Aside from basics like white sneakers, black Chelsea boots, and nude pumps, it seems like every shoe trend these days falls into one of two camps: "ugly" or pretty. Think about it—sporty sandals, high-heel flip-flops, hot pink satin heels, and strappy sandals are just a few of the 2019 shoe trends that fall distinctly into one category or the other. And with fall approaching, a whole new crop of shoes have hit the market, many of which, you guessed it—are either pretty or ugly.
In our opinion, a well-rounded shoe wardrobe consists of both ugly and pretty shoes in addition to your basics. We chose the below trends to highlight by scouring Instagram and the new arrivals at some of our favorite e-tailers to see which styles are well represented. We think we chose well. Scroll on to add some life to your fall shoe collection.
Crystal-embellished shoes (especially heels) have been an on-the-rise trend for the past couple of seasons, and it's now officially full-blown.