The 100 Best Shoes for Spring

Step into spring with ELYSIAN’s guide to the latest shoe trends

As the weather gets warmer footwear styles become more daring. Spring is a time to put our best, and most excitingly festooned, foot forward. Jolie-laide is a phrase that’s being batted around quite a bit when it comes to describing the latest footwear trends in Spring/Summer 2018. Translating literally into oxymoron “beautiful-ugly”, it’s a French term for  a woman whose face is attractive despite having, shall we say, unique features. In fashion parlance, jolie-laide is used to describe designs that are unconventionally beautiful. It’s a trend that shows up perennially and, by all accounts, it appears to be in back full force in 2018.

Shoe styles to expect this spring range from python-clad cowboy boots to futuristic, space-age sneakers to sporty stilettos with avant-garde heels. We can also expect to see the return of gold-standard bedazzled and embellished showstoppers as well as bright-colored mules and kitten heels (pink is in this year).

Christian Louboutin Spiked T-Strap Pump
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Versace Mule Sandals
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Fendi Mixed Media Skimmer
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Saint Laurent Betty Ankle Boots
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Marskinryyppy Pauwau & Suede Sandals
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Antolina Ramona Platform Sandals
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Gianvito Rossi Satin Sandals
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Versace Baroque Mules
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Valentino Garavani Rockstud Knit Boots
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Manolo Blahnik Suede & PVC Sandals
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Balenciaga Spiked Patent-Leather Mules
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Chloe Python Leather Sandals
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Alaia Flower-Embellished Sandals
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Fendi Slingback Mules
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Alexander McQueen Studded Booties
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Fendi Flat Leather Mules
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Miu Miu Metallic Stretch-Knit Booties
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Manolo Blahnik Vorga Linen Mule
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Christian Louboutin Velvet Mule
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Gucci Regina Studded Sandal
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Givenchy Mink Block Heels
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Balmain Chain-Trimmed Boots
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Gucci Tiger-Bit Loafers
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Balenciaga Knit Sneakers
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Gucci Daisy Ankle-Strap Pump
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Gucci Falacer Jeweled Trainers
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Saint Laurent Crystal-Embellished Bootie
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Chloe Lauren Block-Heel Slides
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Balenciaga Knit Sneakers
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Valentino Garavani Rockstud Asymmetric
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Dries Van Noten Brocade Bootie
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Gucci Princetown Floral-Print Mules
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Gucci Candy Sequined Knit Bootie
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Chloé Riley Snakeskin Boot
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Gucci Ophelia Embroidered Pumps
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Valentino Garavani DollyBow Pumps
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Valentino Garavani Runway Sandals
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Gucci Candy Metallic Mule
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Versace Over-the-Knee Embellished Cross Boot
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Miu Miu Jeweled-Heel Pumps
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Gucci Fosca Boot
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Stuart Weitzman Donna Sandals
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Rene Caovilla Snake Coil Sandals
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Fendi Pearl-Beaded Sock Sneakers
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Miu Miu Slingback Pumps
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Gucci Caspar Embroidered Pump
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Valentino Garavani Rainbow Sandals
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Manolo Blahnik Calf-Hair & Crystal Bootie
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Gucci Candy Bow Mules
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Rene Caovilla Fabric Slingbacks
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Miu Miu Glitter Bow Mules
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Fendi Mesh Slingbacks
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Rene Caovilla Suede Platforms
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Gianvito Virtua PVC Mules
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Stuart Weitzman Colorblock Sandals
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Valentino Garavani Rockstud Pumps
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Balenciaga Colorblock Sock Sneakers
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Stuart Weitzman Botantist Sandals
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Sophia Webster Jumbo Lilico Leather Sandal
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Alaia Bombe Studded Sandals
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Prada Colorblock Slingbacks
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Zac Posen Daniella Mules
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Malone Souliers Two-Strap Mules
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JW Anderson Logo Canvas Pumps
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Christian Louboutin Lizabeth Pump
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Balenciaga Mixed-Media Lace-Up Sneakers
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Dolce & Gabbana Cutout Leather Mules
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Giuseppe Zanotti Embellished Slingback Pumps
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Castaner x Manolo Blahnik Espadrilles
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Jimmy Choo Lancer Pumps
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Gucci Constanze Platform Sandals
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MM6 Maison Martin Margiela Knit Ankle Joggers
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Sophia Webster Coco Crystal Pump
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Tabitha Simmons Sandals
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Rene Caovilla Beaded Ankle-Coil Flats
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Philosophy di Lorzeno Serafini Snakeskin Boots
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Prada Logo-Print Slingbacks
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Proenza Schouler Eyelet Mules
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JW Anderson Leather Pumps
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Roger Vivier Strass Flat Mules
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Stuart Weitzman Two-Tone Sandals
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Tom Ford Suede Boots
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Miu Miu Jeweled Skimmer
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Pierre Hardy Sock Sneakers
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Marco de Vincenzo Mirror-Leather Boots
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Valentino Garavani Slingback Pumps
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Fendi Crystal Mesh Slingbacks
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Aquazzura Strappy Slides
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Marco de Vincenzo Pumps
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Prada Point-Toe Kiltie Pumps
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Chloe Embossed Leather Combat Boots
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Sanayi313 Anchor-Embroidered Mules
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Loewe Leather Slingbacks
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Dries Van Noten Brocade Boots
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Paul Andrew Illusion Sandal
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Christian Louboutin Gladiator Sandals
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Yuul Yie Slingback Pumps
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Attico Diletta Bolero Sandal
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Aeyde Leila Snake Boots
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Malone Souliers Pumps
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