You know you are a shoe lover when you buy outfits to match your fashion shoes and not the other way round. Hey, the fashion shoe-loving community knows what it needs and isn’t shy to ask for it. Their footwear cupboard is neatly divided into categories such as brunch, date night, date with girlfriends, lazy day out… the labels are endless and the cupboard, huge!
If you find yourself sharing a similar relationship with your shoes, then you will understand why following global footwear trends is of utmost importance to you. You scour the runway images online and read up reports in print to know exactly what kind of footwear you need to invest in for the year ahead. Let us help unburden you slightly. We have done the first bit for you and present you the trends doing the rounds for both men and women this year.
NEW TRENDY SHOES FOR WOMEN
Making a point
Fashion shoes for women are tapering towards the pointed edge this season. Pair it with a crop top and cigarette pants for a look that is classy and hep at the same time.
Shop the trend: The Crocs Lina Wedge Black/Plum Wedge is playfully feminine and contemporary.
Laced loafers bringing sporty chic fashion back as comfort is given priority among footwear trends. Colour coordinate them with pleated shorts, pull a blazer over your tee for a look that says straight off the runway.
Shop the trend: Shades of grey are sexy! Don’t believe us? Let this pair of Crocs Walu II Canvas Skimmer W Concrete/Pearl White Shoe convince you.
From gladiators that make an impressive style statement to T-strap fancy sandals that spell relaxed fashion, these strappy fashion shoes for women are what you need to complete your shoe cabinet.
Shop the trend: The Crocs Isabella T-Strap Coral Sandal will make you think lovingly about summer, ice-cream cones and Sunday picnics.
FASHION SHOES FOR MEN
Sneak me in…
Or that’s what sneakers have been whispering to you. The uber-cool sneakers are making their presence felt strongly in the fashion shoes for men department. The definite colours to pick are neutrals such as black and grey and navy blue for that dash of colour.
Shop the trend: Solid colours such as navy blue, white and a clean line of red make the Crocs NorlinPlim M Navy/White Sneaker a must in every man’s shoe cabinet.
Flip for fashion
The trends have declared flip flops to be the ultimate in comfortable fashion for men. These fashion shoes for men are perfect for any and every casual occasion.
Shop the trend: The Crocs Yukon Mesa Slide M Khaki/Espresso Slide nail the casual brief without slipping over to the sloppy side. The rugged colours of khaki and coffee simply add to the charm of the footwear.