Trendspotting – August 2010

A look at trends – August 2010

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Foam Party

Seafoam green rides the color wave for spring.

Clockwise from top left: platform with faux-python details by Charles Albert; Ugg Australia boot; cut-out stiletto by Pour La Victoire; Poetic License Mary Jane; Cordani slingback espadrille; French Sole micro wedge.

Foam Party

Against the Grain

Designers break tradition with a new take on clogs.

Clockwise from top left: Jessica Bennett wedge; green cut-out with cork heel by Restricted; buckled clog by Blossom; slingback platform by Two Lips; Matisse peep-toe mule; stingray wedge by Joe’s Jeans.

Against the Grain

In the Buff

Designers show their natural side with shades of nude, beige and tan.

Clockwise from top left: Bernardo cuffed sandal; lace-up bootie by Fergie; desert boot by J Shoes; Elizabeth Brady ruffled sandal; slip-on by Hush Puppies; Bebe tassle clog.

In the Buff

Nautical By Nature

Maritime accents cruise into the season with a preppy vibe.

Clockwise from top left: peep-toe flat by Restricted; Charles David striped wedge; Birki’s thong; boat shoe by Rockport; Simple sneaker; Sperry Top-Sider hi-top; Sebago loafer wedge.

Nautical By Nature

Jean Pool

America’s go-to fabric fades into footwear.

Clockwise from top: Jessica Bennett peep-toe shoetie; Pazzo wood and crepe wegde; gladiator heel by Franco Sarto; White Mountain slide; slip-on by Ugg Australia. Center: Pour La Victoire wingtip.

Jean Pool

Nothing But Net

Mesh details liven the game, scoring major style points for spring.

Clockwise from top left: Chinese Laundry suede slingback; lilac platform pump by Two Lips; Velvet Angels peep-toe platform; boat shoe by Rockport; Charles Albert oxford; lace-up wedge by Tsubo.

Nothing But Net

Turquoise Delight

Dip a toe into shoes the color of warm and inviting Caribbean waters.

Clockwise from top left: ankle-strap wedge by Sanita; Teva hi-top; Rialto sandal with medallions; Clarks jeweled sandal; cut-out peep-toe by Spring Step; Daniblack woven micro wedge. Center: pump by Elizabeth Brady.

Turquoise Delight

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