Sorry, boots—it’s not you, it’s us. And we’re celebrating our hard-won freedom from winter-footwear monotony with a new crop of sandals, sneaks and slides.
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The more it looks like it would stay on during a whitewater rafting excursion, the more on-trend it is. But it’s more versatile than you think, especially in a neutral shade.
Even if you live and die by your all-black wardrobe, Day-Glo hues are huge this season, and a little accent on an otherwise clear pump is a great way to dip your toe (sorry) into the trend.
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Retro Colorblock Sneakers
Throwback joggers in a pastel palette conveniently coordinate with all those cherry blossom pics you’re about to take.
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ICYMI, the ’90s silhouette is back and better than ever. Think of these as the 2019 version of the ballet flat (even if there’s a mini heel, as the case may be).
Neutral shoes are a necessity, but they have a tendency to disappear into your outfit. Not so with these elegant, sculptural mules.
Primal patterns are nothing new on boots or flats, but our favorite way to wear them right now is on skater-esque lace-ups or chunky dad sneaks.