Fall Sandals? Why Not?
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What exactly is a Fall Sandal?
It’s a sandal that you wear in the Fall…duh! But more specifically, it’s a sandal that fits the traditional definition of a sandal (open toe, strapy) but adds a fall twist with darker or deeper colors, heavy suedes and thicker leathers, and sometimes a wider chunkier look. Fall sandals steer away from the light airy look of summer sandals and instead seem to say “I’m warm and sturdy but still embracing all the sunshine”.
I am crazy about the Bar III fall sandals above from Macy’s exclusive line. They define the fall sandal look. Also these Bar III fall sandals nail the trend as well:
I find the wedge on the above fall sandal very ’70s and bohemian, which is quite in at the moment.
This fringe sandal trend seemed to gain steam last fall but I saw some fashion bloggers wearing these sandals in the summer. To be honest, it made me cringe. While I find this the perfect fall sandal, for summer it seems like overkill. What do you think?
Fall Sandal Flats
Madden Girl Booming Whipstich T-Strap Footbed Fall Sandals Macys ($49, Sale $34)
I’ll be honest with you, I never cared for the Birkenstock/Earth Shoe look the first time around and I still don’t like it. I find the silhouette just plain ugly and unflattering on almost everyone. However, this shoe is transitioning to fall on the feet of many young/hipster/hippy women and men so it’s appeal can’t be denied.
Another flat fall sandal that I do like is this cute thong from Lucky Brand:
Macys Lucky Brand Women’s Wekka Fringe Flat Thong Fall Sandals ($69, Sale $48)
Watch this video to capture the Bar III fall sandals in motion and also other select pieces from the Bar III line.