Why This Is The Unexpected Shoe Trend Everyone Is Wearing


If you hadn’t noticed, of-the-moment trends are leaning toward effortlessness more than ever. As witnessed on off-duty models and street-style stars alike, pieces that exude ease and comfort are becoming hero items, styled with polished counterparts for a cool-girl result. From athletic-inspired cropped sweatshirts to lounge pants, we’re seeing a shift from put-together looks to ensembles that embody a more “throw it on and go” aesthetic—and footwear is following suit. While delicate heels and classic pumps forever have a place in our hearts, the recent crop of must-have shoes are uncomplicated slip-on silhouettes sans laces and fussy details. From low-heel mules to sporty pool slides, these shoes are cooler and chicer than ever. Ahead, 12 styles to shop now.


Laid-Back Shoes

Jourdena Leather Criss-Cross Pool Slides


Opening Ceremony


Faux Fur Slides



Ivone Slides


Kate Spade New York

Peru Limited Editiona Low Mules




Cube Denim Mules


Ilona Suede Sandal


Jeffrey Campbell

Babouche Slides


Need Supply Co.


Leather Agata Babouche Slippers


Acne Studios

Babouche Flats


Carrie Forbes

Sofie Mules



Backless Flats

Fringed Leather Slip-On Loafers



Backless Leather Loafers