The 6 Sneaker Trends You'll Be Seeing Everywhere This Fall
Over the past few seasons, sneakers have evolved from being strictly sporty to fashion-forward (thank you, street style stars). And sure, the ubiquitous white Stan Smith — aka the shoe that launched a thousand knockoffs — goes with pretty much everything, but that doesn't mean your footwear wardrobe is complete.
With Fall's arrival comes a slew of new, trendy offerings that deserve a place in your closet. From the sleek to the embellished to the futuristic, we're breaking down the six trends to shop now before the season gets fully underway. Whether you prefer a designer interpretation or an OG athletic brand, there's a pair here to start you off on the right foot.
The typically holiday-centric fabric tops the list for this Fall's must haves — and that includes items of the footwear persuasion. Everything from trainers to slip-ons are on offer in luxurious, touchable textures. Just watch out for puddles.
Get frilly with this pair of ultrafemme Opening Ceremony Pink Velvet Didi Ruffle Sneakers ($225).
This Reaction Kenneth Cole Joey 3 Velvet Sneaker ($79) with ornate embellishment is the perfect starting point for Fall dressing. Just add jeans.
This season, channel your inner Ginger Spice in a pair of extrahigh, '90s-inspired kicks. 'Twas a simpler time then, so why not relive it a little?
Call it the Fall version of the velcro trend: this season's zip sneaker styles will have lazy girls rejoicing.
Socks are the ultimate It-girl styling hack, and this hybrid trend means one less step while getting dressed. Bella Hadid and Kaia Gerber have already been spotted in the sock/sneaker mashup, so you'll want to get a jump on the trend ASAP.
Just pull on these Adidas by Stella McCartney Ultraboost X Sneakers ($250) for the ultimate one-and-done accessory.
The style star's sneaker of choice, the Balenciaga Speed Runner Stretch-Knit High-Top ($595), is poised to be one of the It shoes of Fall 2017.
From bejeweled to sequined to glittery and beyond, glitzy sneakers abound this season, and you're gonna want to get in on the glam.
These Golden Goose Superstar Blue Lace Silver Glitter Sneakers ($495) somehow manage to make sparkles look lived-in and casual.
Call it the Yeezy Effect: knit trainers are pretty much everywhere for Fall. It is sweater weather, after all, so shouldn't your feet get in on the action?
For a superwearable take on the trend, try a classic interpretation like this Michael Michael Kors Skyler Leather and Knit Sneaker ($125).