper Mary Jane Heel, Modcloth, $64.99
Urban Cowboy Boots
Cowboy boots are definitely back in style this fall, but in a way that makes them much more versatile. Introducing: urban cowboy boots. Think: shorter, varied materials, embellishments, patterns, and more.
To buy: Vetements Lucchese Leather Ankle Boots, Net-A-Porter, $1,617
Dorothy was obviously onto something with those ruby slippers. Bold and powerful red hues are going to be everywhere this season. Bonus points when you combine it with another fall trend, like these adorable ankle-wrap peep toes.
To buy: 2 Lips Too Too Roxy Bootie, Belk, $70
Crushed velvet is back from the ‘70s, and we’re putting it on everything. These velvet covered booties from Steve Madden take your go-to fall footwear to the next level.
To buy: Steve Madden Edit Bootie, Nordstrom, $89.95