10 Shoe Trends for Spring/Summer 2020
Adding a trendy pair of shoes to your looks can help them stay current, even if you’re not wearing all the other spring 2020 trends. Find out what trends are making the most successful transition from the runways to the street.
Check out some of the biggest spring 2020 shoe trends, including flats and platforms, along with other cool details that you definitely need in your shoe collection, from shoes with bow ties to color block shoes.
This spring, flats aren’t just casual anymore. With more sophisticated embellishments, flats are definitely turning into a more elegant options for those days when your feet need a rest from heels.
Dressy flats have taken oven the runways and made a big splash in collections ranging from Chanel and Emporio Armani to Michael Kors and Oscar de la Renta.
Lace up sandals are definitely one of the biggest spring 2020 shoe trends. When you prefer the gladiator look or a more modern interpretation of the sandal, you’re going to love these fresh versions of Roman and Greek inspired footwear. Rodarte, Alexander McQueen and Stella McCartney went for higher lacing, while Marchesa, Michael Kors and Thakoon opted for more minimal interpretations of the lace up trend.
While stilettos are never really going out of style, enjoy a bit of comfort with block heels this spring. They provide more support and they look better than ever. Don’t be afraid to choose wider heels that offer a lot more support. Runway shows from Jonathan Saunders, Proenza Schouler, Tory Burch, and Jil Sander prove that they can be as sophisticated as thinner heels.
Inspired by the retro ‘70s vibe that’s taken over the runways, flatforms are one of the big spring 2020 shoe trends. While some of them definitely have a disco vibe, most designers have put a modern spin on them. From Louis Vuitton and Saint Laurent to Victoria Beckham, Roberto Cavalli and Fendi, platforms are definitely taking over.
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While your feet can get plenty of rest in flats or flatforms, there are also plenty of gorgeous pumps to choose from. Go for dramatic details, especially ankle straps, if you want to take your pumps to the next level. Daring designs from Zac Posen, Wes Gordon and Lela Rose definitely prove that there’s always room for stilettos and pointy toes.
If you like texture, then you’ll definitely love one of the biggest spring 2020 shoe trends. Woven details have been showing up on the runway in plenty of collections, from Bottega Veneta and Alexander Wang to Michael Kors and Altuzarra. Whether you prefer a more natural look in neutrals or want more dating colors, you’ll certainly be able to find the right pair of shoes for this trend.
Color Block Shoes
Add a bit of drama to your shoes this season by choosing color blocked footwear. The runways were filled with two toned options, including collections from Carolina Herrera, Versace and Suno, while Burberry, Anna Sui and DKNY opted for even more colors. Try bolder primary colors or pair them with neutrals for a more subtle look.
Cowboy Inspired Shoes
When it comes to masculine influences, the western vibe is definitely one of the biggest spring 2020 shoe trends. From Prada and Gucci to Tommy Hilfiger and Marissa Webb, elements of hardware or shapes are definitely worth exploring. For the perfect way to rock the trend, try ankle booties with a subtle western influence.
Shoes with Bow Ties
For a more sophisticated approach to spring 2020 shoes, one detail is definitely packing a lot of punch. Miu Miu, Christian Louboutin, No 21, and Saint Laurent are bringing gorgeous bows to pumps and slingbacks, turning them into a detail that adds instant flair to your look.
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Whether real or fake, reptile skin patterns are also one of the big spring 2020 shoe trends. Snake skin was seen on the runway during shows from Jason Wu to Roberto Cavalli, while Ralph Lauren opted for crocodile skin. You can also add more drama to the trend by opting for brighter colors that take your look to the next level.