Yes, it is that time of the year when you go on a spring cleaning mission and that includes updating your wardrobe and shoe cabinet too. 2017 shoe trends point toward making a bold, cheery fashion statement with colourful shoes that reflect the season.
With a great variety of styles to choose from comes great responsibility (yes, choosing the right footwear for yourself is a handy superpower to have). For a convenient guide that will help you make the right footwear choices, simply pin this to the chart board!
SHOE TRENDS FOR WOMEN
Strap on: A feminine play on straps is the next big thing this season and were seen making their presence felt on the runways internationally. Criss-cross or the perennially favourite X-strap, stock on some strappy numbers to up your fashion game this spring. And a strap sandal like the Swiftwater W Vibrant Violet Sandal is just what you were looking for. Pair them with sheer, printed tights and a short dress to complement it and you are ready to hit that brunch with your ladies in style! Want to strike a balance between sporty and feminine? The Swiftwater X-Strap W Smoke/Light Grey Shoe is the perfect answer to all your active fashionwear woes.
Open secret: Open toes are back and how! Paint those toe nails a bright red or sunshine yellow and slip your feet into some comfortable open-toe flats that will take you from office to party without much fuss. The Crocs Lina Embellished Dorsay Navy/Silver Flat is the kind of pair you would want to sport on your formals as well as dressy outfits. Subtle oomph!
Comfort chic: Spring styles are all about fashion that lets you breathe and walk with a spring in your step! For all those casual outings, turn out cute as a button with an A-line frock to match a pair of sporty shoes such as the CitiLane Roka Slip-On W Electric Blue Shoe.
SHOE TRENDS FOR MEN
The predominant theme for men’s shoes this season is the mix-and-match of colours to welcome spring in all its glory. Pool parties are going to be a regular event this season. Give your ‘checked shirt and shorts’ combo that added edge with the Swiftwater Wave Graphic M Ocean/Black Shoe. The water-themed graphics on the shoe will make you feel at home instantly! For a subtler take on this type of shoe, opt for the solid, dual-coloured Swiftwater Wave M Graphite/Volt Green Shoe. Its wide front, unique design and appealing colours will mean you they will help you stand out from the rest no matter where you go. And if heads turning with every step you take is what you desire, then look no further than the Duet Max Ombre Clog Navy/Orange Clog! Yes, ombre is stealing the show on the shoe trend charts as well! The fiery shades of orange and yellow are offset stylishly with the cool navy for a mesmerizing graphical effect.
SHOE TRENDS FOR KIDS
There is no particular season to help your kid bring out the inner superhero in them, but spring could be the right time to start. If your child is obsessed with a superhero, then they’ll never say no to the CrocsFunLab collection. From Star Wars (CrocsFunLab Star Wars Navy Clog) to the Marvel Avengers (CrocsFunLab Marvel Avengers Navy Clog) and Batman (CrocsFunLab Batman Smoke Clog), your child won’t stop gushing or finding an excuse to flaunt these superhero clogs!