Sneakers and sandals are back in style, this time in striking colors and chic details. Melissa Garcia, a style expert, stopped by us to discuss the most popular shoe trends for spring 2022 with Jenna and Hoda.
You’ll see trendy clogs and strappy heels everywhere this season.
Spring 2022 shoe trends
Aldo Bigstrutx Loafer $110.00
Garcia described this pick as the “perfect combination” of high comfort and elevated style. It is a great choice for anyone who has to return to work, despite its chunky sole. The spring trend is the lilac color and it can be worn with everything from slacks, to dresses.
Musshoe Ballet Flats $36.99
You should also have a classic pair of flats in your closet. According to the brand, these flats feature a memory foam insole with sponge cushioning at your heel that will help prevent scuffs or blisters. The brand suggests that people with larger feet size up.
Clogs from the Classic Era
Steve Madden Brooklyn Clog $76.30
Garcia says that clogs are a classic style that has not gone out of fashion since the 1970s. Its cream color can be worn with almost any color, but you also have options in black, brown, and nude beige colors if you want to mix things up.
Birkenstock Boston Suede Soft Footbed Clogs $149.99
These clogs can be an investment piece but Garcia claims they will last a lifetime. She has owned her pair for more than five years. Garcia has a style tip: Try pairing them with something different, such as slacks. You can also wear them casually with jeans and a T shirt.
Crocs Women’s Classic Platform Clog $54.99
Crocs are the clog that is still in fashion. This platform-inspired style is comfortable and stylish without sacrificing comfort. It also features strong straps that will keep your feet in the right place.
H&M Slides $24.99
The sluffer shoe was a surprising footwear trend for winter 2022. It’s now time to switch them for the spring version of the pillow sandal. According to H&M, this pair has puffy straps with faux leather insoles that make every step more comfortable.
Seychelles This Sandal is New $69.97
Garcia says this season’s focus is on the chunky platform. These sandals are perfect for weekends.
Slide Sandals with Double Band Express Ruched $59.99
Garcia claims these wedges are not your typical wedge. The double straps give them a high-end feel, and the shoe’s architectural design makes it look chic. Garcia explained that these wedges evenly distribute your weight, making them more comfortable throughout the day.
Circus by Sam Edelman Blanche Lace Up Sandal $90.00
Although you may be thinking of pairing these sandals with dresses and tops, Garcia loves wearing them with cropped jeans. Garcia stated that the strappy design is feminine and can be dressed up with any outfit.
Steve Madden Charlize Double Platform Pumps $139.00
Sky-high platform shoes were a common sight on major runways this season. These Steve Madden pumps echo the Fashion Week look, and Garcia claims that the stacked platform is a great way to give height to petite women.
Nine West Yippie Ankle Wrap Heeled Sandal $89.00
These sandals by Nine West have a slightly higher heel and can be worn for night out this spring. They are also available in pink and yellow, as well as on sale.
Purchases for Guys
Nike Waffle Trainer 2 Sneaker $90.00
Retro sneakers are back in style! Garcia selected this pair for the men to update their existing collection while staying on-trend.
Adidas Stan Smith Primegreen Sneaker $100.00
The brand claims that these sneakers have a retro look and are made of recycled materials. This is an eco-friendly update to the Stan Smith sneakers.
Kicks for the Kids
Native Shoes Jefferson Bling glitter Slip-On Vegan Sneaker $55.00
Garcia says these slip-on shoes are cute, durable, and easy to wear. These shoes are lightweight and available in a variety of fun colors to brighten up your wardrobe.
Native Jefferson Water-Friendly Slip On Vegan Sneaker $45.00
This water-friendly shoe is an excellent choice for warmer spring days. These shoes are perfect for kids who enjoy playing outside after spring showers. They can be washed and are odor-resistant.