7 Outdated Shoe Trends for 2019—and What’s in Instead

Just as new trends come in, others make a swift exit from the fashion scene—and shoes are no exception. While there are plenty of footwear trends that will ultimately stand the test of time, there are some that suddenly feel overdone and tired after they reach a point of oversaturation. Curious to find out the outdated shoe trends our editors are retiring in 2019, I asked team Who What Wear to weigh in.

Ahead, our editors are calling out the shoe trends that they’re no longer buying or putting in the resale pile and sharing seven exciting new shoe styles they’re investing in now to wear for the year ahead. Go on to see which shoes we’re ditching for our closets and find out what fashion edtior–approved styles you’ll spot us wearing instead.