Is 2019’s never-ending winter getting you down? Because same. The March 20 spring equinox may only be mere days away, but between the snow in NYC, rain in L.A., and constantly chilly temps across the country, it feels like we haven’t gotten much closer to spring, no matter what the calendar says. But fashion insiders have always been known to test-drive the season’s newest pieces, even in the face of oppositional weather patterns.
That said, warmer weather and all that comes with it will arrive eventually, right? We’re looking on the bright side, so we tapped some of fashion’s leading buying directors, celebrity stylists, editors, and influencers to share their take on the best shoes for spring. Each of them shared the three shoes currently topping their shopping lists, and if their picks are any indication, the following 27 pairs will be some of the biggest styles to know for the season ahead. From the barely there sandals that are poised for world domination to the snakeskin boots that are still so relevant for the coming months, you’ll soon see that the biggest trends at play are all well represented here.
Keep reading to see just why each of these excellent shoe picks will go on to gain next-level popularity and, if you’re so inclined, shop them too.