Shop Spring’s Hottest Shoe Trends

by modastation

Super-hot on the runway and off, color-blocking is not for the faint of heart. Take a walk on the wild side in sky-high wedges like Leighton Meester’s Pierre Hardy: the extra real estate on the heel allows the trend to pack its full punch.

 

For those wary of incorporating spring’s bright hues into their wardrobe, Zoe Saldana shows a great way to dip a toe into the trend. Keep the rest of your look neutral and pick a colorful (but conservative!) accessory, like her citrus-hued Brian Atwood pumps.

 

Stilettos might be the natural choice for a city-chic outfit like Lauren Conrad’s, but by adding an unexpected stacked heel in natural wood (from her own Kohl’s line), the fashionista gives her outfit a retro and walkable touch.

  • Forever 21 slouchy leatherette heels, $25, forever21.com
  • Topshop “Rockie” tan leather wooden heeled sandals, $125, topshop.com

 

Espadrilles are a warm weather classic, but Eva Longoria shows how to keep the look current: pairing a sky-high pair with skinny jeans and big earrings. The shoes get a totally new spin!

  • Delia’s “Rebels Tangle” espadrille wedge, $50, delias.com
  • Coconuts “Raye” espadrille, $65, piperlime.com

 

So sick of your beat-up ballerina flats, but can’t give up the comfort factor? Enter this spring’s hottest flat, the loafer. Feminize the masculine look with a metallic finish or patent leather (like Alexa Chung), and they’ll be good to go with anything from pegged jeans to frilly frocks.

  • Topshop “Marcus” off-white loafers, $55, topshop.com
  • Ellen Tracy “Baldwin” loafer, $70, dsw.com

 

Pick up on warm weather faves like linen and canvas for your accessories, too! Model Rosie Huntington-Whitley wears a sophisticated linen-and-leather Isabel Marant pair, which steer clear of hippie territory with their elegant two-tone look and pointy toes.

 

Platform pumps have been around for a while – stars love them because they add height without adding pain – so it was only a matter of time before they made their way to the classic wedge. Kylie Minogue steps out in a pair with black piping, which mix fun and ladylike in a

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