Must Know Now: 15 Fashion Forward Shoe Brands You've Never Heard of.

Delphia Slide Sandal MERCEDES CASTILLO. Nordstrom. $495

Delphia Slide Sandal MERCEDES CASTILLO. Nordstrom. $495

Are they weird? Are they cool? Are they both? As a personal stylist I'm all about channeling inspiration into reality. It's common for my clients to ask for comfortable shoes that make a statement. Here's a list of 11 brands that are worth your time, and it's highly likely you haven't heard of most of them. Yes! They are unconventional. Yes! They are works of art. And yes, you can just choose to admire them from afar. But, if you are feeling bold and are interested in something unexpected and perhaps avant garde, this list is gold. Enjoy!

 

10 Shoe Brands for the Bold Fashionista

Leyna SandalMERCEDES CASTILLO. Nordstrom. $450.

Leyna SandalMERCEDES CASTILLO. Nordstrom. $450.

1. Mercedes Castillo.

Les Rond Carré Sandal. Nordstrom. $530.

Les Rond Carré Sandal. Nordstrom. $530.

Jacquemus NAVY LES CHAUSSURES SANTON. Totokaelo. $535. 

Jacquemus NAVY LES CHAUSSURES SANTON. Totokaelo. $535. 

2. Jacquemus

HANNAH SPANISH TOE, HIGH HEEL. Bryr Clogs. $260.

HANNAH SPANISH TOE, HIGH HEEL. Bryr Clogs. $260.

3. Bryr.

D'Orsy Lo Nude Mix. United Nude. $185.00

D'Orsy Lo Nude Mix. United Nude.

$185.00

Eamz Raiko Mango Mix. United Nude. $285.00

Eamz Raiko Mango Mix. United Nude.

$285.00

4. United Nude.

Ray Square Toe Slingback Pump. Nordstrom. $391.

Ray Square Toe Slingback Pump. Nordstrom. $391.

5. Rachel Comey.

Sandals. Yoox. $353. 

Sandals. Yoox. $353. 

Zanca Slip-On Sneaker. Nordstrom. $305.

Zanca Slip-On Sneaker. Nordstrom. $305.

6. Chie Mihara.

VILLA. Loq. $325.

VILLA. Loq. $325.

7. Loq.

Sylvia. Zappos. $375.

Sylvia. Zappos. $375.

8. Loffler Randall. 

Kat Maconie Frida Embellished Heeled Shoes. ASOS. Was: $301. Now: $210.

Kat Maconie Frida Embellished Heeled Shoes. ASOS. Was: $301. Now: $210.

DELORES BOOT . Revolve. Was: $294. Now: $124.

DELORES BOOT . Revolve. Was: $294. Now: $124.

9. Kat Maconie.

The Pump. Loit. Was: $780. Now: $390. All Sales are Final.  

The Pump. Loit. Was: $780. Now: $390. All Sales are Final.  

10. Marni.

The Corsettino. M.Gemi. $240.

The Corsettino. M.Gemi. $240.

The Torneo. M.Gemi. $248.

The Torneo. M.Gemi. $248.

11. M. Gemi. 

Everlane-type disruption makes these shoes hand made in Italy comfortable and more cost friendly. 

ALEXANDER WANG Gabi Ankle Boots. Barneys Warehouse. Was: $650. Now: $329.

ALEXANDER WANG Gabi Ankle Boots. Barneys Warehouse. Was: $650. Now: $329.

12. Alexander Wang. 

Pointed Toe Mule. Need Supply. $425.

Pointed Toe Mule. Need Supply. $425.

Watersnake Heel. Baby & Co. $558.

Watersnake Heel. Baby & Co. $558.

14. Chelsea Paris. 

Trivellina Bootie. Baby & Co. $810.

Trivellina Bootie. Baby & Co. $810.

15. Marsèll. 

Now that you're inspire, I suggest viewing some of these as art pieces and enjoy the art gallery of life. Happy shopping!

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