Emma Rymer

The Ultimate Summer Shoe Trends

From sneaker fever to crisp white, here’s what you need to know about the summer’s hottest shoe trends.


Sneaker fever is showing no signs of abating, with luxury brands like Gucci and Balenciaga driving the craze. You don’t have to go high-end to be high-trend though – most mass and online outlets have cool sneaker options available that won’t break the bank.

Studded Sneakers

aed 419 Vintage Havana

Diamond Leaf Details Sneakers

aed 179 Hotsoles

Braydin High Top Sneaker

aed 800 Kendall+Kylie


aed 913 The Nou Project


Let your shoes do the talking with studs, pearls, faux fur, pom poms… Anything goes!

Pixel Studded Ballerina

aed 299 Steve Madden


aed 1160 Parme Marin


aed 420 Sam Edelman

Vivian Pump

aed 1020 Kat Maconie


The trend of the summer, led by Chanel and Gianvito Rossi. The secret to pulling off a perspex shoe is to ensure your foot is breathing, either through an open toe or cutouts, to avoid the dreaded “foot fog”.

Slydes Printed Clear Strap Sliders

aed 96 Slydes

Public Desire Aster Black Clear Strappy Sandals

aed 145 Public Desire

Plaza High-Heel Pumps

aed 450 Steve Madden


Summer white has never been hotter, with Dolce & Gabbana, Victoria Beckham and Miu Miu embracing white shoes. Pair with denim or a summer dress for an up-to-date look.

Heel leather sandals

aed 249 Mango

Heaven Twisted Bow Mules

aed 120 Dorothy Perkins

Crossed Strap Column Heel Sandals

aed 649 Dolce Vita

Prophecy Studs Detail Point Toe Flat Mule

aed 185 Public Desire