The backless shoe is back, thanks to its much-needed makeover. This season features a higher heel and clog-like shapes.
10 Crosby Derek Lam Katy suede platform clogs, $350, at Saks Fifth Avenue, 611 Fifth Ave at 49th St (212-753-4000, saks.com)
Zara leather high heel mules, $99, at Zara, locations throughout the city; visit zara.com
Zara leather wide heel mules, $99, at Zara, locations throughout the city; zara.com
Topshop Waltz perforated mule, $85, at topshop.com
Belle by Sigerson Morrison Eris mule, $225, at piperlime.com
Printed canvas sneakers are a staple for guys every spring. This year, go for a black-and-white design or a bold photographic splash.
Kurt Geiger KG Cassius shoes, $100, at Kurt Geiger, 375 Bleecker St between Charles and Perry Sts (212-367-0830, us.kurtgeiger.com)
BucketFeet Earth slip-on, $65, at nordstrom.com
Vans Era Landscape sneakers, $60, bloomingdales.com
Generic Surplus Harrington Borstal shoes, $85, at revolveclothing.com
Tretorn Nylite featuring Florance Broadhurts shoes, $95, at tretorn.com
The sportswear trend is huge right now. A highly stylized shoe means you won’t look like an ’80s businesswoman on her lunch break.
Topshop x Adidas high-tops, $132, at Topshop, 478 Broadway between Broome and Grand Sts (212-966-9555, topshop.com)
Nike Dunk Super Hi, $180, at bloomingdales.com
Lanvin Holographic-effect leather sneakers, $695, at mytheresa.com
Nike Roshe Run Midnight Craftwork series, $141, at mytheresa.com
Keds Rookie wedge chambray stripe, $65, at keds.com
The metallic hue continues to make waves this year. Pair it with a pastel blazer and blue jeans for the right mix of girly and downtown edge.
Vince Camuto Fortuner heel, $129, at Vince Camuto, locations throughout the city; visit vincecamuto.com
Topshop Fang double buckle flatforms, $80, at topshop.com
SJP Jill sandal, $345, at nordstrom.com
K. Jacques two-strap platform wedge sandals, $425, at scoopnyc.com
Dolce Vita flat slip-on sneakers, $139, at bloomingdales.com