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Are you ready for the return of sky-high platforms?

Dec 9, 2019

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Chain Accents

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Consider them built-in anklets for your shoes. Chain details appeared in both delicate and statement-making form on the spring 2020 runways. Whether done as a strappy sandal or a sleek bootie, the trend brings an unexpected sparkle to your shoe collection.

Clockwise from left: Zimmermann, Oscar de la Renta, Proenza Schouler

Chain Detail 45mm Pumps

Valentino farfetch.com



The gold chain detail accessorizing these office-friendly pumps will instantly upgrade your nine-to-five wardrobe. 

Pocena Chain Bootie

Schutz schutz-shoes.com



Yes, your boots need their own anklet too. Available in both white and black, Schutz’s chain-accent booties make for the perfect way to wear the trend now. 

2 Chains Pumps

Tamara Mellon tamaramellon.com



From the office to the weekend, these gold chain-embellished pumps are anything but basic. 

The New Loafer

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A new wave of loafers—not to be confused with your grandpa’s trusted pair—is about to make its way through. From chunky heels to slingback styles, the classic shoe is getting a major makeover and getting the cool-girl seal of approval come spring.

Clockwise from left: Prada, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin

Chain Detail Loafer-Style Pumps

Prada farfetch.com



Combining two trends in one, Prada’s chain-accented loafer pumps work just as well for the office as they do with a pair of jeans on the weekend. 

Nono Loafer in Croc-Effect Calfskin

Nomasei nomasei.com



This rising sustainable brand is one to watch—and its pair of croc-effect heeled loafers is definitely one to try. The low heel makes for the perfect work day or casual weekend shoe. 

Zumi 65mm Leather Loafers

Gucci farfetch.com



Prepare to see these two-tone loafers all over your Insta feed this season.  

Colorful Boots

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Knee-high boots have staged their triumphant return, but up next? A colorful rainbow of boots to give you a break from your go-to black. Brighten up your wardrobe with sunny shades of yellow and orange, or an unexpected shade of blue.

Clockwise from top left: Miu Miu, Gucci, Altuzarra, Marc Jacobs

Orange Suede Knee-High Boots

Tory Burch farfetch.com



Making for the perfect winter-to-spring transition shoe, these burnt orange boots will bring a splash of color to all your neutral-hued ensembles in the best way. 

Sky-Blue Highland Booties

Stuart Weitzman stuartweitzman.com



Ease into the trend with a pair of sky-blue boots that will add a soft touch of color to your closet. 

Yellow Croc-Effect Knee-High Boots

Paris Texas farfetch.com



Or go bold and bright with these showstopping yellow croc boots ideal for those who don’t want to play it safe in 2020. 

All Tied Up

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From espadrilles to sexy sandals, lace-up shoes are the move come spring and summer. If you really want to go bold, lace them up right over your pants for the more risk-taking side of the trend.

Clockwise from top left: Valentino, JW Anderson, Salvatore Ferragamo, Isabel Marant

Carina 30 Canvas & Jute Espadrille Wedges

Castañer matchesfashion.com



A vacation and summer staple, Castañer’s espadrilles are an effortless way to get the look (tie them over your pants for that JW Anderson runway look). 

Porto Sandal

Reformation thereformation.com



Reformation’s lace-up sandal is the perfect day-to-night style. 

Sky-High Platforms

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After seasons and seasons of kitten heels, get ready for the return of towering platforms. From sandals to heels to boots, the trend is lifting us all to higher ground come 2020.

Clockwise from left: Chloé, Tibi, Miu Miu

Carmen Leather Platform Boots

Opening Ceremony openingceremony.com



Get a head start on the trend throughout winter with these black platform booties. 

Lizard-Effect Leather Platform Sandals

Saint Laurent net-a-porter.com



There’s no better place for platform heels than a night out. Meet the new going-out shoes you can wear all year-round. 

Leather Espadrille Platform Sandals

Jacquemus modaoperandi.com



It’s never too early to prepare your summer wardrobe. Scoop up these Jacquemus platform sandals before they sell out. 

Minimal Designs

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Minimalism is taking new form in next season’s footwear. From toe-ring leather designs to reimagined thong styles, sleek black and white sandals are anything but basic.

Clockwise from left: Bottega Veneta, A.W.A.K.E. Mode, Givenchy

Maro Toe Loop Sandal

Vince nordstrom.com



Get the look just right with Vince’s toe-loop shoes. 

Stella Toe Ring Sandals

Villa Rouge shopbop.com



Prepare to live in these sleek toe ring sandals all summer long. 

Tabi Split Toe Boot

Maison Margiela nordstrom.com



Before sandal season hits, try the artful, minimal look with Margiela’s buzzy split toe boots. 

The Return of Mary Janes

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Though always a classic, Mary Jane pumps have taken a backseat over the last decade. Once reserved as a boring office shoe, the style is making its comeback in bold, whimsical, and playful designs that will transcend way beyond the boardroom.

Clockwise from left: Jason Wu, Carolina Herrera, Marc Jacobs

Mary-Jane 65 Crocodile Effect Mules

Prada farfetch.com



For a modernized, cool-girl take on the Mary Jane, opt for Prada’s neon croc-effect mules.

Platform Leather Mary Jane Pumps

Miu Miu modaoperandi.com



Nail two trends in one with these sky-high platform Mary Janes that are part Lady Gaga, part Alice in Wonderland. 

Bella Leather Mary Jane Pumps

By Far modaoperandi.com



A T-strap, kitten-heeled twist on the classic Mary Jane that will look cool when paired with denim or your favorite work dress. 

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