From sneakers to sandals and heels to high-tops, our favourite footwear from spring/summer 2019 catwalks have trickled off the runway and onto the shelves and Instagram feeds of fashion's elite. Make space in your closet for these five shoe trends you need to be wearing, like, now...
The Barely-There Sandals
First seen on the Jacquemus runway, these ultra-minimal sandals have taken our social media feeds by storm this season. It's officially time to stow away your worn-down winter boots and usher in a new lineup of barely-there straps. Here, less certainly is more.
Sandals, Reike Nen, Dhs1,310 at Level Shoes
In the Clear
PVC straps (bonus points if you double up on trends with a slip-on flip-flop style finish) are a perfect look for a beachfront dinner. Plus, they literally go with everything.
PVC Wedge Sandals, YEEZY, Dhs3,050, modaoperandi.com
Big and Chunky
A permanent fixture on the S/S19 runways, athleisure has made the infamous "dad sneaker" a trend everyone's feet are thankful for.
Leather Platform Sneakers, Prada, Dhs3,570, modaoperandi.com
When fashion marries prints and jewels for a totally one-of-a-kind heel, wonderful sartorial things can happen. This summer, we're here for just about anything by Jordanian shoe designer Amina Muaddi.
Gilda leopard print sandals, Amina Muaddi, Dhs3,555, farfetch.com
It might be summer outside, but the AC inside any building in the UAE tells a difference tale. We'll be battling the office's sub-twenty degree temps by cozying up in these supple leather booties.
Detail ankle boots, Saint Laurent, Dhs4053, matchesfashion.com