Make it one of your New Year’s resolutions to up your footwear game in 2019. We went over the runway shows from top designers, perused the stock of major retailers, and chose our favorite trend for the coming year. These are our three choices for the top trends for the hottest designer shoes for women in 2019. Be prepared for your feet to make a statement in the new year!
Platform Sandals: Hot Designer Trend
The influence of the ’90s is still present in the platform soles of next year’s casual sandals. These sporty sandals will give you a few extra inches of height, as long as you can manage to walk in them! Our favorite platform sandals come from the major fashion houses of Michael Kors, Fendi, Marni, and Stella McCartney. Try some of these hot designer shoes for women this year.
Michael Kors Pippa Metallic Leather Platform Slide ($150)
Crafted from metallic Nappa leather with a knotted bow and ridged platform, our Pippa slides channel a feminine yet sporty sensibility. Count on them to take casual looks to new heights.
Fendi White Leather Sandals ($790)
T-Rex cage sandals with round toe and cut-out details. Contrasting micro-perforated Lycra® lining. Multi-layered flatform sole. Made of white leather. The hybrid structure of the shoe is completed by a padded cushion and trekking laces. Velcro fastening with rubber tag and FENDI lettering.
Marni Cross-over Wedge in Calfskin ($1,070)
Wedge in calfskin, Cross-over upper; round leather-covered buckle, Contrasting-color leather midsole, Shaped rubber sole; sling-back fastening
Stella McCartney Elypse Slides ($395)
The must-have slide gets a Stella update with monogram uppers and platform soles. Contrasting textures and hues add athletic energy.
Prints, Prints, Prints, another Hot Designer Trend for 2019
Instead of confining the fun prints to your clothing, 2019 will see a return of prints to footwear. We love these eye-catching shoes from Altuzarra, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, and the Michael Kors Collection. The silhouettes may be sleek, but the prints make a statement. The hottest designer shoes for women can be fun and functional.
Altuzarra ‘Davidson’ Loafer Mules ($750)
The ‘Davidson’ Loafer Mules are an elegant pointed slip-on heel. This modest heel with a satin upper is the perfect accent to tailoring and mid-length dresses.
Dolce & Gabbana Decollete in Floral Jacquard ($1,195)
Lori decolleté in jacquard floral lurex fabric with details in ayers and jewel buckle with colored crystals.
Versace The Clash Print Sandals ($795)
High heel, dual strap, satin sandals in bright and bold The Clash print.
Michael Kors Gretel Embellished Floral Brocade Pump ($895)
This season, I’m all about the shoes that make you smile,” says Michael. A crystal-embellished starfish delivers an ornate touch to these floral brocade Gretel pumps. Crafted in Italy and set on a stiletto heel, they’re perfect for inflecting both day and evening looks with a glamorous getaway sensibility.
Hottest Designer Shoes: Sculptural Heels
Kitten heels, stilettos, even chunky heels have all had their day. Next year’s trendiest hot designer shoes for women are bringing some drama to heel design. Designers like Balmain, Jacquemus, and D&G have turned their function heels into sculptural works of art.
Balmain Jana Black Leather Sandals ($1,350)
Jana black leather sandals, Adjustable ankle strap, 11 cm / 4.3″ heels adorned with Balmain blazon, leather soles
Jacquemus Les chaussures Camil ($600)
Strap suede pumps with geometric heel
Dolce & Gabbana Decollete in Velvet with Heel Sculpture ($1,895)
Lori décolleté in velvet with grosgrain edging and sculpture heel with glitter and crystals.
Wondering how to make your wardrobe pop as much as your fabulous new designer shoes for women? Read up on the fashion designers to watch in 2019 to make sure you are ahead of the curve.