The Craziest Runway Shoes From New York Fashion Week Fall 2016

It’s our favorite time of year — time to review the craziest shoes from the runways, that is. The fall ’16 shows in New York featured fresh experimentation that included a departure from designers’ often too-safe footwear assortments.

Marc Jacobs closed the season by embodying fall’s daring sentiment. His lace-up boots had extreme platform soles that added a theatrical, costume-like element to his looks. The mega sole also appeared at Rihanna’s Fenty x Puma runway show, where she added thick soles onto creeper styles.

Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 Shoes On The Runway
Marc Jacobs RTW fall ’16 runway collection.
CREDIT: George Chinsee/Fairchild.

Ruffles and sequins also made an appearance, proving more is indeed more. Rodarte offered ultra-ruffled boots, while Delopozo went for pointy sequined oxfords with wooden flatform soles.

Boots, meanwhile, were finished in impactful prints. Playful prints were offered by Naeem Khan, who presented optical-illusion thigh-highs, and Jeremy Scott, who did cartoon-print Western boots.

Jeremy Scott Fall 2016 Shoes On The Runway
Jeremy Scott x Melissa RTW fall '16 shoes.
CREDIT: REX/Shutterstock.

To see more of the craziest shoes, click through the gallery.

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For more of FN’s NYFW fall ’16 coverage, read on below:

The Top Shoe Collaborations From New York Fashion Week Fall 2016

New York Fashion Week Shoe Of The Day: Fall 2016 Collections

Lady Gaga Walks In Marc Jacobs Fall 2016 Runway Show

Tanya Taylor RTW Fall 2016 Shoes: New York Fashion Week

Mansur Gavriel RTW Fall 2016 Shoes

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