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Footwear Trends We Can't Wait To Slip Into This Fall + Our #NewShoeGiveaway!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 09.20.16
Footwear Trends We Can't Wait To Slip Into This Fall + Our #NewShoeGiveaway!
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Rather than lamenting the loss of your open-toed sandals, many of us see the fall as a chance to hit the shoe stores for all the latest styles the new season has to offer. And so far, 2016’s shoe trends do not disappoint.

From sexy textures like velvet to chunkier (which means comfier) Mary Janes, this year’s styles have us hoping for the cooler days to come.

What shoes are you excited about wearing this fall? Read on to see how you can win a $100 gift card to Zappos to buy your favorite new pair!


Paris fashion week has set the stage for velvets, especially in boots, according to FootWearNews. The luscious fabric is being seen in jewel tones, particularly blues and deep burgundies.

Socks + Heels

We know the strict rule many follow regarding socks with heels - just don’t do it! But somehow, models are making this look work for the fall so go ahead and pull those socks on with your heels if you’re feeling brave. It especially seems to work with shin length casual dresses for fall.

Chunky Mary Janes

This one from Purewow is our favorite - a look that is both stylish and comfy. Mary Jane style chunky heels in (you guessed it) deep jewel tones go great with casual daytime wear. At the same time, they give an elegant touch with evening wear, all the while keeping you comfortable on a more stable square heel.

Knit Sneakers

Take your sneakers up a notch by getting them in knit. It will keep you comfortable on that cool fall walk to work or on the playground with your kids.


Spice up boring shoes with some sparkle. Wether it's pearl, ornaments or jewels, decoration makes daytime wear more fun for the evening.

Sarah Jessica Parker Approved

You don't need to be a fan of Sex And the City to know that Sarah Jessica Parker’s shoe-game is on point. And now that she has partnered with Amazon, her fall shoe line is sure to offer you all the latest trends and more. The actress and design icon recently spoke with InStyle about her fall shoe line saying, “I feel like I say this every time we get a new collection delivered, but fall '16 is really something else."

She goes on and verifies the current trends. "We played around with velvets for the first time—really rich, gorgeous, deep velvet hues—and they were a big hit among Amazon Fashion and our retail partners. We also experimented with different ornaments and jewels, even draping some across the back of a few silhouettes, like a backwards necklace.” She adds, “And our ever popular "Tartt" Mary Jane has inspired a whole new family of shoes on our beloved 50-millimeter chunky heel, showing up in a variety of colorways, materials, and styles.”

What shoes are you loving this fall? Tell us and you could win a $100 gift card to to buy your favorite pair!

There are two ways to enter:

Simply comment below and tell us what shoe you will be (or want to be!) wearing this Fall.


Tweet about the giveaway!

Click here to Tweet: "I entered the @SheSpeaksUp #NewShoeGiveaway to win a gift card for new shoes!"

*One lucky commenter or Tweeter will be chosen at random to receive a $100 gift card to Giveaway is open through October 9th, 2016 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thanks to all who entered. Congratulations to our winner, SheSpeaks member MamaO77!

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  • Melodyb01 By Melodyb01

    I am waiting to wear my military boots to compliment the camo trend.

  • tara19652006 By tara19652006

    Love the razzle dazzle

  • griselbarreto By griselbarreto

    def heels all day! They make u look leaner when dressing up or down.

  • plong22 By plong22

    I can't wait to get my boots out.

  • Idatchica87 By Idatchica87

    This Fall I'm rocking Duck Boots! I'm going to try to pull of the Chunky MJ's!

  • Hatshepsut By Hatshepsut

    I like the chunky Mary Janes. For fall, I like wearing comfortable, flat shoes.

  • rosemships By rosemships

    Love the Chunky Mary Janes and Knit Sneakers.

  • jeanette034us By jeanette034us

    Some new booties would be great.

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  • Lilmoe1979 By Lilmoe1979

    I am looking for to wearing Ankle boots with skinny jeans!!

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