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>> Shoes stealing the spotlight on and off the runway at New York fashion week this year, everything from boots to slinky stilettos, even ugly sneakers. While it's uncommon for shoe brands to put up exclusive presentations, Stewart Widesman launched it's fall collection for the first time at fashion week.
>> Colorful, with a lot of texture, with a mix of material and with a lot of variety of style and function as well.>> Thompson Broiders retail analyst Jeron Mortiz>>
] taking a more important role>> This New York fashion week. An interesting collaboration that we saw this season was between Reebok and Pyer Moss.
Pyer designed some of the iconic Reebok pieces from the 1990s. Also, Manola Blahnik collaborated with several designers, where he designed these corset-like lace up heels for Jason Wu. And also these colorful velvet boots for Catalina Rivera. But by far the trend that has everyone tripping over themselves, are these dorky sneakers.
>> The hottest shoe trend is actually the dad shoe. Which are these chunky sneakers from back in the 1990s and 2000s, that are currently making a comeback in the high end fashion. Last year the Italian luxury name Balenciaga introduced these shoes with sold out instantly, and now the other luxury names like Gucci and McQueen and Christian Louboutin have their own version of these shoes.
But they're not just for guys, the Kardashians to the Hadid models, are all sporting shoes down social media.>> And if you are into it, Dad's Sneakers can cost a whopping $800. Another gasp inducing trend, these shoes for your shoes, expected to debut in August, are the creative work of Chinese fashion labels Sankuanz.
And although they looked like orthopedic shoes, they cost $400.
Front row fashionistas are also sporting this cool ugly look, that might make your grandma proud.