That’s a wrap: New York Fashion Week has come and gone, meaning there’s no time like the present to review the new footwear styles designers debuted in their spring ’17 collections. The shows ranged from barely-there strappy stilettos to clunky flatforms. Below, see our Top 20 shoe picks (ranked in no particular order):
Charming, twisted eelskin stilettos and cherise hosiery had chic kitsch.
2. Tory Burch
In a collection influenced by New England bohemians, luxe embroidered mocs were on the fringe.
3. Sies Marjan
This buzzy new brand mixes easy shapes with extreme shoe silhouettes.
4. Victoria Beckham
The riding boot was reinvented as a posh evening alt.
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5. Jason Wu
Thin is in. These spindly silk sandals emphasized slender lines.
6. Narciso Rodriguez
Stark white boots are a key spring (and seasonless) update.
Kitten heels need not be safe: Just add iridescent sequins and strapping.
8. Monique Lhuillier
Forget notions of flat sandals. Think foot jewelry.
9. Michael Kors
Practice makes perfect. And in cork platforms this towering, proceed with caution.
Simple yet striking Grecian sandals get revived in searing hues.
11. Alexander Wang
The humble flip-flop got its groove back with rows of embellished strapping.
12. Prabal Gurung
The mule trend isn’t going anywhere. Note the new high-throat cut.
Satin heels are toughened up with long belt wrapping around the ankle.
14. 3.1 Phillip Lim
Substantial-studded sandals were made for pavement pounding.
15. Thom Browne
Whatever happened to shoes that make you smile? Clever constructions are a whale of a good time.
16. Tommy Hilfiger
Gigi-approved? Does it even matter? Buy-now, wear-now is the current catchphrase.
17. Pyer Moss
This label to watch distorted spiffy oxfords with hand-molded silicon soles.
18. Proenza Schouler
Double up: Stacked flatforms contrast curvy looks.
Chunky boots are a punk princess’ 24/7 go-to.
20. Oscar de la Renta
What would Oscar say? Bravo, likely. Embellished sandals prevailed for day and eve.