Dolce & Gabbana (1,2), Bottega Veneta, Emporio Armani
Wicker materials are – without any doubt one of the most attractive and practical trends of men's shoes. Model of dark shades made entirely of leather «wicker» and raffia shoes and crocheted models look especially interesting and unusual. Perforated materials and partial perforation are less common, but they are also still popular. Both trends are relevant for all styles of summer shoes except for running shoes and sneakers.
Canali, Richard James, E. Tautz, Nicole Farhi
Another comfortable trend of the collections is - men's espadrilles. Famous peasant slippers made of textiles on a rope sole known for more than a half of a century and have become classics. At the fashion shows of the new season, many designers have given new life to this ultra-fashionable form of footwear. For summer wardrobe you can pick up espadrilles in neutral shades, bright saturated colors or models with fashionable print. In addition to traditional fabrics, cotton and linen, the designers also use the fabric with glitter.
Corneliani, Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Vivienne Westwood
Among the current range of men's shoes summer 2014 are also light Chukka boots, loafers, moccasins, top-siders, sleepers and indoor sneakers. The most popular materials for these styles – are suede, nubuck and textiles. Taking into account the fashionable trend of casual, easy suit, such models will be most welcome.
Louis Vuitton, Missoni, Yohji Yamamoto, Prada
Sports style in the new season became nobler or even elite. However, traditional design is still in fashion and classic sports shoes didn’t lose their relevance. Light sneakers and running shoes in various designs are found in many designer collections and can be a wonderful accessory to an eclectic images, trendy shorts and summer pants, including knitwear patterns that are popular in new season.
3.1 Phillip Lim, Dries Van Noten, Salvatore Ferragamo, Trussardi
Men's sandals of the new season are different by rigor forms and original design. Classic styles with opened and closed toe, sandals for outdoor activities in many different designs and minimalist urban model replaced the trend of the last summer – the gladiator sandals. In addition to smooth leather, reptile skin and its imitation, suede, nubuck and textiles are very relevant for men's sandal of the season. Contrary to the traditional norms, it is still fashionable to wear men's sandals over socks, some designers even make special socks that leave the toes opened and they match their models of sandals.
Burberry Prorsum, Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, Salvatore Ferragamo
A full range of pastel and vibrant colors of the season, especially red, burgundy, emerald green and all shades of blue is actual for all styles of men's shoes summer 2014. Traditional black, white, brown, beige and mustard, the colors of natural materials are in fashion. In addition to one-colored models, men's summer shoes with a combination of two colors are popular. Most often, this is a combination of a neutral and a trendy saturated color.
Canali, Dries Van Noten, Richard James, Givenchy
The actual colors of men's clothing of the new season are – a long list of prints, and the image in the style of «print everywhere» has become the most popular trend. The collections of men's shoes summer 2014 include sleepers and espadrilles with geometric or floral prints, sandals with colorful snakeskin pattern and striped sneakers. These models are able to diversify the summer wardrobe and make the selected image completed and more interesting.