5 Spring Shoe Trends to Start Wearing as Soon as Humanly Possible

We don’t know about you, but at the first sign of above-50 weather, we’re ready to throw our snow boots in the trash. (Only metaphorically, of course—winter footwear ain’t cheap.) Fortunately, you can scoop up spring’s best styles right this minute.

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While we’re still not sure how we feel about the whole “dad sneaker” thing, we could stand to branch out from our go-to Vans. Thankfully, classic (and totally wearable) high-tops are here to add a throwback edge to all our outfits.

Get the look: Superga ($54); Comme des Garcons ($125); Golden Goose ($550)

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You already know that plastic is a major trend this year, and its footwear iteration is no less contentious. But eventually we were won over by the futuristic Cinderalla vibes of “naked” PVC straps and Lucite heels.

Get the look: Nasty Gal ($30); Rag and Bone ($220); Barneys New York ($325)


We city slickers haven’t been this excited about cowboy boots since the early aughts. Think contrast stitching, stacked heels and squared-off toes.

Get the look: Matisse ($88); Two24 ($228); Ganni ($475)

pink braided strappy sandals
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Super Strappy

After the past few seasons’ minimalist mules, we’re finally veering back toward the intricate. Basically, the more complicated it looks, the better.

Get the look: Zara ($100); Joie ($140); Aquazzura ($950)

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Combat Boots

OK, maybe it’s not time to put away the boots quite yet. But we can at least mix things up in a grunge-era silhouette updated in on-trend white.

Get the look: Steve Madden ($60); Dolce Vita ($160); Frye ($298)

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