Women’s shoes are our favorite things, aren’t they? From gladiators to sexy statement heels to men’s inspired – we pick out the best and latest trends in women’s shoes for Spring Summer 2015 from the runways! And not just that, we pick out shopping ideas based on those styles from your favorite women’s shoes designers!!
Latest Shoe Trends for Women’s Shoes for Spring Summer 2015
Oh, I’m so glad this trend is back! This was so in many years ago when I was a teen. I mean, a couple of years ago when I was a teen. Trust me, I’m not THAT old. Err, back to the topic! Wear gladiators with knee-length or short skirts/shorts, if you’re wearing a basic color like black or beige, pair your outfit with these metallic ones for some drama! Maybe add a couple of bracelets or bangles to match!
A. G by Guess
B. Gladiator by Tory Burch
C. Odyssey Metallic leather gladiator sandals by Saks Fifth Avenue
D. Brown flat gladiators by Steve Madden
E. Black Gladiator sandals by Sam Edelman
2. Glossy / Metallic
We’ve seen some subtle metallic women’s shoes in the past seasons, but now is the time for futuristic mirrored metallic. Think you can handle that? Check out these beauties! They can be your shoe of choice for nightclubs and parties alright, but if you would like a more subdued look, pair them with jeans and tees.
A. Rock & Gold 120 Metallic Leather Ankle Boots by Christian Louboutin
B. Abel Mirrored-Leather Pumps by Jimmy Choo
C. Patent leather flats by Valentino
D. Metallic leather point-toe pumps by Valentino
E. Patent Calfskin Flats by Chanel
F. Pointed toe pump golden beige iridescent calfskin by Dior
3. Tassle/ Fringe
This is so hot this season! Try layered fringes, the longer the better. And with tassles, try bunches of long tassles for added drama. Pair them with spring dresses and jackets.
A. Bobbi Suede Heel by Nasty Gal & Jeffrey Campbell
B. Embellished Leather Sandals by MSGM
C. Jennifer by Christian Louboutin (Okay, I know these are cut-out and tie-up style and not fringed or tassled. But I’m sleepy. Ok?)
D. Fringly Sandal by Steve Madden
It’s March, and you know what that means! Time to ditch the boots and show-off that pedicure! These can be basically paired with most outfits, from dresses to trousers to jeans. Just keep your outfit fuss-free for this clean sophisticated style.
A. White Winged Angelo Shoes by Sophia Webster
B. Kid Suede Slippers by Chanel
C. Chunky Heel Halter Strap Sandals by Prada
D. Froze Black Nappa Leather Sandal Booties by Jimmy Choo
E. Metallized-calfskin-sandals by Chanel
F. Open-Toe Metallic Crumpled Lambskin Sandals by Chanel
5. Cool Graphics
So much variety to choose from. Try cheeky ones with different patterns on each foot, or the ones with artsy prints. Let them reveal your mood and personality. Pair the flats and low heels with shorts or cropped boyfriend jeans for a cool spring look! Printed shoes are sure gonna stay on trend.
A. Printed Suede Calfskin Short Boots with Crepe Sole by Chanel
B. White Black Palms Printed Canvas and Leather Sneakers by Converse
C. Leather fabric and sequins heeled sandal by Dior
D. White Brooke Watermelon Wedge Sandals by Sophia Webster
E. Neoprene Pop! Slip On Sneakers by Moa (Master of Arts)
F. Bank Shot 2.0 Canvas High Top Sneakers Adidas Originals by Rita Ora
G. At Hashtag Flats by Jeffrey Campbell
H. Leather Cora Pumps by Christian Louboutin
6. Glittery/ Sequinned
Very in. And this season, reserve the bling for not just the parties, but also your regular days for shopping or hanging out with your friends! Wear them with cropped jeans or neutral colored calf-length skirts to make them pop! Try colors like purple, gold or silver for the unmissable look!
A. Blink Eye Glitter Loafers by Chiara Ferragni
B. Sparkles Sequin Short Boot by Ugg
C. All Star Mid Lux Black Sequins Sneakers by Converse
D. Glitter Slip-On by Toms
If you want a casual yet not too feminine twist, add these men’s outfit inspired shoes and booties. These are women’s shoes, of course, but inspired by the men’s. These can be both flats or with heels. Try unfeminine colors like browns or navy blues and pair them with jeans and hoodies, or cropped jackets for a cool and chic look.
A. Lace Up Desert Booties with Wedge Heels by Toms
B. Lace Tie-Up Booties Mens Wear Inspired by ModCloth
8. Laser Cut-Out
Try the ones with randomized and asymmetric cut-outs for an ultra modern look. These can be paired with either jeans or dresses. If you want to draw more attention to the shoes, pair them with solid colors and not prints, but if you want to try the latest trend of mixing prints, then pair a printed scarf with them.
A. Hairibal by Manolo
B. Black Suede Mila Sandals by Sophia Webster
C. Anouk Black Laser Cut Suede and Nude Mirror Leather on Mesh Pointy Toe Pumps by Jimmy Choo
D. Nilly Jelly Bow Ballerina Flat by Salvatore Ferragamo
9. Fancy Heels
Another hot trend! For a night look, try the sequinned or spiked heels, and pair them with sexy dresses and cropped jackets. For a day look, try heels in different shapes or a different color than the rest of the shoe. Pair them with trousers or dresses, add a light cardigan for an elegant look.
A. Black nude fabric ankle boot by Dior
B. Graduated orange patent calfskin pointed toe-pump by Dior
C. Black Platform Shoe Boot with Spiked Heel by Fashion Union
D. Casadei Stiletto Pumps by Farfetch
E. Blue Suede calfskin pointed toe-pump with Graded Heel by Dior
F. Crepe and Satin Pumps with Peal Embellished Heel by Chanel
10. Tribal Prints
So exotic and yet cool! Try a mix of bright with neutral colors, like brown and orange, or black with blue. And pair these with simpler outfits in solid colors, so that they are more conspicuous.
A. Open Toe Caged Sandals – Tribal Runway High Heel by Sergio Rossi
B. Flat Lace Up Sneakers – Archer Tribal Print by BucketFeet
C. Vagachina by Christian Louboutin
D. Agonli by Manolo
These can be both formal and casual. Pair the formal ones with knee-length pencil dresses and formal jackets for a professional look. And the casual ones with cropped jeans and cool printed tops.
A. Lapris Natural Gloss Elaphe and Black Kid Leather Pointy Toe Pumps by Jimmy Choo
B. Colona by Manolo
C. Tie-up Flat shoes by Miu Miu
Both lace and sheer styles are in this season for women’s shoes. Lace is a feminine and girly look, whereas sheer is a more ladylike grown-up look. If you want to give it a balanced look without looking too girly, wear these with a pair of jeans and a a buttoned shirt.
A. Black Lace Booties by Yes Style
B. High-Heel Lace Pointed Toe Pump by Yoins
C. Gander at Glamour Heel by ModCloth
Note added on August 25, 2015: Also check out: Latest Shoe Trends Fall Winter 2015-2016 | Women’s Shoes Trendiest Styles
Shilpa Ahuja a designer and entrepreneur. She is the editor-in-chief of ShilpaAhuja.com, which she founded with the goal of inspiring confidence in the modern working woman through fashion.
Fashion has traditionally been for the rich, white, thin woman. That’s how it evolved over centuries and that’s how it’s been represented in fashion media. But Shilpa believes that with the changing role of women in the society, fashion has changed, too. She believes that fashion is for everyone, regardless of their age, gender, color, body type and background. So she translates runway fashion into easy style advice that one can incorporate into their daily lives.
Shilpa’s work has been published in the University of Fashion blog and Jet Airways magazine. She is also an artist, illustrator and cartoonist. She is also the creator of Audrey O., a comic series that represents the lifestyle of millennial women. She enjoys creative writing and world travel. Her art has been exhibited at Harvard Graduate School of Design and the Aroma Hotel, Chandigarh and been published in Chandigarh Times.
Originally from Chandigarh, Shilpa also has a professional degree in architecture and has worked in interior project management. She is also the author of the book “Designing a Chinese Cultural Center in India”. Shilpa has a Masters in Design Studies degree from Harvard University. For feedback and questions, please email [email protected]