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The hottest shoe styles for spring 2021

Say hello to chunky trainers, power prints and flattering flatforms this season.

No matter how amazing the outfit, you can’t underestimate the importance of stylish shoes. Spring’s hottest trends are anything but basic, encouraging having fun with your footwear.

From animal print and woven styles to hiker vibes and square-toe designs, we can’t wait to wear spring’s trends.

woman in leg tie sandals

Leg-tie sandals

Perfect for that off-duty look, the leg-tie sandal is a go-to for your gams come springtime. Trying teaming them with your fave denim skirt, a cute graphic tee and a trendy jacket for picnic-in-the-park vibes. Feeling flashy? Give your look a metallic touch with gold lace-up faux leather straps and a leopard-print midi to paint the town red.

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Animal print

Add some roarsomeness to your shoedrobe by going wild with power prints. From court shoes and ballet pumps, to snake platforms and ankle boots, to leopard cross-strap sandals and tiger-print sneaks, you can’t escape the leopard, zebra and tortoise. Embracing your exotic side is key to stepping up your sass this spring.

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Statement trainers

The fashion world’s love affair with statement trainers continues. Shoes with lots of sole makes for seriously comfortable, yet stylish vibes. Get noticed with chunky cleated trainers featuring bright laces. Neon not your thing? Get your chunky sneaker fix with a thick black sole to really stand tall from the crowd.

Best sites for chunky trainers

woman wearing square toe

Square toe

The square toe is everywhere this spring, from stiletto heels to strappy sandals and ballet flats. A must-have to jazz up any outfit, a square-toe western boot with a fave pair of jeans results in an effortlessly chic everyday look. Or hit two of the hottest trends at once by snapping up a pair of animal-print square-toe heels. Not only are they ridiculously comfy, but you’ll earn serious style points along the way.

Best sites for square toe

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Woven detail

We raise our hands for the shoe trend that won’t require a pedicure — woven shoes, your favorite low-stress option. Look effortlessly bohemian in braided flats, or opt for a chic contemporary mid-heel. If easy-breezy beachy vibes are more your thing, you can’t go wrong with woven espadrilles sure to make a sophisticated yet stylish addition to your spring shoe edit.

Best sites for woven detail

woman in flatforms

Flatforms

Want height without the heel? Say hello to the flatform. Stand out in an espadrille pair, complete with lace-up features. Prefer to keep it casual? Up your game with a super trendy flatform sneaker in white or black. Team a pair of these beauties with denim shorts and a cami for bang-on-trend everyday vibes.

Best sites for flatforms

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