The 2020 Shoe Trends to Know Before You Start Shopping

Memorize this list.

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So that you know exactly what to spend your money on, we're breaking down all the trends (opens in new tab) you need to know for 2020. Others kept their eyes on the full looks during fashion month (opens in new tab) (or the incredible beauty moments of the season (opens in new tab)) but the shoe obsessives among us were paying attention to what the models wore on their feet as they strutted down the spring and fall 2020 runways. In case you missed anything from these shows, we rounded up the footwear trends we spotted, ahead, from rhinestone-covered footwear to the return of thigh-high boots in various prints and colors. Don't stock up on too many spring/summer sandals (opens in new tab)—you'll want to keep space in your closet for what will be the most coveted shoes of the year.

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