If the S/S 21 runways were any indication, the house shoe trend is to get even bigger than it already is. Yep, it’s no secret that cozy slippers and sandals have already been wildly popular over the last year, but now that designers are introducing new spins on them for spring, there’s even more reason to add them to your closet.
One thing I especially love about the house shoe trend? Unlike the name suggests, they’re actually intended to be worn pretty much anywhere. On the runways, designers styled them with cozy sweatshirts but also more unexpected pieces like micro minidresses, barely-there skirts, and luxe leather pieces. The takeaway? Comfy shoes are here to stay, no matter what you’re dressed in or where you’re headed. After taking a break from heels in my personal wardrobe, I couldn’t be happier that cozy shoes are here to stay. Ahead, see the 5 house shoe trends that are about to be everywhere for spring 2021.
The first house shoe trend I'll be adding to my closet this spring? Slide sandals. I particularly love the sculptural silhouettes as we saw at Givenchy that feel like a fresh take on the typical sport slide.
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I honestly can't think of a shoe I want to wear more than the fuzzy slippers spotted everywhere from Balenciaga to Molly Goddard. I especially noticed them in bold shades, so this is a fun and easy way to add a pop of color into your outfit.
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Last summer, chunky thongs really took off and they aren't slowing down. This time around, they're finished with special details like delicate buckles and cushy straps.
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Clogs are one of the most talked-about shoe trends among our editors. They exploded on the Instagram fashion scene last fall and I expect to see them pick up steam as we head into spring. I predict we'll be seeing more polished leather clogs really take off.
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Seen in the collections of designers including Versace, Erdem, and Gabriela Hearst, flatforms are one of the most directional house shoe silhouettes of the season. They're a bit less practical than the others, but a much-needed dose of fun.
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Photo:Courtesy of Gabriela Hearst