We may be a bit biased, but a great way to a kick off your fall shopping is with a stroll through the shoe section at Barneys New York. With new arrivals including pearl and crystal embellishments, rich velvets and suedes, and a variety of heel heights and shapes to suit every taste, this season’s styles are both eye-catching and luxe. To showcase some of the best of the best this season, we tapped our women’s team to share their favorites. Peep their selections below and then head over to Barneys.com for even more standout shoes.

Tomm Miller, Senior Vice President Marketing and Advertising

“Add a little sparkle to your outfit with Gianvito Rossi’s glam ankle-strap sandal. You’ll see me wearing these throughout the fall, either with my favorite Rag & Bone jeans or paired with an evening cocktail dress. Hands down, Gianvito Rossi makes the most comfortable four-inch heels, which easily take me from day to night.”

GIANVITO ROSSI Glam Ankle-Strap Sandals / GIANVITO ROSSI Velvet Darcy Double-Strap Sandals

Jennifer Sunwoo, EVP, GMM Women’s

“Velvet is a strong trend we’re seeing this fall, but I love that these Darcy sandals feel classic enough to wear into the spring months. The chic, silver color is a beautiful neutral that will work well with many different looks.”

Sonya Benson, Personal Shopping Services

MAISON MARGIELA Oversized-Buckle Oxfords

“I collect Maison Margiela shoes, and this pair is masculine with a touch of bling—perfect for the edgy woman. Though some may be afraid to attempt to pull these off, they can be styled many ways and I plan to wear them myself. Just call these your jewelry for the feet.”

Jane Baek, Buyer, Women’s Designer & Developing Shoes

Similar SAINT LAURENT Bow-Embellished Jane Sandals

“This season’s collection from Saint Laurent is especially significant because, with it, we’re bidding farewell to Hedi Slimane. Trendy styles are beautifully executed with a mix of texture and materials while maintaining the brand’s DNA of iconic silhouettes. These bow sandals are my top pick for fall—I’ll wear them all season long for nights out, or I can pair them with a classic work outfit.”

Erica Choi, Digital Art Director


CHLOÉ Lace-Up Ankle Boots

Chloé provides the perfect balance of feminine and downtown aesthetic. When the temperature starts to drop, my love for ankle boots is showcased, and this pair will definitely be a part of my shoe rotation. The oversized lace-up ribbon detail is on trend for fall and the low heel height will make it easy to run around town. I’ll be pairing them with flowy dresses with bomber jackets on top.”

Athena Petropoulos, Assistant Buyer, Women’s Shoes

MIU MIU Crystal-Embellished Velvet Ballerina Flats

“The ocean blue velvet of these flats, along with their added embellishments, creates just the right amount of flair for any outfit. They can easily work with both distressed jeans or a classic cocktail dress.”

Ashley Calandra, Vice President, PR & Events

PIERRE HARDY Roxy Platform Sandals

“One of my fall style resolutions is to wear more heels. While I tend to gravitate towards motorcycle boots in the winter, the color-blocked suede on this style adds a fun, unexpected twist, plus platforms are insanely comfortable!”

Hannah Bibb, Assistant Fashion Director

NICHOLAS KIRKWOOD Pearl-Inset Moto Boots

“Finding the perfect fall boot is no easy task, but this season it was an easy accomplishment after spotting this Nicholas Kirkwood moto boot. At first glance, this boot is clean and minimal, but kick up your heels and there is surprise to be found. The Swarovski pearl embellishment on the heel is the perfect juxtaposition between polished and punk. It’s a boot that fits all of my moods!”


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