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Trend Spotting: August 2018

 

The Golden Rage

Designers dig shades of the rich hue.

1. Inkkas 2. L’Amour Des Pieds 3. Bill Blass 4. Ron White 5. Vionic 6. Matisse 7. Nicole 8. Johnston & Murphy 9. White Mountain
10. Bayton 11. Italian Shoemakers 12. Gabor 13. Birkenstock 14. Jewel by Badgley Mischka

 

It’s in the Jeans

The Americana fabric has it covered.

1. SAS 2. Hush Puppies 3. Secret Celebrity 4. J. Reneé 5. All Black 6. Minnetonka 7. Bernardo 8. Restricted 9. Taos

 

Prep School Playbook

Pencil in the classic men’s silhouette for spring.

From top: Geox, Twisted X, SAS, Ugg, Propét, At right: Florsheim.

 

You Know the ’Drille

The classic summer staple comes in a range of silhouettes.

1. Musse & Cloud 2. Nicole 3. Earth 4. OTBT 5. Trask 6. Bearpaw 7. Dansko 8. J. Reneé 9. Joules 10. Keds 11. Patrizia by Spring Step 12. Taos 13. White Mountain

 

Picture This

Cute graphics send a playful message.

1. Bayton 2. Gabor 3. L’Artiste by Spring Step 4. Inkkas 5. Sand by Saya 6. Keds 7. Dansko

 

Dream Weavers

Woven uppers add a layer of texture and breathability.

1. Matisse 2. Easy Spirit 3. White Mountain 4. Walking Cradles 5. Trask 6. Seychelles 7. Italian Shoemakers

 

Get Sporty

When a flip-flop or a slide just won’t get the job done.

From top: Propét, Bearpaw, Jerusalem Sandals, Naot.

Stripes Hype

Thick, slim and multi-colored, stripes are where designers draw the lines.

1. Twisted X 2. Bernardo 3. Marc Fisher 4. Joules 5. Bayton 6. Madeline 7. Ron White 8. Dansko

 

A Little Bit Country

Western-inspired booties: a little strut without the full-on boot baggage.

Clockwise from top left: Sigerson Morrison, Ron White, Nicole, Coconuts by Matisse, CAT.

 

Wedges Alert!

The summer staple comes in a range of heights, shapes and styles.

Clockwise from top left: Italian Shoemakers, SAS, BC, Geox, Antelope, Wolky, Propét.

 

Put a Bow on It

The embellishment adds that all-important finishing touch.

Clockwise from top left: Restricted, Easy Spirit, Walking Cradles, J. Reneé, Bill Blass.

 

Need a Lift?

Uber platforms raise the bar on style.

Clockwise from top left: Naot, Patrizia by Spring Step, Bearpaw, Restricted, Musse & Cloud, Bos & Co., Antelope.

 

Really Riveting

Studs add a dose of ’tude and texture.

Clockwise from top: Naot, Geox, Earth, Revere, Patrizia by Spring Step.

 

PERFS-FECTION

All-over perf patterns are holier than now.

Clockwise from top left: Bearpaw, Trask, Madeline, Earth.

Silverado

Nature’s runner-up metallic shines bright for spring.

1. OTBT 2. Hush Puppies 3. Naot 4. BC 5. Cougar 6. Trask 7. Butter

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