The first day of fall has officially come and go. And although temperatures in certain areas of the country might say otherwise, a new season has officially arrived. Chances are you’ve been spending the past few weeks carefully curating your capsule wardrobe for the cooler months of the year, which means you probably have every staple for the season. But just in case you wanted to add a new trend into the mix, why not get yourself a pair of oxfords? With a classic shoe like this, there's simply no going wrong. Plus, once you master how to wear oxfords for fall, they'll instantly become your go-to shoe.
Perhaps you've already started to notice, but oxfords have been making the rounds among the biggest fall shoe trends this year. Of course, it certainly doesn't hurt that different styles have been on fashion girls everywhere. From chunky soles and tough buckles to classic leather embellishments and laces, the options are truly endless. Plus, you can't ignore the fact that these shoes will add a cool edge to any ensemble — no matter what you wear with them (just ask Charlize Theron).
However, while leather oxford shoes are undeniably classic, they are an unexpected alternative to everyday styles like sneakers, ankle boots, or heels. Luckily, these shoes are surprisingly versatile and will go with everything you're planning to wear this fall.
If you’re looking for a quick way to dress up your fall outfits with a touch of casual sophistication, these chic shoes will do just the trick. Style them with straight-leg jeans and a T-shirt for an effortlessly cool look to wear during weekend errands or brunch with your friends. For the moments when you want to sport a sleek ensemble for the office or a night out, channel Olivia Palermo and wear them with a cool pair of trousers, a timeless sweater, and a tailored jacket.
On the other hand, you could always wear a pair of chunky oxfords with something ultra-feminine, like a voluminous dress or quilted coat, to create a unique and unexpected juxtaposition of aesthetics. And just in case you don’t consider yourself a dress person, you can always pair the shoe style with menswear-inspired pieces, like a button-down shirt, pleated leather shorts, and semi-sheer tights.
Ready to start wearing oxfords everyday for fall? Scroll down to see The Zoe Report’s favorite styles on the market below.