16 Pairs of New Designer It Shoes That Have Our Full Attention Right Now

Dear reader, I must confess. I have a terrible habit. As a self-confessed shoe lover, it's often the case that as soon as I see someone, the first thing that draws my attention is what is happening below their ankles. Believe me when I say, it's never judgemental. My tastes happen to span far and wide, and whether it's an "ugly dad shoe" or a pretty pump, I'm going to end up falling for it, I'm just always on the lookout for fresh inspiration. 

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I knew I had a problem when I nearly fell down an escalator trying to get a peek at the sculptural heel that passed me on the tube, and while I'm not particularly proud to admit that, I did also immediately google them afterwards (and they now sit in my wardrobe), but my fascination for all things footwear has resulted in some excellent finds for you too, cherished Who What Wear reader. Looking for a summer sandal? I've got you. Need an affordable pair of high-street wonders? I've tried and tested them. Curious to know the latest shoe trends? Consider it taken care of. If influencers and editors are wearing them, I know about them, and there has been a lot of shoes to discuss over the last month, so consider this an edit of the very best.

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Turning as I so often do to the designer shoe market, there is something for everyone in the new-in sections. From trending ballet flats to polished court shoes, comfortable trainers to covetable loafers, there are also plenty of espadrilles, flip-flops and summer sandals just in time for holidays, so if you're looking for where to find the next big thing, you've come to the right place. 

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So fellow shoe lovers, keep scrolling for the best new designer shoes to land this month. Each pair has been carefully handpicked for its versatility, quality and wow factor, something I know you'll appreciate. 


Loewe aren't just specialists in amazing handbags—there are Instagrammable shoes too. 

Classic Toteme. Sleek, chic and understated. 

Our love for ballet flats continues. Thank you, Le Monde Beryl. 

The classic Woody mule in a summery new colourway. 

Aren't these just the epitome of luxury? Succession, eat your heart out.

White, black, tan or pistachio, these look good in every colour.

These. Are. So. Cute. Especially in tangerine orange. 

A pared-back take on the fisherman sandal.

It might nearly be summer, but we could wear loafers all year round. 

Barefoot or socks and sandals, how ever you wear your Birkenstocks, you know you're getting comfort and style. 

We wait with bated breath for new releases from The Row. 

Okay, they might not technically be "designer," but it's been such a good year for New Balance trainers that they've reached cult status.

A strong contender for the perfect, dressy summer sandal.