There are a few shoe brands out there that are helping to define the trends.
If you like to stay a step ahead of what's hot in shoes, here are a few brands to keep your eyes on.
Yellow Box Shoes - Yellow Box shoes are hip, trendy and affordable. With designs ranging from metallic flip-flops to beaded mules, this brand will definitely be a leader in hot shoes.
Miss Sixty - Shoes from Miss Sixty are unique, energetic and cutting-edge. Full of vivid patterns and colors, Miss Sixty shoes are definitely on the rise. My top picks in Miss Sixty shoes.
Nine West - When you're looking for the hottest styles at good prices, Nine West is a must-stop. Offering a dazzling array of casual and dress shoes, Nine West is always in step with the hottest trends in footwear.
Diesel - A while back the brand name "Diesel" became synonymous with "cool," mainly for having great jeans that every teen wanted to own. Their footwear is also always ultra-hip, and they're definitely worth a look for trendy shoes. View my top picks in women's Diesel shoes.
Chinese Laundry - Since 1982, Chinese Laundry has been making trendy shoes at affordable prices. Unique materials, prints and color combinations make Chinese Laundry a leader in trendy dress and evening shoes.
Aerosoles - You wouldn't expect to find a brand associated with comfort on a list of trendy shoe brands, but Aerosoles have been turning up the heat. With a whole new selection of stylish shoes in hot colors, Aerosoles are definitely a hip choice right now. My top picks in women's Aerosoles shoes.
Adidas - When it comes to sneakers, few brands can beat Adidas in the cool department. For men and women, Adidas has choices in retro styles as well as offering some of the newest looks. My top picks in men's Adidas shoes.