6 Spring Shoe Trends the High Street Has Already Nailed

Maxine Eggenberger

Okay, we know what you're thinking—spring shoes when it's literally blowing a gale outside? Indeed, the timing seems off, and, yes, Storm Ciara means that sandal season seems even farther off. However, in the spirit of giving ourselves ample time to fully consider the fashion items we're going to invest in this spring, we've decided to do some digging—specifically into the top shoe trends.

Here, we've whittled down the need-to-know shoe trends that are set to take spring and summer 2020 by, well, storm. But get this: They're already cropping up all over the high street. Clearly we're not the only ones indulging in a bit of fashion-forward planning. 

Trust us when we say that, in a couple of months' time, these bargain pairs will be impossible to get your hands on. As such, we recommend snapping them up before they inevitably sell out. From the 2020 take on mules to the trainers quietly taking over, keep scrolling to see and shop the six most-noteworthy high-street spring shoe trends. 


As tends to be the way with all '90s trends, the thong sandal is certainly divisive, but in neutral tones they're already proving to be a firm favourite amongst the style set. Even hardcore minimalists can't resist their throwback charms. 

Who What Wear Siena Kitten-Heel Leather Thong Sandals (£95)

Topshop Nina Mini Heel Mules In Ecru (£36)

Schutz Thong Strap Sandals (£128)

Topshop Nina Gold Mini Heel Mules (£36)


Who'd have thought that the simple addition of a square toe could make a pair of mules feel so fresh? Bottega Veneta, who championed the silhouette at the tail end of 2019. Now, however, there are plenty of high-street options to choose from. 

Zara Leather Mules (£56)

Topshop Rada Cream Leather Square Toe Mules (£65)

Dune M antra Square-Toe Heeled Mules (£85)

Mango Heel Leather Mules (£50)


Ballet flats have always fallen into the "preppy" fashion category, but sans bow and with a slightly higher cut on the foot, they've been given a very grown-up overhaul.

Topshop Leah Powder Blue Soft Ballet Flat Shoes (£39)

Office Fixture Ballerina Pumps (£49)

Marks & Spencer Leather High Cut Ballerina Pumps (£35)

Zara Leather Ballerinas (£30)


Track-sole shoes have been commanding the style scene of late, and we predict they're not going anywhere soon. From festivals to April showers, these boots will fast become your go-to in changeable weather. 

Bershka Track Sole Boots (£50)

Zara Track Sole Leather Boots (£119)

Vagabond Diane Boots (£120)

Topshop Albie Ecru Leather Chunky Boots (£89)


Loafers have always been a part of our workwear wardrobes but, for spring, they've been given a glow-up with the addition of bows, snake prints, ornate stud work, and bright hues. 

Charles & Keith White Croc-Effect Loafers (£79)

H&M Snake Print Loafers (£20)

Uterqüe Leather Loafers with Stones (£120)

Sam Edleman Blue Croc Print Loafers (£139)


Balenciaga was the first to bring back the fluorescent trend by the way of its Triple S sneaks, and now the high street has started to give its kicks a neon touch, too. 

& Other Stories Trio Colour Block Chunky Sneakers (£95)

Adidas Falcon Trainers (£90)

H&M Mesh Trainers (£30)

Nike Air Force 1 Shadow Trainers (£105)

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