No surprise that boots stand tall as the hottest footwear fashion trend of fall and winter 2020, but platforms are nipping at their heels, and fuzzy shoes are popping up as a quirky surprise. The latest in boots are eye-catching, traffic-stopping, rainbow-bright colors guaranteed to get admiring glances and plenty of “where did you get those” questions. Boots that are over-the-knee, laced-up, or rubber-soled are solid on-trend choices. Extra points if your boot choice is embellished with chains, rhinestones, or bows. Keep reading for the shoe trends that will make you happy this coming season.
Embellishments add fun to your look
Rhinestone-embellished shoes seem here to stay. Sparkly accents, as well as chains both chunky and dainty, adorn plenty of fall shoe styles. Buckles are big for fall and winter, whether on loafers, heels, or boots.
To shop: Frye Women’s Julia Harness Chain Tall Boot ($438.82 – $443.55, click here)
The stacked heel boot has always been a staple for rock stars and ordinary people alike. This chunky chain adds some edge to the style, and it’s removable, so you basically have two boots in one.
Bright leather boots stop traffic
Boots in eye-popping hues are here to liven up your fall. This is the year to give your classic black and brown shoe wardrobe the brighter boot. Go bold with primary colors that will make your shoes the center of attention. They’ll bring an injection of joy to any fall outfit.
To shop: Senso Tatum Heeled Ankle Boots ($169.00, click here)
This cornflower blue ankle boot is eye-catching and very feminine, with a slender heel and easy slip-on style.
Platforms elevate fall style
Platforms are raising boot and sandal styles to new heights. When nights start to turn cold, pair platform sandals with a cozy knit tight and boogie on.
To shop: Gianvito Rossi Tabasco 70 Platform Suede Sandals ($298.00, click here)
This platform mixes fiery red color with luxe suede for a real stunner of a sandal. Pair these shoes with a maxi dress to create a commanding evening look.
Wear your fuzzy slippers outside
Quarantine, but make it fashion. The fuzzy slipper trend is the real deal for fall and winter 2020—we guarantee toes will stay toasty when (if?) you leave the house.
To shop: Birdies “The Phoebe” ($120, click here)
These vegan women’s slides have non-slip rubber soles for inside traction and outside wearability. Plus, there’s 7 layers of comfort woven into the sole.
And the brights just keep on coming
Neons aren’t just for boots this fall and winter. Bright and colorful sandals, sneakers, and slingbacks are on-trend and ready to pair with a neutral suit or a full-on neon outfit.
To shop: APL Techloom Phantom Sneakers ($115.00, click here)
Kick your workout up a notch with these lightweight, super comfortable running shoes in a bright orange that’s sure to get you fired up.
Lace-up boots cover serious ground
Lace up tight and get on the move with boots that are the functional backbone of fall fashion. The laidback lace-up style is perfectly casual teamed with black pants.
To shop: Heron Preston Security Boots ($725.00, click here)
These boots with a durable ridged rubber sole are made for taking the less travelled route. No matter your path this fall, these boots can get you there.
Bows make a statement
Cute details like bows say you pay attention to the little things and you don’t mind a little embellishment. Bows were a staple of the fall/winter 2020 runways and they belong in your closet this season. Try them in an unexpected material for a less girly take.
To shop: Zaxy Bow Sliders ($40.00, click here)
Slip into these glossy bow sliders in black and feel like you’re walking on air. The best part? These jellies are easy to clean. Just wipe them down with a damp cloth.