8 Cool Back-to-School Shoe Trends to Wear This Fall

Is there any better way to start off the new school year then with a brand spanking new pair of kicks? We think not.

Accessories have the ability to breathe life into your favorite tee and Levi's that you've worn a thousand times before, which is why we're all about splurging on a few extra pairs of shoes for fall and winter. Scroll through our trend report for the must-have back-t0-school shoe styles!

Embroidered Sneakers

Embroidery has been covering everything from jeans to jackets… and now sneakers! These embroidered beauties are too pretty not to pick-up.

Sears: $30

Sears Style embroidered sneakers

(via Sears)

Boohoo: $24

Boohoo Leather Embroidered Sneakers

(via Boohoo)

Topshop: $29

TOPSHOP embroidered sneakers flowers

(via TopShop)

 

Brown Suede Booties

Investing in a gorgeous brown bootie will never do you wrong! Autumnal tones will carry you through to fall as the leaves start to change.

Vince Camuto: $55

Vince Camuto Brown Suede Booties

(via 6pm)

Aldo: $60

Aldo Brown Suede Bootie

(via Amazon)

 

Velvet Sneakers

Velvet reigns supreme during the cooler months–so what better way to add texture into your look than with a velvet sneaker?

Sears: $15

Sears velvet sneakers

(via Sears)

Mossimo: $20

Massimo crushed blue velvet sneakers

(via Target)

TOPSHOP: $27

TOPSHOP pink crushed velvet sneakers

(via TopShop)

Nasty Gal: $50

Nasty Gal Blue Velvet Sneaker

(via Nasty Gal)

 

Wedge Bootie

Want a shoe that gives you both height and comfort? Let us introduce you to the wedge bootie. You get the arch support of a wedge, but the style of a bootie making it both cute and practical for school.

VIONIC: $90

VIONIC suede wedge bootie

(via 6pm)

Lifestride: $60

Lifestride wedge bootie

(via Lifestride)

DSW: $20

DSW Wedge Lace Up Bootie

(via DSW)

 

Classic Kicks

Sometimes it's best to keep things classic. Is there really anything more timeless than a good 'ol pair of Adidas? Adidas have been cool since their inception in the '50s, and they're still as hip as ever decades later.

Stan Smith: $60

Stan Smith Adidas

(via Nordstrom)

 

Lug Soles

Turns out, lug soles are more than just practical—they can be fashionable, too! Lug soles are great for climates that face the winter elements like snow and sludge. It's always nice when a pair of cute shoes are also functional!

Bearpaw: $90

bear paw lug sole boots

(via Bearpaw)

Forever 21: $35

Forever21 black lug sole combat boots

(via Forever21)

Colors of California: $41

Colors of California Lug soles

(via YOOX)

Cliffs by White Mountain: $55

Cliffs by White Mountain lug sole boots

 

Perforated Leather

Looking to give your classic leather booties a refresh? Try swapping them out for a perforated pair. Perforated leather adds texture and intrigue to your soles.

Jeffrey Campbell: $158

Jeffrey Campbell perforated leather shoes

(via Anthropologie)

Merona: $35

Verona Perforated Leather Booties

(via Target)

 

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