High-end footwear is premium, quality shoes, sandals, boots, and sneakers crafted with exceptional craftsmanship, superior materials, and unique designs. The use of fine leather, exotic skins, unique textiles, and patterns aid in the design of a high-end shoe. Recognizable brands, such as Birkenstock, Hoka, Chaco, Stride Rite, and Ugg are known for their style and quality, which attracts consumers to buy the high-end footwear. 

Popular Trends

Footwear is not only a necessity, but it also showcases your personality and style. The shoe industry is always evolving and creating new and exciting footwear for the consumer. Some styles are distinct and classic, while others are flashy and only here for a season, and then there are those styles that are making a return after many years. Whatever your style, make it yours and wear it with confidence. 

Finding the trending style that will match your personality and comfort can be a challenge. Here are some of the current styles that are trending right now.


  • Kitten Heels – A minimal heel of under 2 inches, this small, but discreet lift will add a touch of class to any casual outfit. This heel can come in many different styles such as T-straps, Slingbacks, pumps, Mary Janes, and both open and closed toed options. With a wide variety, this shoe can match any outfit whether it is casual or business.
  • Boots – Every Fall and Winter season, boots make a huge impact. The present trend in boots are the thigh-high and slouchy versions. Although two very different versions, both have the same effect. They offer a layer of sophistication from beneath a skirt or maxi dress with a slit. The pop of color and texture allows many different options to your wardrobe. 
  • Pointed Toes – The trend for the last several years has been that of the rounded or almond toe. Well, the pointed toe is back and looking sleeker than ever. Many designers are adding other design elements, like curves and embellishments to this shoe to create a one-of-a-kind look. 
  • Sneakers – Gone are the days of this shoe only being for the gym or with a pair of jeans. High-end sneakers are now constructing a shoe that will style for business and comfort for the wearer. It is the best of both worlds.


  • Modern Loafer – this is a shoe style that never goes out of style. They capture all the essential elements of a good shoe: comfortable, look great, goes with any outfit, classic. This shoe continues to update itself with brands that focus on exquisite stitching and premium finishes. 
  • Hybrid Loafers/Sneakers – This is a newer trend that has been making a statement for themselves. This shoe gives the wearer the look of the classic loafer, but the sole and of your favorite sneaker. These shoes are on the feet of many newscasters, sports reporters, business professionals and everyone in-between. The perfect mix of classic meets functional.
  • Retro Style –  A new trend is pairing the style of a wingtip with the function of a classic boot. This combination allows designers to create a chunkier design with unusual embellishments that will give the men’s shoe industry limitless style. 

Final Thoughts

There are many facets to the trends that make up the footwear in today’s market. Textures, materials, color and style all have a place in creating high-end footwear.