Shop the autumn shoe trends now...
New season, new shoe trends. Yes, as we start switching up our wardrobes for autumn/winter it’s also time to embrace all the fabulous new footwear offerings in stores now. Here’s the Marie Claire guide to the new styles you need to know about.
From sturdy block heel sandals to sleek minimalist sock boots, crisp white trainers to sky-high metallic heels – there’s a whole host of covetable options to tempt you to try something new.
Colour-wise, autumn traditionally favours darker shades but the fashion world have fallen hard for baby pink. Brocades and metallics are still going strong.
Anything lace-up and suede will dress-up your denim with ease. Look to Also for slick Christmas party styles, and Asos for chic flat options.
Perhaps the easiest, and most wearable trend of the bunch, the trainer really is the do-it-all, enduring style hero for AW16. Axel Arigato has it covered with its cool takes on catwalk trends. And Common Projects will forever be one of our favourite posh trainer brands.
Ballet flats have had a new-season makeover and now comes with dramatic ankle lace ups. Miu Miu have the dream-version and we’re obsessed with the punky black velvet style.
Whether you’re planning to recharge your workwear wardrobe or slip into something new for autumn – we’ve got all the hottest styles in our new season edit.
Anyone missing their boho summer style will appreciate these suede lace ups from Aldo.
These brocade ballet flats are ticking two trends at once, which makes them a sound investment in our opinion.
These pretty boots will look gorgeous with wool culottes and a chunky cable knit once the temperatures drop.
These classic crimson Mary Janes are giving us Alice in Wonderland vibes. And those are always good vibes.
We're blaming Kate Moss for our current Gazelle obsession. These retro navy trainers will look great with high waisted Levis and a logo tee.
Over-the-knee boots are back with a bang this season. Temper the sexy overtones of this style by opting for a chic dove grey version.
Snakeskin boots are the key to breaking up all-black outfits in winter, and these boots are as comfortable as they are cool.
Quirky dressers will love these off-kilter ponyskin flats from Simone Rocha.
Feel punky but polished in these ankle boots by new label-of-the-moment Dorateymur.
A sexier take on girlish Mary Janes, wear these with cropped flares and a haughty swish.
Punky ballet shoes are set to be the most sought-after flat shoe this season. Invest early!
These classic loafers from Ecco are our new, go-to work shoe this autumn.
Prada have finally given in to e-commerce and the brand is now available on My Theresa and Net-A-Porter. These red Mary Jane's are our fantasy buy.
Axel Arigato's posh kicks riff on catwalk looks and are well worth the extra pennies.
New London shoe label Atribute are establishing themselves as the go-to label for cool but work-appropriate shoes.
For a more feminine spin on the brocade trend, head to Saint Laurent and snap up this block heel pair in pretty pink hues.
Boyish Chelsea boots meets Gucci's girly-girl in a match made made in shoe heaven.