Moncler Gamme Bleu, Givenchy, Belstaff, Rick Owens
Extravagant images from the catwalk are boots laced to the knee, for example, similar to the long boots or shoes. This category also includes experiments with a note of futurism – short boots with the original volume and ergonomic sports soles. Given the fashion for biker jackets, short biker boots with straps and imitation of protection are appropriate in the new season.
Lanvin, Our Legacy, Saint Laurent, Tom Ford, Maison Martin Margiela, Neil Barrett, Opening Ceremony, Emporio Armani
The undisputed leaders of spring collections of men's boots are low boots: different versions of the models of Chelsea boots and closed boots with a zipper, a free bootleg or a rubber band. In this category there are two main areas: the elegant pointy boots with a heel – a tribute to retro and an athletic form on a thick continuous sole – the combination of laid-back chic and comfort.
Givenchy, Moschino, Thom Browne, Iceberg, Sibling, Yohji Yamamoto, Calvin Klein Collection, Alexander Wang
High boots with laces and solid soles – is a trend of the season. These boots are met on most fashion shows. Basically, a traditional design with an emphasis on color and materials is used for them. Perforation, solid and sole with heel, and combined models are in fashion. Some designers have touched linings of high boots, adding unusual details, for example, an impressive tongue or replacing the lacing with a zipper, and skin – with nylon textiles.
Bally, A. Sauvage, Versace, Valentino, Missoni, Richard James, Miharayasuhiro, Lou Dalton
Monks, derby, deserts, Chukkas, top-siders - the complete list of informal and semi-formal men's shoes is in fashion. Careful attention is paid to the massive soles with bright relief, the model on an impressive heel and thick solid soles are appropriate. Fresh and unusual are modern versions of closed shoes with a rubber band and sneakers on the traditional sole of boots.
Berluti, Lanvin, Dior Homme, Louis Vuitton, Burberry Prorsum, Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana, Raf Simons
Soft tennis shoes and sneakers were included in the collections of many designers. Elegant model made of skin have become a fashionable alternative to shoes. Running shoes and sneakers in traditional shapes of the 80s and 90s are in fashion: interlaced or «Velcro» and bold, original models of super-high-soled shoes. Unusual colors and details are welcome in both categories.
Diesel Black Gold, Moschino, MAN, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin, Miharayasuhiro, Saint Laurent
Textured materials play an important role in the new collections of men's boots and shoes. In addition to models made of smooth leather, fashionable are boots and shoes made of suede, nubuck, textile, and snake and crocodile skin. Some designers opted fur for a series of boots and shoes – not practical, but an interesting way to add a note of extravagance to the image.
Costume National, Miharayasuhiro, Neil Barrett, Valentino, Kenzo, Jil Sander, Lanvin, Raf Simons
Color – is also a leading tool for individualization of men boots and shoes of the new season. In addition to traditional shoes and boots of beige, brown and black, in fashion are models in white and metallic shades, burgundy, bright red, yellow and blue colors. The collection includes shoes and boots of bright pastel colors: green, yellow, blue and even pink. Men's shoes and boots with a contrast of black and white – are a micro-trend of the collections, other two-color combinations are allowed. Many designers allocate sole and laces by contrasting color.
Burberry Prorsum, Z Zegna, Raf Simons, Antonio Marras, Berluti, Gosha Rubchinskiy, Thom Browne, Loewe
Design in the style of color blocks is relevant for clothing, and men's collections of spring shoes. Model with a combination of three or four colors are found among sneakers, boots and shoes of the new season. Designers use bright, contrast, and neutral gamma. For example, tennis shoes with a mix of gray, brown and beige colors look fresh and not extravagant.
Dior Homme, Burberry Prorsum, Saint Laurent, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Bottega Veneta, Opening Ceremony
Prints are increasingly becoming a part of the design of men's shoes. Leading in popularity for men's collections of boots and shoes spring 2015 is the floral pattern. Also designers use artistic abstraction and labels, animal print and funny pictures as smiles or comic book characters. These boots and shoes are mainly present in the images with the same print throughout the suit, but they are able to serve as a bright accent.
Berluti, Miharayasuhiro, Iceberg, Versace, Raf Simons, Dior Homme, Givenchy, Yohji Yamamoto
As a popular decor of men's shoes, boots and sneakers, designers use a variety of special effects of dilapidation, from scuffs to holes, metal accessories, unusual plastic parts and shaped appliques. Among the unusual solutions there are – picture made of pearls, instead of the traditional punching.