These 8 Shoe Brands Are Blowing Up on Instagram

We use the 'gram for a number of reasons: We scroll through our feeds when we commute to work, in our free time, to take a quick mental break, and when we're in need of a hefty dose of inspiration, whether that be in the world of fashion or in the realm of food. You can always count on Instagram to give you insights into what's currently trending, what people are gravitating toward right this minute, and, of course, offer up a visual lesson in how to style said piece or trend.

Being the shoe fanatics we are—we love clothes, that's a given, but nothing is as satisfying as freshening up our footwear collection—we decided to turn to the social-sharing app to find the buzziest, most popular shoe brands of the moment. As per usual, our source was our vast network of in-the-know tastemakers and our method for honing in on these must-know footwear lines was keeping track of those brands that just about every fashion girl has slipped into this season.

From By Far's '90s-inspired mules to this classic '80s sneakers, ahead, see the most popular shoe brands of 2019, according to Instagram's most fashionable.

Bottega Veneta

Fashion girls and super-stylish celebs like Rosie Huntington-Whiteley have been quite keen to Bottega Veneta's shoes this season, from the quilted mules to the strappy heels.

Amina Muaddi

You can't miss Amina Muaddi's statement heels on Instagram. Celebs love them, fashion girls can't stop wearing them, and you'll get the hype once you slip into a pair. 


You probably have been seeing a particular pair of square-toed mules appearing on your feed. Well those, dear readers, are courtesy of Wandler.


You love Staud's clothing and handbags, so it's only natural that you'll fall head over heels for the brand's perfect shoes, which range from minimalist perfection to maximalist boldness.

By Far

By Far's barely-there mules took summer 2019 by storm. Seriously, just about every fashion girl owned a pair—and with good reason. They're easy to style and inspired by our favorite '90s silhouettes.

Nicole Saldaña

Nicole Saldaña's shoes are handmade in Portugal and are unlike anything you'll see, thanks to their unique textures, silhouettes, and standout detailing.

Simon Miller

You know those platform mules you've been seeing all over your Instagram feed? Yeah, those hail from designer Simon Miller.


The old-school shoe has never really faded away, but this year, we've been seeing fashion girls around the world sporting Chucks nonstop.

Next up, 25 chic shoes from The RealReal you'll regret not buying (seriously).

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