January 7, 2017
What were some of the hottest styles at the FFANY show? We pinned down the 10 top looks from lightweight sneakers and weather-tough snow boots to fun and flirty heel styles. These shoes proved 2017 will be more diverse than ever.
Birkenstock was right on trend with this floral print version of it classic sandal, retailing for $140.
Crocs was one of several brands at FFANY breaking out of their comfort zone and trying something new. This stylish court sneaker is made using lightweight Crosslite material, and retails for $49.99.
Vionic always knows how to make a splash, and for Autumn ’17 the brand is locking in on the stacked heel trend with this sexy, snake-printed number, available for $149.
Nicked named the “hero shoe” because it was selling so well, this red number by Dansko takes the brand in a new direction, but still features the same support that makes its famous clogs so comfortable.
This update on Teva’s classic sandal is more comfortable than ever before, boasting a neoprene upper and a lighter construction.
Featuring lux merino wool lining and waterproof technology, this stylish women’s boot from Emu Australia is one of the brand’s top sellers.
Another fresh take on a best-selling style, this shoe from Free People features a dramatic asymmetrical cut in a new dove grey color.
Western Chief’s Neo series for kids was a huge hit for its ‘breeze free’ handles, which are stitched from the inside to help keep kids warm while providing them an easy way to put on their boots.
Inuikii’s Rabbit boot continues to be a strong seller for the third season in a row. This ultra-lux style retails starting at $500.
Always a classic, Timberland is introducing a more refined silhouette for Autumn ’17. This elegant men’s boot features a cool zipper and unique mirror fit, which refers to the boot’s contoured last for added comfort.
Thank you VAMP and Angela Velasquez, Editorial Director for this special content.
Retailers – it’s time to make appointments! Check out the fabulous roster of member brands participating in the upcoming New York Shoe Expo at the NY Hilton Midtown, February 6-8, and market week, February 5-9. Many NY showrooms are open all week: Monday – Friday. You can also utilize the FFANY App to download the show directory on your iPhone or iPad, available free at the App store, search keyword FFANY.
Looking to gain knowledge and skills in the world of shoemaking? FFANY is proud to partner with the experts at Arsutoria School to bring the 5-day course “The Art of Shoemaking” to Los Angeles from March 12-16. A big thank you to the Two Ten Footwear Foundation, who is offering a full scholarship ($2,500 value) to footwear industry employees looking to advance their careers through education – learn more.