Though you likely have a list of shoe styles you turn to season after season (hello, pumps), with each year comes a fresh set of footwear trends that spice things up below the ankles. If you’re interested in familiarizing yourself with the aforementioned shoes, look no further than our roundup below! We turned to the S/S 16 runways for inspiration on which styles to invest in, and included shopping options if you want to start now. Scroll down to check them out, and be sure to let us know what you think of them in the comments, too!
It's safe to say sneakers aren't going anywhere for 2016, as witnessed on runways like Alexander Wang (above), Marc Jacobs, and Calvin Klein Collection.
When Mansur Gavriel introduced its first-ever shoe collection featuring mule slides, we knew we'd be seeing much more of the style.
Rope? Yes, rope! These beauties from the S/S 16 Isabel Marant show are the perfect nautical-inspired introduction to spring.
Céline's Western-inspired heels are destined for street style greatness.
Long live backless shoes! These Proenza Schouler stunners are at the top of our list.
Stella McCartney's wooden flatforms are good companions to a flowy dress or cool culottes.
Loewe's accessory game is always on-point, as illustrated on its S/S 16 runway.
Do you like these shoe styles? Sound off with your thoughts in the comments, and if you're excited about a specific shoe style this year, tell us!