The Footwear Trends You Need For Summer 2018

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking outfit choices. And what better place to start than every lady’s favourite – shoes!

With new trends emerging and the weather heating up, summer is the perfect excuse for an overhaul of your footwear collection. If you’re on the lookout for some inspiration, look no further: here at Shoon we’re running through our favourite summer 2018 footwear trends, detailing how you can nail the looks yourself.


Pops of colour

Retro inspired, bold shades were spotted all over the catwalks for SS18. From classic mustards to in-your-face lime and orange shades, the colours of the season are bright, beautiful, and definitely summer appropriate.

If you’re looking to inject a bold pop of colour into your summer ensemble, the Moda In Pelle Eastie Lime Green Suede mules tick all the boxes. Featuring a classic slip-on style with eye-catching diamante detailing, and a stunning retro lime green shade, these beauties will ensure you stand out from the crowd all season.

Chunky 90s trainers

Good news for fans of comfort everywhere – the trainer trend is going nowhere fast! 90s inspired chunky trainers are the must-have style for summer and are ideal for creating an edgy juxtaposition with a pretty summer dress.

If chunky is what you’re after, you won’t find much better than the Daniel Piccadilly Circus White Leather Platform Trainers. The sky’s the limit with these statement flatforms – quite literally!

Caged sandals

It wouldn’t be a summer trends post without a mention of sandals. Sandals are an obvious choice on hotter days – but which style is reigning supreme this year?

Caged sandals are where it’s at for 2018. From flats to heeled sandals, the strappier, the better! The gorgeous Ash Poison Gold Metallic Leather Studded Gladiator Sandals are ideal for this trend, featuring metallic straps with statement studded detailing. Pair yours with denim day-to-day, or a stunning maxi-dress for a summer evening out.

Summer loafers

If you thought loafers were just for the office, think again. This season your favourite androgynous shoes have been given a warm-weather overhaul, perfect for adding a classic edge to your off-duty summer look.

The Moda In Pelle Florino Tan Leather loafers offer a functional slip-on design, with a classic leather upper and rope trim that perfectly combine smart and casual style. From pairing with cropped smart trousers to casual denim, these stylish slip-ons are a must in your summer footwear collection.

Edgy sliders

Who doesn’t love a pair of sliders? Easy to wear and easy to style, slider sandals are an essential component of your summer wardrobe. This season, however, sliders got edgy. Look out for studded details, innovative shades and unique designs to give your look an effortlessly cool vibe.

The Ash Scream Black Studded Slider sandals tick all the boxes here. The classic black shade and innovative textured, studded design make these the perfect summer sandals for nailing that rock chic look.

80s inspired stilettos

And finally, what about the footwear for a big summer night out? Heels, of course, are on the cards, but what styles are this seasons must-haves?

80s inspired stilettos are taking a well-deserved moment in the spotlight, with classic heeled pumps becoming this summer’s hottest style. Look out for heels with a simple design, then opt for a bright shade to really make your outfit pop. The Daniel Meredith Red Suede Gold Heel Court Shoes are perfect, with a beautiful deep red shade that will turn heads for all the right reasons.


Are you looking for further inspiration? Be sure to explore the full women’s footwear collection at Shoon, and discover women’s sandals, court shoes and loafers that will instantly transform any summer ensemble.


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