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As a new year approaches, so do new styles and trends! And thankfully, the 2023 shoe trends are all about variety. Keep scrolling for the styles to rock in the new year: sky-high platforms, preppy-chic Mary Janes, cool combat boots and more.
Regardless of your height, everyone can rock a pair of platforms. Pair them with cropped denim, bodycon dresses, midi skirts; you name it. Just be sure to take them out for a test drive — your ankles will thank you!
ALDO, Cassey Platform Heeled Mule,
Bloomingdale’s, Stella McCartney Emilie Platform Chelsea Boot,
Knee High Boots
Whether heeled or flat, extra-tall boots are all the rage for 2023. Style them with mini skirts, slit-leg dresses or even jeans!
Macy’s, Sun + Stone Allicce Over-The-Knee Boot,
Macy’s, Cilli Square-Toe Knee-High Dress Boot, $129 $64.50
We’ve been heart-eyed over our combat boots for quite some time, so we’re elated to see it as one of the 2023 shoe trends. Think of them as chic ankle weights — a style statement and workout combined!
ALDO, Grandeur Combat Boot,
Bloomingdale’s, Stella McCartney Trace Chelsea Boot,
Take a style cue from the ’90s and reach for something clear! Spotted on the Valentino and Bottega Veneta runways, it’s clear (pun intended) these versatile heels work with any style.
Macy’s, BCBGENERATION Georgie Sandal, $99
Macy’s, Steve Madden Camille Vinyl Sandal, $99
Something chic for work *and* play? Sign us up! These updated loafers are perfect for taking you from the office to happy hour and everywhere else.
Bloomingdale’s, Sam Edelman Teagan Loafer Flat, $150
Bloomingdale’s, AQUA x Maeve Reilly Blake Chain Loafer,
Give your feet a break with some cushy (and totally on-trend) sneakers! Classic adidas kicks have been spotted everywhere and we’re also partial to the walking-on-clouds feel that always accompanies a fresh pair of New Balances.
adidas, Campus 80s Shoe,
Macy’s, New Balance 237 Casual Sneaker, $80
Mary Janes aren’t just for school uniforms anymore. Wear them to the office with some cropped slacks or a dress. Just don’t forget some sheer socks to dial the preppy-chic look up a notch.
Bloomingdale’s, Sam Edelman Jildie Slingback Mary Jane Pump, $140
Macy’s, Circus By Sam Edelman Kay Mary Jane Platform Pump,
Not a fan of heels? You’ll love this 2023 shoe trend! Perhaps the most versatile shoe in your closet, ballet flats add chic points to any outfit.
Bloomingdale’s, Vince Lex Pointed Toe Flat,
Macy’s, White Mountain Sunnyside Ballet Flat, $49
Speaking of trending styles, be sure to make the most of these winter shoe styles before spring arrives!
Allison is a writer, Bruce Springsteen enthusiast, and sixth-generation Texan living in Denton, Texas.