[Fall Winter 2014 -2015 Fashion Trends] - Designer collections of men's shoes fall 2014 features by classic masculinity and elegance, sporty chic and original eclectic. Famous designers use shoes as striking element of style and media. Models of the season allow us to show the character, add the necessary note of individuality, stand out from the crowd and generate interest to the personality.
Dior Homme, Kenzo, Gucci, Saint Laurent, Prada, Ermenegildo Zegna
One of the first fashion trends that immediately catches the eye is – a powerful, textured sole of models. Impressive thickness, extending the boundaries of clear geometric shapes, deep picture of a protector and side elements are relevant for all types of men's shoes in the new season. These elements add notes hardness and straightness in the image, showing the classic features of the male character.
Valentino, Saint Laurent, Bottega Veneta, Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Versace
Straps with buckles on any model of fall shoes for men are in fashion. This can be the zip flap that is traditional for the monks and its variations, a number of straps, playing only a decorative function or role - any option is relevant.
Rick Owens, Viktor & Rolf, Raf Simons, Vivienne Westwood
Working and sports model, from coarse boots of builders to ski boots have become one of the most popular sources of inspiration for designers. This trend is multifaceted: among the models one can find not only the copies identical in design, but the unusual combination of design. For example, traditional loafers with sports soles.
Prada, Issey Miyake, Valentino, Dsquared2, Saint Laurent, Vivienne Westwood
Fashionable trend of bright contrast of two or more colors in the new season gets further development. This design is relevant for fashionable shoes, boots, sneakers and running shoes. Two-tone brogues are still in vogue. In addition to classic black-and-white contrasts, designers most often chose black and red color combination for their models.
Brioni, Ermenegildo Zegna, Louis Vuitton
Among the facture materials relevant in the new season of men's shoes fall 2014 crocodile skin is preffered. Typically, designers use it in traditional shades of black, brown and gray, without denying yourself the pleasure of «play up» predatory nature of a reptile. One of the most interesting examples of this design may be boots with reinforced relief toe.
Saint Laurent, Dolce & Gabbana, Missoni
Fur also refuses to leave the list of fashion trends of men's shoes, but it becomes rather exclusive decorative element. Plain or printed fluffy fur can be found at the top of the shoe and even sneakers of some designers. This item adds a light irony to a masculine image, creating an image of «City Hunter» with a touch of glamor.
Gucci, Moncler Gamme Bleu, Dolce & Gabbana, Dsquared2, Dries Van Noten, Vivienne Westwood
Leather tassels, tabs and classic perforation – are the three trendy items that are used by designers with virtually no restrictions in the new season. They are relevant in combination and separately, in both classic and unusual performance, on the models of boots and shoes in a sporty style.
Rick Owens, Ralph Lauren, John Varvatos, Maison Martin Margiela, Vivienne Westwood, Dries Van Noten, Salvatore Ferragamo
Boots are still in trend; new collections allow you to show imagination in choosing your wardrobe and to create a bright eclectic image if you want. In the new season the popular are reliable platypus, medium length boots with laces or zippers, low boots and knee model of both fitted and free silhouette. The original styling of sporty and «working» styles are very relevant.
Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Lanvin, Dries Van Noten, Viktor & Rolf, Marc Jacobs
Famous designers are seriously interested in sneakers design, which immediately became the new hot trend of the season. At fashion shows models complement a variety of images, including those often used in combination with the classic suit. Design of men's fall sneakers can be quite traditional and unshowy; however, bright and original models are still out of competition. Distinctive features of designer sneakers of the season: neon accents, saturated colors, contrasting combinations, unusual shape and materials.
Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren, Thom Browne, Hermes (4,5), Bottega Veneta, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ermenegildo Zegna
In the collections of men's boots of elegant chelsea and desert boots compete in popularity with the rough platypus and working boots. Perhaps each of these models is able to decorate the male wardrobe of the new season, the main thing – is not to lose a sense of style.
Vivienne Westwood, Dolce & Gabbana, Ralph Lauren (3,4), Viktor & Rolf, Brioni
Loafers and slippers are still relevant. Fashion slippers can be made of leather, textile or suede, but it is compulsory required to have a bright, eye-catching design. Basically, the designers used prints to create it, exquisite embroidery with monograms or luxurious embroidery with beads, crystals and pearls. Traditional image of loafers remained virtually untouched, however, unusual performance of models are also trendy.
Hermes, Raf Simons, Thom Browne, Bottega Veneta, Louis Vuitton, Lanvin
Except for unchanged smooth leather and trendy crocodile skin, for the collections of men's shoes fall 2014 designers use suede, nubuck, textiles and patent leather. In general, the choice is quite traditional, if not for a number of models of modern synthetic materials, which are great for unusual patterns of the season.
Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Lanvin, Giorgio Armani, Saint Laurent
The same can be said about the fashion palette: black, gray, burgundy, brown, - it is quite traditional. However, almost every collection has a pair or more examples of colored shoes of deep, rich shades of yellow, green, cyan, blue, purple, or the most popular – red. This current trend applies to all models, including running shoes and sneakers.
Dior Homme, Lanvin, MSGM, Issey Miyake, Ermenegildo Zegna, Ralph Lauren, Thom Browne, Kenzo
There are not many men's shoes with prints, however, such models have really bright performance. Among the pictures, you can meet simple geometric, abstract, floral prints and patterns. We should also mention the popularity of men's shoes that seem covered in paint.
Dolce & Gabbana (1-3), Emporio Armani, Versace, Kenzo
Among the trendy decor for men's shoes there are metal rivets and appliques, embroidery, laser pattern and inlaid crystals that replicate the picture of classic perforation. I can safely say that in the new season, if a pair of men’s shoes has a decor, than it must be impressive and noticeable.