There are some calling cards that immediately make it clear you’re a fashion girl, including some of the trendy shoe brands that are in such high demand that they continue to sell out. This includes everything from on-the-rise brands like Amina Muaddi and The Attico that are relative newcomers on the fashion scene to heritage brands like Bottega Veneta and New Balance that have reached cult status recently, despite their longstanding presence in the fashion world.
Ahead, I’m diving into the 10 key trendy shoes brands to know about that you’re guaranteed to spot on the fashion set. Whether you’re in the market for comfortable, directional sneakers or super-tall heels in the key color of the season, I have you covered with some of the most coveted shoe buys of the moment. Here, shop my edit of the fashion girl-approved shoes to add to your closet.
Popular among celebs including Kendall Jenner and Irina Shayk, By Far is one of the most beloved accessories labels on the street style scene—and it’s easy to see why.
Shop By Far:
By Far Nayla Leather Sandals ($264)
By Far Carlotta Grosgrain-Trimmed Velvet Sandals ($248)
With cool collaborations under its belt with Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Pernille Teisbaek, Italian shoe brand Gia Couture is one of the most sought-after rising brands for stunning sandals, heels, and boots.
Shop Gia Couture:
Gia x Pernille Teisbaek Padded Leather Sandals ($365)
GIA/RHW Flat Toe Ring Wrap Sandals ($575)
If you’re able to find a pair of Amina Muaddi heels in your size, consider yourself lucky because retailers simply can’t keep these in stock. Oh, and you’ll definitely spot them on celebs including Rihanna and Hailey Bieber because they wear the brand on repeat.
Shop Amina Muaddi:
Amina Muaddi Caroline Sandals ($625)
Amina Muaddi Gilda Crystal-Embellished Satin Sandals ($1070)
New Balance sneakers have made a huge resurgence over the past few years and you can count this editor among their many fans. You can’t go wrong with their iconic 990 sneakers or their incredible collaboration with Aimé Leon Dore.
Shop New Balance:
New Balance x Aimé Leon Dore 550 Sneakers ($650)
New Balance 990v5 Sneaker ($185)
Italian duo Giorgia Torgdini and Gilda Ambrosio can truly do no wrong at their label, The Attico, and that includes their in-demand shoes. Their Devon heels are practically sold out everywhere and are already carving themselves out as one of the key shoe silhouettes of 2021.
Shop The Attico:
The Attico Devon Leather Sandals ($708)
The Attico Suede Platform Sandals ($560)
If you’re looking for beautiful, timeless shoes with some trendy twists, look no further than Manu Atelier. The brand has especially great takes on strappy kitten heels.
Shop Manu Atelier:
Manu Atelier Naomi Buckled Leather Sandals ($216)
Manu Atelier Lace Leather Sandals ($330)
Bottega Veneta truly dominates the fashion girl wardrobe in all areas, but their shoes have proven to be particularly popular among the style set. This season, their beautiful dot sandals are the key buy.
Shop Bottega Veneta:
Bottega Veneta Dot Sandals ($1150)
Bottega Veneta The Lido Sandals ($1270)
While Yeezy has been on the fashion scene for a while now, the 500 sneakers have emerged as one of the major It-shoes recently. The sculptural shape and neutral shades make them the perfect wear-with-anything sneaker.
Yeezy 500 Sneakers ($375)
Yeezy 500 Sneakers ($340)
Mach & Mach
Mach & Mach’s shoes are over the top in the best way possible. Adorned with everything from crystals to pearls, these heels are the ultimate special occasion shoes.
Mach & Mach Glitter Double Crystal Bow Pointed Toe Pump ($1070)
Mach & Mach Diamond of Elizabeth Imitation Pearl Pointed Toe Pump ($1020)
While I would classify Manolo Blahnik’s shoes as more classic than trendy, they’re always a brand you’ll be sure to spot in fashion insider wardrobes and they always have timeless takes on the key trends of the season.
Shop Manolo Blahnik:
Manolo Blahnik Lasistalo 70 Mules ($695)
Manolo Blahnik Maysale 50 Mules ($745)
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