How to dress for spring is always a tricky task. We’re all too familiar with that moment when you step out into that misleading sun, only to be greeted by a downpour of rain. Effective layering is the key for this season. Added clothing is the solution for fickle weather but when it comes to footwear, it becomes a lot less easy. So what can you wear that looks good yet is resistant to both stormy weather and a beautiful early summer’s day? Below we have listed some footwear inspiration for you so let’s take a look at a variety of on-trend options that will ensure you’re always looking sharp regardless of the weather!
Jeffery West J927 Double Monk Shoes
Monk shoes are predicted to be the trend of the season. These Jeffery West shoes are specially designed for the modern-day dandy and imbued with a craftsmanship that’s truly unsurpassed. Made from premium leather, these J927 Double Monk Shoes are adorned with a brogue-style punctured toe and heel and a double buckle detail for a classic and elegant look. They’re perfect to wear under smart yet casual attire, whether you’re rushing to an important business meeting or just going for a stroll in the park.
Available at Intro-Clothing, priced £100.
Brogue-Detailed Polished-Leather Chelsea Boots
We can’t repeat it enough, but androgyny is the way forward when it comes to spring and summer fashion in 2016. Chelsea boots were an iconic trademark of the 1960s mod scene – sporting the likes of rock stars such as The Beatles and Jimi Hendrix during the years of scooter rallies and free love. This brogue-detailed pair by Gucci is made from polished leather and is adorned with navy and red webbing pull tabs. The gold feline emblems to pay homage to the label’s equestrian heritage.
Available at Mr Porter, priced £680.
Hawkley Free Blue Combi
One of the top spring styles is the humble slip-on shoe. These blue suede loafers by Hawkley Free are perfect to wear under tailored trousers and will give your outfit a truly timeless look. A continued big look for this year is the shoes, no socks tailored look which favoured, eye catching style statement. What is great about this shoe with that look is that sweaty, stinky feet can be avoided thanks to the cushioned Ortholite® footbed that helps to wick away moisture. A big plus in warm weather so stay casual and be kind to your feet!
Available at Clarks, priced £70.
Hender Scheme Manual Industrial Products 10
Hender Scheme is a high-end designer brand hailing from Japan that values quality and expertise above all else. A great alternative to the globally loved Nike Air Jordan IV, these hand-made, all black Hender Scheme shoes don’t disappoint. Featuring a panelled construction and a stacked sole unit, these leather trainers are a real must have for the trainer fanatic.
Available at End, priced £855.
The runways this spring featured plenty of unique styles to whet your appetite. Whatever your preference, make sure your wardrobe is ready and your shoe collection undergoes a spring clean to utilize these on-trend, fashionable footwear options.