The Barneys shoe section is a mecca for followers of the latest trends in footwear, and even though the August temperatures show no sign of cooling, that hasn’t stopped us from shopping new shoes to slip into now and wear through fall. To help you navigate the overwhelming selection, our team has identified the It styles on their radar. From elegant mules constructed of tulle to white leather booties with edge, these are the new seasonal pairs we’re shopping right now.

 Athena Petropoulos, Associate Buyer, Women’s Private Label Shoes
“These beautifully constructed mules can be worn now with your favorite summer dress or with a tailored wide-leg pant when the weather cools. A stiletto heel and pointed-toe shape is super flattering and leg lengthening. Plus, I love that they come in three colors—my favorite is the optic white!”

BARNEYS NEW YORK Black Leather Lace-Up Mules / BARNEYS NEW YORK White Leather Lace-Up Mules / BARNEYS NEW YORK Red Leather Lace-Up Mules

Jennifer Sunwoo, Chief Merchandising Officer, EVP
“I can always count on Pierre Hardy for a whimsical yet elegant shoe. The suede multicolored Lula sandal, with its small, shiny black buckle details, is the ideal day-to-night shoe. The sculpted heel reflects Pierre Hardy’s fascination with art and curiosity for architecture.”

PIERRE HARDY Lula Suede Sandals

 Jaclyn King, Associate Buyer, Women’s Designer Shoes
“I am obsessing over the ruching trend, which is why I think this mule from Alevì Milano is a must-buy for the season. I would pair this feminine silhouette with relaxed RE/DONE jeans and a T-shirt for summer, then layer on a blazer for fall.”

Similar ALEVÌ MILANO Tulle Mules

Joanne Koutsoulias, Assistant Buyer, Women’s Designer Shoes
“Who said you can’t wear white after Labor Day? The white-boot trend is still going strong this season, and I love Louboutin’s take with edgy spike embellishments.”

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN Spiked Leather Ankle Boots

 Hai Chung, Senior Buyer, Women’s Shoes
“Dress from the feet up with these gorgeous blue satin slides from Manolo Blahnik. I’d pair mine with simple cropped jeans from now through September to let the shoes really shine.”

MANOLO BLAHNIK Martamod Satin Slide Sandals

Jeremy Tan, Assistant Buyer, Women’s Designer Shoes
Balenciaga’s Triple S has been a highly coveted style for the past few seasons, and I love that it now is available in a new color iteration. Emulate a street-style vibe by pairing a chunky sneaker with sporty bottoms and an oversized graphic tee.”

BALENCIAGA Women’s Triple S Suede & Nylon Sneakers

Candace Stewart, Senior Social Media Manager
“To me, a great slide is a wardrobe staple, and I love the construction of this suede Salvatore Ferragamo pair. The signature gold tone, flower-shaped heel, and multicolor fur bow come together as a playful take on the style.”


 Jane Baek, Buyer, Women’s Designer & Developing Shoes
“I have always been a fan of Birkenstock, so I’m delighted that Barneys has created our very own exclusive with the brand. These gray croc-stamped Arizonas are very versatile, and the shearling footbed offers extra comfort. It’s truly a great transitional style to wear into the next season.”

BIRKENSTOCK Arizona Stamped Leather Double-Buckle Sandals


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