I’m basically counting down the days until March 20th, because nothing mindfucks me more than
Kylie’s daughter’s name the sun setting at like, 4pm. I fucking hate it, and therefore, I am rejoicing in the fact that spring will be here in just a little over a month. IDGAF what Punxsutawney Phil said last week. If you don’t know who that is, my point exactly. He’s fake news. Everything is better in warmer weather, like the frozen drinks, crop tops, and of course, new shoes. Here are the biggest shoe trends you’re about to see as soon as the first day of spring hits.
1. Kitten Heels
They’re not as fugly as you’d think. With the right shoe, you can look as chic and possibly skinny as a Hadid walking down the street. I’m obviously not talking about the kitten heels the Phyllis in your office wobbles in everyday, but instead, a sock bootie with a twist. There will be a ton of 70s go-go girl vibes next season, so if you’re feeling bold, grab the white. Either way, the lighter the color, the better.
Free People Marilyn Kitten Heel Bootie
2. Dad Sneakers
I’m just going to slip this in here to get the worst out of the way. This trend is definitely fucking grotesque, so apologies in advance for what we’re about to see all over Instagram. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t already see Brooklyn hipsters sporting these on the L train like it’s their job. Maybe, we can blame Balenciaga for making this a thing. (I mean, they did bring out platform Crocs, after all.)
3. PVC Heels
We’re (unfortunately) not getting rid of these see-through shoes anytime soon. We’ll be seeing plastic, latex, and anything resembling rainwear in a lot more clothes and styles of shoes than we’d honestly like to.
ALDO Oceani Silver Women’s Dress Boots
4. Shoes With Different Materials
Similar to your knock-off Fenty PUMA slides, wearing shoes with a bunch of different shit on them will be trendy. Whether you’re wearing faux fur on your feet or purchasing a pair of bedazzled sandals, you’ll find yourself giving into the ways of the latest Insta influencer. Surprisingly, these styles aren’t as hideous as you’d expect.
5. Pastel Slingbacks
Slip-ons are now officially gross and eventually, our millennial pink obsession will be considered tacky, too. In effort to find a happy medium, we’ll probs be seeing our fave chain stores stock up on slingback block heels in an assortment of pastel colors. Since purple is 2018’s color, expect to see a whole lot of it.
6. Embroidered/Embellished Sneakers
This year, spring will be the season we finally get an upgrade from our Adidas. White on white is cute and all, but being extra is better when it comes to
my general life philosophy fashion, obviously. Expect to see sneakers in bright hues with embroidered patterns and pairs full of flashy embellishments. These go hand-in-hand with your all black attire and add a pop of fun into the mix. AMAZING.
Images: Ethan Haddox / Unsplash; Nordstrom (1); Urban Outfitters (1); ALDO (1); Revolve (1); Shopbop (1)
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